Baltimore native and entrepreneur Pinky Cole selected as Women of Excellence’s keynote speaker

Baltimore native Pinky Cole is the founder and CEO of Slutty Vegan, a restaurant chain known for its approachable, plant-based hamburgers. Cole will return to Baltimore to serve as the keynote speaker for Executive Alliance’s Women of Excellence event. Credit: Courtesy of Slutty Vegan By Megan SaylesAFRO Business Executive Alliance is set to host


Grandiosity Events hosts 2023 Polo x Jazz

By AFRO Staff Passionate Black polo players joined Susan Smallwood in hosting the Polo x Jazz event with celebrities Judge Mathis and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins from TLC on Sept. 23. The group enjoyed delicacies from Smallwood’s line of La Grande Caviar and live music from a DJ. The party took place at the Congressional Polo


New Reginald F. Lewis Museum exhibit honors Black health professionals, examines disparities in medical field for Black people

By Karyn Cook, Special to the AFRO In Maryland, where 31.4 percent of the population is Black, only 12.3 percent of physicians identify as Black, according to data from the Association of American Medical Colleges. The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture in Baltimore recently debuted a new exhibit, “Blacks