Apple’s Beats Buy is Two-Sided for Music Streaming

LOS ANGELES— Apple's $3 billion purchase of headphone maker and streaming music company Beats Electronics sheds light on a rarely recognized reality in the...

Black Web 2.0 Honors Online Entrepreneurs

Online entrepreneurship has become the chic field of choice for young technology-trained professionals, making for an industry so immense it sports a fair share...

Baltimore’s Restaurant Week Lets Charm City Chow Down

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds as local nonprofit Downtown Baltimore hosts its annual Baltimore Summer Restaurant Week from Aug. 5 through Aug....

Help Your Child Succeed as a ‘Kid-Preneur’

(NNPA) - At what age should a child be given “the facts of life” – not the birds-and-bees facts, but the bottom line about...

We’re More Connected Everyday

  I love this time of the year.  Oh, yes – the holidays, too – but, I am referring to the release of the newest...

Dealing With Rising Banking Fees

There was a time that having a bank account at a big bank was a money maker for customers and not a money loser....

Real Estate Mogul Talks Business with the AFRO

It’s safe to say that Keith D. Murray has a mind for the housing market. The founder and president of PCV Murcor, Real Estate...

Chevrolet Announces ‘Table of Brotherhood Project’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chevrolet is sponsoring the “Table of Brotherhood Project,” a four-city tour honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. that culminates...

Local Entrepreneurs Turn Part-Time Jobs into Full-time Earnings

African Americans have historically been a resilient, industrious people, particularly during times when disparities in compensation and promotion relegated people of color to low-wage...

Restaurants Uploading Menus on iPads for Diners

CHICAGO (AP) — The bar is buzzing on a busy night at Chicago Cut steakhouse as regulars Keith and Peg Bragg sit at a...

Crash Dummies Celebrate 25-Year Anniversary

In the mid-1980s, crash test dummies Vince and Larry famously broke through America’s television sets as iconic reminders of seatbelt safety. With their catchy...

A Heart-to-Heart with America’s First Black Billionairess

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Sheila Crump Johnson is the only African-American female to enjoy ownership in three professional sports teams: the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, the...