Are you a young person with a talent to share? The Be You Youth Talent Showcase is looking for you! The event will be held at 2710 E. Hoffman Street on Saturday, May 20, from 5-8 PM and will uplift youth talent. For more information or to sign up to perform, please check out the
By Timothy Cox, Special to the AFRO During the 2023 NBA Playoffs, the Miami Heat has been one of the surprise teams this spring. Star players like Jimmy “Buckets” Butler, Kyle Lowry, Bam Adebayo and perennial champion Kevin Love, are familiar names hoping to lead the team back to another championship. Unexpectedly, a Baltimore baller
By Aria Brent, AFRO Staff Writer Jared Perry is still riding on the wave of emotions that come with being named the 2023 Teacher of the Year Award for the Baltimore City Public Schools System. Perry is the band director and arts team lead at the historic Booker T. Washington Middle School for the Arts.
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AFRO spotlight on Black excellence: meet the Maryland legislators who got their start in the classroom
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org Looking through biographies of state legislators, you’ll see various paths and journeys to a career in policy-making. While some elected officials pursued careers as lawyers or became business owners prior to their time in office, others –well before their titles as senators and delegates– answered the call to
Photo: makslab via 123RF A health savings account, or HSA, can be an invaluable tool to help you save for unexpected medical expenses and lower your taxable income. Many employers offer HSA options, but it can be challenging to know what’s right for your financial goals and what you can qualify for. Today, we’ll cover all
Beyond the Natural Foundation Offers Summer Camp to Teach Baltimore Youth Positive Self-Expression Through Music While Reducing Summer Learning Loss
BALTIMORE – With summer right around the corner and parents trying to find fun, affordable things for their children to do, one nonprofit in Baltimore has the answer – and it’s through music, art, academics and nature exploration. Beyond the Natural Foundation is offering a summer camp for students in grades 2 through 7 where they will
Christo-conscious singer, Medlye is out with a brand new single “Knocking,” available today on music streaming platforms. Speaking about the inspiration behind the song, Medlye said; “It was in the place of deep thoughts about the ongoing mental health challenges growing vastly all over the globe, how people no longer believe in cooperate help (Love)
AfroGospel sensation, Rehmahz adds another hit record to his RehmahzSZN series in the form of an AfroBop titled “Zion” – available today on music streaming platforms. With a resounding “Gbe”(Meaning “Move” in Yoruba) on the chorus, Rehmahz delivers a powerful reminder of how secure we are in God. Commenting on the track, the singer shares
Firebrand gospel minister and Qavah prayer meeting convener, Abbey Ojomu teams up with Theophilus Sunday on a new single “We Behold” (Qavah Anthem) accompanied by a music video. The song reveals the importance of waiting and travailing in the place of prayer. Commenting on the release, Min. Abbey shares; “Jesus told his disciples to wait