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Fox Nixes Super Bowl Ad With 'Controversial' Wall

Fox rejected a Super Bowl commercial that featured a wall, in an apparent reference to the one President-elect Donald Trump says he'll build along the U.S. border with Mexico.

Greater Houston Black Chamber Launches Buy Black Directory

The Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce will launch a Buy Black directory of black-owned small businesses Tuesday in an effort to boost sales for its members.

LAUNCH Pop-Up Shop Showcases Houston’s Design and Artistic Talent

Houston is rich with its burgeoning fashion and art scene. As the home of some of the world’s best shopping, art galleries and cultural destinations, we boast of a diversely broad array of international and local talent.

JPMorgan Chase Settles Federal Mortgage Discrimination Suit for $55 Million

JPMorgan Chase said Wednesday that it had agreed to settle a federal lawsuit accusing the bank of working with mortgage brokers who discriminated against minority borrowers for years by charging them $1,000 more than white customers.

Budweiser Bows Out of Team USA Sponsorship

After 32 years, Budweiser's sponsorship of Team USA has gone flat. Anheuser-Busch InBev, which owns Budweiser, has decided not to re-up its partnership with the U.S. Olympic Committee, the company said Wednesday.

Charles Butt Announces The Holdsworth Center, A Leadership Institute for Texas Public School Administrators

H-E-B Chairman and CEO Charles Butt has announced the creation of The Holdsworth Center, a premier leadership institute based in Austin, Texas with the goal of supporting and developing public school leaders in order to improve, over time, the quality ...

H-E-B, Kinder Foundation and Others Donate Funds to Houston’s Emancipation Project

The $33 million renovation project for Houston’s Emancipation Park just received additional funding from several businesses and foundations.

Amazon's Latest Grocery Experiment Involves Accepting Food Stamps

Online grocery shopping will soon be a reality for a lot more families. Amazon, FreshDirect and other online grocers will now accept food stamps in a pilot program done in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Atlanta-Based Black-Owned Sneaker Company Launches New Program To Help Other Black Entrepeneurs

Atlanta has become the epicenter of the new African American business trend, with its’ vibrant black middle class and countless black owned businesses starting up every day. The city is famous for being the home to countless R&B and rap ...

Twelve Year Old Founder and CEO of Me & the Bees Lemonade, Mikaila Ulmer, Named to List of Top 25 People Shaping Retail's Future by the National Retail Federation Foundation (NRF)

Representing the best and brightest individuals impacting the retail industry, Mikaila is a rising star whose imagination, inspiration and innovation is having a true impact on the retail industry. Mikaila, along with notable honorees from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, ...

State’s Utility Assistance Fund Runs Out of Money

As the temperatures plummet, many low-income families will have to make a difficult choice: turn on the heat or pay for groceries. That's the new reality now that the state's Lite-Up Texas fund has run out of money.

Fiesta Mart Announces South Richey Store Grand Opening January 11

Houston-based Fiesta Mart LLC is excited to announce the grand opening of their South Richey store on Wednesday, January 11. The public and media are invited to help celebrate the Fiesta store opening. The grand opening is part of a ...

5 Things for Tuesday, January 10, 2017: Orlando Manhunt, Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump

Tragedies in Orlando. Threats from North Korea. Transitions in DC. Here are the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

Twitter User Suspended for 'calling out bigotry'

Twitter's strategy toward online harassment is notoriously flawed -- and the latest reminder came on Monday.

BMW Committed to New Factory in Mexico

BMW is sticking with plans to open a new factory in Mexico in 2019 despite warnings from President-elect Donald Trump that he will slap a border tax on cars imported from the country.

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