TBE# 5 – Nine Decades After NFL Banned Black Players, Super Bowl LVII is the First to Feature Two Black Starting Quarterbacks

By Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League “The NFL has a long and racist history with Black QBs. There was a time when people questioned if Black quarterbacks had the intellectual capability to play the most mentally challenging position in American team sports. Often praised for their athletic ability, they’ve been criticized


What Rising Interest Rates Mean for Your Wallet

Sponsored content from JPMorgan Chase & Co. Interest rates have a bigger impact on your wallet than you may realize. With rates forecasted to continue rising in 2023, you can expect to pay more on things like credit card debt, mortgages, car loans, and other everyday purchases. That’s why it’s important to take steps now


East Baltimore Development Initiative honors AFRO publisher with Joe Manns Black Wall Street Award for Community Impact

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com Nonprofit East Baltimore Development Initiative (EBDI), in partnership with BmoreNews.com, recently awarded 18 East Baltimore leaders with the Joe Manns Black Wall Street Award for Community Impact. AFRO publisher, Frances “Toni” Draper, was one of the honorees and was recognized for her service to the faith community in