Grandiosity Events hosts 2023 Polo x Jazz

By AFRO Staff Passionate Black polo players joined Susan Smallwood in hosting the Polo x Jazz event with celebrities Judge Mathis and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins from TLC on Sept. 23. The group enjoyed delicacies from Smallwood’s line of La Grande Caviar and live music from a DJ. The party took place at the Congressional Polo


New Reginald F. Lewis Museum exhibit honors Black health professionals, examines disparities in medical field for Black people

By Karyn Cook, Special to the AFRO In Maryland, where 31.4 percent of the population is Black, only 12.3 percent of physicians identify as Black, according to data from the Association of American Medical Colleges. The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture in Baltimore recently debuted a new exhibit, “Blacks


How JA Biztown is teaching financial literacy to students

Ashleigh FieldsAFRO Assistant Parents across the country often wonder what they can do to educate their children about finances in the early stages of life. While many rely on books, online saving games and budgeting spreadsheets few are aware that there are other options. The Junior Achievement non-profit organization’s finance park and “JA Biztown”