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By David Carr, Word in Black On Jan. 16, the United States celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. ‘s birthday and paid homage to the civil rights leader who helped move the nation to live up to its potential. While much has been written about King’s community organizing, his guidance in the Southern Leadership Conference, and
By Patrick Washington, Word in Black In the last month of 2022, The United States hosted the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. The goal of this summit was to expand relations between the U.S. and the continent of Africa. Well, really, it’s because China is kicking ass in diplomatic, economic, and virtually every other major area in Africa’s
Comptroller of Maryland Brooke Lierman, first woman in state history to win the post, was sworn into office.
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, email@example.com Former House of Delegates member Brooke Lierman was sworn into office on Jan. 16, making her the first woman comptroller of Maryland and the first woman to hold an independent, statewide office. “I am honored and humbled to share this day with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,” Lierman
By Marnita Coleman, Special to the AFRO Just in case you haven’t heard, there is a new preacher on the circuit, who has earned the respect of fellow clergy from around the country. A third-generation preacher, Master Hilton Rawls III, has been seated at the table amongst renowned messengers of our time. With some skill
Alpha Phi Alpha men of Kappa Phi Lambda Chapter hold 48th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast
The men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s Kappa Phi Lambda Chapter and the Alpha Foundation of Howard County recently held the 48th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast in honor of the late civil rights leader. The event was held at Martin’s West on Jan. 8, and featured remarks from Gov.-Elect Wes Moore
By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO As Rev. Raphael Warnock welcomed President Joe Biden to his pulpit on Jan. 15 – the pulpit of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta – the historic moment was not lost on him. After all, it was Jan. 15, the actual birth date of the Rev. Dr. Martin L.
By The Associated Press Naomi Osaka is pregnant and plans to return to competition in 2024, the tennis star announced Wednesday. The former world No. 1 posted what she called “a little life update for 2023” on social media, including a picture of an ultrasound. The 25-year-old Osaka has been dating Cordae, a rapper, for years.
By ZEKE MILLER and ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday appointed a special counsel to investigate the presence of classified documents found at President Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware, and at an unsecured office in Washington dating from his time as vice president. Robert Hur, a onetime U.S. attorney appointed by former
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org Though the Baltimore Ceasefire 365 has been rebranded to become the Baltimore Peace Movement, the work will remain the same. The notable Baltimore-based volunteer organization aims to end the epidemic of violence through the power of peace and the importance of paying attention to what a person wants