Department of Parks and Recreation offers free youth summer camp

By Hadiya Presswood, Special to the AFRO Free youth camp sessions will be offered by D.C.’s Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) this summer in Scotland, Md. at Camp Riverview. Children ages eight to 13-years-old will spend a week enjoying outdoor activities including hiking, fishing, swimming, crafting, horseback riding and educational programs. Camp Riverview has


The investment in our planet that we need

By Ben Jealous The theme for the 53rd Earth Day last Saturday was a timely one: Invest in Our Planet. This country has just begun to do that through the infrastructure and clean energy packages that President Biden and Congress approved in 2021 and 2022. We will be spending more money transforming our economy in