Coppin Offers Md.’s Only Nonprofit Leadership Degree

By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Burning the candle at both ends as a young mother, working full time and studying for her degree part time, LaShawna Wright was stretched even further when she found...

Family of Black Doctors Has Social Media Buzzing

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Perhaps, most impressive is that each of Dr. Oye’s four children followed in their father’s footsteps. David, Monique, Michelle, and Melissa Oye, each said they were inspired by their father and...

2 Black-Owned Radio Stations in Mississippi are Being Sold

By The Associated Press NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Two Black-owned radio stations that broadcast in southwest Mississippi and central Louisiana are in the process of being sold to another African American businessperson. Diana Nutter of Natchez...

Black News Channel Network Launch Fulfills Lifelong Dream of JC Watts

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Washington, DC — On January 6, 2020, the Black News Channel (BNC) will become the nation’s only 24-hour news and information television network focused primarily on African...

Whole Foods Plans Development At Old Walter Reed

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] The gentrification of Northwest, Washington, D.C. continues with a new real estate development anchored by a Whole Foods supermarket on the old Walter Reed Hospital’s medical campus. A project featuring over...

Todd Recognizes DC Kid’s Makerspace with Ribbon Cutting

By Camille Davis Special to the AFRO The grand opening and ribbon cutting of the District’s fun, STEAM-focused education, the Party Time STEAMing Engineers DC Kids Makerspace was on Dec. 23. Located in Ward 4 at...

Opaline: A New Take On Multimedia Art Events

By Nyame-kye Kondo Special to the AFRO D.C. based multimedia art event "Opaline" is a monthly performance series that features various performers,vendors and a chance for Black artists to network and fellowship in a peaceful environment. Recently...

Sustainability and Climate Change in Architecture Schools

By Jazmin Conner and Maris Medina Capital News Service/Howard Center for Investigative Journalism Nicole Ponce, a senior architecture student at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), visited a freshwater lake in the Netherlands as part...

Bringing Awareness to Black Mental Health, Even at HBCUs

By Micha Green D.C. Editor [email protected] As women who were already “woke,” about the importance of prioritizing mental health care after experiences of their own Starr Barbour and Sasha Nicole teamed up to bring awareness to the...

STEAM Space for Kids Opens in Petworth

By Camille Davis Special to the AFRO STEM-and-STEAM frameworks are being incorporated in District of Columbia Public and Charter Schools, and Jasmine Byrd's Party Time STEAMing Engineers is contributing a great deal to the curriculum.  As an...

Keep A Close Eye On Dogs At Holiday Gatherings

By Dan Joling The Associated Press Anchorage’s municipal animal care experts have a holiday message for pet owners: be careful when mixing pets and holiday parties. A crowd of strangers in a home can increase a beloved...

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Fosters Christmas Spirit

By Beverly Richards It’s the holiday season, and families are buying trees to decorate, pulling out grandma’s sugar cookies recipe, and deciding whether to buy dad more socks or more tools — but not for...

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