Creating a budget is the first step to financial health

(Photograph courtesy of Olia Danilevich/Pexels) By Roz Edward, Michigan Chronicle Millions of Americans are still reeling from the unparalleled setbacks of the past few years, and too many Black consumers continue to face serious financial fallout in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Many of those losses suffered are, in large part, due to job


10 Members of Same Family Killed in South Africa Mass Shooting | VIDEO

South Africa Mass Shooting (Ihsaan Haffejee-AFP-Getty Images) *(CNN) — Sound familar? Ten members from the same family, including seven women and three men, were killed by gunmen Friday in the city of Pietermaritzburg, in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) province of South Africa, police said Friday. “According to initial police reports, unknown gunmen stormed a Pietermaritzburg homestead and


JPMorgan Chase hosts small business roundtable with Black women business and nonprofit leaders in D.C.

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, JPMorgan Chase recently hosted a small business roundtable with business and nonprofit leaders in D.C.’s Black community at the Anacostia Arts Center. Ben Walter, CEO of business banking, led the panel discussion, which featured Pinkey Reddick, owner of Pinke’s E.A.T.S; Shanel Adams, general manager of Dog Tag Bakery;