Regionalism: don’t be scared to work across boundaries

By Ryan Coleman, President Randallstown Branch NAACP, Special to the AFRO Regionalism is the idea that cities and counties should work with their neighbors as a unit that thrives from collective strengths. The reasons for thinking about regionalism are strong and compelling. The motivation for regionalism comes from both problems and opportunities.  Many of the

How to Holistically Manage Financial Stress

Photo: milkos via 123RF The average American under 50 has between $12,871 and $27,838 in non-mortgage debt. Whether or not you’re already paying a substantial portion of your income to debt, the stress and anxiety that comes with financial struggles is real and pervasive. With rising costs and stagnant wages, many people find that taking on new