Navigating ‘unprecedented times’: Carver Bank’s CEO advises how to cope with the Fed’s climbing interest rates

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, With inflation and interest rates at an all time high, one thing is clear for Carver Federal Savings Bank CEO and President Michael Pugh, we are living in unprecedented times.  Throughout 2022, the Federal Reserve (Fed) has raised interest rates six times in


Senate says feds, tech fall short on watching extremists

By David Klepper, The Associated Press The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are failing to adequately monitor domestic extremists, according to a new Senate report that also faulted social media platforms for encouraging the spread of violent and anti-government content. The report, recently issued by the Senate Homeland Security panel, called on federal


Are you prepared to fight ransomware? Tech experts weigh in on the most popular form of cyberattack

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report for America Corps Member, As the world becomes more technologically savvy, so comes with it the threat of online crime. One of the latest digital threats to security has been ransomware. According to the Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), ransomware is malware that encrypts files