CBC Members Worry Proposed FCC Rule Could Hurt Black Media Companies

Congressional Black Caucus Chair G.K. Butterfield and Rep. Yvette Clarke have announced a new Congressional Caucus on Multicultural Media that will "focus on the state of diversity and inclusion in the media and in the telecommunications industry."


What is the biggest obstacle to Blacks' economic development? The historical data shows it is us.

D.C. Named Best Place for Summer Jobs

The late Marion Barry regularly championed a solid summer youth job program, and the one in the District named for the beloved "mayor for life" has been key in providing young individuals with enriching and constructive employment experiences through subsidized ...

Russell Simmons Repays RushCard Holders, Pushes for Credit Reforms

Never one to complain or to shy away from a problem, Russell Simmons never hung his head despite mounting — if unfair — criticism that rocked the music impresario when his innovative prepaid RushCard experienced a glitch last fall that ...

MGM Debuts Suites for National Harbor Casino Resort

MGM National Harbor revealed Monday the designs for its premier suite offerings at the $1.3 billion resort set to open by year's end.

D.C. Selected as Hub for Obama's Summer-Jobs Project

The White House announced that D.C. has been selected as a Summer Impact Hub in President Obama's Summer Opportunity Project, which aims to increase employment prospects for youths.

D.C. Taxi Commission to Offer On-Demand Delivery

The DC Taxicab Commission has announced a pilot program in partnership with Delivery.com to offer consumers additional access to on-demand delivery of food, laundry and other goods and services.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: What Are You Doing About Reparations?

Hardly anyone in America disputes that slavery is wrong. But hardly anyone dares to discuss righting the wrongs of slavery and legacy of injustices it brought about.

Black Men Returned to the Job Market in April

The Black unemployment rate ticked down from 8.9 percent in March to 8.8 percent in April and Black men showed gains in the labor market, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department.

Google Bans Payday-, Predatory-Loan Ads

Google, the internet's leading search engine, announced that effective July 1 it will ban ads for payday loans and other loan products that require full repayment within 60 days.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Donald Trump Is the Peoples' Choice

Donald John Trump is a roguish charmer. A pugnacious bully that tells it like it is.

Pepco Announces Changes to Speed Solar-Panel Process

Pepco announced Tuesday a handful of changes to streamline the process for D.C. and Maryland customers to install solar panels on their rooftops for electrical generation.

Prince George's Co. EDC's 'Dolphin Tank' Companies Give Perfect Pitch

More than 75 local entrepreneurs were given the chance to get their feet wet Tuesday during the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation's inaugural "Dolphin Tank" networking event at the county's Department of Housing and Community Development headquarters.

Prince Left a Legacy But No Will

We have heard that Prince did not prepare a will. We will never know why not.

CFPB, DOJ Seek Fair Lending for Consumers, Small Businesses

As a nation prepares to elect a president, a new Congress and scores of state and local officials, recent enforcement actions suggest that instead of many businesses and corporations complying with fair lending laws for consumers, huge settlements continue for ...