Protect Yourself from Mortgage and Foreclosure Rescue Scams

Homeowners who are finding it difficult to make their mortgage or are facing foreclosure are frequently targets of mortgage and foreclosure rescue scams.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: What Theme Will Blacks Pursue in 2015?

What side of the protest stage are you on — "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" or "Pay Up"?

Bowser Woos Business Community

At a Dec. 11 D.C. Chamber of Commerce breakfast, Muriel Bowser told the 450 guests at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center that local businesses and the private sector are critical partners in any of the city's future growth.

Diversity Lacking in Nation's Green Movement

Few blacks have a place at the decision-making table of the growing industry, often referred to as the green movement.

Mom's Cancer Diagnosis Prompts Daughter to Launch Soap Business

When Carlene Meeks found out that her mother was diagnosed with cancer, the expected worries and concern kicked in. But her medical background helped her cope with the bad news.

Maryland Sees Increase in Property Values

More than 740,000 property owners were recently mailed notices from the state of Maryland indicating that home values increased by an average of 8.1 percent in 2014.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Blacks and the Sony Emails

While most Blacks want to hold on to "the dream" that they, and Washington, are accepted in mainstream thought and consciousness, industry studies also show there are significant gaps between Blacks and Whites in this genre.

Resolve to Determine Your Legacy

I encourage each person reading this article to make the commitment to get your house in order financially.

Make Economic Justice 2015's New Year's Resolution

In recent months the groundswell of activism regarding Black America’s lack of criminal justice has become nearly daily headline news. Demonstrations spanning the nation and many parts of the globe have called for justice for those lives taken by questionable ...

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Black Lives That Mattered

The two best examples of Black’s economic progress and upward mobility are Washington, D.C., and Atlanta.

Wal-Mart Signs Lease for Skyland Town Center Location in SE

Wal-Mart signed a lease to open a location at the Skyland Town Center in Southeast D.C., Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced Tuesday, part of a revitalization project more than a decade in the making.

Gasoline Prices Continue Nationwide Plunge

The national average price of gasoline has declined for 88 days in a row — the longest streak on record, according to AAA's latest Fuel Gauge Report.

Dallas Popcorn Soon to Be Stocked on Costco's Shelves

Popcorn has become one of America's favorite snack foods. And with a little ingenuity and a lot of hard work, one local businesswoman said she's finally "popping her way to success."


The Ham Hock Group is a group of sophisticated and upper-class Washington, D.C., Black businessmen and well-paid professionals set on evolving a movement to "replace the N-word."

Famous Dave's Restaurant Opens at Boulevard in Prince George's

Prince George's County officials and community members converged on Largo for Monday's grand opening and "rib cutting" ceremony for a Famous Dave's restaurant at The Boulevard at Capital Centre, part of the revitalization underway at the Boulevard.