D.C. honors Black engineers from across the nation

By AFRO Staff Between Feb. 2 and Feb. 4, the Career Communications Group hosted the BEYA (Black Engineer of the Year) Metaquake Symposium Conference, where Black engineers were honored in the Hall of Fame Alumnus Event. Over 1200 students joined the BEYA Metaquake conference to learn about STEM or Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  Photos


Cardin, Daines Introduce Permanent Reauthorization for Housing Tax Credit that has Promoted Growth in Underserved Communities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Steven Daines (R-Mont.), both members of the Senate Finance Committee, today introduced legislation that will permanently extend the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC), which has created jobs and driven investment in economically distressed neighborhoods. The New Markets Tax Credit Extension Act will permanently authorize a federal tax credit for businesses or


Free Download: Yemi Alafifuni – Found

“While life can be uncertain and the trend disturbing, it is comforting to know that God has a plan. What is lost can certainly be found by the grace of God’s love,” singer-songwriter Yemi Alafifuni delivers this message in the form of his new single “Found“. Grammy considered, and steadily growing within the Christian/Gospel scene


VIDEO: Nikki Laoye & Snatcha – I DO

International Award winning Recording Artists, Nikki Laoye & Snatcha premieres a captivating video for their trending collaborative love single, “I DO”. Directed by UK Video Director, Fred Williams of IconTowers Media, the visuals is a fun-filled, playful expression of their love and commitment to one another with cameo appearances by their adorable children, the Fantastic


OneUnited Bank, the Nation’s Largest Black Owned Bank, Launches Empowerment Network

Teri Williams- President & COO OneUnited Bank Photo credit: Jeffery Salter Courtesy of OneUnited Bank *OneUnited Bank is announcing its new Empowerment Network, with more surcharge-free ATMs than any other bank in the country. A historic moment is in effect during Black History Month as the nation’s largest Black-owned bank launches the nation’s largest surcharge-free