Certain models of the Kia and Hyundai car brand are being targeted across the country as car thieves participate in a viral social media challenge that encourages others to steal the vehicles using a simple USB cable. Even if the car is not successfully stolen, damage to the ignition comes with a financial burden some
MHEC officials overturn internal decision to block new doctoral business program at Towson University, initially deemed “unreasonably duplicative” of Morgan State University offering
By Catherine Pugh, Special to the AFRO Two years ago Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) settled a 15-year lawsuit that sought to rectify unfair funding of institutions in comparison to other universities in the state. The same lawsuit addressed the trend of predominantly White institutions (PWIs) duplicating HBCU programs, ultimately causing a loss
By Ralph E. Moore Jr., Special to the AFRO African Americans have served in every military conflict in United States history, volunteering and insisting–at times–to be allowed to enlist. It has not been easy for Blacks to fight for freedom overseas while being denied freedom at home. It was not comfortable (to put it mildly)
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia Florida’s Board of Education voted to approve several new rules this week, including teaching that African Americans benefited from their enslavement.The new curriculum has sparked outrage and accusations of racism, setting up a new school year unlike any other because of these changes and other
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire, @StacyBrownMedia The Biden-Harris Administration has unveiled a $2.2 billion relief initiative aimed at providing support to Black farmers and other individuals who have faced discrimination within federal government lending programs. The Inflation Reduction Act, part of Biden’s commitment to addressing historical injustices, includes a total of $5.3 billion dedicated
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire, @StacyBrownMedia Federal authorities announced on July 11, that Bank of America violated numerous consumer financial protection rules by double-charging customers, not distributing credit card rewards, and creating fraudulent accounts. As a result, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) fined Bank of America $90 million and compelled the institution to
The national elections could see a far-right party enter the Spanish government for the first time since the 1970s.
He played a role in the celebrated Allied operation to preserve European artworks and cultural treasures stolen by the Nazis.
Residents were evacuated, numerous roads washed out and many cars left abandoned in the region, officials said on Saturday.
Their demise was long predicted and pandemic closings were a heavy blow, but many local shops are thriving again.