Ready, Willing & Able

Union Gospel Mission of Dallas has been serving the homeless population by helping them transform their lives and by getting back on their feet since 1949. The organization provides those in need with shelter, meals, clothing, showers and chapel services ...

As loan debts rise, foreclosures dip

A new economic analysis by the New York Federal Reserve Bank found fewer foreclosures, bankruptcies and credit card delinquencies. However the rates of delinquent auto and student loans are worse than before.

Madam Walker still inspiring Black community

In the early 1900s, Madam C.J. Walker turned her homemade recipes for hair and scalp care products into a business empire that made her the United States’ first self-made Black female millionaire.

Toyota breaks ground in Plano

Last month, Toyota held a groundbreaking ceremony on the site of its future North America headquarters uniting branches from California, Kentucky and New York.

Predatory lenders target the poor: Communities lose billions

Predatory lenders continue to target poor, Black and Latino communities, siphoning off $103 billion in fees and interest every year, and the rest of us are paying for it, according to a recent report by United for a Fair Economy.

General Motors highlights diversity at auto show

During the media week leading up to the 2015 North American International Auto Show, General Motors not only revealed new models and concept cars like other automakers, they also showcased the importance of diversity in the company’s ranks.

Generation Genius talks leadership, innovation and technology

From checking your email to medical research, technology plays a huge roll in everyday life. As the emergent field continues to grow, it creates additional opportunities for entrepreneurs in computers, the Internet, electronics, robotics, energy, communications, math, science, medicine, transportation ...

Consumers seek benefits of small business

As shoppers grab their wallets and purses to purchase goods and products for their families and homes, many will opt for local businesses and mom and pop establishments instead of their big-box competitors.

Avoid identity theft: Tips to help protect your identity

Letting down your guard in search of the best deals can substantially increase your risk of exposing personal and financial information. The experts at Cadence Bank offer these tips to help you shop safely:

Minority-owned businesses still underrepresented in state procurement

After conducting a disparity study in 2009, the Texas Comptroller’s office concluded special programs to secure procurement for Historically Underutilized Businesses are still necessary. It went on to affirm its commitment to ensure state agencies make a concerted effort to ...

Jesse Jackson calls tech hiring ‘outrageous’

Jesse Jackson says it is “outrageous” that high-tech firms based in Silicon Valley hire so few women and people of color. “Rainbow PUSH successfully challenged companies to release their workforce diversity data. We researched the racial and gender composition in ...

Southwest Center Mall to open event center

For Oak Cliff resident Cheryl Taylor, the South Dallas community has been her home for over 50 years

AT&T faces $10 billion race discrimination suit

A group that advocates for economic inclusion and fair contracting for Black-owned media recently filed a $10 billion dollar lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against AT&T and DirecTV.

Group focuses on developing Black CEOs

In an effort to increase the relevancy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund redesigned one of its signature programs to cultivate Black industry leaders at the corporate level.

Recreating historic Black Wall Street photo

Oct. 18 was a sight to remember, as members of the Black Dollar Project gathered together on the steps of the historic St. John MBC on Dowling to re-create the Black Wall Street photo.