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African American Business

Don't Celebrate Just Yet...

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 07.28.2013 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

Some would like to believe that because we now have a black president, that we no longer have a need to push for civil rights or equality. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Proud and Distressed: A Note From the Only African-American Bestselling Business Author in America

John Hope Bryant | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business
John Hope Bryant

I am proud of being African-American, even though I don't believe that I or anyone else should be "black for a living." We have to be able to compete on a level playing field like everyone else, and we can. We have. We do.

The Power of the Black Purse: Making Our Voices Heard this Holiday Season!

Stacey Tisdale | Posted 02.04.2012 | Black Voices
Stacey Tisdale

The American recession has become the black community's depression, but we still have tremendous power. What would happen, if this holiday season, we only shopped at companies that were truly committed to giving us jobs and helping us thrive?

The Onus Is on Large Companies to Help Minority-Owned Small Businesses Get Bigger: It's in Everyone's Interest

James H. Lowry | Posted 11.12.2011 | Black Voices
James H. Lowry

Black-owned small businesses have the fastest new jobs growth rate, according to the Department of Commerce. Still, fewer than5 percent of black-owned businesses employ more than five people.

Banish the Black Box

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

As we listen to hard working, intelligent people who lived aborted dreams rather than fulfilled ones, you can't help but to wonder if the Black Box will ever be eliminated.