Threat Level Orange: Trump slams D.A. Alvin Bragg after historic indictment and arraignment, community responds

by TANDY LAU Amsterdam News Staff, Report for America Corps Member 34 counts for 45. And announced by Harlem’s own.  Manhattan D.A. Alvin Bragg took center stage at a Lower Manhattan press conference to delineate the first-ever criminal charges against an American president this past Tuesday, April 4. “Earlier this afternoon, Donald Trump was arraigned on


Upcoming meetings and events in the D.C. area

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, D.C. Pizza Festival 2023 From April 15-16, D.C. residents can enjoy an all-you-can-eat pizza extravaganza. There will be beer, wine and entertainment available for attendees. The two-day celebration will begin at 10:40 am on April 15 and end at 5 p.m. on April 16. National Cherry Blossoms Festival


Maryland lawmakers reach deal on state budget

By Brian Witte, The Associated Press Maryland lawmakers got past their differences and reached a deal March 31on the state’s $62.5 billion budget that includes making major investments in prekindergarten through 12th grade education. In one major highlight, they agreed to allocate $900 million for future costs to the state’s huge pre-K-12 education funding reform