By Mylika Scatliffe, AFRO Women’s Health Writer N’Kiia Stallworth, 42 of Providence, R.I. needs a match. Her multiple myeloma is not an incurable disease. In fact, you could be the […] The post Black donors: we want you to ‘be the match’ appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By AFRO Staff Though the fight for freedom and equality have undoubtedly been a main focus for the AFRO American Newspapers, the publication has gone to great lengths to record […] The post From the archives: how community happenings provided decades of coverage appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By AFRO Staff As the oldest family-owned, continuously published Black newspaper in the country, the oldest Black-owned business in the State of Maryland, and the 3rd oldest in the country, […] The post Big business: how the AFRO has celebrated Black entrepreneurship for 130 years appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By A. Tonya Odom, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield I often hear people wondering aloud about what makes a group diverse. Is it different races, ethnicities or gender? Do members need to […] The post Our Unique Journeys: Diversity within Diversity appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
Buying a home is a huge milestone, and it is important to educate yourself about the process of buying a home before you dive in headfirst. After all, this is […] The post Top Questions You Need Answered Before Buying a Home appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Maya Pottiger, Special to the AFRO Some families have recipes they pass down, others have jewelry or furniture. In the Murphy family, the AFRO American Newspaper has been passed […] The post The AFRO at 130: six generations of Black excellence appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Ralph E. Moore, Jr., Special to the AFRO Starting way back in 1944, the great Sam Lacy was sports editor for the AFRO American Newspaper. Mr. Lacy not only […] The post Commentary: The AFRO at 130: a look back at the legacy of Sam Lacy appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By AFRO Staff Black Americans experienced a new level of freedom as automobiles and public transportation evolved over time. Though it was dangerous to be a Black American on the […] The post AFRO on the move: how traveling reporters kept readers informed from coast to coast appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Kara Thompson, Special to the AFRO When the Freedom Riders risked their lives in 1961 to protest the segregated bus system in the American south, Moses Newson was there. […] The post Moses Newson: Black journalist extraordinaire and AFRO all star speaks at 95 appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By U.S. Representative Kweisi Mfume (MD-7), Special to the AFRO For 130 years, the AFRO-American Newspaper has been the eyes, ears, and voice of our community. On the anniversary of its […] The post Congressman Kweisi Mfume reflects on the AFRO at 130 appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .