Baltimore-based Securityplus Federal Credit Union merges with Mount Lebanon to broaden opportunities at the faith based federal credit union

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Faith-based credit union Mount Lebanon Federal Credit Union (MLFCU) recently merged with Baltimore-based Securityplus Federal Credit Union (FCU) to provide its members with greater banking solutions. “Residents don’t have many opportunities where MLFCU’s location was to find other banking institutions, so we are now right in their neighborhood,”


LaTocha Got Kandi Burruss Screaming ‘THE LIES’ About Jealousy Claims – Video Footage Vindicates Michael Irvin, Savannah James Dresses Up For Oscars & More | Videos

LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 10: Kandi Burruss attends Beautycon Los Angeles 2019 Pink Carpet at Los Angeles Convention Center on August 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic) *We’re giving you some top tier Social Heat. Kandi Burruss came with the receipts in her response to LaTocha‘s claims of jealousy. The


The women behind the Black Press

By Nadira Jamerson, Word in Black In the past few years, we’ve seen Ida B. Wells — one of the most prominent journalists, anti-lynching activists, and women’s rights activists in history — finally get the recognition she deserves.  The Ida B. Wells Society was launched in 2016. In 2018, the New York Times belatedly ran


Anson Asaka: celebrating Black women

By Reuben Greene, Special to the AFRO In honor of Women’s History Month, painter Anson Asaka recently debuted his latest exhibition, “The Black Queen In All Of Her Splendor and Glory,” with an opening reception at Katsea Gallery on West Pennsylvania Avenue in Towson, Md. The exhibit features a stunning collection of portraits that highlight


Statement from the National Bankers Association on Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank

Today, National Bankers Association (NBA) President & CEO Nicole Elam Esq. and Chairman Robert James  II released the following statement regarding Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank.   “In light of recent industry events, the National Bankers Association wants to assure consumers that your money is  safe with minority banks. Minority depository institutions are very