By Stephen Hopkins The last month of summer vacation started with an exciting weekend long basketball tournament sponsored by Senator Corey McCray in partnership with Leader Breeders. Six teams of all different skill sets were invited to compete over the course of two days. The event took place under the world famous “Dome” in East
By AFRO Staff The King of Baltimore dance competition celebrated 10 years on Aug. 6. Hundreds of Charm City residents braved inclement weather to pack out Patapsco Arena, where classic dance moves like the Cherry Hill, the Spongebob and crazy legs were on full display as Baltimore Club mix hyped up the energetic crowd. The
T. Rowe Price’s global investment manager Tomaneci Waller Day shares five tips for diverse suppliers seeking business
Tomaneci Waller Day is the senior manager of supplier diversity and sustainable procurement for T. Rowe Price. She provided tips to diverse suppliers for securing work with the investment management company. (Photo courtesy of T. Rowe Price) By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, email@example.com When global investment manager T. Rowe Price decided it was time
DNA study links thousands living descendants to African Americans buried at a former Maryland slave site
By Special to the AFRO A recent DNA analysis has made newfound discoveries that identify living descendants of African Americans buried in a Maryland cemetery at Catoctin Furnace, an iron forge that operated in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries using the labor of free and enslaved Black folks. Scholars determined that 42,000 living people descend
Nichelle Lewis’ TikTok performance lands her role of a lifetime as Dorothy in Broadway bound production of ‘The Wiz’
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent (NNPA NEWSWIRE) – Nichelle Lewis, a 24-year-old entertainer and triple threat in theater, music and social media, will star in a revival of “The Wiz” on Broadway. A seasoned actress who has appeared in “Hairspray” and showcased her vocal prowess on “American Idol,” Lewis reportedly captivated
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent (NNPA NEWSWIRE) – In what activist Sherrilyn Ifill called a crisis, more stunning revelations have surfaced over lavish gifts allegedly accepted and not previously disclosed by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Now, Democratic lawmakers are taking to social media to demand Thomas step down. The calls
Blind-sided: Former NFL star Michael Oher’s explosive claims reveal twists in ‘The Blind Side’ movie tale
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent (NNPA NEWSWIRE) – Michael Oher, a former NFL star known for inspiring the film “The Blind Side,” has filed a petition in a Tennessee court with claims that the family who took him in lied about an important part of his life story. Oher says the
Yevgeny V. Prigozhin was listed as a passenger on a plane that crashed in Tver Oblast, Russia, killing all 10 people aboard, according to Russian aviation authorities.
At least six others were injured at a bar in eastern Orange County, Calif., that has attracted motorcyclists and been a community hub for decades.
China said it would suspend imports of Japanese seafood in response to what it has called an unsafe plan to dispose of the wastewater.