New York AG, CFPB join forces to fight illegal national debt collection scheme

A new federal lawsuit alleges that since at least 2009, two major players in the debt collection industry have illegally operated, harassed, threatened and deceived millions of consumers across the country – often for debts that were either inflated or ...

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz urges 'dignity' during 'epic, unseemly election'

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is urging his employees to embrace "respect and dignity" in the face of an "epic, unseemly election."

Press Room: #HowDoYouFeel? movement gives a voice to millennials about the election

“We don’t see ourselves represented in the mainstream media and it results in feeling disengaged and left out of the system.”

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade performers announced

There looks to be something for just about everyone at the 90th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Park's more than 400 colorful scarves help brighten winter for needy

The hundreds of scarves and mittens that adorned a New Hampshire park this week certainly brightened things up. But they were not meant to be decorative.

Nearly 90 percent of black voters favor Clinton over Trump in new HU/NNPA national voter poll

Today, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Howard University, announced the results of the 2016 Howard University/NNPA National Black Voter Poll. Nearly 90 percent of Black voters plan to cast ballots for Hillary Clinton and two percent plan to ...

Groupon buys rival LivingSocial for a heavy discount

Groupon just scored a great deal buying its competitor.

Why we must continue to fight efforts to suppress black votes

In all democracies, the right to vote is fundamental to the legitimacy of an elected government chosen by the participatory action and will of the people eligible to vote. For 47 million Black Americans, the right to vote is a ...

Press Room: U.S. Black Chambers named distinguished advocate of the year

The U.S. Black Chambers, the only national advocacy organization working solely to advance Black businesses and building economic power in the Black community, was named Distinguished Advocate of the Year. The award, given by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority ...

Black women will elect the next president

Black women will play a key role in electing the next president, according to a recent report by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).

Early voting is critical to our democracy

Early voting has already begun in some 37 states and Washington D.C. Yet, many Blacks remain unaware of this option, or of the benefits it offers. But the folks who want to suppress the Black vote sure know about it.

NNPA, Howard University team up to poll black voters

In a historic effort to measure the pulse of African American voters, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) partnered with Howard University to conduct the first scientific poll of the Black community during the 2016 election cycle.

CBC members join the call for payday lending reform

Within days of the October 7 deadline for public comment on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed payday rule, 104 Members of Congress from 32 states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands together called for strong consumer protections, ...

Thousands of Seattle teachers take a powerful #BlackLivesMatter stand

Thousands of Seattle teachers made for an inspiring sight when they wore Black Lives Matter shirts en masse to reinforce their commitment to black students in their public schools.

New African-American Museum 'sold out' through March 2017

Call it "museum mania."