Psalmayene 24, a director, actor, writer and more in D.C. was inspired by the book “Native Son” for two pieces brought to the District by Mosaic Theater at Atlas Performing Arts Center. (Courtesy Photo)

Psalmayene 24 Tackles Complex Issues with Pieces Inspired by “Native Son”

THE AFRO — The Mosaic Theater, at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street NE, is tackling complex subjects and complicated work with the arrival of “Native Son” written by playwright Nambi E. Kelley, and adapted for the stage from Richard Wright’s classic source material, the novel “Native Son.” […read more]

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COMMENTARY: Start Earlier-Child Care

THE AFRO — Imagine the fear and anger you would experience upon hearing from your child care provider that your child has been exposed to toxic chemicals. Over ten years ago, this was the reality for hundreds of parents in the New Jersey metropolitan area as they received news that their children were exposed to toxic mercury vapors 30-50 times beyond acceptable limits. […read more]

Charles and Arsha Jones are a husband and wife duo that started the brand Capital City Mambo Sauce and recently collaborated with local Papa John’s locations. (Courtesy Photo)

Capital City Mambo Sauce Partners with Papa Johns to Add D.C. Flare

THE AFRO — Despite Mayor Muriel Bowser’s controversial denunciation of mambo sauce as a D.C. staple last November, most Washingtonians laud the flavor as a true District flavor that adds pizzazz to dishes from the carry out to homemade delights. Now, having recently teamed up with local husband and wife entrepreneurs Charles and Arsha Jones, owners of Capital City Mambo Sauce, Papa John’s chains in the DMV are giving residents a chance to have the District’s dip on wings, chicken poppers or on the side. […read more]

The Hyattsville/ Landover alumni chapter of Kappy Alpha Psi Fraternity celebrated its 40th anniversary with a ceremony at the Hotel at the University of Maryland in College Park. (Courtesy Photo)

Kappa Alpha Psi Alumni Chapter Celebrates 40th Anniversary

THE AFRO — The Hyattsville/ Landover alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity has been one of the most impactful in its community since its inception in 1979. Their 40th anniversary provided them with an opportunity to laud those who were pillars in the foundation and who have helped it become one of the most influential chapters in the nation during the ceremony at the Hotel at the University of Maryland in College Park. […read more]