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October is National Special Needs Law Month

Those who are the most vulnerable need support and careful consideration and strategic planning for long-term care.

White House Announces $450M of Grants for Job Training

Vice President Joseph R. Biden announced Monday that $450 million in federal grants have been awarded to community colleges working to better train job seekers.

Nielsen, Essence Partner for Black Consumer Report

Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights, and ESSENCE, the top media company dedicated to African-American women, released Thursday a joint study — "Powerful. Growing. Influential. The African-American Consumer 2014 Report" — that aims to uncover what matters ...

Black Auto Buyers Get a Raw Deal

After most automobile purchases, many consumers wonder whether the deal they signed was a fair one. Black consumers too often get a raw deal rather than a fair one because black borrowers and other consumers of color pay more for ...

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Let's Have a Black Renaissance

How can Blacks gain economic parity in America? The answer is so simple that no one ever suggests reparations as a remedy for what ails Blacks.

Small Business Owners Slam D.C. Mayor Gray

A few dozen vocal business owners stood on the steps of the John A. Wilson Building on Tuesday to demonstrate their displeasure with the Gray administration for not spending the full amount of money set aside for local, small and ...

Boulevard at Capital Centre Poised for a Comeback

The impending arrival of Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que at the once-thriving Boulevard at the Capital Centre in Largo is, for some, a sign that business is about to blow up at the central Prince George's County pedestrian mall after ...

P.G. Chamber of Commerce Honors Local Business Stars

Prince George's County's business elite and congressional leaders came together Sept. 19 for an evening of entertainment and accolades at the County Chamber of Commerce's 14th annual Excellence in Business awards gala.

Wealth and Income Inequalities Bad for America

Amid stagnant wages, nagging underemployment and unemployment, many families continue to struggle with their finances.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Send a Message to Congress

For Black descendants of slaves to get their just due in America, it would require an act of Congress.

Why African-Americans Are in Desperate Need of Mortgage Help

Buying a house or a piece of property to call your own is the American Dream. But, if you're African-American, that dream is becoming further out of reach.

D.C. Film Office Announces Web, Digital Fest

The second annual DC Web Fest, hosted by the D.C. Office of Motion Picture and Television Development and 20/20 Productions, will be held in the nation's capital on Sept. 19-20.

D.C. Reaches Out to Seniors Who May Qualify For Property Tax Benefit

The District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue announced Thursday that it has begun mailing more than 800 notices to senior property owners who may qualify for the Senior Citizen/Disabled Property Tax Relief.

Data Company Settles Federal Job-Discrimination Case

Federal contractor Westat Inc. has agreed to settle allegations that it failed to provide equal employment opportunities to more than 3,600 minorities nationwide, the Department of Labor announced Wednesday.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Bet on Ben Carson to Defeat Hillary Clinton

As the 2016 presidential election approaches media speculation, propaganda, and misinformation spikes.