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‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ paints picture of Black Panther...

By Micah Caldwell Special to the AFRO Many people are raving about the new movie “Judas and the Black Messiah” which premiered on...

On Valentine’s Eve, be my Galentine

By Sydni Demby Special to the AFRO Young adults are about to celebrate Valentine’s Day with friends. Female college students are choosing...

DMV Leaders Call on Feds to Supply Vaccines to Essential...

The leaders of D.C., Maryland and Virginia pressed the federal government Wednesday to supply coronavirus vaccines for essential federal...

HBCU law student’s book empowers Black youth

By Michelle Richardson Special to the AFRO Did you know that out of 1.3 million attorneys only 5% are African American? Okoye Morgan,...

CHAVIS: Time is Now for NFL to Diversify Team Ownership

Given the large number of outstanding African American players today on NFL teams and the growing racial and ethnic diversity of NFL...

CSU receives grant to study causes of gun violence among...

CSU Receives Grant to Study Causes of Gun Violence Among Young Black Males BALTIMORE — Coppin State University (CSU) has received...

Senator Floats D.C. Statehood Bill on Dem-Controlled Hill

The push to add the District of Columbia as the 51 state has taken another step forward, with a Democratic senator wasting little...

Speaker Jones Announces Racial and Economic Justice Agenda

Annapolis, MD – Today, House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones announced the nation’s first comprehensive legislative package dedicated to...

Thomas V. Mike Miller, Longtime Maryland Senate President,...

Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., the venerable Maryland lawmaker who was the longest-serving state Senate president in American history,...

Op-ed – Point of View: “They exercised their white privilege”

By Reverend Dr. E. Gail Anderson Holness What the United States of America and the global community observed via social media on Wednesday,...

Herself film review

By Dwight Brown, NNPA News Wire Film Critic She’s building from the ground up. Her self-esteem, confidence and a home.  Physical,...

2020: The Year in Review

Notable happenings and events of one of the most consequential years in history

Season’s greetings to our loyal readers, subscribers and...

This year has been, as Charles Dickens eloquently wrote over 160 years ago, “the best of times and the worst of times.”  A deadly...

Maryland Coronavirus Death Tolls Approaching Pandemic Highs...

Maryland reported 51 coronavirus-related deaths Tuesday, putting the monthly toll at its highest since May.

Diverse Students Encouraged to Apply for New Scholarship...

Diverse Students Encouraged to Apply for New Scholarship Program by Dominion Energy The company will award $10 million in scholarships...

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