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Neil Albert Named Top Exec of Downtown D.C. BID

Neil Albert, a former deputy mayor and major political and business figure in the District, will be the next executive director of Downtown D.C. Business Improvement District, the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: What Blacks Can Learn from Global Entrepreneurship

It's time we all got aboard the entrepreneurship bandwagon in line with President Barack Obama's recent trip to Africa to sell them on private enterprise.

Prince George's County to Host Program on Procurement

The Prince George's County Office of Central Services' Supplier Development and Diversity Division will host an event Tuesday for small-, minority- and veteran-owned businesses on procurement opportunities within the county schools system.

D.C. Wins $60M Case Against Online Travel Companies

The D.C. Court of Appeals has upheld a judgment by the D.C. Superior Court requiring online travel companies to pay more than $60 million in sales taxes and interest to the city.

CFPB Still Under Attack Despite Returning $10B to Consumers

To date, the Bureau has benefited 17 million consumers through a total of $10.1 billion in financial relief.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Stop the Government's 'Business as Usual'

There's a new sheriff in town.

Prince George's County Returning To China for Business Mission

Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation hosted a breakfast meeting of more than 60 business owners, convincing them of the benefits of doing business with the world’s largest economy.

Jelani Consulting Funnels Blacks into Tech World

With tech companies under growing pressure to diversify their workforces, Jelani Consulting Inc. is addressing tech disparities by pipelining women and minorities into tech sector careers.

School Renovation Continues

A little known fact within the multitude of benefits the community will reap from the $1.25 billion MGM National Harbor Casino Resort project – the company will pour more than $4 million into renovating the vacant Thomas Addison Elementary School ...

Closing Education Gap would Boost U.S. Economy: White House

Men of color would earn $170 billion more a year, if they reached the same education level as White men, according to a new White House report.

Bowser, City Officials Laud Progress at The Wharf

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently joined several city leaders to celebrate the end of a site excavation for The Wharf, a long-awaited project on the Southwest Waterfront.

Honda Buyers Get $24M Restitution for Discriminatory Loans

Car lending is on the rise, and rising with it is a hidden, unfair, abusive and discriminatory practice: car dealer interest rate markups.

Maxine Waters, Faith Leaders Hit Capitol Hill to Protest Payday Lenders

Rep. Maxine Waters announced Thursday during a Capitol Hill discussion on predatory payday and small-dollar lending practices that she will call on some of the nation's most notable endowments and state retirement plans to divest their interests in one of ...

Prince George's Council Earmarks MGM Casino Revenue for Schools, Libraries

Prince George's County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill requiring half of gaming revenue from the upcoming MGM casino resort at the National Harbor be allocated for public education.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Addressing the Black Agenda

Followers of the 2016 presidential campaign encounter a daily blizzard of questions, but "What are you going to do for me?" should be the question all blacks pose to candidates.

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