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Partner with the AFRO Each month, The AFRO  features monthly themed editions that highlight and celebrate our culture and community. Advertising and sponsorship opportunities are available in every edition.  See AFRO Advertising Opportunities in Q2 2023 below! Space is filling up fast so reserve your ad space TODAY. To see the full 2023 editorial calendar, click here: https://afro.com/advertise/Please contact customerservice@afro.com or


College enrollment down-except at HBCUs

By ReShonda Tate, Defender Network Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are increasing their enrollments at a time when many other institutions of higher learning are seeing a decline in their number of students. According to a news report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, college and university enrollment has declined for the third


Del. Diana Fennell, Prince George’s County legislator, celebrates one year of life since cancer diagnosis

By Patricia McDougall, Special to the AFRO On March 15 Delegate Diana Fennell (D- District 47A) celebrated as she marked one year since being diagnosed with breast cancer. The joy was celebrated at Fennell’s “I Survived Breast Cancer” Awareness event with friends, family, celebrities and distinguished guests, including legislators and elected officials. Debra Harrington, Delegate


A Comprehensive Guide to Short-Term Investments

Finances FYI | Presented by JPMorgan Chase Photo: Andriy Popov via 123RF There are two main types of investments—short-term and long-term. A short-term investment is money or assets held for a short period ranging from one to three years, to earn additional money. These typically are invested in easily accessible accounts. Short-term investments can be an

Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper, Johns Hopkins alumna and publisher of The AFRO, to speak at 2023 School of Education Commencement

By Andrew Myers,Johns Hopkins Hub The Johns Hopkins School of Education has announced that the Rev. Dr. Frances “Toni” Murphy Draper, the CEO and publisher of the AFRO-American Newspapers, will deliver the commencement address at this year’s graduation ceremony, May 23, at 7 p.m. on Homewood Field. Dr. Draper will return to give the commencement