Howard University opens first JPMorgan Chase campus branch in the country

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, JPMorgan Chase held the grand opening of its new branch at Howard University (HU) on March 21, marking the first college-based branch for the financial institution.  During the ceremony, the firm also announced a $3.5 million philanthropic investment to Congress Heights Community Training and Development Corporation (CHCTDC). “What


Leaders of BUILD implore lawmakers to address vacant buildings in Baltimore City with legislation

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Baltimoreans United In Leadership Development (BUILD) gathered, earlier this month, to support SB 769, a bill that permits Baltimore City to acquire more vacant properties through in rem foreclosure. “We are here today to support the expansion of in rem foreclosure which will help Baltimore City acquire more


Global $80 million e-commerce brand, Sassy Jones, opens first brick-and-mortar retail store

By BlackPressUSA Sassy Jones, the nation’s fastest-growing privately held retail brand is now a multimillion-dollar enterprise with a brick-and-mortar location in Richmond, Va. The company designs unique jewelry, audacious ready-to-wear women’s clothes and accessories.  Owning a piece of Sassy Jones is about more than just owning the product– it’s also about empowerment and purpose. Every