Portrait of Black school founders: a survey of Black education entrepreneurs and how they are demystifying education freedom

By Denisha Allen In mainstream media, school choice is often framed as taking money away from public schools or being elite, White, and only a conservative policy issue. Yet Black school founders’ very existence directly debunks these common myths. My own experience does, too. That’s why I founded Black Minds Matter, a national movement to


Lake Arbor Jazz Festival returns for thirteenth year

By Aria Brent, AFRO Staff Writer, abrent@afro.com The Prince George’s Cultural Art Foundation (PGCAF) held the 13th annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival from July 12-16. The multi-day series of events included festivities at multiple venues and a wide range of activities for this year’s attendees.  The festival was filled with much more than great jazz