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Black Designer Lights Up GM

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.

Landed your first job? Tips for managing your money

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.

Apple Music brings change to streaming, but is it enough?

When Apple launches its Apple Music streaming service at the end of June, it will affect things big and small in the music industry.

Q&A: Angela Bassett talks playing boss in 'Rainbow Six' game Time

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.''

Debt Collection Report Captures Horror Stories

A new report by the Center for Responsible Lending has revealed what many consumers have known for years.

BBB’s Smart Consumer Resolutions For 2015

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.

Businesses cash in as women chase bigger butts

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.

Black Businesses Face Familiar Struggles in Africa

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.

Drop in Black Homeownership Rate Double that of Whites

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 ...

Union pulls support from UNCF after Koch gift

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.

How Exactly Do Colleges Allocate Their Financial Aid? They Won’t Say.

At the center of the admissions and financial-aid process is a massive information imbalance: Schools make their decisions with detailed data about each applicant that goes well beyond test scores and transcripts. Many universities have access to comprehensive financial profiles, ...

Apple’s Beats buy is two-sided for music streaming

Apple’s $3 billion purchase of headphone maker and streaming music company Beats Electronics sheds light on a rarely recognized reality in the music-streaming industry: It’s hard to succeed in the business without offering other products and services.

Housing Recovery Bypasses Blacks and Latinos

Scholars from several of the nation’s most-esteemed colleges and universities jointly concluded that the nation’s so-called housing “recovery” is bypassing communities of color and working- class neighborhoods. Underwater America, their new report, analyzed negative equity and foreclosure data using zip ...

Mail delivery to your door at risk

Mail delivery to the door could become a thing of the past for many.

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