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.

Debt Collectors Target, Harass Older Consumers

What should be the proverbial golden years are often tarnished by a struggle to keep pace with rising costs of living. These financial challenges are often worsened by aggressive debt collectors who hound older Americans about debts they may not ...

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: When Will Obama Help Us?

From one House Republican calling him a "liar" to his face to a newspaper article that called the president of the United States of America the N-word, Barack Obama has had to endure tremendous disrespect for a sitting president.

Foreign Investors Consider Options in Southeast D.C.

Leaders from a economic development corporation in Southeast have stepped up efforts to bring jobs and money to their community.

Busboys and Poets, Southeast Organization Announces New Location, Culinary Institute

The Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative and Busboys and Poets formally announced Wednesday a partnership that will result in a restaurant and hospitality and culinary leadership training institute in Ward 8 on Martin Luther King Avenue SE.

Herman J. Russell, 83, Famed Atlanta Businessman, Dies

Herman J. Russell, an Atlanta business magnate whose small plastering company developed into one of the nation's most prosperous black-owned real estate and construction firms, died Saturday. He was 83.


The way Black political activists throw daggers of "racist" at the Republicans, you'd think the Democrats are the party of Black liberation. But the fact remains that Black Americans have made little political progress inside the Democratic Party.

Industrial Bank Thanks Supporters

To say "thank you" for 80 years of the community's support, one historic bank held a party that few will ever forget.

Real Property Considerations In Estate Planning

As I sit with families to design their legacy plans through estate planning, a question often presents itself with regard to the ownership of property and how it should be transferred.

Civil Rights Leaders Call for End to Discriminatory Car Dealer Financing

A diverse group of civil rights leaders representing Blacks, Latinos and Asian-Pacific Islanders have joined forces to call for major changes in auto dealer compensation.

Industrial Bank Celebrates 80th Anniversary, Launches Small-Business Initiative

Industrial Bank will mark its 80th anniversary with a celebration Monday at the Arena Stage in Southwest D.C.

Africa.com CEO Clarke Named to Obama Council on U.S.-Africa Biz Relations

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced Thursday that Africa.com CEO Teresa Clarke is among the 15 private sector leaders who have been appointed to President Obama's newly established Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa.

Robert Johnson Launches Urban Movie Channel

RLJ Entertainment Inc., created by BET founder Robert L. Johnson, announced Nov. 5 the launch of Urban Movie Channel, RLJE's proprietary digital channel.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Blacks and Criminal Justice

Is America's justice system racist?

MGM National Harbor Seeks College Students for Intern, Managerial Programs

MGM National Harbor, LLC, a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, announced Monday it is accepting applications from current students and recent college graduates for the 2015 sessions of MGM Resorts International's Hospitality Internship and Management Associate programs.