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


Let’s take they mystery out of menopause

By: Mylika Scatliffe, AFRO Women’s Health Writer There is a lot about menopause that is mysterious, but it doesn’t have to be a mystery. Most of the time when the average American thinks about menopause, they conjure images of a woman experiencing vasomotor symptoms of the condition – the hot flashes and the night sweats.