Don’t Let the ‘G’ in Giving Stand for Guilt

Resist the chronic takers who would exploit your spirit of generosity.

One of the challenges facing many people, especially those considered to be better off than…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Michael Baisden Extends Radio Contract

Deal could expand show�s reach by millions

Bestselling author and television talk show personality Michael Baisden signed a multi-year deal to extend…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Lending Money to Friends and Family

How to avoid heartache when loaning to a loved one

It is part of the African American spirit to help our friends and family who…

By Margarette Burnette

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Black Retailers Gear Up for the Holidays

Frugal shoppers to make for a tough season for small businesses

Anxiety over the poor economy, including worries about home foreclosures, tightening credit and unemployment, has…

By Michael Dabney

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Obama Names Economic Recovery Advisory Board

Board to tackle faltering economy, plan for future

President-elect Barack Obama had his third news conference this week, and named former Federal Reserve…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Stepping Away From the Frenzy

On keeping shopping simple and free of Black Friday madness

A truncated shopping period between Thanksgiving and Christmas, combined with the absence of an “it”…

By Renita Burns

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Obama Transition Picking Up Speed

As economic team forms, choices paint picture of future

Among the many remarkable firsts that President-elect Barack Obama can lay claim to during the…

By Joyce Jones

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Rogers Named White House Social Secretary

From teas to state dinners, Rogers will plan them all

Desirée Rogers, the president of social networking for Allstate Financial, was named the special assistant…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Orszag, Nabors Named to Key Econ Roles

Stating that “Budget reform is not an option. It’s a necessity,” President-elect Barack Obama…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Five Steps to Better IT Security

Learn to protect yourself, business partners from cyber crime

When the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) released its list of emerging cyber threats…

By Bridget McCrea

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Government Announces New Loan Programs

Hopes modifications will help raise slumping GDP

To diminish the effect of a sluggish economy, the government announced two new programs today…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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The CBC to Exercise Greater Power in New Congress

Members head top committees in Democrat-heavy legislature

The move to elect California Rep. Barbara Lee as head of the Congressional Black Caucus…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama Nominates Geithner as Treasury Secretary

Promising that he would do all within his power to right the economy, President-elect Barack…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama to Announce Economic Team

In a move that is expected to ease speculation amid the continued roller…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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The Day Obama Moved the Market

Nomination of Geithner as Treasury Secretary inspires desperately needed investor confidence.

This week has been one of the most devastating in Wall Street’s history. Just Thursday,…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Surviving Destruction of ‘Black Wall Street’

Black business executives lend time, money to finance New York screening

On May 21, 1921, what was once the “Black Wall Street” in Oklahoma became the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Likely Pick of Geithner for Treasury Sends Stocks Soaring

President-elect Barack Obama is moving markets.
At least that what it seems after word…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Clinton Reportedly Accepts Cabinet Post

Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton pass each other before their February debate. (Source: GOP)…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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School Is in Session for Obama

An elementary school in Long Island, New York, has been renamed in honor…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Broadening a View of the Possible

Robert F. Kennedy's legacy of inspiration and change

The late Robert F. Kennedy famously said the following: “There are those who look at…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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