10 Best Songs about Rhode Island

Rhode Island, the smallest state in the United States, may be small in size but it has a big impact on the world of music. This tiny state has been a muse for countless artists and musicians over the years, inspiring some of the most beautiful and memorable songs of all time. From its stunning


10 Best Songs about South Carolina

South Carolina has a rich musical history, with a variety of genres and artists hailing from the Palmetto State. From the beach music of the coast to the bluegrass of the upstate, South Carolina’s music scene has something for everyone. In this list, we will be exploring the 10 best songs about South Carolina, from


10Best Songs about South Dakota

South Dakota, with its stunning natural landscapes, rich history, and unique culture, has inspired many musicians to write songs that capture the spirit of the state. From classic country ballads to contemporary indie rock anthems, there are countless songs that celebrate the beauty and complexity of South Dakota. In this article, we will explore the


10 Best Songs about Tennessee

Tennessee has a rich and storied musical heritage, spanning a wide range of genres and styles. From the birthplace of blues in Memphis to the country music capital of Nashville, Tennessee has been home to some of the most iconic musicians and songs in American history. With its natural beauty, vibrant culture, and proud traditions


10 Best Songs about Texas

Texas has been the subject of countless songs over the years, from classic country anthems to rock ballads and everything in between. The Lone Star State has inspired artists from all genres to write about its rich history, vast landscapes, and unique culture. In this article, we will be exploring ten of the best songs


Black-owned real estate company launches crowdfunding campaign to revamp Edmondson Village Shopping Center

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com Since negotiating a contract to acquire the Edmondson Village Shopping Center for $17,050,000, Black-owned Chicago TREND has invited Black entrepreneurs, local impact investors and residents to support the redevelopment of the Southwest Baltimore shopping center.  The commercial real estate company launched a crowdfunding campaign through SmallChange.com for Baltimoreans


New initiative aims to heal divide caused by West Baltimore’s infamous ‘Highway to Nowhere

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com A $2 million investment from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Reconnecting Communities Program will help bridge West Baltimore communities currently divided by the “Highway to Nowhere” which extends from N. Warwick Avenue to Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Located in the 7th congressional district, the “Highway to Nowhere”


Bidder controversy: Gov. Moore orders new procurement process for BWI concessions contract

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com Governor Wes Moore has instructed the Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA) to conduct a new procurement process to determine who will hold the contract for concessions offered at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI).  The directive comes after the MAA recommended New Market Development, a local, Black-founded development firm