Bail Company Goes Extra Mile for Clients

T-Ann Johnson saved a client’s life. That’s when she knew the job was more than just a job. It was a calling. Saving lives was not in the job description. But, as Director of Empower and...

DC Funeral Home Mulls Move to Maryland

For 30 years, Ronald Taylor II Funeral Homes in Northeast, D.C. has served a predominantly Black clientele, but as gentrification increasingly pushes Blacks out of the city and into Prince George’s County, Taylor is...

Papa John’s Takes a Knee, Gets Replaced by Pizza Hut

Last year John Schnatter, then CEO of Papa John’s Pizza, ignited a national controversy when he said, “The NFL has hurt us by not resolving the current debacle to the players’ and owners’ satisfaction....

First Black Woman NASCAR Owner Steps Up

The first Black woman to own a NASCAR team completed her first official race Feb. 18. Melissa Harville-Lebron, CEO of W. M. Stone Enterprises and owner of E2 Northeast Motorsports, and her racing team debuted...

Michelle Obama Announces New Book

Former first lady Michelle Obama has decided it’s time to tell her story. On Feb. 25, Obama took to Twitter to announce her new book, Becoming, and the launch of her website, becomingmichelleobama.com. “Writing BECOMING has...

Homme Boutique Brings Style and Culture to Anacostia

Women have their little black dresses, but what about men? According to Amir Browder, every man’s closet should include “a crisp white button down shirt, a classic pair of nicely fitted jeans, a black brogue...

Vegan Chef Grows Career in D.C.

When Rakhel Yisrael began selling her homemade vegan cuisine in 2009, she had few resources, but a lot of ambition. “I had a cooler that was able to strap on my back and I...

‘Going Raw With Soul’

In The Land of Kush, one can find a vegan style restaurant with healthier options for the Baltimore Community, thanks to owner, Gregory Brown, 44, who promotes health, while keeping the soulful taste of...

Companies ‘Steal’ Billions from Low-Income Workers

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Employers pickpocket billions of dollars from low-wage workers, a crime that disproportionately hurts Blacks and often goes underreported, according to a recent report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). Researchers at EPI,...

How Military Skill Sets Create Better Customer Interactions for Business

In a few weeks, retailers, restaurants and others across the country will set out to begin to interview, hire and train workers for very busy fall and holiday season.  There is nothing new about...

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