The untold story of a 761st Black Panther and the 6888th Elzie Sisters

By Col. (Ret.) Edna W. Cummings, Special to the AFRO “I can’t date you because I’m enlisted, but I have a sister who is an officer.”                                                                                                  -Private Marian Elzie More than one million African American men and women served in the U.S. military during World War II. After the U.S. dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima


Baltimore residents sounds off in community engagement meetings with Mayor Scott and Acting Commissioner Worley

By Aria Brent AFRO Staff Writer  On Aug. 22 Mayor Brandon M. Scott and acting police commissioner Richard Worley held the fourth community engagement meeting at Shake and Bake Family Fun Center. Throughout the meeting members of the community were able to bring the issues they are most concerned about to the attention of Scott and


T. Rowe Price’s global investment manager Tomaneci Waller Day shares five tips for diverse suppliers seeking business

Tomaneci Waller Day is the senior manager of supplier diversity and sustainable procurement for T. Rowe Price. She provided tips to diverse suppliers for securing work with the investment management company. (Photo courtesy of T. Rowe Price) By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, When global investment manager T. Rowe Price decided it was time


Nichelle Lewis’ TikTok performance lands her role of a lifetime as Dorothy in Broadway bound production of ‘The Wiz’

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent (NNPA NEWSWIRE) – Nichelle Lewis, a 24-year-old entertainer and triple threat in theater, music and social media, will star in a revival of “The Wiz” on Broadway. A seasoned actress who has appeared in “Hairspray” and showcased her vocal prowess on “American Idol,” Lewis reportedly captivated


Vice President Harris to announce support for historically underserved entrepreneurs in Bidenomics-fueled small business boom

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire, @StacyBrownMedia In a visit to local small businesses in Washington, D.C. this month Vice President Kamala Harris unveiled plans to provide grants to non-profit and community-based organizations as part of the $125 million Capital Readiness Program (CRP). The program seeks to bolster historically underserved entrepreneurs’ access to capital, aligning