By Tashi McQueen, Report For America Corps Member, Political Writer for The AFRO Sonia Eaddy, longtime Poppleton resident and president of Poppleton Now Community Association, has a reason to smile. […] The post Mayor Scott and team update community on historic Poppleton redevelopment efforts appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
by NNPA via DefenderNetwork.com Thursday, July 28, could mark a historic day for the U.S. Marines. For the first time in its 246-year history, the Marines could have a Black […] The post Senate poised to confirm Marines’ first Black four-star general appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
by Houston Public Media The city of Houston and Harris County are asking the White House for more Monkeypox vaccines as the number of cases in the Houston area rises […] The post Monkeypox cases rise, leaders want more vaccines appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Kara Thompson, Special to the AFRO and Jaina Mosely-Lawson, Morgan State University Intern The new development of Northwood Commons has built anticipation to an all time high for the […] The post LiDL Food Market and other stores open for business in Northwood Commons appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
The Moore Report: In case you missed it: to squeegee or not to squeegee is still the question after 40 years
By Ralph E. Moore, Jr. Within the past 40 years, we built two expensive quality stadiums– Oriole Park and Ravens Stadium– for wealthy team owners and we closed down recreation […] The post The Moore Report: In case you missed it: to squeegee or not to squeegee is still the question after 40 years appeared
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor District of Columbia officials reported the highest number of monkeypox cases per capita in the United States this week. The news comes as Centers […] The post District of Columbia Monkeypox outbreak – highest per capita rate in U.S. appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Tinashe Chingarande, Special to the AFRO Harvey-Smith began her role in 2019 Pittsburgh Technical College made history in June as it inaugurated its first ever Black president. Morgan State […] The post Morgan alum invested as first African-American president of Pittsburgh Technical College appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Bestselling author Wes Moore won the Democratic primary for Maryland governor on Friday, setting up a general election contest against Republican Dan […] The post Author Wes Moore wins Democratic race for Maryland governor appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By H. R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer Report For America Corps Member Army veteran, author, TV producer and former CEO of the Robin Hood […] The post Wes Moore among potential winners appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black School buses stopped running, classrooms turned virtual, and the traditional education system turned upside down. In the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the […] The post #WordinBlack: Black parents are more involved in their children’s education than ever appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .