A local entrepreneur is one step closer to possibly winning a national small business contest.
Going out to eat might feel a little different these days. Maybe you're waiting longer for a table, even though the restaurant doesn't appear full. Or maybe your service is slower, and your server seems anxious.
Efforts to increase how much philanthropic funding goes to minority-led environmental organizations are gaining momentum, with one group's push for transparency from the nation's top climate donors drawing big-name support.
After several years of seeing Philadelphia fail to meaningfully diversify the city’s booming construction and building trades, Black workers want change.
Hire! Philly, a regional employer-led workforce group, has unveiled a new platform that connects local residents to career opportunities.
‘Hey, Google, what happened on this day in Black History?’ is a term that might become a daily ritual for many people across the country. Thanks to a new partnership between Google and Dr. Carl Mack, publisher of the Black Heritage Day Calendar – a comprehensive flip calendar that highlights…
Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder and world's wealthiest man, said Tuesday after flying to the edge of space that he planned to award $100 million each to CNN contributor Van Jones and chef José Andrés.
Ben & Jerry's will no longer sell ice cream in occupied Palestinian territories, saying it's inconsistent with the values of the socially conscious brand.
When you're frequently bombarded with ads for credit cards at big banks, it's easy to overlook credit cards at a local credit union. These not-for-profit organizations typically require membership based on location or affiliation with an employer, a family member or an organization. Major cr…
GULFPORT, Miss. — Inside a little office in downtown Gulfport, Tonisha Kimble is writing a new chapter in Mississippi’s history of Black-owned book stores.
On March 16, 2020, as coronavirus panic gripped Wall Street and markets took a historic plunge, Traci Williams, a psychologist in her 30s, made her first-ever stock purchase.
As COVID-19 vaccine-related misinformation continues to spread on Facebook, one of the platform's former executives is calling for the company to focus on transparency.
Richard Foreman Jr. tapped into U.S. Small Business Administration funding when his West Philadelphia-based business was impacted financially last year due to the pandemic.
Netflix is the king of streaming with more than 200 million subscribers. But now it appears the platform has set its sights on dominating a new form of entertainment: video games.