By Cara Williams, Special to the AFRO Billy W. Bridges, 61, worked for the Prince George’s County school system for 24 years and has seen the county’s uneven economic growth, […] The post Billy W. Bridges: A plan to bridge the North-South divide in Prince George’s County appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Cara Williams, Special to the AFRO Moisette “Tonya” Sweat, 49, is an attorney who has never run for public office. She says she understands the DMV political environment well […] The post Moisette ‘Tonya’ Sweat calls for new leadership in Prince George’s County appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
TheGrio is closely watching the Maryland gubernatorial and attorney general contests and the race for the 4th Congressional District, where former congresswoman Donna Edwards is looking to win back her […] The post Black candidates look to make history, and make political returns, in Maryland primary elections appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Deborah Bailey, AFRO D.C. Editor Vice President Kamala Harris will keynote the 113th annual National N.A.A.C.P. Convention Monday, in Atlantic City, giving convention delegates both a progress report and a […] The post Vice President Kamala Harris Keynotes 113th Annual N.A.A.C.P. Convention appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Nicole D. Batey, Special to the AFRO Leon Bailey, a trailblazer in U.S. Navy Wrestling, was the first African American to integrate Navy wrestling and win an individual title […] The post Cherry Hill honors native Leon Bailey, the man who integrated Navy wrestling appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Josh Dubow, The Associated Press The San Jose Sharks’ three-month search for a general manager ended with a barrier-breaking hire as the team made longtime NHL forward, Mike Grier, […] The post Sharks hire Mike Grier as NHL’s first Black General manager appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By: Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent After the White House announced a plan to expand access to affordable high-speed internet for millions of Americans, particularly low-income families, […] The post Comcast now offering free internet service for millions of households appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
by Dwight Brown, NNPA News Wire Travel Writer Houston’s Long History of Black Folks The African American population in Houston has been significant almost since the city was founded in […] The post Houston Take an Illuminating Black History and Cultural Tour appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
#WordinBlack: Fact check FALSE: If you’re young you can’t get COVID-19, and if you do – it’s not ‘that bad
By Heather M. Butts, JD, MPH, MA, Word in Black In the early days of the pandemic, the prevailing notion regarding COVID-19 was that it was a disease that only […] The post #WordinBlack: Fact check FALSE: If you’re young you can’t get COVID-19, and if you do – it’s not ‘that bad appeared first
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.com Clark Construction Group (Clark) has long been considered one of the largest, most experienced general contractors in the […] The post Clark Construction Group’s Strategic Partnership Program bolsters capacity for small contractors appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .