Now Playing: The Bobby DeBarge Story
There is one sibling arguably most responsible for the rising stardom of the others, who was a star in his own right, and whose gripping and compelling life led to the TV One original film, "The Bobby DeBarge Story."
New Food from Home and Abroad
Among the more than 2,400 companies at the Fancy Food Festival, there were a few that were at least partially Black-owned or African-based. We cover them in this issue.
In the next issue, POH will present several companies whose products caught our attention, not because of their connection to Africa or the African diaspora, but simply because of their uniqueness or they greatly peaked our interest.
Idlewild Festival Weekend in the former Black Eden
The fifth annual Idlewild Festival Weekend commemorates and celebrates the history of well–known African–American entertainers and professionals who owned property and performed in the historic Western Michigan resort community.
Baltimore Home Down Payment Assistance
Starting July 1, there will be a new Neighborhood LIFT Down Payment Assistance Grant Program that offers customers $15,000 in down payment assistance if you are purchasing a home in Baltimore City, Maryland.
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From DNA testing at Ebenezer AME Church in Ft. Washington, MD to HBO's "True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality" available for free online, there is plenty to do. Are you planning a trip to Jamaica? Daley's Destination is having a free All Things Jamaica talk and dinner in Columbia, MD.
French photographer and artist JR added to his artistic social commentary portfolio. The FB posting of his creation that is on the Mexican side of the US/Mexico border wall caught fire on FB. The pictures (link provided) are fascinating and the story is intriguing. If you LIKED our page on FB, you may have gotten this posting earlier.