Business & Money

Black coffee shops pulling in the green

by Bryan Crawford -Contributing Writer-

The situation involving Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, two Black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks for behaving like any other coffee shop patron would, outraged many in the Black... »

Legacy Men’s Boutique offers quality and service

by Tariqah Shakir- Muhammad -The Final Call- | Apr 26, 2018 - 1:38:22 PM

CHICAGO— Not far from the Harold Washington Cultural Center on 44th and King Drive is an avenue of flourishing Black-owned business including restaurants, bakeries and an art gallery. »

Black-owned mobile company making moves

by Tariqah Shakir- Muhammad -The Final Call- | Apr 26, 2018 - 1:31:19 PM

In collaboration with Daymond Garfield John, founder of the apparel company FUBU, entrepreneur and businessman Jonathan Nazeer recently launched the company’s mobile service. »

Young Black professionals, HBCU students join movement for homeownership, financial education

by Hazel Trice Edney | Apr 25, 2018 - 1:29:00 PM

The housing crisis that caused more than nine million people to suffer foreclosure and even homelessness due to the economic slump across the U. S. 10 years ago, has now fully recovered for everyone—except people of color—especially Black Americans. »

Major toy retailer goes out of business

by AP | Mar 20, 2018 - 2:14:46 PM

NEW YORK (AP)—The demise of Toys R Us will have a ripple effect on everything from toy makers to consumers to landlords. »

Racism in car buying?

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Jan 24, 2018 - 5:11:00 PM

For two years Jason saved and worked on raising his credit score to buy the car of his dreams. He wanted a luxury sports car. He had a good job, money in the bank and the means of paying the note. »

America’s Richest 1 Percent Owns 40 Percent Of Country’s Wealth—Study

by RT.com | Dec 12, 2017 - 1:44:07 PM

America’s richest one percent own a whopping 40 percent of the country’s wealth, a new study has revealed. The finding marks a widening gap between rich and poor in the United States. »

More Proof Economic Discrimination Exists And Persists

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Oct 3, 2017 - 12:08:44 AM

Contrary to the widespread beliefs that Blacks have “made it” and have overcome economic discrimination, recent data from three studies show those beliefs are wrong. »

‘We Have Wealth, We’re Not Pooling Our Resources’

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Sep 28, 2017 - 1:15:04 PM

An ever-accelerating racial wealth gap has Black families on track to see their median wealth hit zero in this lifetime, making it difficult or impossible to transfer wealth to the next generation, according to a new report. »

Africa Among Top 10 Fastest Growing Markets For Air Travel

by GIN | Jun 28, 2017 - 2:47:43 PM

(GIN)—Airline industry and ministry officials attending Aviation Festival Africa and Airports Show Africa heard some good news and some not so good news. »

Housing Out Of Reach For Many In The U.S.

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Jun 20, 2017 - 3:37:29 PM

Sheronna Ragin-Winters knows first hand what researchers found during a new study: housing in America is out of reach due to high rental costs and low wages. »

Black business group, Black banks making Black history with economic justice

by Hazel Trice Edney | Feb 27, 2017 - 12:04:41 PM

It is the number one reason that Black-owned businesses fail: Simply put—not enough money and not enough places to get it. »

From banks to beauty products, the #BuyBlack movement is real

by Stacy M. Brown -NNPA Newswire- | Dec 14, 2016 - 12:40:05 PM

As the holiday season moves into full swing, the #BuyBlack campaign has led many to imagine what would happen if African Americans— the largest consumer group of color in the United States with an estimated $1.2 trillion in spending power— routinely demonstrated allegiance to the 2.6 million Black-owned businesses that exist in America. »

Will victims in bank scandal get their day in court?

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Dec 14, 2016 - 11:45:56 AM

Victims of the Wells Fargo banking scandal will get justice and have their day in court if new legislation introduced earlier this month passes. »

Christians, Muslims unite on economic venture in Atlanta

by Kenetta Muhammad And Karriemmah Muhammad | Aug 26, 2016 - 1:41:38 PM

ATLANTA—The Atlanta Local Organizing Committee (LOC) and 10,000 Fearless Men and Women Headquarters of the South established a combined economic development venture in Atlanta called Blue Seas Express & Catering. »

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Young Black professionals, HBCU students join movement for homeownership, financial education

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Black-owned mobile company making moves

In collaboration with Daymond Garfield John, founder of the apparel...

Legacy Men’s Boutique offers quality and service

CHICAGO— Not far from the Harold Washington Cultural Center on...

Major toy retailer goes out of business

NEW YORK (AP)—The demise of Toys R Us will have...

Racism in car buying?

For two years Jason saved and worked on raising his...

America’s Richest 1 Percent Owns 40 Percent Of Country’s Wealth—Study

America’s richest one percent own a whopping 40 percent of...

More Proof Economic Discrimination Exists And Persists

Contrary to the widespread beliefs that Blacks have “made it”...

‘We Have Wealth, We’re Not Pooling Our Resources’

An ever-accelerating racial wealth gap has Black families on track...

Africa Among Top 10 Fastest Growing Markets For Air Travel

(GIN)—Airline industry and ministry officials attending Aviation Festival Africa and...