2023 CIAA Tournament: day two wrap up

By AFRO Staff Day two of the 2023 CIAA Tournament was full of excitement for those who flocked to Baltimore for a second day of games and activities on Wed., Feb. 22. Some of the top historically Black colleges and universities faced off on the court, while historically Black organizations like Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity


Keeping the Black dollar in the Black community: six websites and apps that help you support Black businesses

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msayles@afro.com According to a Nielsen report entitled, “The State of the African-American Consumer,” African Americans have a buying power of more than $1 trillion, which is nearly equivalent to the GDP of the 15th largest country in the world.  However, dollars circulate just one time in the Black community


E-Scooter Company Responds to Criticism After Partnering with White-Owned Business for Black History Month Initiative

Credit: Twitter @limebike *E-scooter rental giant Lime partnered with a white-owned business for Black History Month and now says that was actually a mistake.  The company launched an initiative recently offering discount codes to riders who visit Black-owned businesses. The goal was to “drive more traffic to Black-owned, sustainable small businesses.” “We’re giving riders discount


DeVon Franklin and Kelsey Grammer Tackle Faith and Hippies in ‘Jesus Revolution’ | Watch EUR Exclusive

Kelsey Grammer poses for a photograph during the Faith Beer takeover at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City on May 13, 2022, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images) *If you’re a fan of five-time Emmy winner and three-time Golden Globe winner Kelsey Grammer, then you’ll surely enjoy his heartwarming performance