PRESS ROOM: BMA to Open Groundbreaking Exhibition on the Impact of Hip Hop onContemporary Art and Material Culture in April 2023

(Black PR Wire) BALTIMORE, MD — Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the birth of hip hop, the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) will open a groundbreaking exhibition that explores the conceptual, cultural, and aesthetic attributes that have made hip hop a global phenomenon and established it as the artistic canon of our time. Opening


Governor Moore, Mayor Scott, Attorney Brown and State’s Attorney Bates Gather Together for Public Safety Forum

For Immediate ReleaseBy the Office of the Mayor, City of Baltimore BALTIMORE, MD. – On February 3, Baltimore City Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined Governor Wes Moore, Attorney General Anthony Brown, and Baltimore State’s Attorney Ivan Bates to discuss public safety strategy and partnership moving forward.  “It is important for us — especially as elected


TBE# 5 – Nine Decades After NFL Banned Black Players, Super Bowl LVII is the First to Feature Two Black Starting Quarterbacks

By Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League “The NFL has a long and racist history with Black QBs. There was a time when people questioned if Black quarterbacks had the intellectual capability to play the most mentally challenging position in American team sports. Often praised for their athletic ability, they’ve been criticized


East Baltimore Development Initiative honors AFRO publisher with Joe Manns Black Wall Street Award for Community Impact

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Nonprofit East Baltimore Development Initiative (EBDI), in partnership with, recently awarded 18 East Baltimore leaders with the Joe Manns Black Wall Street Award for Community Impact. AFRO publisher, Frances “Toni” Draper, was one of the honorees and was recognized for her service to the faith community in