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BUSINESS EXCHANGE: The 2016 Black Agenda

Black Americans need jobs, justice and human rights, so why are we doddering about who we are going to vote for in order to get these things?

Social Media: A Business That's Changing Politics and Elections

The results of the recent primary elections in D.C. showed one thing that has not been evident in past elections: social media has become a necessary tool along with active community engagement, and essential to winning an election.

Black Contractors: Democrats Take Us For Granted

While Democrats scramble to secure the African-American community's support post-Obama, Black contractors complain that they are not getting their fair share of the party's campaign spending.

Venturize Empowers Black Business Owners with New Loan-Comparison Tool

In an effort to level the playing field for Black-owned small businesses, the Opportunity Finance Network recently launched a service that makes it easier to comparison shop for the best loans.

Officials Celebrate Opening of MGM Employment Center

MGM and local officials celebrated the grand opening of the company's National Harbor employment center Monday, with the casino scheduled to open later this year at the Prince George's County resort.

D.C. Commission Rejects Bid for Rehearing on Exelon-Pepco Merger

The D.C. Public Service Commission voted Friday to deny an application for a rehearing on the massive Pepco-Exelon merger.

Rising Car Costs No Reason to Take Predatory Car Loan

It's that time of year again when days are longer, temperatures are higher and auto dealers advertise some of the most tempting deals. And while there's nothing new about new car fever or the annual ad blitz, there's a good ...

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Does Your Mama Know 'Bout Juneteenth?

As a means of African-American families knowing who they are, "Juneteenth" is a topic they all should discuss.

D.C. Housing Expo Gets Rave Reviews

The Department of Housing and Community Development partnered with the Greater Washington Urban League to host their eighth annual D.C. Housing Expo and Home Show on June 11 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Black Banks Still Struggle to Survive

While the number of Black-owned banks dwindles, studies show that Black consumers could benefit greatly from the personalized services that these banks still offer.

Ebony Magazine Sold to Texas Group

After a 71-year run, the family-owned, Chicago-based Ebony magazine has been sold.

Apple Unveils New Operating System for iPhone, iPad

Apple unveiled Monday a handful of new features for the latest update to its mobile-device operating system at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.

Pepco-Exelon Merger Provides $25M to Montgomery, Prince George's Counties

Pepco and Exelon announced this week that they have provided $25 million to Maryland's Montgomery and Prince George's counties to support workforce development, job creation, energy efficiency and sustainability programs.

Alicia Boler-Davis to Lead GM Global Manufacturing and Labor Relations

General Motors Co. on Thursday announced Alicia Boler-Davis will become executive vice president of global manufacturing.

Latinos More Confident in Financial Future Than Most Americans: Survey

Latinos are more optimistic about their financial future than most Americans, despite setbacks from the Great Recession, which lasted from December 2007 to June 2009.