Evolution of a man: how Martin Luther King Jr. changed over time and inspired the next generation of leaders

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com Freeman Hrabowski’s first memory of Martin Luther King Jr. dates back to when he was 12 years old.  The former president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), was inspired into action after hearing the activist speak about the importance of children participating in protests, so the country


Editorial submission by Congresswoman Alma Adams

By Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D., North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District. Being the first is a solemn responsibility. I would know as the first Black woman elected to the Greensboro City School Board, and as the first Black woman to represent Charlotte and the Piedmont in Congress. When you’re the first woman, first African American


Morgan State researchers chosen for prestigious science and technology fellowships

By AFRO Staff Morgan State University is aptly represented among the 300 science and technology professionals selected to join the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s 50th class of fellows. Craig Scott, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Morgan, Archana Sharma, Ph.D., associate professor in Morgan’s graduate Landscape