AfroTech Executive conference gathers Black thought leaders, executives and investors of tech industry

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Blavity’s AfroTech Executive multi-city conference returned to Washington, D.C. on May 11 at The Gathering Spot, a Black-owned private membership club.  The event brought together corporate executives, investors and tech moguls to learn about trends and innovations in the technology sector.  “AfroTech Executive is a more intimate gathering


Maryland: a look at the new center for Black Power

By Ke’Aun Charles, Special to the AFRO With Gov. Wes Moore’s historic win in 2022, the large presence of the Legislative Maryland Black Caucus in state government and wealthy Black areas such as Prince George’s County, Maryland have the potential to become something we have never seen before in America: a center of institutional Black


Black hair should be clean of politics

By Wayne Campbell Black hair continues to be policed– and these days those at the forefront of the discrimination have a new face.   Sadly, negative opinions against Black hair these days are not only being expressed by our former European colonizers– but by those who have Black skin.  We have all read about Black students