E-Scooter Company Responds to Criticism After Partnering with White-Owned Business for Black History Month Initiative

Credit: Twitter @limebike *E-scooter rental giant Lime partnered with a white-owned business for Black History Month and now says that was actually a mistake.  The company launched an initiative recently offering discount codes to riders who visit Black-owned businesses. The goal was to “drive more traffic to Black-owned, sustainable small businesses.” “We’re giving riders discount


DeVon Franklin and Kelsey Grammer Tackle Faith and Hippies in ‘Jesus Revolution’ | Watch EUR Exclusive

Kelsey Grammer poses for a photograph during the Faith Beer takeover at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City on May 13, 2022, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images) *If you’re a fan of five-time Emmy winner and three-time Golden Globe winner Kelsey Grammer, then you’ll surely enjoy his heartwarming performance


Slain teen’s family home targeted in weekend shooting

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com Deanta Dorsey’s family home was hit by bullets several times on Feb. 18.  Baltimore Police Department officers were called to the family’s home at roughly 1:45 a.m. Authorities have confirmed that all residents at the property were physically unharmed. “Saturday morning, some time after midnight, the Dorsey house


Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System partner with Reginald F. Lewis Museum to reach local job seekers and entrepreneurs

By Nicole Batey, Special to the AFRO Economic empowerment and employment opportunities in Baltimore City were the focus of the “Level Up with HopkinsLocal 3.0” event recently held at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. Level Up with HopkinsLocal is an initiative by Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and Johns Hopkins Health System (JHHS) that aims to


A magical visit: NBA Hall of Famer and Sodexo Chairman Magic Johnson visits Morgan State University

By Raven Roberts, Special to the AFRO On the morning of Feb. 20 local reporters lined the commons of Morgan State University (Morgan) in anticipation of the arrival of former professional basketball star and current SodexoMagic Chairman, Magic Johnson.  Morgan students, faculty and local residents alike swarmed the campus, in hopes of securing an autograph