Target is being held hostage by an anti-LGBTQ campaign

During every Pride Month in June for the past decade, Target has sold merchandise for LGBTQ customers, employees and allies. But this year, Target faced an anti-LGBTQ campaign that went viral on social media.

Mayor of Houston Sylvestor Turner joins SHEIN to celebrate AAPI month at the SHEIN x Art Discovery Project Block Party

This past weekend on Saturday, May 13th, global fashion and lifestyle retailer SHEIN hosted a block party with the Mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner, to celebrate AAPI Month with local artists and designers to support the brand’s ongoing program - ...

Making Better Communities Globally: Teen Founder, Madison Durio Launches Not for Profit, Myndz, Inc. with Sunday Funday in the Park, a free to all family event

Making Better Communities Globally: Teen Founder, Madison Durio Launches Not for Profit, Myndz, Inc. with Sunday Funday in the Park, a free to all family event. Madison’s mission is to shatter the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health.

Hire Houston Youth Job and Resource Fairs Return

Mayor Sylvester Turner’s annual Hire Houston Youth (HHY) city-wide hiring initiative returns this year featuring an online job board and a series of hiring events to provide 20,000 summer jobs and internships for local youth ages 16 to 24. Positions ...

Bea's Bayou's Products at Macy's

Bea's Bayou's products are now available on! Shop the pop-up during the month of May! I'm so excited and grateful for this opportunity!⁠ Please include us in your cart as you get ready for Mother's Day and shop your ...

Houston Equity Fund offering $8 million in grant funding for minority-owned small businesses

Minority-owned small businesses and nonprofits in the Houston area can apply for up to $100,000 in grant funding later this month. A total of $8 million is available this year during the second phase of the "Open for Business" grant ...

The US economy grew at a much slower pace in the first quarter

US economic growth slowed to an annualized and seasonally adjusted rate of 1.1% in the first quarter of this year, as businesses rebalanced their inventories and pulled back on spending amid punishing rate hikes from the Federal Reserve.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Collaborates with Cyversity to Offer Cybersecurity Mentorship and Training Opportunities for Next Generation of Diverse Leaders

Today, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) announces its collaboration with Cyversity, a nonprofit association dedicated to the academic and professional success of minority cybersecurity students and professionals, to create a mentorship and training program designed to sponsor the ...

Join the Dance for a Cause: Sipping PositiviTea's Online Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer affects millions of women every year and has a devastating impact on families and communities. In honor of International Women’s Month & National Hope Month, Sipping PositiviTea is hosting an online fundraiser to provide hope to breast cancer ...

US Department of Labor Houston Car Wash Chain Denied Overtime Wages

US Department of Labor recovers $114K for 92 workers after investigation finds Houston car wash chain denied overtime wages.

Silicon Valley Bank collapses after failing to raise capital

Silicon Valley Bank collapsed Friday morning after a stunning 48 hours in which its capital crisis set off fears of a meltdown across the banking industry.

City Council Votes Against Pappas at Hobby Airport

Money is one of the quickest ways allies can become foes. For over two decades, the Pappas family restaurant chain has considered itself a friend of Houston. However, bonds are being tested and may break in the latest battle of ...

Verizon is raising prices on older cell phone plans

Verizon is raising the prices on some of its older cell phone plans, the company confirmed to CNN on Monday. The move is part of a broader effort to get more of its customer base on 5G plans.

Amazon closing some of its cashier-free stores

Amazon is permanently closing eight of its 29 Amazon Go convenience stores that offer customers the ability to shop without any kind of checkout process.

National Alliance for Black Business (NABB) and the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Form a Historic Alliance to Develop Black-Owned Businesses

The New Alliance Between the MBDA and the NABB Aims to Amplify Black Business Development and Global Competitiveness as Part of a Growing Movement to Form a Nationally Unified Black Business Agenda