Nestle Waters Under Fire

Nestle and multinational water bottling companies have created a market that capitalizes on the false premise that bottled water is somehow better and purer than tap water, critics contend.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: My Expectations for the Congressional Black Caucus

Why isn't Black reparations more of an issue among African-Americans?

Brothers Form $100 Million Company, Spread Message of Optimism

When John Jacobs and his brother Bert started selling T-shirts out of a van 20 years ago, neither could envision that their "Good Life" message would lead to a $100 million enterprise and act as a catalyst to help encourage ...

Wizards, Mystics Make Southeast New Home

After years of speculation and presumably countless hours of meetings, a deal has been brokered that will bring a $55 million project to Southeast, affecting the local economy by an estimated $90 million.

The Fair Housing Act's Unfinished Business

In 2015, our quest for fair housing is far from finished. And the journey ahead will require the same level of principled fervor and determination that was amassed many years ago.

Businesses Push For Minimum Wage Hike

Hundreds of businesses and organizations — including those in the District — are signing the online petition, "Business for a Fair Minimum Wage statement" and actively pushing for raises locally and nationally.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life!

Successful people have "yes I can" attitudes and outlooks. "I can do it" is a posture Blacks need to use more effectively.

Prince George's County Summer Employment Showcase

As a close to the summer and a welcome to the new school year, the Prince George’s County Youth CareerConnect Program recently hosted its Summer Showcase at Bladensburg High School.

Businesses, Residents Excited, Anxious About Wharf Project

Hop off of the train at the Waterfront Metro stop, walk down by the marina and popular Washington fish market and take in the sights of a newly changing neighborhood.

Pop-Ups Improve Economic Health of D.C.

In a donated storefront located right off the NoMa Gallaudet U Metro station in northeast Washington is a bargain.

Group Gears Up to Drive Business to Black Car Dealers

According to IHS, an international industry data company, Black Americans spent an estimated $8.4 billion on cars in just the first four months of 2015. In the coming year, the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. is determined to direct that cash ...

Who's Got Your Back?

To whom do you turn when you're unable to speak for yourself? Many of us live as though we're impervious to sickness and accidents. And like we can be many places at once. But we're not. And we can't.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: What is 'Black Lives Matter'?

Sadly, "Black Lives Matter" people are using rude and crude tactics trying to establish their image and presence in a society that refuses to see them or their worth.

Boutique on the Hill Celebrates 2nd Year

The only African-American-owned and -operated women's clothing boutique on Capitol Hill ushers in a new era of business opportunity and upward mobility for the District's most precious real estate.

Pilot Entrepreneurship Program Aims to Train Black Business Owners for Success

Financial experts say entrepreneurship is yet growing among African-Americans across the U. S. despite the still-frail 2015 economy. The University of Phoenix School of Business aims to fuel that growth by backing a new entrepreneurial education and training program with ...