Collective Outrage: Recognizing Toxic Relationships and Knowing When to Walk Away | VIDEO

African American woman with headwrap *Toxic relationships can take many forms, from emotional abuse to physical violence. They can negatively impact a person’s health and well-being for years. “Selective Outrage,” Chris Rock’s Netflix special, discusses the violent attack he received from Will Smith and highlights Jada Pinkett Smith’s affair with singer August Alsina. When comparing


The American Rescue Plan continues to deliver

By Congressman James E. Clyburn, BlackPressUSA When President Joe Biden took office, the economy was in crisis, millions of Americans were out of work, and Main Streets were shuttered. Two years later, it’s clear that his economic plan is working. The Biden administration has created over 12.4 million jobs during his presidency. Our nation’s unemployment


Roberta’s House honors community leaders for their work in the Baltimore area and beyond

By Nicole D. Batey, Special to the AFRO Roberta’s House hosted its annual Elijah Cummings Leadership Awards and Dinner on April 15 to highlight the contributions of four honorees.  The 2023 awardees were: Cecil Flanner, Cummings Leadership Award; Dr. Steven Sharfstein, Founders Award; St. Sen. Cory McCray, Torchbearer Award; and Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), Torchbearer