By Jamaica Kalika, Special to the AFRO Amidst the ever-changing landscape of marketing, one name stands out as a source of innovation: Jacqueline Moore. The founder and CEO of Creative Marketing Resources (CMRignite), the nation’s largest Black-owned cause marketing agency according to Black Enterprise. Moore has pioneered a path within the business world that champions
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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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, email@example.com 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.