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E.E. WARD MOVING & STORAGE CO. LLC SELECTED FOR NATIONAL MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE

Honors Oldest African-American Business in the U.S. Columbus, OH (BlackNews.com) — E.E. Ward Moving & Storage Co. LLC, has been selected to join the National Minority Supplier Development...

Essence Communications President Michelle Ebanks Named President of People en Espanol

Monique Manso Appointed Publisher of People en Espanol NEW YORK, NY /PRNewswire/ — Essence Communications Inc. President Michelle Ebanks has been named to the additional post of President,...

Column 55: A Different World

REFLECTIONS ON BLACK HISTORY By Thomas C. Fleming I have been a reader of newspapers since the age of 8, and when I went to work for the Southern Pacific in 1927, I would pick up the papers at the...

The Moore Principal: Straight Talk from Main Street

By Charles L. Moore, CPA (Lansing, Michigan) The recent vote in the Massachusetts senate race was a cry for straight talk and real action, not the political speech that leaves the American people...

Some Retirees Missing Out on Economic Boom

By Rosemary Berkery of Merrill Lynch Our country seems to be experiencing a continued sense of financial optimism. Despite the kind of market volatility we’ve experienced in the past few...

Pre-retirees’ Financial Confidence May be Misplaced

By Rosemary Berkery of Merrill Lynch We live in a time of unusually heightened financial confidence. Although the mixed market and economic conditions of the past few months have injected a dose of...

Risk Tolerance Drives Asset Allocation Decisions

By Rosemary Berkery of Merrill Lynch Recent market volatility has made it more important than ever to consider the relationship between risk and return when investing. Investors want high returns on...

Racial Ads

By Eli Parker Television ads are showing a false image of African Americans. These ads are portraying Blacks as stupid, uneducated and backward. Take for example the Southwest Airline’s...