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Groundbreaking marks start of RedBird transformation

Reimagine RedBird broke ground March 26, launching phase 1 of the transformation of the former Red Bird Mall – an almost $160 million redevelopment that will include community-committed tenants like Foot Locker, Frost Bank and Urban Air. City officials and ...

Transitioning back to work after baby

Just when you were getting the hang of having a baby at home, it’s time to go back to work. Beyond the expected changes such as picking work tasks back up and catching up on things you’ve missed, your priorities ...

Business diversity team completes next phase of Availability and Disparity Study

Minority and women owners of local businesses gathered to participate in a discussion about their experience of doing business or attempting to do business with the city of Dallas or on city projects during the City of Dallas Office of ...

Newsrooms still lack diversity

With observances planned throughout March to commemorate Women’s History Month, a new report revealed that women are still mostly absent from newsrooms.

Forum boosts diversity in STEM fields

The Women’s Museum in Fair Park was abuzz as about 800 aspiring inventors and entrepreneurs worked together to brainstorm solutions to modern societal challenges as part of HackDFW, during the weekend of Feb. 16 and Feb. 17.

Seven ways to refresh your small business

Successful business models tend to hinge on delivering what consumers need, when they need it – a moving target that can be difficult to attain. As your consumers’ wants and needs continue to evolve, consider these ways to refresh your ...

Government shutdown hits Blacks hard

With over 50,000 federal employees, the fourth congressional district in Maryland represents the fifth largest number of workers, and Maryland likely counts as the third-largest impacted state by the government shutdown, according to Democratic Rep. Anthony Brown.

Tips to help launch a successful business

Entrepreneurship is alive and well, even if the face of small business is evolving with the times. Autonomy in management and making dreams a reality are the reasons most cited by entrepreneurs looking to open a small business.

The DEC @ Redbird now open to entrepreneurs

Resources for entrepreneurs are now available in Dallas’ southern sector with the opening of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center at the Southwest Center Mall in Oak Cliff. More than 450 individuals recently toured the new offices at Redbird and talked with ...

Caseworkers feel ‘treated like a stepchild’

Charla Gilliam has her morning routine down pat, complete with her gospel music, sermons and reading case files for vulnerable older adults and disabled people she needs to see.

New Jersey bill untangles braiders from licensing

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.

Mind, Body and Business: The foundation of Black female entrepreneurship

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.

Ignite Ambition: How women can inspire other women

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.

Black women entrepreneurs developing new app to empower economic growth

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.

Dedicated franchisee reinvests in local community

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 ...

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