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Starting at a Black Newspaper, Dana W. White Is the First Black Woman to Run Communications at a Major Automaker

As Hyundai North America’s first black chief communications officer, Dana W. White knows what it is like to have two feet in two worlds.

As Houston Recovers, Kroger Houston Stores Return to Regular Opening Hours

Kroger Houston today announced its return to regular operating hours in all stores across Greater Houston, resuming from the reduced hours of operation in effect due to the winter storm.

GameStop soars 85% after doubling yesterday

GameStop shares rallied as much as 85% in early trading Thursday, following another blockbuster day for the stock. On Wednesday, the gaming retailer's stock closed nearly 104% higher.

Apple mini stores are coming to some Targets

Call it a Mac mini: Target is opening scaled-down versions of Apple stores at some of its US outlets this year, furthering the two companies' relationship.

GM extends shutdown at three plants due to chip shortage

The computer chip shortage is taking a bigger bite out of General Motors' production plans than the company originally expected.

Mayor Turner and the Comcast Corporation will announce the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, which will award $1 million in grants to BIPOC-Owned, small businesses in Houston

On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, Mayor Sylvester Turner and Comcast will announce the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, which will provide $5 million dollars of grants to hundreds of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned, small businesses in five cities ...

Halliburton Joins with PVAMU to Create $1 Million Scholarship Fund

One of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry has donated $1 million to Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) to produce new scholarships for students. The Halliburton Business and Engineering Scholarship Fund, created by Halliburton ...

Haliburton Creates $1M Scholarship Fund at PVAMU

Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) announced a new $1 million Halliburton Business and Engineering Scholarship Fund at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). Scholarships will be awarded to eligible junior and/or senior students majoring in Accounting, Management Information Systems, Finance, and Engineering.

Bank of America and BP are backing Prince Charles' new climate effort

Prince Charles is leading a fresh charge to tackle the climate crisis, this time with the support of several major companies including Bank of America and BP.

H-E-B Named Grocery Store Of Year 2020

When it comes to grocery stores, Texans can agree that H-E-B is the best. Yes, they have a wide variety of food and other things. Yes, they make meal prep easy for cooks and non-cooks with their ready-made meals and ...

Career moves to make in 2021

We've got some big plans for you, 2021. If 2020 left you feeling like all you did was tread water at work, let's make reigniting your career the goal for the new year.

Sears is dying a quiet, invisible death

Sears has made it through another holiday shopping season. Just barely. Once the nation's leading retailer up through the 1980s, the company that now owns the Sears and Kmart chains emerged from bankruptcy less than two years ago. It avoided ...

Sorry, but video meetings are here to stay

Some workers hope to continue the full-time telecommuting life indefinitely, pandemic or no pandemic. Brandon Penn isn't one of them.

Prairie View A&M University Receives the Largest Donation in Its 144-Year History

Prairie View A&M University will be able to produce a lot more productive people thanks to a $50 million donation from billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.

Meet Justin G. Manuel Jr. Young Author of “What’s Life?”

Justin G. Manuel Jr. is young and talented aspiring author from Houston, Texas. While always being a scholar in school, Justin starting writing and drawing at the tender age of nine. He draws his inspirations from several places; however, the ...