MHEC officials overturn internal decision to block new doctoral business program at Towson University, initially deemed “unreasonably duplicative” of Morgan State University offering

By Catherine Pugh, Special to the AFRO Two years ago Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) settled a 15-year lawsuit that sought to rectify unfair funding of institutions in comparison to other universities in the state. The same lawsuit addressed the trend of predominantly White institutions (PWIs) duplicating HBCU programs, ultimately causing a loss


Ubiquitous Women’s Expo commences in D.C.

By Ashleigh Fields, AFRO Assistant Editor, High achieving leaders and ambitious executives are set to cross paths at the ninth annual Ubiquitous Women’s Expo taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from July 21 to July 23. Their theme, “The Power of Us,” is dedicated to helping women reach the next level


Upcoming meetings and events in the Baltimore area

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Saturday Night Live Youth Event On July 22, DTLR, a popular retail store in Baltimore, and the Mayor’s Office of Children and Success are hosting a teens-only event for those 13-18.  The event will feature a live DJ, gaming trucks, photo booths, free food and more outside of