Célebréz en Rosé wine and music festival coming to Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods for Memorial Day weekend

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com The Black-owned Célebréz en Rosé wine and music festival will return to the Washington metropolitan area on May 28. This year’s gathering will take place in Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods in Columbia, Md.  This year’s musical guests include R&B singer-songwriter Jacquees, rapper Mannie Fresh, DJ 5’9 and


Baltimore couple speaks on importance of handing down spirit of philanthropy for HBCU’s and Black institutions

By Baltimore Community Foundation “Ours is a very Baltimore story,” says Kaliq Hunter Simms, an educational consultant and incoming president of Sisters Academy in Baltimore. Kaliq grew up in a close-knit family in West Baltimore while her husband Joe Simms, chief diversity officer for Stanley Black & Decker, grew up in a similar community nearby.