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Motel 6 Sued For Identifying Latino Guests For Immigration Agents

The hospitality chain Motel 6 is facing another lawsuit alleging that it violated the civil rights of Latino immigrants by voluntarily giving guests' personal information to federal immigration authorities.

How Rapper 50 Cent Made Millions of Dollars from Bitcoin

The fluctuating and declining rates of bitcoin may be really frustrating for those who just recently invested. But rapper 50 Cent is already reaping the fruits of his early bitcoin investments.

Cricket Wireless Celebrates Black History Month with Launch of Sounds of Celebration Program and Sweepstakes

Black History Month is a time to celebrate and honor African Americans whose significant contributions have made an impact in their communities. Cricket Wireless is commemorating their influence to the world of music with the launch of their Sounds of ...

American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to Join Facebook, 1st African-American to Sit on FB’s Board of Directors

Facebook has named one of the nation’s most prominent black corporate leaders, American Express‘Kenneth Chenault, to its board of directors.

California Woman Sues Walmart for Locking Black Beauty Products Behind Glass

A California woman says she is suing Walmart for discrimination after saying that the mega retailer locked its African-American hair and skin products behind glass at a California store.

Don Lemon On Low Black Unemployment: “Thanks, Obama”

Don Lemon discussed the dropping black unemployment rate with an all-black, Democratic Congressmember panel on Monday night. Lemon brought up Jay-Z's recent interview with Van Jones where he dismissed that a change in black unemployment doesn't matter because money doesn't ...

Above the Water: How Black Businesses Swim in 2018

Simply being business is hard enough. Compound that with being Black-owned and a disaster like Hurricane Harvey and the definition of sinking or swimming takes on an entirely new meaning. In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, many entrepreneurs had the ...

Facebook Partners with the Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation to Support Their 16th Annual HBCU College Festival on Saturday, February 10

Facebook and The Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation have partnered to support the 16th Annual Alfred Street Baptist Church’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) College Festival (Festival). The 2018 Festival will take place on Saturday, February 10 at the ...

Down But Not Out — Single Mom Fatima Alexander Launches New Lifestyle Magazine Inspiring Others to Never Give Up

Having walked away from an abusive relationship and suffering from depression for more than 20 years, single mother Fatima Alexander knows that even the darkest of nights can give rise to the brightest mornings. First her mother passed away, then ...

Reginald F. Lewis, First Black $Billion Dollar Dealmaker — New Documentary to be Broadcast in February, Black History Month

WNET has announced the television premiere of Pioneers: Reginald F. Lewis and the Making of a Billion Dollar Empire (Watch the trailer). The documentary chronicles the life and legacy of business pioneer, philanthropist and titan Reginald F. Lewis. Lewis, a ...

Getting His Cut -- Black Tech Entrepreneur Creates Device That Automatically Gets Your Lawn Mowed

Wilkinson Egwu, a Black tech entrepreneur based in Woodstock, Georgia, has created an innovative way to automate professional lawn care! LawnTap, the startup company he co-founded, has developed a device and an app that enables your lawn to take care ...

Live Nation Latin Welcomes Patricia Flores as VP of Marketing

Live Nation Entertainment, announced the hire of Patricia Flores as VP of Marketing for its newly formed Live Nation Latin group. Based in Los Angeles, Flores will report to Hans Schafer, SVP of Live Nation Latin.

CVS to End Alterations in Beauty Ads

The nation's largest drugstore chain has pledged to put an end to featuring beauty ads in which the appearance of models has been digitally altered, introducing new guidelines that strive for what company officials called "transparency for beauty imagery."

Here’s Why Walmart Is Closing 63 Sam’s Club Stores

Walmart is closing 63 of its Sam’s Club stores, which are located throughout the US and Puerto Rico, Business Insider reports. Sam’s Club CEO John Furner said the locations were affecting other stores, likely referring to cannibalization of customers, and ...

Entrepreneur Launches Affordable Services to Help Black-Owned Businesses Incorporate, Negotiate Contracts, and More

Legal research and writing company expands to provide business writing and management for busy entrepreneurs who wear many hats, and small businesses operating without a full-time staff.