Dorothy Pruitt, a 65-year-old African-American woman, said she paid $85,118.03 to Mark Steven Diamond, a Chicago area home repairman to tear down and build a new back porch.
The explosion of “dark money” spent in the political system in the United States threatens racial equity in the United States making it harder for Blacks and other minorities to gain a foothold in the middle class and fully participate ...
As the cost of higher education has risen, students and their families have increasingly turned to student loans to cover costs.
Financial security can often feel like a tug of war with earnings and income on one side and the cost of living and debt on the other. Which side wins can determine whether a household is mired in insurmountable debt ...
If you’re driving down a highway, street or tunnel anywhere in North America and you see the shimmering new headlights on the latest Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC or Buick approaching you, there’s a good chance you’re seeing the work of Martin ...
Congress Should be Ashamed of Push to Roll Back Discriminatory Protection in Auto Finance Industry Favors Bill to Stop Related CFPB Enforcement
When it comes to public policy, most citizens tend to think in terms of what government can accomplish on their behalf. Multiple civil rights laws and the Americans with Disabilities Act are but a few such examples.
Landing that first job out of college calls for a celebration. But when the party is over, it’s time to sit down and figure out how to make your money work for you.
When Apple launches its Apple Music streaming service at the end of June, it will affect things big and small in the music industry.
Angela Bassett is taking on the mantle of “Six,'' the codename for the leader of the elite counter-terrorism group depicted in the video game series “Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six.''
A new report by the Center for Responsible Lending has revealed what many consumers have known for years.
Better Business Bureau urges you to protect yourself from most fraud and scams in 2015 and beyond, by adding a few “smart consumer” resolutions to your list.
Gym classes that promise a plump posterior are in high demand. A surgery that pumps fat into the buttocks is gaining popularity. And padded panties that give the appearance of a rounder rump are selling out.
As the United States pivots to strengthen economic ties with Africa, there’s a good chance that Black-owned businesses may be left behind because of to some of the same factors that limit their growth in America.
Each year the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University assesses the nation’s housing outlook. The recently-released The State of the Nation’s Housing in 2014 reveals that troubled housing areas remain in the midst of rising prices, higher interest ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A powerful government workers’ union will end its support for the United Negro College Fund after the group accepted $25 million from the conservative powerhouse Koch brothers and the college fund’s president appeared at a Koch event.