AMAKA Releases Debut EP ‘Oasis’

Jessica Nwokike, formerly of the R&B duo VanJess and now known as AMAKA, has released her debut solo EP, Oasis. The six-song set includes the previously shared songs “Cruisin’,” “Leave it Behind” and the title track. All the material was produced by Kaytranada, who previously collaborated and produced for VanJess.  The former track was released


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority opens new credit union

By ReShonda Tate, Houston Defender Alpha Kappa Alpha, the first Black Greek sorority, founded in 1908, continues to make history. Now, the organization has created their very own credit union, “For Members Only.” The FMO credit union is the first Black-owned, women-led, sorority-based digital banking financial institution in the history of the United States. “Everyone


Creative Marketing Resources celebrates 28 years under founder and CEO Jacqueline Moore

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