According to New Research from The Mom Project, Black Moms Feel a Lack of Company Support and Resources in Balancing Work and Motherhood Despite the Fact that 98% Pursued Opportunities to Access Higher Earning Potential

By BUSINESS WIRE CHICAGO (BUSINESS WIRE)—The Mom Project, a leading digital talent platform serving over one million moms and 3,000+ companies, [recently] released its new report: “Black Moms – Challenges and Potential” through Werklabs, the research arm of The Mom Project. As part of the Nuances of Motherhood survey series, these results are aimed to


Black Women of STEM: how four entrepreneurs are changing science, technology, engineering and math

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers are some of the highest-paying, fastest-growing professions on the job market. In 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the median annual wage across all STEM occupations was $95,420 compared to $40,120 for non-STEM occupations.  But, the STEM workforce


International Criminal Court issues warrant for Putin

By DaQuan Lawrence, Special to the AFRO The International Criminal Court (ICC) said March 17 that it has issued arrest warrants for Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin and the Russian Commissioner for Children’s Rights Maria Lvova-Belova for their alleged involvement in the abductions of children from Ukraine.  [Putin] “is allegedly responsible for the war crime


Irvo (pronounced EYE-voh) Otieno was 28. Originally from Kenya, he came to the United States when he was 4.: ‘I’ve Never Seen Anything Like This’: Prosecutor on Death of Black Man At Mental Health Facility | PicsVideo

Irvo Otieno / via Ben Crump Law *(CNN) — Three of the 10 people facing murder charges in the death last week of a 28-year-old Black man at a Virginia mental health facility were security guards at the hospital who watched and then participated in the fatal smothering, the prosecutor told CNN Friday. The victim’s


The Maryland International Film Fest in Hagerstown to Screen the Short-Doc ‘1872 Forward: Foreword’

Dr. Kerri Moseley-Hobbs walking by the Merry Tree, which was memorialized on the campus of Virginia Tech. (Credit: Rodney Kimbangu/Wesby One) *The 11th annual Maryland International Film Fest – Hagerstown (MDIFF) selects the short documentary “1872 Forward: Foreword“ to screen March 25, 2023, at 10:15amEST in the Grande Building (2nd floor) at University Systems of


The Pulse of Entertainment: Nashville’s Tony Evans Jr. Debuts Country EP ‘Starless’ | WATCH

Country singer Tony Evans Jr. debuts with ‘Starless.’ *“I really wanted to write songs that were emotional and intimate,” said Country singer Tony Evans, Jr. about his debut EP “Starless” and its current single “Need Somebody.” “I want to show fans the direction I’m going in (Country)…the vibe…it’s unique.” That, it is. A black guy


2024 K-LOVE Cruise Announces Artist Lineup

Poised to set sail Jan. 28 – Feb. 1, 2024, next year’s 20th anniversary voyage will feature performances from Chris Tomlin, We The Kingdom, Crowder, Big Daddy Weave, Danny Gokey, Tasha Layton, CAIN, Mac Powell, Micah Tyler and Colton Dixon. The post 2024 K-LOVE Cruise Announces Artist Lineup appeared first on The Gospel Music Association.