Maryland General Assembly commences 2023 session, lawmakers discuss upcoming legislative proposals

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, On Jan. 11,  the Maryland General Assembly commenced the historic 445th session.  All Maryland senators and delegates were officially sworn in. Though delegates and senators are still getting acquainted with each other and the operations of the 2023 session, they are ready to tackle issues of great concern


Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson to be Honored at the 2023 Musicares Person of the Year Gala While Celebrating the Legacy of Motown

*MusiCares® has named Motown founder, GRAMMY® Award nominee, Recording Academy® President’s Merit Award honoree, and recipient of the GRAMMY Museum’s Architect of Sound®: Vision Award Berry Gordy and GRAMMY Award winner and seven-time GRAMMY Award nominee Smokey Robinson to be honored at 2023 MusiCares® Persons of the Year. Gordy and Robinson are the honorees of the