Big Business Brokers and Investment Fees

Beginning in April 2010, some of the largest brokerage firms in the United States are imposing penalties on accounts that don't fall within a...

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...

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

As part of a three-part series, the AFRO is profiling up-and-coming entrepreneurs who are growing popular businesses while juggling traditional nine-to-five careers, spouses and...

Financial Opportunities for Minority Business Owners Explored

A business begins with a great idea that will provide a product or a service to a community. Although every great idea deserves to...

Baltimore Businessman to win Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Baltimore businessman Eddie C. Brown grew up studying the men in the white shirts and ties as opposed to those in the field and...

Hip-Hop Mogul Simmons Still Has Magic Touch

Throughout his storied career, New York-born media mogul Russell Simmons has helped bolster the image and scope of hip-hop culture. Now in his 50s,...

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...

New CFO Says GM Has Chance to Make 2010 Profit

DETROIT (AP) — If the economy cooperates and auto sales recover a bit, General Motors has a reasonable chance of turning a full-year profit...