We preview what is next in the war in Ukraine.
Troubles at the restaurant chain Burgerim highlight concerns about whether franchisees need more protection in their contracts with franchisers.
A powerful Communist official ate a gold-encrusted steak in London. An activist who poked fun at the excess was sentenced to more than five years.
Burhan Sönmez, who is president of PEN international, discusses the tension between politics and art and the role of literature in authoritarian societies.
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By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire Jim Brown, the superstar Cleveland Browns running back who quit football at the very height of his hall-of-fame career, has died at 87. He passed away on May 18. Perhaps the greatest running back ever, Brown quit football to pursue an acting career at 30. From
AFRO CEO and Publisher Dr. Frances ‘Toni’ Draper speaks at commencement ceremony for Johns Hopkins University’s School of Education
By Aria Brent, AFRO Staff Writer On the evening of May 23 Johns Hopkins University’s (JHU) School of Education (SOE) held their 114th commencement ceremony, celebrating the latest group of alumni to join the network of over 24,000 educators. AFRO Publisher and CEO Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper delivered the commencement speech for the SOE graduates
By DaQuan Lawrence, Special to the AFRO Comptroller of Maryland, Brooke Lierman (D), was sworn into office on Jan. 16 as the first woman to serve in an independent, statewide office in the state of Maryland. In a one-on-one interview with the AFRO, Lierman discussed her career and path to the Comptroller’s Office, her experience
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org In honor of D.C. Black Pride, xHood, a community organization for Black queer families, will host the Black Parent Pride Summit at the Eaton Hotel from May 26 to May 28. The three-day event assembles Black parents from the LGBTQ+ community to celebrate, connect and obtain critical family-building
Coppin State University was founded in 1900 to fill the need for education for African Americans. Specifically, Coppin was founded as a school for black educators, who would go on to teach generations of young people in Maryland, and specifically in the Baltimore City Public School System. The university’s namesake, Fanny Jackson Coppin, was a