Keeping the Black dollar in the Black community: six websites and apps that help you support Black businesses

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, According to a Nielsen report entitled, “The State of the African-American Consumer,” African Americans have a buying power of more than $1 trillion, which is nearly equivalent to the GDP of the 15th largest country in the world.  However, dollars circulate just one time in the Black community


E-Scooter Company Responds to Criticism After Partnering with White-Owned Business for Black History Month Initiative

Credit: Twitter @limebike *E-scooter rental giant Lime partnered with a white-owned business for Black History Month and now says that was actually a mistake.  The company launched an initiative recently offering discount codes to riders who visit Black-owned businesses. The goal was to “drive more traffic to Black-owned, sustainable small businesses.” “We’re giving riders discount


DeVon Franklin and Kelsey Grammer Tackle Faith and Hippies in ‘Jesus Revolution’ | Watch EUR Exclusive

Kelsey Grammer poses for a photograph during the Faith Beer takeover at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City on May 13, 2022, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images) *If you’re a fan of five-time Emmy winner and three-time Golden Globe winner Kelsey Grammer, then you’ll surely enjoy his heartwarming performance


Slain teen’s family home targeted in weekend shooting

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Deanta Dorsey’s family home was hit by bullets several times on Feb. 18.  Baltimore Police Department officers were called to the family’s home at roughly 1:45 a.m. Authorities have confirmed that all residents at the property were physically unharmed. “Saturday morning, some time after midnight, the Dorsey house