Preye Odede & Mercy Chinwo team up for “OKAKA”

Hot off the heels of the recently concluded MOVE Concert, Minister Preye Odede is delighted to unveil his latest musical masterpiece, “OKAKA” featuring Mercy Chinwo Blessed. “OKAKA” (The One Who Is Greater Than The Greatest), is a fervent declaration of God’s supremacy, and it derives its essence from the resounding victory already secured by believers through Jesus Christ on


Blessing Osaghae – Here is Your Glory

UK-based Gospel music minister and Pastor, Blessing Osaghae, blesses us with her latest offering, a soul-lifting song titled  “Here is Your Glory,” available today on digital platforms. The new song accompanied by a music video, is yet another testament to Blessing Osaghae’s unwavering commitment to sharing the message of faith and worship. “Here is Your


The untold story of a 761st Black Panther and the 6888th Elzie Sisters

By Col. (Ret.) Edna W. Cummings, Special to the AFRO “I can’t date you because I’m enlisted, but I have a sister who is an officer.”                                                                                                  -Private Marian Elzie More than one million African American men and women served in the U.S. military during World War II. After the U.S. dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima


Jamaican Association of Maryland celebrates 61 years of independence at Martin’s West

By DaQuan Lawrence, AFRO International Writer, The Jamaican Association of Maryland (JAM) recently celebrated the Caribbean nation’s 61st year of independence. Members of the Jamaican diaspora, friends and family gathered on Aug. 19 for the 2023 Independence Gala 2023.  The gala took place at Martin’s West and celebrated the establishment of the nation’s modern