By Michael Pugh After years of interest rates hovering at or near zero, the Federal Reserve continued its long-telegraphed move in May to raise interest rates by 50 basis points and four times thereafter by 75 basis points through November. These moves resulted in an increase of nearly 4.00 basis points. With more hikes likely
‘Team Dream’ launches Oscar campaign for Best Documentary Short, telling the inspiring story of two Black women who returned to swimming in their retirement
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, firstname.lastname@example.org When Luchina Fisher’s documentary entitled, “Team Dream,” premiered to its first audience at the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival in August, it received a standing ovation. Luchina Fisher The 16-minute documentary, which is a part of the Queen Collective program, followed the
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By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.com When Nichole Footman-Kuykendall moved to Chicago several years ago, she began hosting holiday parties for her friends. Her guests, many wearing festive –but ugly– Christmas sweaters, for instance, would come ready to celebrate, but the newcomer hostess said she found it challenging to
By Dawn Suggs, Word in Black On a bright, crisp morning in October, a crowd of Donald Suggs Jr.’s friends, neighbors, and family from across the country gathered at the southwest corner of East 6th street and Avenue B in New York City’s East Village. In front of a verdant community garden, they witnessed the
Social Heat: Kyrie Irving Gives Nike the Kiss Off, Don Cheadle Stunts On Obama + IG Influencers Come with the Funny | VIDEO
*Brace yourselves; here’s y’all’s second dose of Social Heat for today. Kyrie Irving said he nevah scared and blacked out the Nike logo on shoes, with the statement “I Am Free Thank you God I am.” Stay strong, King, don’t make them break your soul! Multi-talented Don Cheadle said on the “Jennifer Hudson Show” how
*The second season of Apple TV+’s beloved live-action kids and family series “Puppy Place” premieres this Friday, and we exclusive clip for our pet-obsessed readers! Per the official synopsis: Based on Scholastic’s best-selling book series, “Puppy Place” chronicles the adventures of two dog-loving siblings and the puppy pals they foster in search of forever
Yesterday Apple TV+ unveiled a first-look at the third season of its NAACP Image Award-winning drama “Truth Be Told,” starring Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer and new addition, award-winning actress Gabrielle Union. Hailing from acclaimed writer, showrunner and executive producer Nichelle Tramble Spellman, the 10-episode third season sees Spencer reprise her role as investigative reporter
*(CNN) — Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has opened up about her distant relationship with her half-sister Samantha Markle in the highly-anticipated Netflix series, the first episodes of which aired on Thursday.In the third episode of “Harry & Meghan,” the duchess said she “truly” believed that the UK media wanted her mother’s side of the family