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, the multifaceted maven shows no signs of slowing down. With...

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 service positions. While there has always been an exceptional cadre...

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 in 2010, its new chief financial officer said last week. Former...



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