Black Greek organizations and business owners weigh in on travel advisory issued for Florida by NAACP

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Member organizations of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and Black tourism organizations have issued responses to the recent NAACP travel advisory for the state of Florida.  On May 20, the civil rights organization issued a warning to African Americans and LGBTQ+ travelers


Governor Moore pledges $15 million to Lendistry to provide loans to socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Gov. Wes Moore recently committed $15 million to Lendistry, a minority-led community development financial institution (CDFI). The company aims to provide capital to the small businesses of Maryland. With the funds, Lendistry will be able to deploy loans of up to $350,000 to small business owners who are