Black women take over the metaverse

(top) Mary Spio, shown here with an AI version of her likeness; (bottom) Bianca Jackson is the owner of BrickRose Exchange. By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, McKinsey and Company defines the “metaverse,” as the emerging 3-D-enabled digital space that uses virtual reality, augmented reality and other advanced internet and semiconductor technologies to allow


According to New Research from The Mom Project, Black Moms Feel a Lack of Company Support and Resources in Balancing Work and Motherhood Despite the Fact that 98% Pursued Opportunities to Access Higher Earning Potential

By BUSINESS WIRE CHICAGO (BUSINESS WIRE)—The Mom Project, a leading digital talent platform serving over one million moms and 3,000+ companies, [recently] released its new report: “Black Moms – Challenges and Potential” through Werklabs, the research arm of The Mom Project. As part of the Nuances of Motherhood survey series, these results are aimed to


Black Women of STEM: how four entrepreneurs are changing science, technology, engineering and math

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers are some of the highest-paying, fastest-growing professions on the job market. In 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the median annual wage across all STEM occupations was $95,420 compared to $40,120 for non-STEM occupations.  But, the STEM workforce


International Criminal Court issues warrant for Putin

By DaQuan Lawrence, Special to the AFRO The International Criminal Court (ICC) said March 17 that it has issued arrest warrants for Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin and the Russian Commissioner for Children’s Rights Maria Lvova-Belova for their alleged involvement in the abductions of children from Ukraine.  [Putin] “is allegedly responsible for the war crime

Paris police, protesters clash for third night over Macron’s pension reform –

Paris police, protesters clash for third night over Macron’s pension reform Protests in Paris fighting against Macron’s bill to raise retirement age  NBC News French workers may have to retire at 64 and many are in uproar. Here’s why  CNN OPINION: Macron, the government and France itself all lose from the pensions debacle  The Local France Opinion |

Wyoming outlaws abortion pills – CNN

Wyoming outlaws abortion pills  CNN Wyoming becomes first U.S. state to ban abortion pills | Latest World News | English News | WION  WION Wyoming Becomes First State to Outlaw the Use of Pills for Abortion  The New York Times Wyoming governor signs law outlawing use of abortion pills  Yahoo News Wyoming outlaws abortion pills, becoming first state to