Grill, Eat, Chill, Repeat

    By AFRO Staff To turn a midweek dinner into something special, try cooking easy pork tenderloin on the grill. To produce beautifully browned pork with a rich crust and tender, juicy meat, we started with a...

Spiritually Speaking: Free at Last. Claim It.

    By James Washington, The Dallas Weekly News and NNPA Newswire Contributor One of the hardest things to understand in this life and then, to do, is to love yourself. God even commands us to love our...

Innovation is Key to Reaching, Educating Blacks About Prostate Cancer

    By AFRO Staff “We know that African-American men are more than twice as likely than men of all other races to die from prostate cancer,” said Thomas A. Farrington, founder and president, the Prostate Health...

Setting the Record Straight: 3 Myths of Estate Planning

    By Susan Francis, Special to the AFRO Planning for the end of life is a heavy topic. It is full of emotions, stress and uncertainties. It’s common for our volunteer attorneys to meet with a...

Panic at DC Pride Parade Sends People Running

By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A panic caused by a mistaken belief that a gun had been fired during a pride parade in the nation's capital sent people running through the city's...

Black Pride Ends as Capital Pride Begins

By George Kevin, Special to the AFRO Pride is officially here, and while the next week promises a plethora of events for all, this past weekend celebrated D.C. Black Pride. This years theme was “Our Truths...

Parenting Points —  A strong self-image is a strong child!

Submitted to the AFRO by Marnita Coleman When a baby is born, families almost always want to know who the baby looks like. DNA, passed from parents to offspring, contains specific traits from genes.  While children may...

AFRO Tea a Sweet Gathering

By AFRO Staff It was a gang related event but not one was hurt except for the few who almost died laughing. It was that kind of gathering when the Sweetheart Gang shared the dais...

`My Style of Jewelry Making is Not Traditional’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Tracey Beale first channeled her considerable artistic energy into a jewelry business in 2003. But, the Baltimore native has been a formidable creative force since prior to her days as...

Among the Flowers, Animals or Pints of Beer, Yoga is a Draw

By Sanchali Singh, Capital News Service Walking through the United States Botanic Garden, you might be surprised to see some visitors carrying yoga mats on their backs. Most likely, they just finished or are about to...

Retirement Plans Have New Contribution Limits for 2019

By Byron T. Deese, Special to the AFRO The IRS has announced new contribution limits for retirement accounts, effective this year. Before you make any 2019 contributions to an IRA, 401(k), or another tax-advantaged account, be...

Families First Offers Success Centers

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Last week, agency heads from several departments that service the residents East of the River laid out their plan for comprehensive programs that would service residents over the upcoming...

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