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BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Mayor for Life

In Marion Barry's book, race plays a factor in everything that occurs in America.

Obama Seeks to Create New 21st Century Workplace Policies

Fueled by rising concerns shared by members of a shrinking middle class and the working poor, hundreds of concerned citizens gathered June 23 in the nation's capital calling for change.

Obama, Dems Lambaste Supreme Court Labor Ruling

President Obama and other Democratic leaders expressed concerns about the Supreme Court's ruling Monday that some government employees do not have to pay fees to the labor organizations representing them.

Southwest Airlines Begins International Service To Three Countries

Southwest Airlines launched Tuesday its service to three Caribbean destinations from three of its U.S. gateway cities.

D.C. Postpones Infrastructure Work at St. Elizabeths

D.C. has canceled the solicitations tied to the planned infrastructure work on the St. Elizabeths east campus, pushing back construction to spring 2015 at the earliest.

Safeway Opens Petworth Location

Safeway opened its new store in Northwest D.C.'s Petworth neighborhood Friday with festivities that included recognition of military veterans from the area.

Bonds Supports Good Hope Road Upgrade in Southeast

D.C. Council member Anita Bonds wants to make sure that Ward 8's Good Hope Road in Southeast receives as much economic attention as it needs to develop.

Wal-Mart Holds Supplier Diversity Forum in D.C.

Wal-Mart hosted Thursday a forum in D.C. for local manufacturers and service providers to learn how to become suppliers for the retail chain.

Minorities Will Make Up 1/3 of U.S. Homeowners by 2025, Study Says

Minorities will make up more than a third of U.S. households by 2025, according to a Harvard study released Thursday.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Standing In the Gap

Every advanced nation in the world is a free-market capitalist country.

D.C. Housing Expo Attracts First-Time Homebuyers

For a day, the District's convention center morphed into a one-stop shop for residents eager to purchase a new home, get interior design tips or talk to mortgage brokers.

Defense Department Seeks Tougher Laws against Predatory Lending

When it comes to payday and other small-dollar, high-cost loans, many envision urban areas plastered with signage and neon lights — often in communities of color. And while those images are all too true, predatory lenders have another favored target: ...

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Koch Brothers Support UNCF

You probably haven’t heard the one about the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers giving a $25 million grant to the United Negro College Fund.

MGM, Prince George's County Reach Landmark Deal

Local residents and minorities have been assured of receiving half the jobs slated for the $925 million MGM National Harbor Casino and Resorts expected to open in Prince George's County in 2016.

D.C.'s Minimum Wage to Increase on July 1

Beginning July 1, the minimum wage in the District of Columbia will increase from $8.25 per hour to $9.50 per hour for all workers, regardless of size of employer.