By Marnita Coleman, Special to the AFRO St. Timothy’s Christian Baptist Church, located in the West Arlington neighborhood of Baltimore, will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2023. The church was founded by the highly esteemed, Rev. Carl Washington Sr., who served as pastor for 47 years until his death in 2020. Following his steps, Rev.
By Marnita Coleman, Special to the AFRO Author of “Eternal Justice: How God Intervenes for the Least of Us,” Philip Remington Dunn, has a passion for telling the stories of those he has crossed paths with as a criminal defense attorney and a man of faith. Dunn believes that those tangled up in the justice
By Ralph E. Moore Jr. With the recent death of retired Pope Benedict XVI, some little-known history of Black occupants of the papacy comes to mind. That history tells us there were three Black popes in Catholic Church history: Pope Victor I who headed the church from 189 A.D. to 199 A.D., Pope Miltiades (311
In public health, we often state that your ZIP code is a greater predictor of health than your genetic code, meaning geography matters to an individual’s health and wellness as much as regular checkups and medical care. The roots of good health are planted in our homes, schools, workplaces, neighborhoods, and communities. To eliminate barriers
We invite you to save the date for our 5th Annual Baltimore Tea that will be held at Martin’s West on Saturday April 22, 2023. Attendees will enjoy great food, music and of course, fashion! Stay tuned for how to secure your tickets – interested in being a table hostess? Please contact Diane Hocker firstname.lastname@example.org
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AFRO Person of the Year Westley Moore discusses 100-day plan ahead of January inauguration as Maryland’s first Black governor
By Alexis Taylor, Managing Editor Maryland has produced more than a few legendary leaders. From internationally known abolitionists Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass, to the first Black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, the late Congressman Elijah W. Cummings and more– the state has long been the birthplace of greatness. Now, the name Westley Watende Omari
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.com Prominent leader and Army veteran Ivan Bates is officially the Baltimore City State’s Attorney. On Jan. 3, Bates took the oath of office at the War Memorial Building in downtown Baltimore. “I am humbled and honored that you, the people of Baltimore, have
After a successful release streak in 2022, Mr M & Revelation seems to be taking no break as they kick off 2023 with a brand new single titled “I Rely On You“. “To navigate the new year successfully, God promised to never leave nor forsake His own,” shares Mr M, “God is our help, refuge