Even As Colorado Falls to USC 48-41, Deion Sanders’ ‘Audacious Blackness’ Makes Him the Hero African Americans Want Right Now | VIDEO

It was a comeback effort that fell short. On Saturday (09-30-23), Deion Sanders‘ Colorado Buffaloes lost to the highly favored USC Trojans 48-41, a score much closer than predicted. With the win, USC improves to 5-0, while Colorado drops to 3-2 after suffering its second defeat in a row. Even with the loss, and except


Congressional Black Caucus leaders examine national electric vehicle program and workforce development opportunities for Black contractors

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com When President Biden signed the historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (ILJA) in 2021, much of the legislation addressed greener, more accessible transportation for all.  The bill not only included the largest federal, public transit investment, $89.9 billion, in U.S. history, it sets aside $7.5 billion to


AFRO spotlight on Black excellence: Meet Travis Mitchell, the HBCU-made mogul making moves in media

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com When Travis Mitchell attended Morgan State University in 1988, his initial intention was to earn a political science degree. He also wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps of playing college basketball. He thought he’d either graduate and continue playing basketball or take up coaching. Then came his