Mayor Chokwe Lumumba of Jackson, Mississippi Death Mourned

Mayor Chokwe Lumumba of Jackson, Mississippi Death Mourned

He lived a life of activism and advocacy. Mayor Lumumba earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He later finished first in ...

African American Entrepreneurship: The View from the 1910 Census

African American Entrepreneurship: The View from the 1910 Census

One of the most striking findings in the study is that in 1910 African-Americans were more likely than white Americans to be employers, and almost as likely as whites to be self-em ...

‘Global Entrepreneurship’ with Norm Bond and Kenya’s James Ololo

‘Global Entrepreneurship’ with Norm Bond and Kenya’s James Ololo

Entrepreneur James Ololo, founder of acpDirectory.com dialed in live from Belgium! In addition to discussing business and economics, the topics swerved to social media and effectiv ...

Infographic – More than Two Million Unemployed African Americans

Infographic – More than Two Million Unemployed African Americans

Often the numbers relating specifically to African American unemployment and joblessness are buried within the headlines of the mainstream media and financial reports. African Amer ...

$125K Reward – Black Postal Worker Shot To Death While Delivering Mail

$125K Reward – Black Postal Worker Shot To Death While Delivering Mail

Police say a postal worker has been shot to death while delivering mail about 10 miles from the nation’s capital. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a $100,000 reward a ...

Retailer Refuses to take Black Customers Cash

Retailer Refuses to take Black Customers Cash

Meanwhile Damon and David, who referred to their shopping experience as “humiliating,' sent another cousin back to Buy Buy Baby with a debit card to make the purchases for them. ...

Fourth New Yorker accuses department store of racial profiling

Fourth New Yorker accuses department store of racial profiling

Ripple effects are causing some of the retailers to retain civil rights experts, review policies and procedures and attempt to maintain relationships with the Black community using ...

World of Watches

Soul of Technology: Spurring Manufacturing Through Innovation

Catapulting to the Future is the annual exhibition of the 50 Most Important African-Americans in Technology which shares these rol more ...

December 05, 2010

Negro League Lessons

By the early 1940's, Negro league baseball, clearly rough around the edges, had become a million-dollar business. But the leagues more ...

July 03, 2013

Teen unemployment may hit record this summer

"Both national and local leadership continue to ignore the plight of youth who are most at risk for potential violence as a result more ...

May 02, 2011

Black business owners talk social media

Black business owners give feedback about the class on effective social media marketing that was taught by entrepreneur Norm Bond. more ...

July 03, 2013
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