Let’s take they mystery out of menopause

By: Mylika Scatliffe, AFRO Women’s Health Writer There is a lot about menopause that is mysterious, but it doesn’t have to be a mystery. Most of the time when the average American thinks about menopause, they conjure images of a woman experiencing vasomotor symptoms of the condition – the hot flashes and the night sweats.


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”