10 Best Miriam Makeba Songs of All Time

Miriam Makeba, also known as Mama Africa, was a South African singer and civil rights activist who used her powerful voice to advocate for social and political change. Born in Johannesburg in 1932, Makeba began singing in a choir as a child and later joined several jazz groups as a young adult. In 1959, she


10 Best Mick Jagger Songs of All Time

Mick Jagger is a British musician, singer, and songwriter who is best known as the lead vocalist of the Rolling Stones, one of the most influential and enduring rock bands in history. Born on July 26, 1943, in Dartford, Kent, Jagger showed an early interest in music and formed his first band, Little Boy Blue


10 Best Joni Mitchell Songs of All Time

Joni Mitchell is a Canadian singer-songwriter and visual artist, known for her influential career spanning over five decades. Born in Alberta in 1943, Mitchell began her career performing in coffeehouses in the 1960s. She rose to fame in the 1970s, with albums such as “Blue” and “Court and Spark” that showcased her unique blend of

Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper, Johns Hopkins alumna and publisher of The AFRO, to speak at 2023 School of Education Commencement

By Andrew Myers,Johns Hopkins Hub The Johns Hopkins School of Education has announced that the Rev. Dr. Frances “Toni” Murphy Draper, the CEO and publisher of the AFRO-American Newspapers, will deliver the commencement address at this year’s graduation ceremony, May 23, at 7 p.m. on Homewood Field. Dr. Draper will return to give the commencement


Top legislation that could potentially impact Maryland seniors

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com As the 2023 Maryland General Assembly winds down, here are the top legislation Maryland seniors should know about.  SB351/HB760: Maryland Legal Services Corporation – Affordable Life, Wills, and Estate Planning for Seniors Grant Program SB 351 establishes the Affordable Life, Wills, and Estate Planning for Seniors Program in