JP Morgan Chase announces Global Economic Forum and National Minority Supplier collaboration

By Chrisleen Herard, Special to the AFRO JPMorgan Chase recently held a ceremony at their regional headquarters in D.C. to celebrate Black Business Month and the new partnership of The Global Black Economic Forum and the National Minority Supplier Development (NMSD). This collaboration was formed to provide resources for historically underserved business owners and aims


Ta’Kiya Young’s family urges officer’s arrest after video shows him killing the pregnant Black woman

By Samantha Hendrickson, Associated Press/Report For America COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio authorities on Sept. 1 released bodycam video showing a police officer fatally shooting Ta’Kiya Young in her car in what her family denounced as a “gross misuse of power and authority” against the pregnant Black mother. Sean Walton, an attorney representing Young’s family