Renovations to former public school of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, P.S. #103, set for completion in late 2023

By Aria Brent, AFRO Staff Writer, Henry Highland Garnet school served as a launch pad for a range of local legends from the late Congressman Elijah E. Cummings to Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Garnet, also known as Public School (P.S.) #103, began undergoing major renovations in July of last year.  The school was


Affirmative action, student loans and transparency in government: a note from the desk of AFRO Publisher Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper

On SCOTUS Affirmative Action Ruling: “The Supreme Court majority’s ruling is a shameful step backwards for equality, education, and the pursuit of prosperity for Black students in particular. This outcome reaffirms the importance of teaching and understanding Black history, rather than ignore it, as the majority justices are keen to do.  The decision to reject


Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (GBCA) and William G. Baker Jr. Memorial Fund announce 2023 Baker Artist Awardees

Six artists have been selected to receive a 2023 Baker Artist Award in a range of disciplines. Abdu Ali was selected for music, Oletha DeVane took the category for interdisciplinary arts and Elizabeth Dickinson was awarded for literary arts. Colette Krogol has been announced as the Baker Artist Awardee for performance, while Margaret Rorison won

Statement from President Joe Biden on Supreme Court Decision on Student Loan Debt Relief – The White House

Statement from President Joe Biden on Supreme Court Decision on Student Loan Debt Relief  The White House Portland students past and present brace for impact after Supreme Court rules on student loans  KGW News The High Court Strikes Down Joe Biden’s Student-Loan Forgiveness Plan – Opinion: Potomac Watch – WSJ Podcasts  The Wall Street Journal June 30, 2023

Twitter bars unregistered lurkers from peeking at tweets for now – The Washington Post

Twitter bars unregistered lurkers from peeking at tweets for now  The Washington Post Twitter isn’t letting users view the site without logging in  CNN Elon Musk claims Twitter login requirement just ‘temporary’  Mashable Twitter isn’t showing tweets unless you’re logged in  Engadget Twitter Blocking Access to Users Who Aren’t Logged In as an ‘Emergency Measure,’ Elon Musk Says  Yahoo Entertainment

SAG-AFTRA and Studios to Extend Talks to July 12 – Variety

SAG-AFTRA and Studios to Extend Talks to July 12  Variety SAG-AFTRA & AMPTP Agree To Extend Contract To July 12 As Negotiations Continue  Deadline SAG-AFTRA and Studios Still Far Apart But Talks May Go Into Weekend  Variety SAG-AFTRA union, studios extend contract deadline amid labor negotiations  KTLA Los Angeles SAG-AFTRA agrees to extend negotiations with studios, averting a strike