Home prices are climbing at the fastest pace in history, eclipsing even the boom in the days leading up to the Great Recession. Bidding wars have become common, many are forced to pay all cash and some bids are coming in $1 million over asking.
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court ruled that two restrictive provisions in an Arizona voting law could remain in place. It's a disheartening development in the ongoing voting rights battle waging across the country. Not only does the decision weaken the Voting Rights Act by making it har…
Walmart will pay for full college tuition and book costs at some schools for its US workers, the latest effort by the largest private employer in the country to sweeten its benefits as it seeks to attract and retain talent in a tight job market.
After seven years of corporate life, Mary Smith had a routine: putting extra effort into her hair (so as to not appear too Black) and her demeanor (ditto) and her clothes (you can probably guess).
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…