Tequila Smith named Covanta’s new chief sustainability officer

MORRISTOWN – Groundbreaking engineering veteran Tequila Smith now holds a new title with a new company. Covanta, a sustainable materials management company, has named Smith as its new chief sustainability officer.” Covanta, a leader in sustainable materials management and a premier provider of environmental solutions benefitting businesses and communities across North America, announced the appointment […]

‘Too Black Too Fast’ exhibit celebrates African American jockeys

Though slavery had been abolished by the time the Kentucky Derby first ran, 13 of the 15 jockeys in the inaugural race in 1875 were African American, and African Americans won 15 of the first 28 runnings (of the Kentucky Derby). As part of the 2022 Pegasus World Cup, Baccarat presents “Too Black Too Fast,” […]

Atlanta real estate agent Eric Hill sentenced for mortgage fraud

Atlanta real estate agent Eric Hill has been sentenced for his participation in a mortgage fraud scheme that netted more than $21 million in fraudulent mortgage loans. Many of the fraudulent loans were insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), resulting in over $850,000 in claims being paid for mortgages that have defaulted. Hill also […]

Lena Waithe to produce terror anthology series ‘THEM’ coming in April

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YULbffrh9aM[/embedyt] The new terror anthology series,”THEM,” will premiere Friday, April 9 exclusively on Prime Video. From breakout creator Little Marvin and executive producer Lena Waithe, “THEM” is a limited anthology series that explores terror in America. The 1950s-set first season centers on a Black family who moves from North Carolina to an all-White Los […]