Preying upon America’s working poor: Debt collectors

By Charlene Crowell  NNPA Columnist Despite consensus by economists that the economic recovery is well underway, many of America’s working poor, under-employed and unemployed people continue...

More than 40 years after fair credit laws, racial discrimination continues

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Each year observances and events offered in recognition of Black History Month offer opportunities for people of all colors and locales...

Rev. Jackson says Engaging Wall Street is the next step in...

By Glenn Reedus Independent Journalist While the phrase “the struggle continues” is a familiar one, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. sees the struggle as an evolutionary...

Strack & Van Til celebrates the Big Game Selfie Winner

On February 7, Tremaine Hargon and a guest are headed to SuperBowl 50 for this year’s big game to be held in Levi’s Stadium...

Will America ever create an opportunity economy for all?

By Charlene Crowell, NNPA Columnist As communities of color continue to suffer from financial stress, a new research report provides insights as to how the...

Chicagoans lead the charge at Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Chicagoans take the lead among hundreds of corporate executives, minority entrepreneurs and community leaders expected to attend the Wall Street Project Economic Summit, which...

Marquette Park Pavillion presents new caterer with “Meet the Chef”

Marquette Park Pavilion, one of the premier venues in the Midwest for special events and posh affairs will present its new exclusive caterer to...

Banks make billions off of unfair overdraft practices

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Fees deducted from millions of consumer checking accounts are making legal and financial news in early 2016. Banks are reaping billions...

Royal Allen, senior marketing executive, dies at 52

THE DANIELLE ASHLEY GROUP is saddened by the recent and untimely death of their director of business development, Royal Allen. Allen will be remembered...

Don’t Let Small Dollar Loans Ruin Your Holidays

In this wonderful time of the year when family and friends gather in good cheer to celebrate the holidays, nearly everyone has a number...