Beloved Community Services Corporation on a mission to revitalize Mitchell family home and law office

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Staff Writer An Upton/Druid Hill nonprofit organization is revitalizing the properties of one of Baltimore’s most influential Black families. Beloved Community Services Corporation, led by Rev. Dr. Alvin C. Hathaway, acquired Clarence M. Mitchell Jr.’s family home, located at 1324 Druid Hill Ave., and the law office of his wife, Juanita


Teaching generation TikTok how to tell what’s true online

By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black Perhaps without even realizing it, we are inundated with information nearly everywhere in our lives.  TV, radio, Spotify, SoundCloud, text messages, Instagram/TikTok/Snapchat notifications, news alerts, emails from teachers, advertising in every social media feed and scrolling through the hundreds of posts up on the Shade Room every day. That


Gov. Moore’s first 100 days in office

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, and Deborah Bailey, AFRO Contributing Editor, Gov. Wes Moore has officially completed his first 100 days as chief executive for the state of Maryland. The first Black governor to lead the state took office on Jan. 18, alongside his wife, Dawn Moore and children, Mia and James. 


Serena Williams deserves a healthy second birth

By Liz Courquet-Lesaulnier, and Alexa Spencer, Word in Black Glowing in custom Gucci, tennis icon Serena Williams revealed her second pregnancy at the Met Gala in New York City on May 1, sparking well-wishes and congratulations from her fellow celebs and fans worldwide.  Yet, behind the joyous news, there’s also worry.  Williams’ last journey to

Femi Olulowo Shares Worship Single “Yeshua”

Gospel music minister and songwriter, Femi Olulowo shares a brand new worship single titled “Yeshua.” This God-exalting song speaks about the revelation of Jesus Christ and the significance of His name. Voicing the inspiration behind the song, Minister Femi shares; “Shortly after restoring the sight of the blind man at Bethsaida, Jesus asks his disciples