UpSurge Baltimore names new CEO

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, UpSurge Baltimore, a start-up ecosystem builder and investment engine, named Kory Bailey as its CEO on Nov. 7. Bailey formerly served as the organization’s chief ecosystem and relationship officer.  He replaces Jamie McDonald and is UpSurge’s first Black CEO.  “It’s always a challenge to succeed the founder of


PRESS ROOM: Washington Association of Black Journalists presents its second annual Special Honors & Scholarship Gala

By Special Press Release Washington, D.C. – The Washington Association of Black Journalists’ (WABJ) annual Special Honors & Scholarship Gala is back — this time at the Armour J. Blackburn University Center on the campus of Howard University on Saturday, Dec. 2. The event starts at 6 p.m. This year’s gala honors eight distinguished professionals


Florida center says ‘Grey Team’ technology, exercise help veterans overcome PTSD and other aliments

By Terry Spencer, The Associated Press Before Fred Kalfon began exercising at the Grey Team veterans center months ago, the 81-year-old rarely left his Florida home. Parkinson’s disease, an inner ear disorder and other neurological problems, all likely caused by the Vietnam vet’s exposure to the infamous defoliant Agent Orange, made it difficult for him