By a vote of 34-0, the New Jersey Senate approved a bill Sunday that would eliminate the state’s expensive and time-consuming license requirement for African-style natural hair braiders.
Women own 30 percent of all businesses in the U.S. – with Black women becoming the fasting growing economic force owning 14 percent of U.S. businesses, according 2015 State of Women-owned Businesses Report conducted by American Express Open.
Having “it all” is a concept women have discussed and aspired to attain for nearly 40 years. Still, the conversation continues because no one has determined what having it all actually means.
The Vivian’s Door Initiative, along with the support of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, has launched a crowd funding campaign for their Vivian’s Door App on Indiegogo.
Golden Chick, known for its classic and chef-inspired chicken dishes, announced May 14 the reopening of its newly renovated restaurant at 410 W. Kiest Blvd. The restaurant closed five months ago to allow a complete renovation process. The transformation includes ...
On May 12, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted a roundtable discussion on implementing effective strategies that prepare our workforce for a new, 21st century economy for community leaders and education, transportation, finance and labor advocates.
As America commemorates the 50th year of the Fair Housing Act, the unpromising numbers have been repeated often: “The gap between White and Black homeownership is wider now than it was in 1960,” PBS reported earlier this year.
Since the shutdown of highly-praised culinary school, Le Cordon Bleu in September 2017, there has been a void for the many food makers who were left scattered by its departure.
Jonathan Garland’s fascination with architecture started early: He spent much of his childhood designing Lego houses and gazing at Boston buildings on rides with his father away from their largely minority neighborhood.
Although women are making strides in the corporate world, there is still work that can be done to level the landscape.
On Feb. 26 the News Media Alliance – representing almost 2,000 news organizations – again called on Congress to allow publishers to negotiate collectively with dominant online platforms, namely Facebook and Google.
The president of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators, America’s largest organization of Black legislators, has called for unity behind economic development initiatives prioritized by Black Wealth 2020, a movement launched two years ago to forge progress for Black-owned ...
Across America, a troubling pattern emerges in data analyzed by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting
With tax season in full swing, take time to consider how to get the most out of your tax return, which includes finding all the credits and deductions available to you.
Years of steady hiring and economic growth have delivered a cumulative benefit for at least one group that hasn’t always shared in America’s prosperity.