Dallas Popcorn Soon to Be Stocked on Costco's Shelves

Popcorn has become one of America's favorite snack foods. And with a little ingenuity and a lot of hard work, one local businesswoman said she's finally "popping her way to success."


The Ham Hock Group is a group of sophisticated and upper-class Washington, D.C., Black businessmen and well-paid professionals set on evolving a movement to "replace the N-word."

Famous Dave's Restaurant Opens at Boulevard in Prince George's

Prince George's County officials and community members converged on Largo for Monday's grand opening and "rib cutting" ceremony for a Famous Dave's restaurant at The Boulevard at Capital Centre, part of the revitalization underway at the Boulevard.

CFPB Tackles Medical Debt Affecting 43 Million Consumers

Each year, 43 million Americans have unpaid medical debt that adversely affects their credit, says the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Skyland Workforce Center Opens in SE

The Skyland Workforce Center in D.C.'s Congress Heights neighborhood opened for business this week, the latest sign of progress in the burgeoning Southeast community.

Keep Your Holidays Safe from Predatory Loans

If your holiday list calls for more money than available funds, don't make the mistake of falling into the trap that may take most of next year to escape.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Is Big Government Really Your Friend?

Before we go beyond a $17 trillion national debt, John Q. Public should be aware of its overall societal impact — more than $53,000 for every person in the United States.

AT&T Faces $10B Race Discrimination Suit

A group that advocates for economic inclusion and fair contracting for Black-owned media recently filed a $10 billion lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against AT&T and DirecTV.

Black Press Member Pluria Marshall's Purchase of Texas, La. TV Stations OK'd

Federal regulators on Thursday approved the sale of two FOX TV affiliates to longtime media executive Pluria Marshall Jr., president and CEO of Houston-based Marshall Broadcasting Group (MBG).

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: The Case for Reparations

Is it that you're too humiliated by your lineage of slavery to demand what you're justly due?

Two Black LGBT Organizations to Merge

Incidents of racism and homophobia in America have skyrocketed in recent years causing blacks to reevaluate their strategies and therefore seek ways to better protect themselves. To bolster their programming and secure their financial future, two nationally-based organizations recently announced ...

Hierarchy of Estate Planning Legacy Building

Many are familiar with the Maslow's hierarchy of needs that explains how individuals begin at the bottom of the pyramid to meet basic needs and elevate up to the state of self-actualization. It demonstrates we all start out with meeting ...

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: D.C.'s Soccer Stadium

Generally speaking, do you favor or oppose using city funds to help finance a new soccer stadium for the District's Major League Soccer team, D.C. United?

Small-Business Owners Poised for Nov. 29 Sales

When it comes to success with small businesses, Areta Prince, owner of two popular clothing and jewelry boutiques in Prince George's County, counts among one of the most savvy of entrepreneurs.

Clergy Converge on Capitol Hill, Urge Limits on Payday Lending

Over 80 clergy from 22 states representing multiple denominations converged on Capitol Hill from Nov. 17-19 in a unified advocacy effort.