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....

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...

Sole Sisters: Lifelong Friends Go Extra Inch with Sizzling New Shoe Store

Beautiful, bold and bonded together, Toni Hall and Natalie Prather never stray from their ambitious goals. The pair of 20-somethings have been playing off...

Diversity Stretching Can Help You Land That First Professional Job

If you are a college student seeking to be recruited into the professional workforce, one of the most important qualities employers will be searching...

Eddie Brown’s ‘Beating the Odds’ ‘Not a Black Story, but a Business Story’

To say that Eddie Brown has beaten the odds is an understatement. He owns and operates the second- oldest, Black-owned investment firm in the...

New CRL Consumer Survey: High Pressure Tactics, Confusion Lead to Customers Choosing Overdraft

In August 2010, the Federal Reserve Board directed banks to seek customer approval before enrolling them in high-cost overdraft coverage.  Now nearly a year...

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...

Local Stationary Company Caters to People of Color

Allyson Yuille doesn’t look quite like Martha Stewart. Her skin is a tad darker, her lips a bit fuller and her style of dress...

NAWBO Launches Accelerated Growth Series

The NAWBO® Institute for Entrepreneurial Development is a nonprofit educational foundation of the National Association of Women Business Owners® that strives to strengthen the...

Walgreens Stores to Sell More Groceries in African American Communities

After the success of its pilot program at 10 Chicago stores last fall, Deerfield-based Walgreen’s announced recently they will be adding more “expanded food...

In Q & A, Shirley J. Wilcher Says Affirmative Action is Still Needed

Since 2005, Shirley J. Wilcher has directed the American Association for Affirmative Action, a professional organization that is based in Washington, D.C., and has...

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...