‘Abbott Elementary,’ ‘Wakanda Forever,’ Angela Bassett and Will Smith Win Big At NAACP Image Awards | WATCH

*Another NAACP Image Awards, which emanated from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium Saturday evening, is in the books. The Queen Latifah-hosted event showed love for the best in Black entertainment and culture in 2022. The award show, however, doesn’t just honor Black performers. This year Latin/Hispanic actor Tenoch Huerta Mejía won Best Supporting Actor for “Black


Baltimore Gas and Electric conduit deal brings calls for transparency and lawsuit by former Black workers to forefront

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com and Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com The Baltimore City Council’s Legislative Investigations Committee held a public hearing on Feb. 23 to discuss control and maintenance of the city’s underground conduit system and a recent deal with Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE). Council members Eric T. Costello, Sharon


TBE# 8 – Desantis Has Learned the Wrong Lessons from History. He Wants to Make Sure No One Else Learns the Right Ones.

By Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League “Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists


CIAA Tournament returns to Baltimore

By AFRO Staff Fans of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) from around the nation converged on Baltimore this week for the 2023 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament. HBCU athletes, cheerleaders and mascots left it all on the court as they faced off with some of the country’s top athletes.  Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott kicks