The middle class gets a big raise ... finally!

After years of watching their incomes go nowhere, America's middle class finally got a big raise last year.

Low income Americans cross digital divide with Comcast’s Internet Essentials program

According to a five-year progress report the company released recently, Comcast’s acclaimed Internet Essentials program has helped connect 750,000 families or three million low-income Americans, to low-cost, high-speed Internet service at home.

Black unemployment rate falls in August

The unemployment rate for black workers improved from 8.4 percent in July to 8.1 percent in August, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. Even though the black jobless rate has decreased more than one percentage point ...

Apple unveils iPhone 7 and new Watch

The iPhone 7 has arrived.

Black unemployment rate falls to 8.1 percent in august

The unemployment rate for Black workers improved from 8.4 percent in July to 8.1 percent in August, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. Even though the Black jobless rate has decreased more than a percentage point ...

Local Mary Kay entrepreneur is first black woman to be top Independent Sales Director

What started as a small goal to make $200 extra dollars a month turned into a record-setting accomplishment and extraordinary success story for Mary Kay Independent Elite Executive National Sales Director Gloria Mayfield Banks.

Verizon is once again the best performing mobile carrier

With its "Better Matters" campaign, Verizon likes to brag it's the best. Now, a new report suggests those claims are mostly true.

Phishing scheme targeting tax professionals with phony software updates

The federal Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is asking tax preparers to be on the lookout for emails that purport to contain important software updates, but actually install malicious spyware on their computers.

Raymond V. Haysbert Sr., Entrepreneurship Center named in honor of famed businessman

On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, national leaders, elected officials, members of the city and state business communities, and others gathered for the Ribbon Cutting of the Raymond V. Haysbert, Sr. Entrepreneurship Center at the Greater Baltimore Urban League (GBUL).

Donors, sponsors generously support African-American History Museum

Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which is set to open on Sept. 24 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Usain Bolt: How the world's fastest man built a business empire

Usain Bolt is more than a veteran Olympic star. He's a brand -- a track and field icon with an international following.

Marylanders encouraged to shop during Tax-Free Week

From August 14 to August 20, 2016, the state’s six percent sales tax will not be collected for any single, qualifying article of clothing or footwear priced $100 or less, regardless of how many items are purchased at the same ...

Macy's is closing another 100 stores

Another 100 struggling Macy's stores are disappearing.

Black farmer fights to kill death tax

John Wesley Boyd, Jr., lives off the land raising cows, growing soybeans and corn on 400 acres he owns in rural Baskerville, Virginia.

Nine-year-old takes ‘hold’ of hair accessory market

This young lady handles inventory, serves as the lead salesperson at trade shows, speaks to community groups, writes thank you cards to online customers and even helps with sales taxes.