PRESS ROOM: National Black Farmers Association launches #SupportBlackFarmers petition urging White House to stop menthol ban

WASHINGTON—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Founded by John Boyd Jr., a fourth generation Black farmer, businessman and farmers rights activist, the National Black Farmers Association (NBFA) is calling on the Biden administration to end its proposed ban on menthol tobacco products, calling it a misguided federal policy that will devastate Black farmers and rural communities. The NBFA, representing 130,000


Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority becomes first Divine Nine sorority to raise $1 Million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

By Blackpress USA Staff Blackpress USA Rasheeda S. Liberty, International Grand Basileus of Sigma Gamma Rho stated, “Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated is grateful for the opportunity to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s work to find cures and help save the lives of children all over the world.” Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority – a


Rachell L. Gray Foundation addresses food insecurity ahead of Nov. 25 grand opening in Elkridge

By Roslyn Jones, Special to the AFRO The city of Elkridge is situated in Howard County in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area. The community boasts of excellent educational opportunities provided by local institutions such as Howard University or the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Elkridge is also a great destination for those looking for outdoor