United, If Not Unanimous

Menthol cigarette issue smokes out Congressional Black Caucus

Before the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act…

By Cliff Hocker

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Change May Be Brewing

Belgian company takes over Anheuser-Busch

The Budweiser and Bud Light family of beer have a new home with the $52…

By Cliff Hocker

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Madison Square Garden Shuffles Management

Former MSG president Steve Mills is reassigned in shake-up

Steve Mills, Madison Square Garden’s president and chief operating officer, was reassigned Tuesday to a…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Winning the Vote

Groups hold power to sway large blocks of voters

Campaigns are exploring ways to win the endorsements of respected groups and organizations that can…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Obama's Advertising Strategy

Will candidate's plan be to his ultimate detriment?

African American voters have long lamented that Democratic politicians take their vote for granted, while…

By Joyce Jones

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Film Financing

Tax incentives offer attractive options

Making a film has never been easy. Raising the cash, securing a bankable cast and…

By George Alexander

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Victoria’s Secret Pink Adds HBCU Flair

Collegiate apparel to showcase black colleges

When Victoria’s Secret Pink rolled out its nationwide collegiate collection in June, featuring the names…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Operations Overload

Even the savviest of entrepreneurs get tired of being the boss

It’s no secret that running a small business requires commitment. But over time, the long…

By Wendy Harris

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Bridging Diversity in Commercial Real Estate

Summit to foster networks in private and public partnerships

Although builders are abandoning ship in the housing market, real estate development in the commercial…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Avoiding Insurance Fraud

Tips for finding a health insurer your business can depend on

There are a lot of health insurance scams out there. Not only must small business…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Road Trippin’

Let the most effective GPS keep you on track during your summer road trip

This may not be the perfect summer for a road trip. But if you’re one…

By Dale Coachman

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On a Lonely Highway

RV franchisor offers tips for carving out a niche in an untapped market

As the owner of one of the nation’s first RV rental companies, Las Vegas-based Bates…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Maryland's First Black Congresswoman Sets Agenda

Newly Elected Democrat Donna Edwards to take on key issues

As Congress decides its summer agenda, newcomer Donna Edwards (D-Md.) hasn’t wasted any time making…

By Ann Brown

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Obama's World Tour

Global citizens buying into possible presidency

Most recent U.S. public opinion polls have the presidential contest between Democratic presumptive nominee Sen.…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Alfred Edmond, Jr. Welcomes You

Taped Last Week

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D.C.’s Green (and Pink) Cash Infusion

AKA members flex buying power during centennial convention

When Melanie Burke Delaney arrived in Washington, D.C., for the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.’s…

By Donna M. Owens

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New Media Dilemma for Democratic Convention

Black bloggers complain of virtual shutout

As the Democrats gear up for a historic convention in Denver this August, some African…

By Ann Brown

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Dr. 'Green' House

Former neurochemist builds healthy houses in the South

When Freeman Ledbetter was nearing the end of his post-doctorate program in neurochemistry at Duke…

By Wendy Harris

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McCain Addresses NAACP

Candidate breaks Bush tradition

Yesterday, Sen. John McCain, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, delivered a speech at the NAACP’s…

By Joyce Jones

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Cutting Edge: Throwing Green After Green

Are you spending too much on your lawn?

Are you finding that more and more of your money is being spent on maintaining…

By Gia Parker

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