Finding a job in today’s economy can be tough. Competition is fierce enough that minor errors during your application process will quickly disqualify you from a job. These are five red flags to avoid on the most important part of your application — the resume.

1. Grammatical and Formatting Errors

Your resume acts as the first opportunity to leave an impression on a potential employer...

BALTIMORE -- Historically black colleges and universities have served African-American communities for 150-plus years, but they are frequently underrepresented according to filmmaker Stanley Nelson. Furthermore, he said, many stories are left untold in mainstream media.

Nelson attempts to change that condition with a new film, “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and...

Washington (BBR)  - On May 24, 2017, United States Customs and Immigration Service, (USCIS) announced the extension of the designation of Haiti for  Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for six months. This allowed eligible Haitians (and people without nationality who last habitually resided in Haiti) to re-register for TPS. During the six-month extension, beneficiaries were encouraged to...

BALTIMORE -- Holiday season is here. These last three months of the year are arguably the fastest months to spend money on the gifts and gadgets you have been waiting all year to get at half price.

But the holiday season has turned into discount season where retailers and consumers seem more focused on new tablets instead of the turkeys.

It’s almost instant: As soon as November hits, people...

New York (BBR) - African leaders do not need to wait any longer for the direction of the Trump administration’s Africa policy, if it ever comes, because there would not be much to cheer about. Going by the well-publicized statement the United States President made to a group of African heads of state on September 20, at the sidelines of the 72nd session of the United Nations General...

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