Marina Affo, The Tennessean

Marina Affo

The Tennessean

Delaware, United States

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Past articles by Marina:

Breonna Taylor’s movement and why so many saw themselves in her story

Breonna Taylor’s death made people run to the streets in droves but she wasn't the first Black woman killed. Here's why her story was different. → Read More

Coons demands answers about slow mail, wants explanation for dead chicks, slow medicine deliveries

One Delawarean lost baby chicks because of a delay in delivery. → Read More

What brightens any new home? For Rehoboth's mayor, it's a new rescue dog. Meet Minnie

Although they don't have children of their own, Rehoboth mayor and wife look to their animals as their babies → Read More

The complex history of Alexander Twilight, nation's first African American to earn a bachelor's degree

Though Twilight is lauded today as an African American scholar, preacher and educator, for much of his life he was marked as white on census records. → Read More

New AmeriCorps program based in Delaware aims to aid in COVID-19 response, outreach

The new program is now looking for a program director and host organizations. → Read More

Have concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine? So do lots of people. Here's what health officials say

Side effects, production speed and microchips are on the list of worries people have about COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

Wilmington's STEM Queen is now a series regular on CBS's 'Mission Unstoppable'

Jackie Means, known as the 'STEM Queen' will appear in five episodes of the show, which air weekly. → Read More

Lending a helping hand: Where to get holiday donations or give donations this season

There are a number of ways to give this holiday, and much more than just financial donations is needed. → Read More

With COVID-19 cases raging, health officials say you need your flu shot. Delaware has its first case

So far, there has been one flu case in Delaware. But officials expect that number will change after Thanksgiving if people don't get their flu shot. → Read More

'I think the truth came out': Awaiting election results, Delaware voters reflect on future

Here's what is keeping Delaware voters up at night as we wait for final election results. → Read More

Delaware's U.S. House member wins a third term as her influence grows

She said her focus in the years ahead will be getting the pandemic under control and helping communities rebound. → Read More

Come prepared, speak up, take notes: How to advocate for yourself at the doctor's office

One reminder for patients from doctors: Doctors work for you and you have more control than you think. → Read More

Scattered rain showers for the next few days due to tropical depression Delta

Sunday morning will be the start of the scattered showers. → Read More

After practicing 16 hours, this Middletown teen made the cheer squad. Her reaction has gone viral

Amy Kosmalski shared the video on Facebook and it has gotten over 1,200 likes and over 600 comments. → Read More

$25 million fund created to help struggling nonprofits in Delaware, New Castle County

The funds can be used for reimbursement of supplies or to cover increased costs. → Read More

How does one do a baptism during COVID-19? One Wilmington woman took it outside

Rebecca Roosma was determined to baptize her son, even with COVID restrictions. → Read More

1 dead after Monday night shooting in Wilmington on East 13th Street

A 37-year-old gunshot victim was found on the scene. → Read More

As COVID-19 sweeps Delaware, face masks can save lives. So why are we fighting over them?

To wear or not wear a face mask. It's the controversy of COVID-19, and everyone has an opinion on it. → Read More

1 dead, 2 injured during Fourth of July shooting in New Castle County

The incident occurred during a large gathering at a nearby park → Read More

One dead, one injured in Fourth of July shooting in Wilmington

One person is in stable condition after being shot Saturday. One is dead. → Read More