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By DaQuan Lawrence, AFRO International Writer, DLawrence@afro.com As the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (MOW) returned to the nation’s capital for its 60th anniversary, fraternities in the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NHPC), a group of nine historical Black Greek Letter Organizations (BGLOs ; D9) adamantly called for social justice. “The men of Alpha stand
By Howard Fendrich, AP Tennis Writer NEW YORK (AP) — This was what so many folks figured Coco Gauff would do at some point. Didn’t matter how young she was. Didn’t matter whether there were setbacks along the way. Those outsized expectations did not make the task of becoming a Grand Slam champion as a
By AFRO Staff On a late August evening, Timothy Alphonso Carter married Cornitra Tache’ Sampson in an elegant ceremony, attended by 700 guests at Carter’s home church, the New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore. Carter, an applications engineer, is the younger son of New Shiloh’s first couple, the Rev. Monique T. Carter and the Rev.
By Sam Metz and Mosa’ab Elshamy, The Associated Press MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — A rare, powerful earthquake struck Morocco, sending people racing from their beds into the streets and toppling buildings in mountainous villages and ancient cities not built to withstand such force. More than 2,000 people were killed, and the toll was expected to
Murphy Fine Arts Center, named after longtime AFRO publisher Carl J. Murphy, first opened its doors in December 2001. (Photo courtesy of Morgan State University) By Eric Addison, Morgan State University Morgan State University’s architectural gem at 2201 Argonne Drive, the Murphy Fine Arts Center, was many years in the making. The long timeline began
By Cliff Brunt, AP Sports Writer Brandon Phillips and Jade Cargill still are trying to grasp what they have achieved as a Black couple that took on sports franchise ownership together less than a year ago. Phillips, a former Major League Baseball star, and Cargill, a current women’s professional wrestler, steered the Austin-based Texas Smoke
The quake about 50 miles from Marrakesh turned residences into rubble and left the survivors terrified.
It remained unclear how quickly emergency teams would be able to reach the victims and prevent more deaths. Many of the areas affected by the quake are remote mountain villages that are not easily accessible.
See where the earthquake caused major damage in cities and towns in southern Morocco.