Blacks largely left out of high-paying jobs

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.

Promoting gender equality in the workplace

Although women are making strides in the corporate world, there is still work that can be done to level the landscape.

Bill would allow newspapers to negotiate with Facebook, Google on content monetization

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.

Black legislators call for economic unity, action as Black Wealth 2020 celebrates second year

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 ...

Lenders that aren’t serving minorities for home loans

Across America, a troubling pattern emerges in data analyzed by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting

Don’t overpay taxes this season

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.

Job market still in question: Despite a record high unemployment rate for Blacks

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.

Starbucks breaks new ground at Red Bird Mall

The further economic growth of South Dallas may have just come cold pressed with an extra shot. At least, that appeared to be the the eager attitude on display from officials and a small crowd during the Nov. 14 groundbreaking ...

NAACP, American Airlines meet over bias complaints

American Airlines said its CEO had a “positive” meeting with civil-rights leaders who accuse the airline of racial bias, but an activist who was kicked off a plane is not backing away from her criticism of the carrier.

Economic boycott over treatment of Blacks in St. Louis

Amid ongoing protests reinvigorated by the acquittal of a White former police officer in the death of a Black suspect, several African American faith and civic leaders in St. Louis announced details of an economic boycott campaign Thursday as the ...

Goldman Sachs graduates talk about their success

For many entrepreneurs, launching a business is only the first step on the road to success. After taking the financial risk of going it alone, many of them struggle to expand and grow their companies, particularly because of a lack ...

SBA Disaster Loans a key resource for recovery for hurricane survivors

For Texas survivors of Hurricane Harvey, help from the U.S. Small Business Administration maby be an important part of the recovery process.

Black leaders push Black Wealth 2020 movement

Black Wealth 2020, a new movement aiming to change the course of Black wealth in America, is gaining swift support from national advocates of economic justice.

Equifax breach exposes 143 million people to identity theft

Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Americans. Now the unwitting victims have to worry about the threat of having their identities stolen.

Chambers receive funding for community assistance

Toyota’s relocation of its headquarters from California to Plano will theoretically change the economic landscape of the Dallas/Fort Worth area for the better as more corporate jobs, dealerships and support businesses open up for those seeking work. Along with this ...