Why are we ignoring our children?

By Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Ph.D, Forward Times Staff The recent massacre of three students and three adults in Nashville is alarming. How and why did a former student invade the school locked and loaded with an automatic weapon and ruthlessly kill innocent students and their caretakers?  While it is useless to speculate on the thought


Summer 2023 is coming- ready or not

By Maxine J. Wood, Ed.D, Special to the AFRO Winter in the Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C. areas in 2022–2023 was moderately kind, with no real extreme weather challenges. Spring entered rather quietly on March 20, and will end June 20, with the arrival of summer.  Ready or not, those perennial expectations, events, activities– and behaviors