The Hill Church and Ministries in partnership with the Rachell L. Gray Community Foundation provides food baskets for local schools for Easter

By Roslyn JonesAFRO Faith Squad#FaithWorks#SecureTheBag This Easter holiday, thanks to a partnership with two local schools in the Howard County school system, The Hill Church and Ministries as well as the Rachell L. Gray Community Foundation, 50 families will receive food baskets containing the makings of an Easter feast with meat and all the trimmings.


Bill Tompkins: extending the vision, expanding the definition of diversity for Montgomery County business community

By Deborah Bailey, Contributing Editor Bill Tompkins, new CEO of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) has a big vision and agenda for the business community in Maryland’s most populous county, with more than 1 million residents.   Montgomery County’s residents are on the whole, relatively wealthy with a median income upwards of $117,000, according


Ford’s Theatre debuts dynamic stage play,“Shout SisterShout!: The Untold Story of Rock and Roll Trailblazer Rosetta Tharpe”

By Deborah Bailey, Contributing Editor The East Coast debut of playwright Cheryl West’s “Shout Sister Shout!: The Untold Story of Rock and Roll Trailblazer Rosetta Tharpe, is the poignant and jubilant theatrical journey of a Black woman emerging from the deep, Jim Crow South of the early and mid-20th century to a world-wide stage– all the while