Upcoming meetings and events in the D.C. area

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com Discover Summer with Mad Science On July 19 from 4-5 p.m., youth ages 5-12 can learn about the wonders of fire and ice at the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library.  The fire and ice session is a part of the library’s “Discover Summer with Mad Science D.C.” series. The event


To feel less heat we need more trees

By Ben Jealous All of us suffered the week of July 2-8. Day after day, we saw the hottest average temperatures ever recorded on Earth. Now imagine if it had been 10 percent hotter where you live. That wasn’t hard to do for residents in urban neighborhoods where pavement, concrete and glass far surpass leafy


5 ways to build or rebuild your credit

Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co. A good credit score is a critical part of a healthy financial future.  Having strong credit can make it easier to get a car loan, mortgage, an apartment and even some jobs. Because lenders use your credit score to help assess your reliability as a borrower, a high credit score


Upcoming meetings and events in the Baltimore area

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com Saturday Night Live Youth Event On July 22, DTLR, a popular retail store in Baltimore, and the Mayor’s Office of Children and Success are hosting a teens-only event for those 13-18.  The event will feature a live DJ, gaming trucks, photo booths, free food and more outside of


MAKABONGWE: Ntokozo Mbambo & Nathaniel Bassey Release a Sound of Revival

South African gospel powerhouse, Ntokozo Mbambo teams up with Nathaniel Bassey for a 40-min spirit-lifting worship masterpiece titled “MAKABONGWE” (which translates as God Be Praised). Described as a sound of revival, the new anthem is an experiential stand-alone ministration of ‘MAKABONGWE,’ originally featured and housed in Ntokozo’s ‘Lavish Worship’ album released in March. In this


Olubunmi Debuts Faith-inspiring Song “Approved”

Singer and recording artist, Olubunmi is out with a brand-new single “Approved,” available now on all major digital music platforms, including Spotify, Apple Music, and others. Olubunmi’s musical journey has been marked by her unwavering faith and commitment to sharing the transformative power of God’s love. ‘Approved’ is a reflection of her own personal experiences