Category: Business

Cropping for Cash

By Maceo Keeling – If you see a dollar on the ground, would you pick it up? What about a five-dollar bill? Would you bend Read more »

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Congressional Maneuver Seeks to Deny Consumers Financial Satisfaction

By Charlene Crowell – The song, “I can’t get no satisfaction” may have been recorded decades ago, first by Otis Redding and later by the Read more »

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Asheville Native Named President-Elect of North Carolina Bar Association

Asheville, NC native Jacqueline D. Grant has been named the new president-elect of the North Carolina Bar Association. The NCBA is a statewide organization comprising Read more »

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CarlMarie Clothing Company

Shortly after Carl Edouard Roker was born, his parents brought him from their home in Haiti to Queens, NY. His mother, Marie Josephine, was a Read more »

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Linda Johnson Rice Retakes Control of Johnson Publishing Company

Following a month of announcements on corporate restructuring, Linda Johnson Rice is back at the helm of three of the best-known brands in Black America. Read more »

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Western Women’s Business Center Presents Third Annual Business Conference

The Western Women’s Business Center (WWBC) will hold its Third Annual Conference, “Her Story, Her Journey,” on June 22, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 Read more »

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Civil Rights Coalition Makes Demands to Lawmakers

By Charlene Crowell – National organizations must embrace affordable housing goals and fair access to mortgage credit . As the Senate Banking Committee turns its Read more »

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My Story – My Journey

By Johnnie Grant – Meet Sandra Suber of Ianodell’s Hat Shop. “I love hats,” says Mrs. Sandra Suber, “and I’ve always pictured myself and other Read more »

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National Mortgage Servicer Sued for Errors on 1.4 Million Mortgages

By Charlene Crowell – Action affects all 50 states on unpaid balances of $209 billion. Families who successfully apply and qualify for a mortgage loan, Read more »

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Spice & Tea Merchants Comes to South Asheville

Although Abbey Hairston was born and reared in Chicago, each summer of her childhood was spent in Stokes County, NC, where her paternal grandparents, aunts, Read more »

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