D.C. City Council members discuss resources for senior citizens, women and the health of local waterways

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report For America Corps Member, tmcqueen@afro.com On Nov. 9, At-Large City Councilwoman Anita Bonds (D-DC) put four bills before the Committee on Housing and Executive Administration.  The D.C. City Council meeting was virtual, with only Chairman Phil Mendelson and Councilman Robert White attending in person.  A range of topics


Baltimore celebrates inaugural Emancipation Day Festival on grounds of former urban slave plantation

By Catherine Pugh, Special to the AFRO Speaker of the House of Delegates of Maryland Adrienne Jones said “It is always a humbling experience to receive an award, but this was special.” Speaker Jones received the Inaugural Great Emancipator Award alongside University of Maryland, Baltimore County Professor Emeritus, and author Acklyn Lynch, at the inaugural


Producer Nate Moore on Bringing Wakanda and Atlantis Together in ‘Black Panther’ Sequel | EUR Exclusive

*Nate Moore is an executive in development and production at Marvel Studios who most recently served as producer alongside writer and director Ryan Coogler on “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” In the film, Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett,) Shuri (Letitia Wright,) M’Baku (Winston Duke,) Okoye (Danai Gurira), and the Dora Milaje fight to protect their nation from


Love Gone Sour? Candace Owens Says Trump was Mean to Her – He’s Not Her Prez Pick for ’24 | WATCH

*Republican enthusiast CandaceOwens is over her former fav Donald Trump. During a recent segment of her talk series, the political commentator called out the 45th president for being “paranoid” and revealed he’s not her current choice for the 2024 presidential election. Candace Owens, 33, reflected on the matter and shared her most recent not-so-pleasant interaction