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D.C. Native Keeps Mother’s Legacy Alive Through Healthy Eating Shop

Jerri Evans keeps her mother’s vision of living a healthy lifestyle alive through a chain of green juice and food shops she opened in...

Repair the World Hosts One America Movement Launch Party

As America grows increasingly divided and Americans grow increasingly isolated from each other, Repair the World is scheduled to hold a One America Movement...

‘This African American Life’ Book Signings

Hugh Price, former president and CEO of the National Urban League, is the author of This African American Life. He is holding book signing...

Letter Carriers Attempt to Stamp Out Hunger

A national organization is set to begin an initiative that makes solving hunger only a mail box away. On May 13, the National Association...

D.C. Split Over Trump Tax Plan

On April 26, President Trump announced his tax proposal and the reaction of Washington D.C. residents was swift. "I'm not paying more taxes than...

Radio One Seeks to Broaden Scope with Name Change

In a move to better emphasize its expansion and mission of representing the Black culture, Radio One recently changed its name to Urban One. According...

Suspect At-large in Southeast Homicide

A Maryland man has died after being injured in a Southeast shooting in the 3500 block of Stanton Road that left another victim in...

The AFRO’s Tribute to Washington, D.C. Area Mothers

JOAN BOWSER “When I think back to my childhood days in North Michigan Park in NE, I often wonder how my mom did it all....

Broccoli City Festival: Live Healthy D.C.

In an attempt to influence younger people to live healthier, a D.C. festival fused Hip Hop culture with environmental sustainability, exercise, and healthy eating. The...

D.C. Residents Nervous About Trumpcare

The recent vote by the U.S. House of Representatives to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, has District leaders...

Md. Native Pushes Education in Black Diaspora

More than skin color and ancestral lineage connect Black youth in the United States to other nations like South Africa. According to Meisha Robinson,...

Republican Efforts to Repeal Obamacare Angers District

Despite actions by Congressional Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, District residents are expressing support for the maintenance of Obamacare and...