Organization helping Afghan refugees overwhelmed with donations

Silver Spring, MD- The Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington is supporting Afghan refugees by collecting donations. Over the past few weeks, the local organization has received immense support from the community. The organization recently had to halt donations because…

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings’ life is celebrated at services at Morgan State University

There are several services honoring Rep. Elijah Cummings throughout this week, but on Wednesday night, a special one took at Morgan State University, where the congressman served on the Board of Regents for 19 years.

Katsucon 2019 created a world of fantastical characters

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland – By day, Jamal Johns works as a luxury jewelry consultant in New York’s Soho neighborhood. By night, he crafts elaborate costumes. At last weekend’s Katsucon, Johns was strolling the Gaylord National Convention Center in his latest…

Historically black Ken-Gar community celebrates 125th anniversary

As residents of the Ken-Gar neighborhood gathered to celebrate its 125th anniversary earlier this month, they remembered the obstacles they overcame and reflected on their community’s increasing diversity.

Blizzard of 2016 Impacts Business in the Region

A look at how the 2016 blizzard impacted two Maryland businesses: Strosnider’s Hardware in Bethesda and Board and Brew in College Park. While some places had to close, others were able to stay open.

Montgomery County Responds to Concerns of Muslim Community

Montgomery County’s Committee on Hate and Violence meets with a group of local Muslims to address concerns.

Food and Friends Gives a Helping Hand to Ailing People in Need

This Thanksgiving Day, the employees will be preparing a total of 7,860 pounds of turkey, 1,050 pounds of roasted potatoes, 975 pounds of cornbread stuffing and 5,240 dinner rolls to their clients living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses, free of charge.

MAINSTREAM MUSLIM: Members of the Muslim Community Denounce ISIS

The local Muslim community is working to make it clear that their religion is not the one represented by the terrorists responsible for the deadly assault in Paris.

Maryland Refugee Programs Await Syrians

Various Maryland programs are readying for Syrian refugees, but there is little public awareness such help exists.

Eclectic Treasure in State’s Capital is a Community Affair

Hidden off the beaten path this charming bookstore on Maryland Avenue in Annapolis has served the locals for almost 10 years.