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


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


Washington Informer’s Denise Barnes recognized as Innovator of the Year in sales, marketing

By Lindsey Estes, Local Media Association Denise Barnes, publisher of The Washington Informer, has been named the Sales and Marketing Innovator of the Year by Local Media Association for consistently demonstrating outstanding performance. She has achieved remarkable results through her creativity, strategic thinking and dedication to excellence. Each year, the Local Media Sales and Marketing