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5 Retro-themed Party Perfect New Year's Eve Outfits

Catherine Garvin | Posted 02.28.2014 | Style
Catherine Garvin

Here are five retro-themed party perfect outfits I put together for you with the help of my creative friends -- model, mom and associate editor for the Living Dead Lauren Jewels, PDX fashion photographer Travis Geny and the fashion fabulous folks at Macy's in downtown Portland.

Thank God for Al Sharpton

Gene Marks | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Gene Marks

Thank God for Al Sharpton. I'm not a big fan of his. But that doesn't matter. Society needs people like him. Because it's guys like him that reminds ...

Retail Task Force Sets Roadmap To Address Racial Profiling

www.wwd.com | Posted 12.10.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — Rev. Al Sharpton outlined concrete steps for dealing with racial profiling and “shop and frisk” at stores in New York City at a press...

Kim Bhasin

The Scene Inside Macy's On Thanksgiving Was Completely Insane

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 11.29.2013 | Business

It's quiet inside Macy's gargantuan flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square, a half hour before the doors are set to open for the much-hyped annua...

Solutions to Prevent Tired Feet and Legs During Holiday Shopping From Black Friday to Christmas

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

It is holiday time again along with the long lines waiting to buy those special gifts. How will your feet and legs survive the pounding of pavements and standing for hours on hard concrete floors at the malls and running from department store to department store?

Black Friday Shopping Tips For Black People

Posted 11.22.2013 | Black Voices

Leave it to "The Daily Show" to add a hilarious spin to a controversial topic. This time around, they tackled the recent racial profiling allegations ...

Writing ON Scripture

Henry G. Brinton | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Henry G. Brinton

Whether the topic is marriage or LGBTQ groups, Thanksgiving or Memorial Day, ON Scripture interprets current events from the perspective of the Bible, and this makes it a valuable tool for people of faith across the country.

Barneys and Macy's No-Shows At Racial Profiling City Council Hearing

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 11.22.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Probing allegations of racial profiling, New York City is giving 17 major retail stores until Friday to submit information on how th...

The Death of Thanksgiving (Colossians 1:11-20)

Henry G. Brinton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Henry G. Brinton

But wait a second -- other stores are guilty as well. However if no one wanted to shop on Thanksgiving, then no stores would be open. The true Thanksgiving-killer is the person who leaves the table and heads to the mall.

The 10 Companies Paying Americans The Least

24/7 Wall Street | Michael B. Sauter, Thomas C. Frohlich and Alexander E.M. Hess | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall Street: This summer, thousands of fast-food workers in the United States went on strike in cities across the country, demanding their wages ...

Major Fashion Retailers Will Discuss How NOT To Be So Racist

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.15.2013 | Black Voices

Thanks to the racial discrimination lawsuits filed against Barneys and Macy's over the past several weeks, a group of major fashion retailers have dec...

Stocks Surge To Record Highs On Holiday Shopping Hopes

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

NEW YORK, Nov 13 (Reuters) - The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs on Wednesday after Macy's strong results relieved anxiety about how reta...

Another Retailer Forces Employees To Give Up Their Thanksgiving

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. is the latest retailer to open earlier on Thanksgiving this year. The Minneapolis-based discounter said ...

With Stella 34 Trattoria, Macy's New York Flagship Competes with Harrods in London

John Mariani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Unlike the superb culinary offerings at London's Harrods and Paris' Galleries Lafayette, New York's department stores have little beyond café-style restaurants for shoppers' convenience. Stella 34 Trattoria changes things.

Macy's and Barney's Incidents Should Teach Us: Dollars and Sense

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

What African American doesn't have a story, where some unknown guard challenged you or followed you out of the store. What about the annoying stores that make you pull out the receipt on the way out the door, and have the security guard ravage through your purchased goods?

Why Working On Thanksgiving May Be A Good Thing

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

The public reaction to Macy's and Kohl's announcements that they plan to stay open for business on Thanksgiving was swift and disapproving. From the department stores' perspective, it's a matter of trying to squeeze an extra day out of the holiday shopping season and more money from our wallets. Meanwhile, the public is wringing its hands over how many workers will miss precious time with family.

Trendy Coats for Fall and Winter

Catherine Garvin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Catherine Garvin

Autumn is in full swing and gearing up for winter I'm shopping around for more than one coat to fit into my fall fashion schedule.

The Perils Of 'Shopping While Black'

AP | JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 10.29.2013 | Black Voices

-- The usual scenario involves suspicious glances, inattentive clerks or rude service — not handcuffs. Yet when a black teen said he was wrongly j...

Report: Macy's, Barneys Under Investigation For Racial Profiling

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

NEW YORK, Oct 29 (Reuters) - The New York state attorney general is investigating Macy's Inc and Barneys New York Inc after complaints from black cu...

Macy's Speaks Out Against Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — No Macy's employees were involved in the detention or questioning of a black actor who claims he was stopped because of ...

Fire Breaks Out At NYC Macy's Flagship Store

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A two-alarm fire broke out in the basement of Macy's flagship store Friday night, sending plumes of smoke into the air and forcing s...

First Barneys, Now Macy's Accused of Racial Profiling

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.29.2013 | Black Voices

Barneys isn't the only store being accused of racial discrimination. Now, Macy's has been slapped with a lawsuit implicating the luxury store of racia...

'The Matrix'... At Macy's... Because Why Not

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy

The pranksters over at Improv Everywhere are following up their "Indiana Jones In Real Life" film hijinks played out in Central Park with a sci-fi tri...

Macy's Announcement Proves Nothing Is Sacred Anymore

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's Inc. says it will open most of its stores for the first time on Thanksgiving, breaking a long-standing tradition for the vene...

Report: Macy's Will Open On Thanksgiving For The First Time Ever

Posted 10.14.2013 | Chicago

Retail giant Macy's appears poised to open its doors on Thanksgiving for the first time in its 155-year history, according to multiple reports the com...