Dr. Gerald Higginbotham’s Life Mission is Spelled FREEDOM

Black History Month is an excellent time to focus on some of the good that God is doing in our city, our surrounding geographical areas, nation states, on the continent of Africa, in Bermuda and around the globe, through the visionary leadership of Dr. Gerald A. Higginbotham.

Ambassador Touts Benefits of Doing Business in Ethiopia

Ambassador Seleshi Awulachew recently stopped in Los Angeles to extol the benefits of doing business in Ethiopia. According to one of the newest diplomats to the U.S., multiple opportunities exist for investors seeking to establish commercial relationships in one of Africa’s most prosperous countries. And the Honorable Dr. Awulachew can assist financiers in making those critical connections.

African American Jewelry Designers —It’s In The Soulful Details

Mother Africa is known for the quality and beauty of her jewelry that’s crafted by tribes throughout the continent. That includes pendants, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and other types of tribal African jewelry. Africa is the birthplace of human and mankind civilization so it should not surprise anyone that people made and wore jewelry dating back to 40,000 years ago. In fact, the oldest African jewelry to date was discovered, in 2004, in the Blombos cave on the southern tip of South Africa. Fast-forward circa 2022. In searching for up-and-coming African American contemporary jewelry designers who have historically been underrepresented in the

Inside a special Black History Month rite at ‘The Lion King’

During February, a special ritual takes place backstage at “The Lion King” musical on Broadway. On show days, the four young actors who play the lion cubs Simba and Nala seek out fellow actor Bonita J. Hamilton in the moments before the curtain goes up at the Minskoff Theatre. The youngsters have learned their lines and choreography, of course, but during Black History Month, they also tell Hamilton what they’ve learned about a Black historical figure. It might include a birthdate, the figure’s biggest achievements and some facts about their lives. “February is my favorite month because the children _

Biden Nominates 3 to Fed Board, Including First Black woman

President Joe Biden will nominate three people for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, including former Fed official Sarah Bloom Raskin for the top regulatory slot, and Lisa Cook, who would be the first Black woman to serve as a governor.