New Carrollton celebrates National Night Out with Maryland’s first couple

By Deborah BaileyAFRO Contributing Editor  New Carrollton, Md., a Prince George’s County community, hosted its 40th National Night Out celebration recently with special guests from the top of Maryland’s state government.  Gov. Wes Moore, first lady Dawn Moore and Attorney General Anthony Brown made surprise appearances at the mid-county community’s Beckett Field, enhancing a local tradition


Opinion: Stop saying ‘I am not my ancestors’

By Liz Courquet-Lesaulnier, Word in Black The memes, the reenactments, the folding chair earrings!  In the aftermath of the ‘Alabama Brawl,’ Black America has had a lighthearted few days. Folks have been playing the Crime Mob classic “Knuck If You Buck,” making fun of Jason Aldean’s “Try That in a Small Town,” finding out that