First Black woman to lead United Way Worldwide visits Baltimore, explores local impact in Brooklyn and Curtis Bay neighborhoods

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Angela F. Williams, the first Black woman to head United Way Worldwide, visited South Baltimore on Feb. 7 to see the impact created by United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) in the Brooklyn and Curtis Bay neighborhoods.  It was Williams’ first visit here  since taking office in October


The case for arts education

By Maya Pottiger, Word In Black Arts education changed the course of Fedrick C. Ingram’s life. In ninth grade, while living in housing projects in Miami, Ingram, a saxophone player, planned to enlist in the military. But his band director, William McKenzie, saw an “academic way” about him and encouraged him to go to college


PRESS ROOM: The SANS Institute Reopens HBCU Cyber Academy Application Window to Address Growing Need for Cybersecurity Professionals

By BlackPressUSA Bethesda, MD – The SANS Institute is proud to announce the reopening of the HBCU Cyber Academy application window from February 1, 2023 to March 1, 2023. The HBCU Cyber Academy is a unique opportunity for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to gain hands-on cybersecurity training and real-world experience, free of charge. The


V-Tech Solutions works to inform District residents on how to maximize Medicaid benefits

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, D.C.-based V-Tech Solutions is working with all of the District’s managed care organizations (MCO) to help residents understand how to use their Medicaid benefits.  The veteran-owned information technology and professional services company is especially focused on educating young residents from birth through the age of 21 to ensure