Upcoming meetings and events in the D.C. area

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com D.C. Pizza Festival 2023 From April 15-16, D.C. residents can enjoy an all-you-can-eat pizza extravaganza. There will be beer, wine and entertainment available for attendees. The two-day celebration will begin at 10:40 am on April 15 and end at 5 p.m. on April 16. National Cherry Blossoms Festival


Maryland lawmakers reach deal on state budget

By Brian Witte, The Associated Press Maryland lawmakers got past their differences and reached a deal March 31on the state’s $62.5 billion budget that includes making major investments in prekindergarten through 12th grade education. In one major highlight, they agreed to allocate $900 million for future costs to the state’s huge pre-K-12 education funding reform


Ese (Thank You) – Nathaniel Bassey feat. Aidee Ime

Fresh off the heels of his new album ‘Hallelujah Live,’ renowned worship leader Nathaniel Bassey debuts the official video for “ESE (Thank You)” featuring amazing vocalist and worshiper, Aidee Ime. According to Nathaniel, ‘ESE” is a song of thanksgiving that celebrates God’s amazing grace and His wonderful work on Calvary’s cross. It comes timely this