Chevrolet Announces ‘Table of Brotherhood Project’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chevrolet is sponsoring the “Table of Brotherhood Project,” a four-city tour honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. that culminates...

We’re More Connected Everyday

  I love this time of the year.  Oh, yes – the holidays, too – but, I am referring to the release of the newest...

Black Faces: 21st Century Conversation on Workplace Advancement

Times have changed, but timeless principles still remain. Racism continues to be a motionless theme in many areas across the globe and in several...

Black Professional Pursues Philanthropy for Millennials

Ebonie Johnson Cooper has a whirlwind life. One typical day found her leaving a lunch date with friends, headed to a business meeting and...

Handling it All: Local Woman Moonlights as Mom and Manager

What’s the next step in a down economy where jobs aren’t hiring and salaries aren’t climbing? Simple—take a page from Sharan Nixon’s playbook and...

College Entrepreneurship Still Growing Strong

"Everyone is capable of greatness and we inspire greatness in the everyday man," said Idris Shineba, one of four founders of Upperthinking LLC, a...

Homme Boutique Brings Style and Culture to Anacostia

Women have their little black dresses, but what about men? According to Amir Browder, every man’s closet should include “a crisp white button down shirt,...

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AFRO.com is the leading news and information provider specifically geared toward the African-American market of the Baltimore and Washington metropolitan area. At AFRO.com, our...

Credit Managment 101

In today's world of high finance, managing your credit is a key to financial success. The first step is to know your FICO score...

New Bakery Opens in D.C.-Baltimore Sweet Spot

Business owner Adrienne Holmes has decided to have her cake and eat it, too. The self-taught baker recently opened her own storefront on Gorman...

U Street: Casual, Affordable Elegance on a Friday Night

A wide array of nightlife choices avail themselves to week’s end visitors to U Street, but Dickson Wine Bar on 9th and U Streets,...

Eddie Brown’s ‘Beating the Odds’ ‘Not a Black Story, but a Business Story’

To say that Eddie Brown has beaten the odds is an understatement. He owns and operates the second- oldest, Black-owned investment firm in the...