A group of Atlanta entrepreneurs, economic development officials and others are at the annual technology and entertainment festival South by Southwest Interactive to market the region as a startup and mobile media hub.
For well over a decade, Ronald Reid counted on the rush of customers for these special occasions, until, he said, salons run primarily by immigrants from the Dominican Republic flooded the market and poached many of his clients, offering them ...
From black inventors like Elijah McCoy, whose invention enabled trains to roll along America’s rail lines without having to stop for engine oiling, to Lewis Lattimer who worked in the laboratories of both Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell, African ...
More good news keeps coming for consumers in early 2014. On the heels of new mortgage rules that took effect January 10, the following week four banks making payday loans pulled their products from the market.
Warren Buffett might be the epitome of the cautious investor, but he's betting $1 billion on this year's NCAA tournament.
The University of Georgia junior first got a pair of Beats by Dre Studio headphones for Christmas in 2008. They were a revelation, she says, especially for someone used to Apple earbuds.
Music & Memory, the non-profit "re-awakening" elders with dementia through the use of music and iPods, scored an unlikely video hit last year that's been viewed more than seven million times.
Ally Financial Inc. is paying $98 million to resolve U.S. government claims that minority borrowers were charged higher rates on its auto loans than whites with similar credit histories.
Still reeling from the Great Recession, middle class blacks are maintaining their status by using credit to help cover their basic living expenses, according to a report from the NAACP and public policy research organization, Demos.
Welcome to the bustling metropolis of parking lot traffic that lights up like Christmas for miles around at any given time.
As the dream of college remains unaffordable for many students and leaves others in mountains of debt, a growing number of private-college presidents are taking home more than $1 million a year.
Most of the businesses are one-woman shows: According to the National Women’s Business Council, 96.5 percent of Black woman-owned firms are non-employer status.
So you're ready to buy a new smartphone for your loved one. Which do you choose?
Civil rights leaders met with retail chain representatives and agreed to create a customer bill of rights -- to be posted in department stores in the coming days -- in response to allegations of racial profiling in multiple retail chains.
I’ve spent the last three years of this column sharing with you important facts about African-Americans’ consumer power.