A gunman targeted the only Black-run grocery store in Buffalo, N.Y., killing ten people. USMAN KHAN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption USMAN KHAN/AFP via Getty Images A gunman targeted the only Black-run grocery store in Buffalo, N.Y., killing ten people. USMAN KHAN/AFP via Getty Images On Saturday, a shooter targeted shoppers at the […]

As the United States marks only the second federally recognized Juneteenth, Black Americans living overseas have embraced the holiday as a day of reflection and an opportunity to educate people in their host countries on Black history.President Joe Biden moved quickly last year to federally recognize the day Black Americans have been celebrating since the […]

Some Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) shareholders are probably rather concerned to see the share price fall 30% over the last three months. But over three years the performance has been really wonderful. In fact, the share price has taken off in that time, up 336%. As long term investors the recent fall doesn’t detract all […]

On June 29, 1788, imperial Russian troops laid siege to Ozi, an Ottoman fortress on the northern Black Sea coast. On the same day, a Russian naval squadron, commanded by Admiral M.I. Voinovich, left Sevastopol in Crimea for Ozi. Their mission was to prevent any Turkish attack on the Crimean shores and also to offer […]

Photos: YouTube For years, there has been a push for (and some push back against) racial diversification of private corporate boards of directors. However, seldom does one hear about the racial diversification of public boards, commissions, committees, councils, task forces, etc. (henceforth, BCCCTs). Hearing little-to-nothing on the latter topic could signal that public BCCCTs are […]

The first BEYA Leading Voices summit hosted by Career Communications Group (CCG) on the STEM City USA platform will take place on Friday, June 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. The summit will highlight recent outcomes of the collaboration between historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and minority-serving institutions, as well as partnerships […]

The Supreme Court’s ruling to gut nationwide rights to abortion last week has highlighted the importance of access to birth control, which already proves difficult for many women of color due to discrimination, stigma and systemic barriers in the health care system.  While the decision does not directly impact access to contraception, legal experts say […]

One simple way to benefit from the stock market is to buy an index fund. But many of us dare to dream of bigger returns, and build a portfolio ourselves. Just take a look at Caleres, Inc. (NYSE:CAL), which is up 32%, over three years, soundly beating the market return of 22% (not including dividends). […]

A black bear has died after accidentally locking itself inside a hot car while authorities say it was most likely scavenging for food. The incident occurred at a rental cabin in Sevierville, Tennessee — approximately 30 miles east of Knoxville — when authorities from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) say the owner of the […]

The United States government and Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky Helicopters have signed a five-year contract worth $2.3 billion for 120 H-60M Black Hawk multi-mission combat assault utility helicopters, with options for an additional 135 aircraft.   If all options are exercised, the potential contract could be worth up to $4.4 billion, according to the company.  “This Multi-Year agreement […]

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