How To Prepare For The Next Financial Downturn — Black America Web

Segment Q&A: Lessons (Hopefully) Learned 10 Years after the Financial Crisis Background: September 15th, 2018 marked the 10 year anniversary of the bankruptcy of storied Wall Street firm Lehman Brothers which set off the chain of events that we’ve come to refer to as the Financial Crisis. While the economy at large has mostly recovered,… SEE…

The Friday Wrap-Up

It’s Fri-yay! and just in case you missed it, we’ve got you covered with the highlights from this week!

11-Year-Old Girl Gets Heart Transplant After Visit By Drake

11-year-old heart transplant patient Sofia Sanchez asked for two things for her birthday, a visit from Drake and a new heart. Both of her wishes came true. Earlier this month Drake surprised her with a visit after seeing a video of her doing the In My Feelings Challenge in a hospital hallway. The two took… Click…

Fans mourn Aretha Franklin At Gospel-Infused Public Viewing [Photos]

(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) DETROIT (AP) — Mourners began pouring into Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History on Tuesday to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin. They approached her gold-plated casket to the sounds of her gospel recordings. She was in repose, dressed in red from head to high-heeled shoes, legs crossed… Click the…