Airlines Tighten Security

Stop. No longer can you check your bags curbside, then dash off and…

By Ann Brown

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Cellars in the sky

Frequent fliers are frequent wine drinkers, according to a study done by American…

By Ann Brown

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Dataline

PBS launches its Black History Month programs with “I’ll Make Me A World:…

By Ann Brown

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Free your mind

New and noteworthy books about, by and for African Americans

Anthology
Sacred Bond: Black Men and Their Mothers by Keith Michael Brown (Little, Brown &…

By Sonja Mack

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Choosing your electric company

More of us are getting to decide who's going to turn on the lights at home

After sifting through a mountain of off-the-wall enticements, consumers in New England became the…

By Cheryl Coward

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Investing in timeshares

Today's vacation clubs offer good value and accommodations for consumers looking to get away

For their 10th anniversary, Willie and Elizabeth Hurd wanted to spend four days at…

By W. Roger Witherspoon

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Battle of the titans

Quicken 99 and Money 99 go head to head

Rather than try to topple Intuit’s strangle-hold on the personal finance software market, Microsoft…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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Let freedom ring

Atlanta-based firm champions African American Web sites

Where do you go when you want to find African American content on the…

By Jacqueline Jones

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Managing child’s play

Gary White takes the playground indoors and Gymboree's profits upward

Gary White wants to have the biggest and best sandbox on the playground. As…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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A CEO Tale

Think you’re ready for the CEO seat? If you’re a senior manager or…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Top flight gig

Name: Stephanie M. Malby
Occupation: Flight engineer
Duties: Assist captain and first officer by monitoring…

By Donna Ladson

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Marriages can last even when jobs don’t

Respect, understanding and love kept this couple afloat when their jobs bottomed out

Shirlee and Harold Haizlip are enormously successful by every measure. Confident and dynamic, Shirlee,…

By Caroline Clarke

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CLASSIFIED INFORMATION

Q: What is the most effective way to answer a want ad?
A: Classified…

By Donna Ladson

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Casual for an Interview

When every day is "dress down," what should you wear?

These days, it’s more common to see professionals dressed in khakis and sport…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Creating supply for the new workforce

U.S. companies struggle to fill worker shortage gap in Information Technology

As the millennium approaches, American companies are scrambling to fill a growing worker…

By Bevolyn Williams-Harold

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Should Social Security be privatized?

BE economist members look at both sides of the issue

The Social Security Board of Trustees 1998 report estimates that income from FICA payroll…

By Eric L. Smith

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Across the airwaves

Radio One continues expansion with purchase of Allur-Detroit

Radio One is at it again. Following on the recent acquisition of Bell…

By Chandrika M. Jones

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Black art appreciation

Two major sales noted in African American art

Gently, gently. Handle that piece of original African American art hanging over your…

By Sonja Mack

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UniWorld launches film division

New branch will market Hollywood films to black audience

Capitalizing on the growing demand for black-themed theatrical films, UniWorld Group Inc. announced…

By Eric L. Smith

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Terry takes to the ice

Terry Manufacturing shoots and scores with Major League Hockey gear

Terry Manufacturing Co. Inc. (TMC), will be doing more than simply watching from…

By Cliff Hocker

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