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Elected officials and community leaders react to release of video showing Tyre Nichols death at the hands of Memphis police

Elected officials and community leaders react to release of video showing Tyre Nichols death at the hands of Memphis police

By Mylika Scatliffe, AFRO Women’s Health Writer Elected officials and community leaders are joining citizens around the country in mourning the brutal death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of […]
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Single in the city: he found me

Single in the city: he found me

By Ericka Alston Buck, Special to the AFRO This week we’ll discuss how you transition from online dating, to a phone conversation to meeting in person and signing on the […]
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Black Heritage Fair Set for Feb. 4 in Downtown Birmingham

Black Heritage Fair Set for Feb. 4 in Downtown Birmingham

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The Birmingham African American Genealogy Group (BAAGG) will host its 2023 Black Heritage Fair on Feb. 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Linn-Henley Research Library in downtown Birmingham. This year’s edition will feature Tafeni English, director of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) Alabama state office […]

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HBCU Re-launches National Black-Jewish Relations Center

HBCU Re-launches National Black-Jewish Relations Center

sjlmag.com Dillard University President Rochelle Ford this month announced plans to relaunch the Dillard University National Center for Black-Jewish Relations in New Orleans. The reinvigorated center will continue the work of the initial center, which aimed to reduce hostilities that were emerging between members of the African American and Jewish communities, but it also will […]

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#ThethingIloveaboutBaltimore: Rev. Jerome Stephen moved to Baltimore City 50 years ago and never looked back

#ThethingIloveaboutBaltimore: Rev. Jerome Stephen moved to Baltimore City 50 years ago and never looked back

By Beverly Richards, Special to the AFRO The Rev. Jerome Stephens is a transplant from Plain Dealing, La., a small town north of Shreveport, La., 15 miles from the Arkansas […]
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Commentary: Arts and culture: paint us as we are

Commentary: Arts and culture: paint us as we are

By “Lady” Brion Gill, Special to the AFRO “The Black artist is dangerous. Black art controls the Negro’s’ reality, negates negative influences, and creates positive images.” – Sonia Sanchez Recently, […]
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Application deadline for Gov. Moore’s boards and committee appointments moved to Jan. 31.

Application deadline for Gov. Moore’s boards and committee appointments moved to Jan. 31.

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com Due to an overflow of submissions, the Moore-Miller administration has extended the boards and commissions application deadline to 5 p.m. Jan. 31  Members […]
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Baltimore County Public School superintendent declines to renew contract, Randallstown NAACP calls for national search to find replacement

Baltimore County Public School superintendent declines to renew contract, Randallstown NAACP calls for national search to find replacement

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com Baltimore County Public Schools’ (BCPS) superintendent Darryl Williams announced on Jan. 23 that he would not renew his contract with the school district. […]
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