What’s the Greenprint? Ask Beyonce

By LEANNE ITALIE, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — So, what's all that Greenprint stuff on Beyonce's Instagram feed? Bey stirred up the beehive Thursday when she advocated plant-based living in a rare social media endorsement. It...

Brown Infuses Culture at ‘Nancy by SNAC’

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Business Name: Nancy by SNAC Owners: Kevin Brown and Bill Maughlin What: Nancy by SNAC (Station North Arts Cafe), is the second eatery (their first restaurant SNAC opened in 2005) by partners...

Minority-Owned Whiskey Brand Sell Out

Press Release: Black/Brown Owned Whiskey Company Based in Baltimore Release “Rams & Parrots” Store Sells Out in 3 Hours. In 2016, four recently formed entrepreneurs, (three from West Baltimore) decided to unite and dive into...

Cocktails with a Dash of Blackness, Black Bartenders Seek to Get Just Due

By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO Nine of D.C.’s most prominent Black bartenders got their chance to shine and sling their signature drinks at the inaugural Chocolate City’s Best Cocktail Competition, an event that...

From The Soil To The Sanctuary In An East Baltimore Community 

By Jamesia Downer, AFRO Intern Pleasant Hope Baptist Church hosts its monthly Soil To Sanctuary Community Market as apart of its membership with Black Church Food Security Network.  The churches within this network make a safe space...

Shaw Eatery Brings Back D.C.’s Flavor

As Washington D.C.’s landscape and demographics change, some residents say that the once “Chocolate City” is losing its flavor to new people and businesses.  Yet, one Northwest restaurant is seeking to keep the flavor...

60 Years of Being More Than Just Ben’s Chili Bowl

By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO The District shut down a portion of U Street in front of a nationally renowned restaurant while more than 500 residents, local celebrities, politicos, tourists and others danced...

Common Superfoods and Herbs for Men

By Mia Aguilar, Special to the AFRO The numbers don't lie.  For years, studies, surveys and statistics have found that men are less likely than women to visit the doctor.  According to reports by the Centers...

MD School System Raises Funds For Student Meals During Shutdown

By The Associated Press UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Maryland school district is raising money to help provide meals for students affected by the partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump's promised U.S.-Mexico border...

Lidl Grocery Comes to Ward 7

By George Kevin Jordan, Special to the AFRO It looks like Ward 7 will get a another grocery option as Mayor Muriel Bowser announced plans to bring Lidl Grocery to the Skyland Town Center. “Lidl is a...

Farmer Nell & Doc Cheatham: Freedom Fighters for Food Sovereignty

By Tiffany C. Ginyard, Special to the Afro “We are concerned about the constant use of federal funds to support this most notorious expression of segregation. Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is...

Share Low Carb? Low Fat? What the Latest Dieting Studies Tell Us

By CANDICE CHOI , AP Food & Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you're planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you're sure to...

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