Hundreds gathered at a local bank branch in Northwest last Wednesday to hear about a unique partnership between a financial institution and one of the nation's most successful nonprofit organizations.
D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) and former SBA Deputy Administrator Marie C. Johns will be among the honorees at this year's Chamber of Commerce Awards gala.
While GOP conservatives have blasted President Obama for issuing executive orders, the NAACP praised the president Friday for an order he signed last week to improve working conditions for those employed by federal contractors.
In this featured column, I would like to profile Mr. Shelton Roseboro, one of the District’s most amazing citizens who has benefited from the District of Columbia Office on Aging’s programs and services.
Mayor Vincent Gray announced recently that his "One City, One Hire" initiative has exceeded its goal of helping 10,000 unemployed District residents find jobs.
A version of the iconic slogan "A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste" is playing out in the court of public opinion and it's a huge debacle.
In celebrating the anniversary, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that $4.6 billion has been returned to 15 million consumers, yet the 113th Congress has continued to propose a series of bills all designed to dilute the bureau's power and ...
One of the major obstacles to Black economic development is a skewed mentality when it comes to starting businesses.
For the second time in as many years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has fined a major payday lender.
The NAACP announced Wednesday it has teamed with the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins to create a diversity initiative to increase the number of black-owned franchise businesses nationwide.
A building plan for a $925 million MGM casino resort at the National Harbor in Prince George's County was approved Monday by the county council.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray said he is elated about the latest unemployment figures from the Department of Labor that show the city's unemployment rate for June dropped to 7.4 percent, a decrease of 0.1 percentage points from the revised May ...
Are you one of those political yahoos claiming victory for your cause after Mississippi black voters helped Sen. Thad Cochran survive an intense Republican primary runoff against insurgent conservative challenger Chris McDaniel?
Writing a simple daily plan can put you in charge and enable you to be proactive instead of reactive.
The U.S. Black Chambers (USBC) and the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers (NABHOOD) are formally partnering to make sure that a significant portion of the $40 billion African Americans spend each year on travel and tourism ...