Vegan Chef Grows Career in D.C.

When Rakhel Yisrael began selling her homemade vegan cuisine in 2009, she had few resources, but a lot of ambition. “I had a cooler...

Financial Opportunities for Minority Business Owners Explored

A business begins with a great idea that will provide a product or a service to a community. Although every great idea deserves to...

Local Woman Spices Up District with Flavorful Hot Sauces

Standing just a half inch over 5 feet, Monica Sanowar isn’t a very imposing figure. An olive-skinned woman with a motherly smile and calming...

In Q & A, Shirley J. Wilcher Says Affirmative Action is Still Needed

Since 2005, Shirley J. Wilcher has directed the American Association for Affirmative Action, a professional organization that is based in Washington, D.C., and has...

Minority Businesses Vital to Maryland Economy

There has never been a better time for minorities to step out on faith and begin contributing to the private-sector by beginning their own...

Darnell Self: Entrepreneurial Success

Darnell Self, entrepreneur and wealth mentor, has been instrumental in changing the legacies of hundreds of thousands of families across the nation. He has...

Investing for the Future Should Be Every Woman’s Priority

Every woman should make saving for her financial future a top priority. Many women may feel like they do not know where to start...

Success Stories: Diane S. Taitt, Interior Architect

Name and professional title: Diane S. Taitt, ASID, Assoc AIA; Founder and Managing Principal of De Space Designs Name of business: De Space Designs, a...

Diversity Stretching Can Help You Land That First Professional Job

If you are a college student seeking to be recruited into the professional workforce, one of the most important qualities employers will be searching...

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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...

Thrifting: Designer Treasures at Bargain-Basement Prices

Ever wonder how you could get your hands on a piece from one of those high-end designer labels like St. John’s, Ferragamo, or Burberry?...

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...