Busboys and Poets, Southeast Organization Announces New Location, Culinary Institute

The Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative and Busboys and Poets formally announced Wednesday a partnership that will result in a restaurant and hospitality and culinary leadership training institute in Ward 8 on Martin Luther King Avenue SE.

Herman J. Russell, 83, Famed Atlanta Businessman, Dies

Herman J. Russell, an Atlanta business magnate whose small plastering company developed into one of the nation's most prosperous black-owned real estate and construction firms, died Saturday. He was 83.


The way Black political activists throw daggers of "racist" at the Republicans, you'd think the Democrats are the party of Black liberation. But the fact remains that Black Americans have made little political progress inside the Democratic Party.

Industrial Bank Thanks Supporters

To say "thank you" for 80 years of the community's support, one historic bank held a party that few will ever forget.

Real Property Considerations In Estate Planning

As I sit with families to design their legacy plans through estate planning, a question often presents itself with regard to the ownership of property and how it should be transferred.

Civil Rights Leaders Call for End to Discriminatory Car Dealer Financing

A diverse group of civil rights leaders representing Blacks, Latinos and Asian-Pacific Islanders have joined forces to call for major changes in auto dealer compensation.

Industrial Bank Celebrates 80th Anniversary, Launches Small-Business Initiative

Industrial Bank will mark its 80th anniversary with a celebration Monday at the Arena Stage in Southwest D.C.

Africa.com CEO Clarke Named to Obama Council on U.S.-Africa Biz Relations

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced Thursday that Africa.com CEO Teresa Clarke is among the 15 private sector leaders who have been appointed to President Obama's newly established Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa.

Robert Johnson Launches Urban Movie Channel

RLJ Entertainment Inc., created by BET founder Robert L. Johnson, announced Nov. 5 the launch of Urban Movie Channel, RLJE's proprietary digital channel.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Blacks and Criminal Justice

Is America's justice system racist?

MGM National Harbor Seeks College Students for Intern, Managerial Programs

MGM National Harbor, LLC, a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, announced Monday it is accepting applications from current students and recent college graduates for the 2015 sessions of MGM Resorts International's Hospitality Internship and Management Associate programs.

Chuck Morrison, UniWorld Executive, Resigns

Charles E. Morrison, executive vice president and general manager of client services for the UniWorld Goup advertising agency, confirmed that he resigned from the company Friday, Target Market News reported.

Growing Push to Stop Payday Loan Debt Trap

In recent weeks a consistent drum beat against predatory lending's small-dollar loans has reached regulators and legislators alike.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Join the Movement to Get Justice

It appears Black American voters are far too consumed with championing the government's current ineptitude to address correcting injustices of the past.

D.C. Chamber Spotlights Honorees at Gala

The DC Chamber of Commerce recognized seven honorees at its annual Choice Awards & Gala for their exceptional contributions to the growth of the District.