Howard University opens first JPMorgan Chase campus branch in the country

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, JPMorgan Chase held the grand opening of its new branch at Howard University (HU) on March 21, marking the first college-based branch for the financial institution.  During the ceremony, the firm also announced a $3.5 million philanthropic investment to Congress Heights Community Training and Development Corporation (CHCTDC). “What


Gladys Knight among 22 honored by Biden

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden welcomed a high-wattage collection of singers, authors, artists and humanitarians to the White House on Tuesday to present them with medals — and then stole the show himself with a quip about seeking reelection. Bruce Springsteen, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mindy Kaling and Gladys Knight were among


Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper, Alumna and Publisher of The AFRO, to Speak at The Johns Hopkins School of Education 2023 Commencement

By Andrew Myers,Johns Hopkins Hub The Johns Hopkins School of Education has announced that the Reverend Dr. Frances “Toni” Murphy Draper, the CEO and publisher of the AFRO American Newspapers, will deliver the commencement address at this year’s graduation ceremony, Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at 7 p.m. on Homewood Field, almost fifty years to the