By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia Nineteen children lost their lives at what was supposed to be one of the safest places in the world: school. […] The post ‘It’s easier to get a gun than baby formula.’ Athletes, Celebs boil over latest mass shooting appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers…
By JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has agreed to pay $7 million to a man who spent 23 years behind bars for a murder […] The post NYC to pay $7M to man wrongfully convicted in 1996 killing appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Jannette J. Witmyer, Special to the Afro If while driving through the 100 block W. North Avenue late Monday (5/9) afternoon you thought you witnessed four Black women seated […] The post MICA’s MFA Mamas reunite at the Fred Lazarus IV Center appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Ben Jealous The young man who murdered 10 people in Buffalo, New York on May 14, was out to kill Black people. He chose a grocery store because he […] The post Racist ‘Replacement’ Rhetoric is Deadly and Republicans Must Stop Using It appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Special to the AFRO (May 7, 2016) 11:47 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you! Hello, Howard! (Applause.) H-U! AUDIENCE: You know! THE PRESIDENT: H-U! AUDIENCE: You know! THE PRESIDENT: (Laughter.) Thank you so much, […] The post Remarks by the president at Howard University commencement ceremony appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Nicole D. Batey, Special to the AFRO The Lincoln University Law Enforcement Training Academy (LULETA) is the first of its kind in the nation at an HBCU, where recruits […] The post HBCU’s Law Enforcement Academy is a first in the nation appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor Graduation at the Washington-Baltimore area’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been a standing ovation experience this Spring in the area. All area […] The post It’s graduation time at area HBCUs – face to face at last appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By AFRO Staff As the AFRO celebrates education and those who have dedicated their lives to improving educational outcomes, the work of Frances Louise Murphy, I is once again deserving […] The post Remembering Frances L. Murphy, her impact in the classroom and on the streets of Baltimore appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Frances Murphy (Toni) Draper, AFRO Publisher In 1933, Dr. Carter Goodwin Woodson wrote his seminal, albeit controversial, book The Mis-Education of the Negro. A weekly columnist for the AFRO […] The post The Mis-Education of the Negro appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
1st Amazon Construction Services LLC serves as one of the only Black woman-owned construction companies in Baltimore
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.com After 18 years in the construction industry, Baltimore native Krystal Walker has one particular project that stands out […] The post 1st Amazon Construction Services LLC serves as one of the only Black woman-owned construction companies in Baltimore appeared first on AFRO American…