Centier Bank Leadership recently accepted for the 13th consecutive year recognition for being fifth on the list of “Best Places to Work in Indiana.”

PRESS ROOM: Centier Bank named #5 “Best Place to Work” by Indiana Chamber of Commerce

CHICAGO CRUSADER — With an emphasis on building a culture centered around values of Caring, Loyalty, Integrity, Friendship and Fun, Centier continues its legacy as a “Best Place to Work in Indiana” when it was named fifth in the Large Company category during the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 workplace awards. […read more]

Cynthia Hughes-Harris, Ph.D., (left) MMERI research Chair and Dean of the School of Allied Health Sciences and Peter Harris, JD, (right) MMERI Director

Florida A&M University and the Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative announce Recipients of Medical Marijuana Research Grants

THE WESTSIDE GAZETTE — Florida A&M University (FAMU) today awarded 14 grants totaling $98,000 to more than 20 faculty members to conduct research on marijuana as it impacts diverse minority communities. This research is a component of the University’s Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative (MMERI), which was launched in response to the Florida Legislature’s funding allocation to educate “minorities about marijuana for medical use and the impact of the unlawful use of marijuana on minority communities.” […read more]

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Unity-1 on the Road to Rebuilding

NEW ORLEANS DATA NEWS WEEKLY — On March 20th NOPD officers were in pursuit of what they believed was a car that was stolen. As officers became disengaged the car sped away and tragedy arose as the car crashed into Unity One Beauty Salon, causing a three alarm fire that left the iconic Broadmoor business building engulfed in flames leaving it presently inoperable. Also three lives were lost, the two young men in the vehicle and one women inside the salon who later succumbed to burns sustained in the fire. […read more]

Michael Eric Dyson attending a candlelight vigil on the 44th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assasination, at the MLK memorial in Washington D.C. (Photo by:Jean Song/MEDILL | Wiki Commons)

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson Keynotes CEG Awards

CINCINNATI HERALD — The Cincinnati Chapter of the Collective Empowerment Group (CEG) will present its 2019 Business Excellence Awards Gala on Friday, May 3, 2018, at the Duke Energy Convention Center at 7:30 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Renowned Scholar, Author, Ordained Minister and Political/Cultural Analyst (MSNBC and CNN) Dr. Michael Eric Dyson. […read more]

Charles and Arsha Jones are a husband and wife duo that started the brand Capital City Mambo Sauce and recently collaborated with local Papa John’s locations. (Courtesy Photo)

Capital City Mambo Sauce Partners with Papa Johns to Add D.C. Flare

THE AFRO — Despite Mayor Muriel Bowser’s controversial denunciation of mambo sauce as a D.C. staple last November, most Washingtonians laud the flavor as a true District flavor that adds pizzazz to dishes from the carry out to homemade delights. Now, having recently teamed up with local husband and wife entrepreneurs Charles and Arsha Jones, owners of Capital City Mambo Sauce, Papa John’s chains in the DMV are giving residents a chance to have the District’s dip on wings, chicken poppers or on the side. […read more]

Norfolk Mayor Kenneth Alexander (center) leads NSU and Norfolk CIty officials in historic ribbon cutting (Photo by: NSU)

Norfolk And NSU Partner On Downtown Presence For University

NEW JOURNAL AND GUIDE — Norfolk State University (NSU) has emerged as an important cog in the city of Norfolk’s and the region’s educational and job creation machinery. Members of NSU’s business school faculty and administration joined Norfolk city leaders recently to put that reputation on dismay as they cut the ribbon on the new Norfolk State University Innovation Center (NSUIC) – On the Main. […read more]


Real Estate Industry Insiders Work to Educate Potential Home Buyers during National Homeownership Month

Christopher Cox, the publisher and managing editor of realesavvy.com, says that June is a great month for African Americans to learn more about homeownership. June is recognized by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) as National Homeownership Month. […read more]