CBC-aligned super PAC to focus on Black voter

By AFRO Staff Former Congressional Black Caucus aides have launched a new super PAC aimed at mobilizing Black voters with an eye toward reclaiming Democratic control of the House. Should that happen, Capitol Hill could see the nation’s first Black Speaker of the House. The Rolling Sea Action Fund, named for lyrics in the Black


Counties with the highest unemployment in Maryland

Stacker Canva Counties with the highest unemployment in Maryland While significantly lower than the alarming pandemic peak of 14.7% experienced in April 2020, unemployment rates remain a subject of concern, though experts’ views on a potential recession are mixed. The last economic recession—the Great Recession of 2007-2009—sent rates up to 10% as of October 2009.


Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs aspires to create new Black Wall Street through online marketplace

By Jonathan Landrum Jr.AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs wants to strengthen the Black dollar: The music mogul is spearheading a new online marketplace called Empower Global that will specifically feature Black-owned businesses. “I want to create our own Black Wall Street,” Combs told The Associated Press about his e-commerce platform


PRESS ROOM: Celebrating excellence in gospel music: winners of the 38th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards revealed, with the Pastor Mike, Jr. sweeping the ceremony with the eight trophies

(Black PR Wire) LAS VEGAS, NV – The highly anticipated 38th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, the “Greatest Night in Gospel Music,” culminated in a spectacular celebration of talent, faith, and inspiration. Hosted by Jonathan McReynolds and Tasha Cobbs Leonard, the 38th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards captivated audiences with powerhouse performances and heartfelt moments