Black Co-Working Space Opens in Mount Rainier.

By Nyame-kye Kondo, Special to the AFRO In the last decade co-working spaces have become a popular option for freelancers, entrepreneurs and corporations alike. Rooted in the ideology that conventional office spaces are not for everyone,...

NAACP Image Awards to be Televised on BET for First Time

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NAACP Image Awards will be televised for the first time on BET. NAACP and the cable network announced Monday that the 51st awards ceremony will be held...

Black Business Spotlight: Nail Entrepreneur Encourages Empowerment

By Micha Green D.C. Editor [email protected] For many African American women, going to the nail salon is a form of self-care and their nail art is a mode of artistic freedom and expression. Yet, according to a...

StartUp Africa: Conference Encourages Entrepreneurship, Collaboration with African Businesses

By Brianna McAdoo Special to the AFRO In the spirit of forwarding Black excellence, service and leadership diasporically, Howard University teamed up with StartUp Africa on Nov. 16 to host its 8th Annual Entrepreneurship Conference at...

AfroComicCon Offers a Platform for Diversity in Pop Culture

By Gregg Reese, Our Weekly Contributor, with additional reporting by Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent The Bay Area is the most progressive bastion of the historically liberal state of California (although the sweep...

Ahead of Supreme Court Oral Arguments, Rep. Waters Leads House in Affirming the Civil...

By The NNPA WASHINGTON – Ahead of the first day of oral arguments in the Supreme Court case Comcast Corp. V. National Association of African American-Owned Media (NAAOM), Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) led her colleagues...

Housing Discrimination Complaints Reach 24-Year High, While HUD Rolls Back Fair Housing Rules

By Charlene Crowell, Center for Responsible Lending’s communications deputy director via BPUSA As a candidate, President Donald Trump promised that if elected, deregulation of the federal government would be an administration priority. Soon after taking...

Saxby’s Café Opens At Bowie State

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] There is no experience like practical work experience for college students who hope to work in the food service or restaurant industry. Now those who wish to gain the...

Organizations Donate New Shoes to D.C. Schools

By Brianna Rhodes Special to the AFRO Noyes Elementary School students were full of smiles and joy after they received a generous donation of athletic shoes from organizations, A Chance for Children and Shoes That Fit...

16th Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards

By AFRO Staff The Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) presented the 16th Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards on Nov. 18 at the American Visionary Arts Museum. This award recognizes exceptional minority, women-owned and majority businesses and...

Almost Anything Inc., Los Angeles’ Premiere Errand Service Launches App

LOS ANGELES, Nov 19, 2019 – Almost Anything Inc., one of Los Angeles’ premiere errand services, today announced it’s app launch that will continue to provide real-time, detail-oriented, on-demand errand and delivery service. Available...

Black Eyed Peas Star Accuses Qantas Attendant Of Racism

By The Associated Press Black Eyed Peas musician will.i.am has accused a flight attendant from Australia’s national carrier Qantas of being racist and rude to him on a flight. The musician said he was met by police...

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