Experts Offer Tips to Aid with Mental Health

By Quam Odunsi, NewsVision reporter An estimated 615 million around the world people live with a mental health condition, and more than 20% of Americans. In the Black Community, addressing these disparities is challenging, but help is available. NewsVision reporter Quam Odunsi examines the issue. Help us Continue to tell OUR Story and join the


The Nonprofit Doctor: Maryland business woman helps spot pain points and solutions for local organizations

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, After 30 years of dedicating her life to serving nonprofit organizations, Maryland native Jaye Matthews is launching her own consultancy, The Nonprofit Doctor. The firm seeks to ensure organizations across the globe have the support they need to sustain themselves, thrive and fulfill


Resident physicians at Children’s National Hospital say more resources needed to cope with patient surge

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, Doctors in residence and fellows at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C. are in the midst of a critical negotiation with their employer.  The doctors, represented by the Committee of Interns and Residents, recently held a Unity Break to call attention to their


Community leaders and JHU students reflect on the midterm election results

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report for America Corps Member, Former Sen. Barbara Mikulski recently joined forces with Stephanie Young, executive director of the nonpartisan organization, When We All Vote, a non-profit organization, to discuss the results of the 2022 midterm election with students from Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and community members.  The


Smithsonian African American Museum to honor Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther costume in new exhibit

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia A new exhibition debuting next spring at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will celebrate Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther hero costume. “Afrofuturism: A History of Black Futures,” opens on March 24, 2023, and features the late actor’s iconic gear. Black