Blacks may want to explore the "cash now" industry's fast-growing business financing trough: Payday loans, check cashing, factoring and invoice discounting.
Yes, blacks are really very conservative when it comes to a lot of the social issues we are now facing in this country, but that's where the similarity ends with the Republican Party.
No matter how you look at it, whites have privileges beyond the bounds of blacks.
No matter how much American Blacks stay away from the Republican Party, now it seems that Blacks in that party are adopting "stay away" piques towards each other.
Prince George's County Council Chair Mel Franklin on Monday sharply criticized Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's proposed budget cuts, saying the short-sighted reductions come at the expense of the state's middle class.
Julius Caesar “J.C." Watts Jr. is proving that there is life after Congress and charting a course Black youth can emulate.
Overcriminalization is a dangerous trend that is threatening African-Americans.
The fight over pot in the District of Columbia has put the GOP in an awkward spot.
As the city's development goes forward, isn't it time to give Marion his due?
What side of the protest stage are you on — "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" or "Pay Up"?
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.
The two best examples of Black’s economic progress and upward mobility are Washington, D.C., and Atlanta.
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."
Before we go beyond a $17 trillion national debt, John Q. Public should be aware of its overall societal impact — more than $53,000 for every person in the United States.
Is it that you're too humiliated by your lineage of slavery to demand what you're justly due?
Generally speaking, do you favor or oppose using city funds to help finance a new soccer stadium for the District's Major League Soccer team, D.C. United?
From one House Republican calling him a "liar" to his face to a newspaper article that called the president of the United States of America the N-word, Barack Obama has had to endure tremendous disrespect for a sitting president.
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.
Is America's justice system racist?
It appears Black American voters are far too consumed with championing the government's current ineptitude to address correcting injustices of the past.
Why aren't there more Blacks in business? What are you encouraging your children to become?
Black Americans are into politics, but only at the retail level as "consumers."
After decades of being overlooked by the media, Native Americans are now being cast into the national spotlight for the wrong reason.
Washington, D.C., has always been a mecca for Blacks. But the nation's capital has always had a complicated past and ideals that ran on parallel tracks.
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.
For Black descendants of slaves to get their just due in America, it would require an act of Congress.
As the 2016 presidential election approaches media speculation, propaganda, and misinformation spikes.
Instead of calling for additional Black voter registration efforts and "social change," Black voters should consider that we have the clout to hasten our own changes through reparations we gained for slavery — compensatory payments for the descendants of those who found themselves enslaved by the Atlantic Slave Trade.
Would you ever allow Charles Koch to mentor your children?
The state of Black America only goes as far as the state of Blacks' politics. Blacks' status and politics have remained static for 40 years.
Despite America's so-called, "even-handedness in the Middle East," some Blacks are beginning to see events unfold through the eyes of the poor Palestinians and are appalled.
As he winds through his second term with high "disapproval" numbers, Blacks are the only people President Barack Obama can turn to.
A version of the iconic slogan "A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste" is playing out in the court of public opinion and it's a huge debacle.
One of the major obstacles to Black economic development is a skewed mentality when it comes to starting businesses.
Are you one of those political yahoos claiming victory for your cause after Mississippi black voters helped Sen. Thad Cochran survive an intense Republican primary runoff against insurgent conservative challenger Chris McDaniel?
There are many miles to go and issues to address before America is a "fair and just society." Toward that journey, the black press can be counted on "to voice our true plight."
In Marion Barry's book, race plays a factor in everything that occurs in America.
Every advanced nation in the world is a free-market capitalist country.
You probably haven’t heard the one about the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers giving a $25 million grant to the United Negro College Fund.
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
How, and when, do you celebrate blacks' freedom in this country?
Among Donald Sterling's rants he said something more Blacks need to recognize as truth.
Where are you in the stampede to take Donald Sterling’s L.A. Clippers’ team away from him? Is it fair what has been done to Sterling by the NBA?
It’s evident that Black Americans have fallen hook, line and sinker and totally assimilated by the fact that Johnson Publishing Company has decided to end the print publication of JET magazine.
More African-Americans should learn about Nigeria.
For all the good he's done, and individuals he's made rich and elevated to the middle class, it's a shame that Marion Barry has been left to struggle.
Black students attending for-profit school courses cannot be allowed to continue amassing huge debt they can't pay.
Having the nation's first African-American president at the Civil Rights Summit speaks to the immeasurable success of Lyndon Baines Johnson's presidency.
How many times a day do you put money in another Black person's hand?
Under President Barack Obama, the concept of affirmative action has fallen flat. Those who thought their fortunes would be better under a Black president are advised to support a role model such as Callie House.