Bonds Supports Good Hope Road Upgrade in Southeast

D.C. Council member Anita Bonds wants to make sure that Ward 8's Good Hope Road in Southeast receives as much economic attention as it needs to develop.

Wal-Mart Holds Supplier Diversity Forum in D.C.

Wal-Mart hosted Thursday a forum in D.C. for local manufacturers and service providers to learn how to become suppliers for the retail chain.

Minorities Will Make Up 1/3 of U.S. Homeowners by 2025, Study Says

Minorities will make up more than a third of U.S. households by 2025, according to a Harvard study released Thursday.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Standing In the Gap

Every advanced nation in the world is a free-market capitalist country.

D.C. Housing Expo Attracts First-Time Homebuyers

For a day, the District's convention center morphed into a one-stop shop for residents eager to purchase a new home, get interior design tips or talk to mortgage brokers.

Defense Department Seeks Tougher Laws against Predatory Lending

When it comes to payday and other small-dollar, high-cost loans, many envision urban areas plastered with signage and neon lights — often in communities of color. And while those images are all too true, predatory lenders have another favored target: ...


You probably haven’t heard the one about the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers giving a $25 million grant to the United Negro College Fund.

MGM, Prince George's County Reach Landmark Deal

Local residents and minorities have been assured of receiving half the jobs slated for the $925 million MGM National Harbor Casino and Resorts expected to open in Prince George's County in 2016.

D.C.'s Minimum Wage to Increase on July 1

Beginning July 1, the minimum wage in the District of Columbia will increase from $8.25 per hour to $9.50 per hour for all workers, regardless of size of employer.

Libi Rice, Steven Williams Join Executive Leadership Council and Foundation

Libi Sprow Rice and Steven Williams have been named to leadership posts with the Executive Leadership Council and Foundation, the preeminent membership organization committed to increasing the number of global black executives in C-Suites, on corporate boards and in global ...

Young Couple Wins Lottery at P.G. County Housing Fair

A Northeast D.C. woman was the lucky winner of the House Lottery during Prince George's County 2014 Housing Fair on Saturday.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Who's Who in Black Corporate America?

According to Forbes 2014 ranking of the world's billionaires, Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote with a net worth of $25 billion is the world's richest Black. But Bob Johnson is an American worthy of note

Civil Rights Leaders Push for More Diversity in NBA Team Ownership

During a closed-door meeting with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, a coalition of civil rights groups commended the basketball chief for making a strong statement with the lifetime ban of Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling and expressed the need for ...

Cerita Battles, National Diverse Segments Manager, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

For the third consecutive year, Wells Fargo is extremely proud to be the title sponsor of The Washington Informer's Homeownership Month supplement.

Big Myths About Homeownership

When I was young man starting in the banking industry, I fell into the trap of believing the “myths of homeownership.” After years in the mortgage business, I now know a whole lot better and I want to dispel those ...