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Black news channel launches in America
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
In a joint teleconference broadcast live from the Four Season’s Hotel in New York’s Financial District, the Black News Channel and the National Newspaper Publishers Association announced the official launch date and time for the nation’s first 24-hour, seven-day-a-week, all-news TV channel that will focus on black news. The new channel
 
Durham native launches organic hair care line
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Many products go into creating beautiful, soft and healthy natural hair. Over time, those products can build up and increase the risk of dandruff and skin conditions. Shampoos tend to be too strong or not strong enough. Many women find it hard to strike the right balance between cleansing and moisturizing. Tracy Spruill knew this all too well, and she set
 
Consulting sucks (sometimes)
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
The New Business of Consulting: The Basics and Beyond By Elaine Biech Wiley Publishing, $30 HC The gig economy is roaring right along, and that means consulting work is more popular than it's ever been. And the truth is, there are many great benefits to becoming a consultant. In fact, you may even be thinking about taking the leap yourself. But before you
 
Debt collectors target minorities, people making less than $50K
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
A new survey asked likely voters across the country what they thought of a proposed debt collection rule. The response was strong and broad opposition. Proposed earlier this year by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathleen Kraninger, the rule would authorize debt collectors to expand how often consumers could be contacted as well as the ways
 
Raleigh-based Black Dollar extends reach
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
RALEIGH – Black Dollar announced Monday the official start of its first campaign to raise capital for the young tech company, as well its new partnership with HQ Raleigh for an upcoming monthly marketing program for minority-owned business owners throughout the state. “We’ve been working very consistently for the last year with some
 

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Clergy and depression

FAIRFAX STATION, Va. – Whenever clergy commit suicide, we always wonder why. We grieve

Combs Elementary unveils new outdoor-learning and play space

RALEIGH – School administrators at one Wake County elementary school have teamed up with

Medicare enrollment season is here

Medicare’s annual enrollment period runs from October 15 to December 7. This is your