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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 17: Singer Trey Songz performs onstage during the 1st annual In My Feelz Festival presented by Umbrella MGMT at Banc of California Stadium on December 17, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Scott Dudelson/Getty Images) *Social Heat is giving you baby hairs and regrowing your edges with the tea


Teach Black history – don’t ban it

By Tracey L. Rogers When Republican President Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History Month in 1976, he called on Americans to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans.” He also acknowledged that Black Americans had shown “courage and perseverance” when our country had failed to live up to its own


Maryland Del. Joseline A. Peña-Melnyk speaks on becoming first Afro-Latina woman to chair Health and Government Committee

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com Del. Joseline A. Peña-Melnyk (D-MD-21) is now the chairwoman of the House Health and Government Operations Committee during this 2023 Maryland General Assembly session. She has participated in the Health and Government Operations Committee as long as she has been a Delegate since 2007.  She replaced former Del.


FDA’s overhaul of cosmetics regulation comes with a loophole allowing cancerous hair relaxers on shelves

By Jonathan Sharp In December 2022, the Consolidated Appropriations Act bolstered the FDA’s regulatory abilities to address vital safety issues in the widely-unregulated cosmetics industry. The bill’s subtitle, known as the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act (MoCRA), represents the first significant reform targeting cosmetic products since 1938. While MoCRA is regarded as a belated, yet


Upcoming events in the Baltimore area

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com Baltimore Museum of Art celebrates Black history with new exhibit, “Omar Ba: Political Animals”  Celebrate Black creativity with a visit to the Baltimore Museum of Art this month. Throughout February the museum will be showing appreciation for Black history by welcoming guests to explore the first U.S. Museum