Music Fans Flock to the 2022 Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival

By Dwight Brown NNPA Entertainment Writer It’s back in Miami. After a COVID hiatus, the lights shined bright at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Singers and musicians rocked the stage and fans danced like it was a block party at the 2022 Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival. Though the event takes place at […]

Join the Fun at Miami Festivals & Events 2022

By Dwight Brown NNPA Travel Writer There are 1001 reasons to travel to Miami. Put festivals and events at the top of your list, and you also get to play under the sun, moon and stars. Come for a fest, stay for the eclectic dining, exciting tours, fun sports and amazing museums.  So, buy your […]

Journey Through the Florida Keys

If you love driving, year-round balmy weather, delish seafood and discovering historic sites, motoring through the Florida Keys is a vacation experience you will treasure.  This coral cay archipelago starts around 15 miles south of Miami and includes five major regions: Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon, Big Pine and Lower Keys and Key West. The island chain, which […]

Music Lovers Reunite at Capital Jazz Fest 2021

After a 24-month COVID hibernation, the Capital Jazz Fest reconvened as a special edition at Merriweather Park in Symphony Woods in Columbia, Maryland. Normally an annual June event, which was canceled in 2020, the fest took place on September 4th and 5th—with a few modifications. Entry required proof of a COVID vaccination, or a negative test taken […]

Discover Atlanta’s Emerging Black Cuisine and City Sights

Explore Atlanta, Georgia, arguably the capital of the New South, and you’ll be embraced by a multicultural city, led by a black mayor and blessed with forward-thinking electorates who made Fulton County the most pivotal voting bloc in the country. These erudite Atlanteans are forging a new world, creating a vibrant food scene, supporting the […]

Take a Black Journey through Brattleboro Vermont

The first impression of the picturesque, alpine village of Brattleboro, Vermont is that it’s nestled in geographical beauty. Framed by the majestic Connecticut River and backdropped by the imposingly verdant and beautiful Wantastiquet Mountain, the city has an innate allure. Residents and visitors tend to hover around downtown, where the life is as vibrant as this 12,000-person […]