Ashley Powdar, Published March 08, 2022 On the morning of Dec. 22, 2018, sisters Nikki Howard and Jacqueline Wright awoke to the news of a government shutdown, which meant no paychecks for them for the foreseeable future. With Christmas just days away, their financial security was threatened. Fueled by their mother’s encouragement, Howard turned to
By JPMorgan Chase Bank For decades, most people followed a simple formula when they were ready to purchase a new vehicle. Visit a dealership in person, negotiate a price, complete the purchase and drive the car off the lot. Today, there’s a myriad of car buying options available, and whether you’re a first-time or a
By Earl Dotter, Special to the AFRO, All photos by Earl Dotter On the afternoon of Aug. 28 1993, the humidity and heat were overwhelming. I had spent the morning photographing an assignment for the United Autoworkers (UAW) for its magazine, called Solidarity. From around the country, autoworkers were attending the 30th anniversary of the
By DaQuan Lawrence, AFRO International Writer, DLawrence@afro.com Howard University is investigating and responding to the attack of a university-related male by an off-campus assailant. On the morning of Aug. 14, after being stabbed and robbed in close proximity to Howard Plaza Towers, the victim was hospitalized according to the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). The incident
By The Office of People’s Counsel The Maryland Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Office of People’s Counsel’s appeal of a 2021 Public Service Commission decision related to an $8 million rate increase for Washington Gas customers. OPC’s appeal argues that the Commission’s rate order failed to enforce a requirement for “merger savings” that
The joint air and sea drills, widely expected in response to a presidential candidate’s visit to the United States, so far appear to be relatively limited.
The women play Spain on Sunday, hoping to end a nearly six-decade national wait for a World Cup win — a reminder of the travails of the Three Lions, the country’s long-suffering men’s team.
The Saudi defendant, accused of orchestrating the attack on the U.S.S. Cole in 2000, was waterboarded and subjected to other forms of torture by the C.I.A. in 2002 in a secret prison network.
While the former president’s name appeared nowhere in the communique issued by three leaders, one of the subtexts was the possibility that he could return to power in next year’s election and disrupt ties with America’s two closest allies in the Indo-Pacific region.
Close scrutiny of a recent image from the Webb Space Telescope revealed some questionable punctuation.