By Black Health Matters
Getting older can bring many changes, both physically and mentally. Even when you’re healthy, your brain and body start slowing down. Maintaining your cognitive health—the ability to clearly think, learn, and...
By Camille Davis
Special to the AFRO
Entrepreneurs, Tanya Duckett and Shara Gibson, owners of Local Meditations, called an emergency press conference on Dec. 10 in an effort to dispel negative connotations associated with local, legitimate...
By Catrice Greer
It’s been years
I think of you often
And I remember
You sitting on the stoop
With your boys,
Doing what you knew
But wanting more
After arrests, adventures, girlfriends
Missteps and babies
You turned 21
The sun was shining
By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — No other ballet dancer has crossed over into mainstream popular culture quite like Misty Copeland.
That was Copeland at the recent American Music Awards, dancing a...
By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO
Grace Callwood was recognized with the highly acclaimed 2019 World of Children Youth Award for her humanitarian efforts through her Maryland-based nonprofit, “The We Cancerve Movement,” on Nov. 7...
Taya Graham and Stephen Janis, two veteran, award-winning investigative reporters, recently got married at Gertrude's restaurant at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
AFRO Baltimore Editor, Sean Yoes delivered the toast after the couple exchanged their vows....
By Marnita Coleman
Special to AFRO
Looking back over my childhood, I can remember things that my parents taught my siblings and I, and certain behaviors that they expected from us. At the time, it didn't...
By Wendy Gladney
Black Women for Positive Change (BW4PC) is a national policy-focused network of predominately African American women and “Good Brothers” from various states here in the U.S. Its primary goals are to positively...