Rebecca Dupas: ‘Not Without Black Women’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Award-winning poet Rebecca Dupas’ latest literary offering, Not Without Black Women, should perhaps be the mantra of the Democratic Party, reflecting its most loyal voting bloc. But, her compilation of...

READY Center Expands

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer The READY Center, the District’s touchstone for returning citizens to access necessary resources in the city, is widening it’s circle to help returning citizens from the Federal Bureau of...

Brown Infuses Culture at ‘Nancy by SNAC’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Business Name: Nancy by SNAC Owners: Kevin Brown and Bill Maughlin What: Nancy by SNAC (Station North Arts Cafe), is the second eatery (their first restaurant SNAC opened in 2005) by partners...

Washington Auto Show Rolls Into Town with Thrills for Adults… Oh and Kids Too

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer In Season Two of Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Miriam “Midge” Maisel, played by Rachel Brosnahan, and her family the Weissmans, take a two month sojourn to the Catskills,...

Different Regard, ‘Classic Styles For the Modern Gentleman’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor Business Name: Different Regard What: A men’s clothing and accessories boutique (that also sells some women’s garments) located in the historic Mt. Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore. The current location opened in...

Jay-Z’s 2019 Shawn Carter Scholarship Program Now Open

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- Created by rapper Jay-Z and his mother Gloria, the Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund (SCSF) was founded on the belief that any motivated individual in need should have the opportunity to further his...

WBJ Honors Minority Business Leaders at the MGM

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] As part of their annual celebration to recognize businessmen of color, on March 28 the Washington Business Journal gathered distinguished guests at the MGM National Harbor for an evening...

Efua’s Baby, a Mommy Run Business with a Conscious

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Nandi Tonge-Gabremedhin, owner of Efua’s Baby, is proof that a venture can be socially conscious, have a purpose and be a profitable business. Efua’s Baby offers handmade candles, body...

Lincoln Financial Group’s Allison Green Named One of the Most Powerful Women in Corporate...

By The Associated Press RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 28, 2019--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced today that Allison Green, senior vice president, chief diversity officer and head of employee engagement, was included in Black Enterprise magazine’s...

Show Focused on Black fans, Athletes Finds SiriusXM Home

By JARED BOYD, The Daily Memphian undefined MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — When Larry Robinson and Howard Robertson created a pilot for their sports talk radio program "R&R on Sports" in 2013, something was missing from...

Entrepreneur Prioritizes Supporting Black Women in Madison

By LISA SPECKHARD PASQUE, The Capital Times MADISON, Wis. (AP) — It's a Wednesday afternoon at Ford's Gym, a "Rocky"-style gym filled with "regular old-school dudes," Sabrina Madison says. That's why she likes it. Head coach...

Trailblazing Author Talks Race, Politics and Getting the Story Right

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer After 60 years of asking the tough questions, Dorothy Butler Gilliam, the first Black woman reporter at The Washington Post, sat down at the Barnes & Noble on Howard...

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