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Nonprofit lender offering equitable loans and financial coaching to low-income families in Texas

The coronavirus pandemic has put more than 3 million Texans out of work. They, along with the nearly 1.4 million Texas households that fall...

What are the Health Benefits and Uses of Different CBD Products?

-Shared by Media The use of CBD has significantly increased over the past few years, especially since its confirmed legality in different regions of the...

Amazon’s pandemic price gouging shows need for new federal law

Amazon is price gouging customers on a wide range of essential goods – jacking up prices on face masks, toilet paper and antibacterial soap...

Liftfund’s Women’s Business offering free emotional wellness coaching for business owners amid the stress of COVID-19

As part of their COVID-19 Business Resiliency Program, LiftFund Dallas/Ft. Worth Women’s Business Center recently rolled out a free emotional wellness program for female...

Unemployment compensation is taxable; Have tax withheld now and avoid a tax-time surprise

WASHINGTON – With millions of Americans now receiving taxable unemployment compensation, many of them for the first time, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded...

Super-sized racism: former McDonald’s execs strike back in explosive race discrimination lawsuit

By Trevor Coleman and Trevor W. Coleman II For more than 50 years the McDonald’s Corporation took pride in branding itself as a socially conscious...

Princell Hair named President & CEO of the Black News Channel

TALLAHASSEE — Princell Hair joins The Black News Channel (BNC) as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the nation’s first and only 24-hour...

Kathy Green named Manager of Outreach & Advocacy at AARP Texas

AUSTIN, TX – Kathy Green, an accomplished leader with extensive public policy, nonprofit, and media experience in Texas, has been named the new Manager...

Ford commits to carbon neutrality by 2050

DEARBORN -- Ford Motor Company intends to achieve carbon neutrality globally by 2050, while setting interim targets to more urgently address climate change challenges. The...

Report: 7.7 percent of female workers in Texas are entrepreneurs

Nationwide 7.7 percent of female workers own their own business, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. For many of these women, entrepreneurship...

Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowler Jaylon Smith Encourages Dallas Minority Entrepreneurs Apply for MEI Pitch Competition

Dallas Cowboys star Jaylon Smith is looking forward to hosting the second annual Minority Entrepreneurship Institute (MEI) Showcase in Dallas on July 10th. Smith...

City of Dallas layoff employees layoff 472 employees though mid-July and delay bond projects

Due to COVID-19 the City of Dallas reportedly has lost more money this year did it during the entire Great Recession ten years ago....

City of McKinney and partners offering COVID-19 Small Business Grants

The City of McKinney, partnering with the McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC), established the McKinney Strong COVID-19 Small Business and Nonprofit Grant program, offering...

The City of Lewisville is cancelling all events through September due to COVID-19 and budget cuts

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 disease outbreak, the uncertainty of when restrictions will be lifted on large-scale gatherings, and major budgetary concerns, the City...

City of Carrollton Receives ‘AAA’ Long-Term Ratings on Bonds

S&P Global Ratings (S&P) and Fitch Ratings, Inc. independently assigned a “AAA” long-term rating to the City of Carrollton for a $24 million ($20.94...

Black-Owned Newspapers and Media Companies Are Small Businesses Too!

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Publishers of Black-owned community newspapers, including Janis Ware of the Atlanta Voice, Cheryl Smith of Texas Metro News, Chris...

Steady Together, supported by Shaquille O’Neal, focuses on helping gig and hourly workers

ATLANTA (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steady, a platform solely focused on advising and advocating for workers seeking stable income in America, is launching its biggest...

$349 billion COVID-19 Small Business Program short-changes businesses of color

By Charlene Crowell A $349 billion program created to assist America’s small businesses was launched on April 3 to provide payroll, utilities, rent, and more...

QuikTrip is hiring throughout DFW

QuikTrip (QT) is looking to fill both full- and part-time positions for Store Clerks and Assistant Managers in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. “We are eager...

Dying to Work — Amazon, Other Frontline Workers Bear Brunt Of COVID-19

By Mel Reeves, Community Editor, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder “The organizer’s conduct was immoral, unacceptable, and arguably illegal,” is how an Amazon official sought to frame the...