#FaithWorks: Ministers’ Wives Alliance of New Shiloh Baptist Church hosts 2023 Debutantes for Christ Luncheon

By Marnita Coleman, Special to the AFRO Under the leadership of President and First Lady, Rev. Monique T. Carter, The Ministers’ Wives Alliance of New Shiloh Baptist Church hosted the debutante tradition a 21st-century, spiritual makeover this year in Baltimore.  The 2023 Debutante for Christ Luncheon introduced an eight-member graduating class that included Dana Ellis


‘Reimagine Middle Branch Plan’ to revitalize South Baltimore, honor legacies of Baltimore Black Sox and Congressman Elijah Cummings

By Timothy Cox, Special to the AFRO Plans to renovate and revitalize a section of Baltimore’s inner harbor shoreline – long ignored by city planners– will include projects to honor the Baltimore Black Sox and the late Baltimore legislator, Congressman Elijah Eugene Cummings. On Feb. 9 the Baltimore City’s Planning Commission approved the plan to


BrickRose Exchange working to introduce Baltimore businesses to the metaverse

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com As more people access the metaverse and explore three dimensional worlds, Bianca Jackson is training Baltimore businesses and organizations to take advantage of the immersive technology and introducing them to the power of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI).  Her business, BrickRose Exchange, allows