By Helen Bezuneh, Special to the AFRO It’s a situation we’re all familiar with. You’re at a business where you didn’t receive service that’s up to your standards. When the bill arrives, you calculate a low tip, seeing as the service, in your opinion, was quite poor. You do this, perhaps, because you have been
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, email@example.com A letter to big-box retailers like Target, Walmart and Giant Food, is currently circulating through social media, criticizing the stores for the rising use of self-checkout. It speaks on a common experience that shoppers encounter when leaving a store. Some retailers have associates positioned at store exits to
The Moore Report, Ralph Moore, Jr. By Ralph E. Moore Jr. Kids! I don’t know what’s wrong with these kids today… Why can’t they be like we were, perfect in every way? – “Bye Bye Birdie,” the musical There is nothing wrong with our children and youth overall. Yes some (too many) have gone astray
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org Businesses across the globe in a variety of industries are trying to find their place in a world with artificial intelligence. In 2016, The White House cited a statistic from Oxford University researchers that estimated that 9 to 47 percent of jobs could be threatened by AI. However
AFRO inside look: how True Culture University connects college students and entrepreneurs around the world
By DaQuan Lawrence, AFRO International Writer, DLawrence@afro.com In the growing international virtual economy, Black businesses that operate digitally and in multiple countries are critical for members of the African diaspora. True Culture University (TCU) is a unique example of a new Black-owned international startup that seeks to connect Black collegiate students around the world in
By Jake Offenhartz, Patrick Orsagos and Renata Brito The Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Aissata Sall was scrolling through WhatsApp in May when she first learned about the new route to the United States. For Ibrahima Sow, the discovery came on TikTok a few weeks later. By the time their paths crossed at the tidy
By Andrew DaltonAP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court on Aug. 18 revived lawsuits from two men who allege Michael Jackson sexually abused them for years when they were boys. A three-judge panel from California’s 2nd District Court of Appeal found that the lawsuits of Wade Robson and James Safechuck should
Gen. Hun Manet is expected to guide a generational shift in Cambodian politics, taking over for his father Hun Sen, one of the world’s longest-ruling prime ministers.
Nurses, doctors and workers of all kinds are seeking to escape the country’s economic turmoil, an issue that has become a central theme in the election scheduled for Wednesday.
Polish authorities have issued dire warnings that the Suwalki Gap, on Poland’s northern border between Russia and Belarus, is under threat. Locals say that is just election-related fear-mongering.