AfroTech Executive conference gathers Black thought leaders, executives and investors of tech industry

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Blavity’s AfroTech Executive multi-city conference returned to Washington, D.C. on May 11 at The Gathering Spot, a Black-owned private membership club.  The event brought together corporate executives, investors and tech moguls to learn about trends and innovations in the technology sector.  “AfroTech Executive is a more intimate gathering


Maryland: a look at the new center for Black Power

By Ke’Aun Charles, Special to the AFRO With Gov. Wes Moore’s historic win in 2022, the large presence of the Legislative Maryland Black Caucus in state government and wealthy Black areas such as Prince George’s County, Maryland have the potential to become something we have never seen before in America: a center of institutional Black


Six Morgan State computer science students complete Google Tech Exchange Program

By Special Release from Morgan State University A cohort of six Morgan State University(Morgan) students have matriculated through Google’s esteemed Tech Exchange program. The students, four juniors and two seniors—all majoring in Computer Science, spent a semester learning from Googlers and Morgan faculty and were honored during a culminating ceremony held recently at Google’s South

In week of action, advocates call on Biden Administration to protect African immigrants by designating TPS for African Countries

By Special RELEASE from the office of Representative Glenn Ivey WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. advocates working with and hailing from African countries carried out a week of action for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and other forms of protection for African immigrants. As leaders and members of Congress underscored in today’s press conference, too many African

State judge temporarily blocks South Carolina’s 6-week abortion ban – CNN

State judge temporarily blocks South Carolina’s 6-week abortion ban  CNN SC: Judge temporarily halts 6-Week abortion ban; South Carolina back to 20-Weeks  WRAL Judge grants injunction, allows abortions to resume in South Carolina  ABC News For Republicans, NC’s 12-week abortion ban might just be the first step | Opinion  Charlotte Observer New abortion ban passes despite resistance from the