NFL Great Willie Lanier gives $500K to alma mater Morgan State

Morgan State University (MSU) announced a major financial commitment from one of the University’s favorite sons, a $500,000 gift to establish the Willie E. Lanier, Sr. Endowed Lectureship in Business Ethics in the Earl G. Graves School of Business and ...

Car Review: 2016 Fiat 500X

It was bigger, taller and barely looked like a Fiat 500 from the side. But from the front it was unmistakably the small Italian import that has had some success during its four years in the U.S. market.

Simple tips from BGE to help beat the heat this summer

Summer is quickly approaching and Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is ready. In an effort to ensure reliable service for its 1.25 million customers, BGE has implemented its summer preparedness program, SummerReady.

Young DJ blazing a trail of success

While most students are looking forward to a summer break that may include barbecues, a trip to the beach or a family vacation, one local high school standout is preparing to go on tour with music superstar Chris Brown.

Will.i.am tells kids: Dream of being Steve Jobs, not me

Will.i.am is on a mission to inspire inner city youth to embrace science and technology.

Help college-age children manage their finances better

Unfortunately, one of the most expensive times in one’s life, is when he or she tend to be the least financially savvy -- college.

Will Harriet Tubman be on the next $20 bill?

Harriet Tubman should be the first woman on the $20 bill, according to a new online poll.

Black unemployment dips below 10 percent

The Black unemployment rate fell to single digits (9.6 percent) in April, for the first time since President Barack Obama was elected in 2008.

Initiative offers down payment assistance for home buyers saddled with student loan debt

Governor Larry Hogan recently announced a $20 million initiative that will give a boost to otherwise qualified buyers who have been unable to move into homeownership because of significant student debt.

Google commits $150 million to diversity

Google is taking a uniquely Google-esque approach to increasing the diversity of its workforce.

Floyd Mayweather: The star athlete no sponsor will touch

Floyd Mayweather is one of the most successful athletes in the world, but no advertiser wants him selling their product.

Black women face pay gap

Black women working full time earned just 64 cents for every dollar White men made in 2013, according to a new report by the Center for American Progress (CAP).

Will you spend your rent on weave?

With the low-income levels of Black women living in Miami’s Upper East Side and the rise of the Black natural hair movement, some question the viability of the new, luxury hair extension boutique Indique that opened in the Miami Modern ...

Deadline to File Homestead Tax Credit application approaching

If you own a home in Maryland, you may already know that the property value where your home is located is reassessed once every three years.

Goodbye 50% off: Deep discounts are ending

If you're like me, you rarely walk into stores until the 50% off signs pop up.