Elvis Presley was an American icon and one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. His unique style and sound revolutionized the music industry and captured the hearts of millions of fans around the world. Throughout his career, Elvis released countless hit songs that have become timeless classics and are still enjoyed by
Taylor Swift is one of the most iconic and influential artists of our time. Her music has captured the hearts of millions around the world and has become a soundtrack to many of our lives. With her incredible talent for songwriting, Swift has released numerous chart-topping hits that have cemented her status as one of
Steve Perry is a legendary American singer, songwriter, and record producer who rose to prominence in the late 1970s as the lead vocalist of the iconic rock band Journey. Perry’s unique vocal range and emotionally charged performances helped propel Journey to superstardom, and his contributions to the band’s sound have left an indelible mark on
By Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens Atlanta has a proud legacy as the cradle of the civil rights movement. Throughout our history, Atlantans from Martin Luther King Jr. to the trailblazers of Sweet Auburn not only helped birth the modern movement to create justice for all but had a laser focus on economic empowerment for everyone.
By Congressman James E. Clyburn, BlackPressUSA When President Joe Biden took office, the economy was in crisis, millions of Americans were out of work, and Main Streets were shuttered. Two years later, it’s clear that his economic plan is working. The Biden administration has created over 12.4 million jobs during his presidency. Our nation’s unemployment
By Reuben Greene The Reginald F. Lewis Museum was teeming with service providers and supporters of Governor Wes Moore recently for a speaker series, hosted by United Way and sponsored by DLA Piper. The event, titled “In Their Own Words,” was an opportunity to hear directly from Moore about his vision for a new Maryland.
By Nicole D. Batey, Special to the AFRO Roberta’s House hosted its annual Elijah Cummings Leadership Awards and Dinner on April 15 to highlight the contributions of four honorees. The 2023 awardees were: Cecil Flanner, Cummings Leadership Award; Dr. Steven Sharfstein, Founders Award; St. Sen. Cory McCray, Torchbearer Award; and Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), Torchbearer
By Gary Fields, The Associated Press Extreme views adopted by some local, state and federal political leaders who try to limit what history can be taught in schools and seek to undermine how Black officials perform their jobs are among the top threats to democracy for Black Americans, the National Urban League says. Marc Morial
By Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook “This is the Lord’s doing…It’s marvelous in God’s eyes” Thursday, April 13th, the date of my late father’s birthday, has become a major day in my life story and history. On Thursday, April 13th, 2011, I was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to become our country’s Ambassador at Large for
April is financial literacy month and DCSBDC is here to help D.C. residents and entrepreneurs learn how to better navigate and understand their small business finances. In a collaborative venture with Howard University and the U.S. Small Business Administration, the District of Columbia Small Business Development Center (DCSBDC) recently launched a financial literacy series led