National Bankers Association Pushes for Sustainable Ownership Within Communities of Color

The National Bankers Association, at its 88th annual convention at the Savannah Desoto Hilton Hotel, is tackling the issue of declining homeownership rates among African-American and Hispanic-American populations.

Financial Justice Costs Fifth Third Bank $21M

Discriminatory auto finance and illegal credit card practices were dealt multimillion-dollar blows recently.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Should You Be Funding Sports Facilities?

Publicly financed sports stadiums are a game at taxpayers' expense.

HBCUs, Tech Leaders Discuss Digital Diversity

As hundreds of educators and industry leaders from across America gathered in Washington for the 2015 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference, one of the topics of discussion was the lack of diversity in the burgeoning field of ...

Victims of Homeowner Scams Seek Justice

Emotions ran high as District residents pleaded with local and federal government agencies to create laws so that homeowners would have protection from shady contractors and mortgage fraud.

Black America's Mortgage Dilemma

Financial security can often feel like a tug of war with earnings and income on one side and the cost of living and debt on the other. Which side wins can determine whether a household is mired in insurmountable debt ...


Are Blacks going the right way to gain economic parity in America?

Apple Making Strides in Diversity

To many, the popular Silicon Valley company is in dire need of an upgrade in diversity.

BMW to Pay $1.6M, Offer Jobs to Settle Discrimination Suit

The U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina on Friday entered a consent decree ordering BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC to pay $1.6 million and provide job opportunities to alleged victims of race discrimination as part of the resolution ...

CBC Session Focuses on Job Opportunities for Blacks

Network. Mentor. Re-evaluate hiring practices. Those and more than a dozen other recommendations for finding job opportunities for blacks were made Thursday afternoon during the second day of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 45th Annual Legislative Conference in D.C.

Nielsen Report Highlights Growth, Affluence of Black Households

Nielsen released Thursday a report that gives insight to the spending habits of affluent Black consumers with annual household incomes of $75,000 and higher.

Nestle Waters Under Fire

Nestle and multinational water bottling companies have created a market that capitalizes on the false premise that bottled water is somehow better and purer than tap water, critics contend.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: My Expectations for the Congressional Black Caucus

Why isn't Black reparations more of an issue among African-Americans?

Brothers Form $100 Million Company, Spread Message of Optimism

When John Jacobs and his brother Bert started selling T-shirts out of a van 20 years ago, neither could envision that their "Good Life" message would lead to a $100 million enterprise and act as a catalyst to help encourage ...

Wizards, Mystics Make Southeast New Home

After years of speculation and presumably countless hours of meetings, a deal has been brokered that will bring a $55 million project to Southeast, affecting the local economy by an estimated $90 million.