Why are we ignoring our children?

By Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Ph.D, Forward Times Staff The recent massacre of three students and three adults in Nashville is alarming. How and why did a former student invade the school locked and loaded with an automatic weapon and ruthlessly kill innocent students and their caretakers?  While it is useless to speculate on the thought


Summer 2023 is coming- ready or not

By Maxine J. Wood, Ed.D, Special to the AFRO Winter in the Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C. areas in 2022–2023 was moderately kind, with no real extreme weather challenges. Spring entered rather quietly on March 20, and will end June 20, with the arrival of summer.  Ready or not, those perennial expectations, events, activities– and behaviors


Célebréz en Rosé wine and music festival coming to Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods for Memorial Day weekend

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com The Black-owned Célebréz en Rosé wine and music festival will return to the Washington metropolitan area on May 28. This year’s gathering will take place in Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods in Columbia, Md.  This year’s musical guests include R&B singer-songwriter Jacquees, rapper Mannie Fresh, DJ 5’9 and


Baltimore couple speaks on importance of handing down spirit of philanthropy for HBCU’s and Black institutions

By Baltimore Community Foundation “Ours is a very Baltimore story,” says Kaliq Hunter Simms, an educational consultant and incoming president of Sisters Academy in Baltimore. Kaliq grew up in a close-knit family in West Baltimore while her husband Joe Simms, chief diversity officer for Stanley Black & Decker, grew up in a similar community nearby.

PGA Championship: Scottie Scheffler vaults three-way tie for lead in Round 2 – Yahoo Sports

PGA Championship: Scottie Scheffler vaults three-way tie for lead in Round 2  Yahoo Sports Bryson DeChambeau Shoots a 4-Under 66 | Round 1 | 2023 PGA Championship  PGA Championship Bryson DeChambeau’s changeup aids early PGA Championship edge – ESPN  ESPN ‘Scientist’ DeChambeau’s mind-blowing weight loss: I did it in 24 days  Marca English Highlights | Round 1 | 2023