Category : Black Local and National News

- 1 month ago

Building Skills NY Names Kenya Hayward August Worker of the Month

[Building Skills New York\Kenya Hayward] Council Member Donovan J. Richards: “Kenya Hayward’s story demonstrates the important place that workforce development and job creation programs have in our community." Photo: Building Skills New York Tags:& B...

- 1 month ago

Fisk President Dr. Kevin D. Rome, Sr. Resigns Amid Allegations

“Fisk University has ended its relationship with Dr. Kevin D. Rome, Sr.,” the university said in a statement. “The University thanks Dr. Rome for his service as president of Fisk and wishes the very best to him and his family.” Rome did not respond...

- 1 month ago

TSU Resumes Classes

Classes have officially resumed at Tennessee State University with enhanced COVID-19 safety measures to ensure the safety of students and the campus community. For the first two weeks – August 17–31 – all classes will be online. Following that, stud...

- 1 month ago

Tighter COVID restrictions take effect in Will County

Additional restrictions related to the Coronavirus are being placed on Will County by Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office and the Illinois Department of Public Health after both Will and Kankakee counties have seen a positivity rate exceeding 8 percent for t...

- 1 month ago

Governor imposes stricter COVID plan for region in Will County

Gov. J.B. Pritzker makes stop in Will County at the Health Department where he presented on Tuesday, stricter measures that will avert the Coronavirus spread in the region. He explained why stricter measures need to be put in place to slow the virus...

- 1 month ago

Tighter COVID restrictions take effect Wednesday in Will County

New restrictions related to the Coronavirus are being placed on Will County by Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office and the Illinois Department of Public Health after both Will and Kankakee counties saw a positivity rate exceed 8 percent for three days in a r...

- 1 month ago

One United Bank: We’re Working on Closing Racial Wealth Gap

[OneUnited Bank] OneUnited Bank's\Terry Williams:“Our focus is to close the racial wealth gap. We focus specifically on we are like unapologetic-ally Black. Focusing on building, helping our community both build businesses, buy Black, bank Black..."...

- 1 month ago

2020 Hyundai Venue SEL

The 2020 Hyundai Venue SEL is the new affordable small SUV from Hyundai that’s winning customers over because of its affordability, practicality, safety features and it looks good. The Venue is Hyundai’s first-ever model. It seats up to five, it’s sm...