Baltimore Black restaurant owners raise prices, modify menus to meet global supply chain crisis

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, If you’ve noticed missing menu items or higher prices at your favorite local restaurant lately, you’re not alone.  Since the COVID-19 pandemic arose, lockdowns, labor shortages and increased consumer demand have resulted in a global supply chain crisis of shortages and increased prices.


Thinking About Starting a Business in 2023? Here are Six Steps Before Opening your Doors

Male Craftsman In Carpentry Workshop For Bamboo Bicycles Doing Accounts On Laptop Black business ownership is surging, fueled by Black women as the nation’s fastest-growing demographic of entrepreneurs. In fact, over one million new businesses started over the last decade are owned by entrepreneurs of color. It’s a promising trend, as local Black-owned businesses play


Sierra Leone native selected as most promising Engineer in Government by Black Engineer of the Year Awards

By Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Washington, Public Affairs WASHINGTON, D.C. – Lt. Timothy Horton, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Washington assistant public works officer at the Washington Navy Yard, was selected as the 2023 Most Promising Engineer in Government by the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) in Science, Technology, Engineering, and


Billy Porter receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star

By Shell Richardson, Special to the AFRO Billy Porter, the larger-than-life singer, activist, Tony, Grammy, and EMMY award winning actor has received the ultimate dedication in Hollywood- a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!  Porter, most known for his role as the over-the-top emcee in hit television show ‘Pose’, was present for the star’s


SPD Arrests Suspect in Hartridge Street Shooting

By Bianca Johnson, Savannah Police Department SAVANNAH, GA (December 2, 2022) – Savannah Police detectives have arrested a 42-year-old Savannah man who shot a teen outside his home on Hartridge Street on Dec. 1. Around 5:35 p.m. officers responded to the 500 block of Hartridge Street in reference to a shooting and discovered a 15-year-old