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Randy Parker Named Chief Executive Officer of Hyundai Motor America

Hyundai Motor North America has promoted Randy Parker to be chief executive officer of Hyundai Motor America effective August 1. In this role, Parker assumes responsibility for Hyundai’s commercial automotive operations in the United States. He will report to José Muñoz, president and CEO of Hyundai Motor North America. 

Black News Channel’s Kelly Wright Interviews President Trump

It not only marked Trump’s first time on the network but also his initial interview with any African American-owned media. The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), the trade association of 230 Black-owned newspapers and media companies that comprise the Black Press of America, has repeatedly requested interviews with the president throughout his nearly four years in office.

AKA Raises $1 Million for HBCUs in One Day, Announces Collaboration with the Black Press of America

“I understand the impact personally that establishing an endowment has on a student’s enrollment and graduation prospects,” Dr. Glover said. “The actions of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will go a long way toward ensuring that HBCUs remain open and able to encourage the best black students to choose them as a first option,” she said.

Two-Time Cancer Survivor— Bershan Shaw in Her New Podcast ‘Buckle Up with Bershan.’ Asks: ‘What cancer that’s holding you back?’

Bershan Shaw is a two-time cancer survivor, so it’s safe to call her a warrior — in her new podcast “Buckle Up with Bershan” she brings her wisdom to the masses in the form of motivational sessions and business coaching, all with a razor-focused objective,and that is to uplift the listener. 

Harvey and Segura Score First Goals in Win Over NY Red Bulls

On Sunday, August 11, LAFC hosted the New York Reb Bulls at Banc of California Stadium during a crucial stretch of the regular season. The Red Bulls, one of the stronger teams in the East, is still looking to make their playoff push while LAFC strive to maintain their dominance in the West.

USWNT Routs Thailand 13-0 in World Cup Start

The last time Thailand and the US women met up, it was a 9-0 thrashing in favor of the United States. It was not much different on this occasion. The score was 3-0 by halftime with the ball staying in Thailand’s final third nearly the entire time.

Kenya ‘Hanging At The Edge Of A Debt Trap,’ Observers Say

The Central Bank, which is the government’s banker, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO), the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) all say Kenya’s debt position is getting to dangerous levels and the country must engage a lower gear before it is too late.

Charger Girls to Host Open-Call Audition in Front of Downtown LA Skyline

On Sunday, May 19, hundreds of talented dancers will compete for a coveted spot on the world-renowned Charger Girls, one of professional sports’ most respected cheer and dance teams.  With the Chargers slated to play as many as four national primetime games at home in 2019, including two on NBC’s Sunday Night Football, perhaps the biggest highlight for the newest Charger Girls will be the opportunity to perform on an international stage when the Bolts host the Kansas City Chiefs at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Nov.18. 

Son of Ex-Angolan President Charged in $500 Million Swindle

Newly elected President João Lourenço is sending shivers across the continent as he relentlessly attempts to recoup billions of dollars subverted from the national treasury, including by members of the previous regime – former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, billionaire daughter Isabel and son Jose Filomeno dos Santos – aka Zenu.