New federal regulation empowers human trafficking survivors with credit repair support

By Heather Heiman Human trafficking survivors often struggle with poor credit and other financial challenges after their trafficking experience, particularly if they were a victim of identity theft or financial coercion. Traffickers often seize victims’ identification, such as driver’s licenses, passports or ID cards, and may misuse them to fraudulently secure credit cards, bank accounts


Why aren’t people doing home dialysis?

By Alexa Spencer, Word In Black When Pflugerville, Texas, resident Melissa Bensouda gave birth to her third child in 2002 at age 27, she dreamed of dressing her baby in cute outfits and documenting all the usual first-year milestones. Instead, she soon found herself worrying about staying alive.  “I definitely did not expect to see


JPMorgan Chase and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation invest $900,000 in Howard University School of Law

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, JPMorgan Chase and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) invested $900,000 in philanthropic capital on Oct. 3 to the Howard University (HU) School of Law to mitigate and resolve heirs property, or tangled title, cases.  The investment will be used to establish the first-of-its-kind Estate Planning and Heirs


Maverick City Music Announce New Album, ‘The Maverick Way Complete,’ Out Oct. 27

Five-time GRAMMY Award-winning music collective Maverick City Music, Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine announce the forthcoming release of ‘The Maverick Way Complete,’ arriving October 27 via TRIBL Records and available for preorder now. The 22-track project not only includes the tracks from their recently-released 6-track ‘The Maverick Way’ EP, but also features collaborations with Noah