U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen recommends STEM City Baltimore for $2 million federal investment

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has submitted requests for Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS) to the Appropriations Committee for community funding projects for Maryland, according to an announcement from Van Hollen. Among the nominees is Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) City Baltimore, which could receive an investment of


Serena Williams deserves a healthy second birth

By Liz Courquet-Lesaulnier, and Alexa Spencer, Word in Black Glowing in custom Gucci, tennis icon Serena Williams revealed her second pregnancy at the Met Gala in New York City on May 1, sparking well-wishes and congratulations from her fellow celebs and fans worldwide.  Yet, behind the joyous news, there’s also worry.  Williams’ last journey to