The Moore Report, Ralph Moore, Jr. By Ralph E. Moore Jr., Special to the AFRO The date for the March on Washington, August 28, 1963, was picked with a particular event in mind. It was selected to commemorate the eighth anniversary of the senseless murder of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old boy who had traveled to
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, email@example.com National Night Out (NNO) is an annual police and community initiative, providing residents an opportunity to connect with local law enforcement, learn about crime prevention and get to know their neighbors. NNO is the first Tuesday of August each year. These events are free and often led by
By Myles Walker, Special to the AFRO Leonard Bishop, an incarcerated citizen serving as an elected official for D.C. residents was transferred from D.C.’s Correctional Treatment Facility to an unknown location on July 20, ending his term as Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC) prematurely. The transfer removed Bishop from the city, making him ineligible and unable
Kerry Mitchell Brown, Ph.D (Courtesy Photo) By Kerry Mitchell Brown, Ph.D This country has never had equitable and inclusive structures, and colorblindness has never been a thing. The national identity built into our structures, laws, practices, and lived experiences is White supremacist. Race and skin color have always had consequences in this country. Affirmative action
Martinique Lewis is the creator behind the ABC Travel Green Book app, a platform that helps travelers find, review and promote Black businesses all over the world. Lewis created the app after writing a book of the same name. ( Courtesy photo: Martinique Lewis) By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org Martinique Lewis likes to
By Ben Jealous, Special to the AFRO Recently, I traveled from Baltimore, the city where my mother grew up, to Portland, Maine, where my dad did. It’s easy for many to see differences between one of the Blackest cities in America and the largest city in one of America’s whitest states. What always hits me
By ReShonda Tate, Houston Defender The 25-year-old Alabama woman whose account of her mysterious 48-hour disappearance was questioned by police, has admitted she was not kidnapped. According to a statement from her attorney, Carlee Russell, admitted to Hoover police that she was not abducted from the side of Interstate 459 when she said she stopped
By Haleluya Hadero, Associated Press UPS has reached a tentative contract agreement with its 340,000-person strong union, potentially averting a strike that threatened to disrupt logistics nationwide for businesses and households alike. The agreement was announced July 25, the first day that UPS and the Teamsters had returned to the table after contentions negotiations broke
The strike was the third in the past week in Moscow, a sign of how no city in Russia or Ukraine appears to be safe from the war. Russia blamed Ukraine, which has yet to comment.
American intelligence officials believe the malware could give China the power to disrupt or slow American deployments or resupply operations, including during a Chinese move against Taiwan.