Category : News

by Staff - 9 months ago

Shopping Black During The Holidays

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide “Be careful going in search of adventure – it‘s ridiculously easy to find,” travel writer William Least Heat-Moon once said. Black-owned businesses, which rank No. 9 in Virginia, were not neces...

by Staff - 9 months ago

In the spirit of giving: Social responsibility

Every December, we talk about the importance of giving back. This not only applies to individuals, but to businesses as well. And it’s not only in the month of December that we should be mindful of this — it’s year-round.…

by Staff - 9 months ago

From Banks To Beauty Products, The #BUYBLACK Movement Is Real

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) It’s a trend that many are hoping won’t just turn into a passing fad. Late last month, Essence magazine noted that after years of slow-burning idealism, #BuyBlack has seen a community-wide takeoff. And, [...

by Staff - 9 months ago

Black Chamber Forms To Bridge Business Gaps

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide The future looks bright for Black Brand, a new non-profit in Hampton Roads, which is an affiliate of The National Black Chamber of Commerce Inc., and the U.S. Black Chambers Inc. So why does th...

by Staff - 9 months ago

5 ways to handle a sabotaging co-worker

It’s hard enough navigating the modern workplace without having to deal with friendly fire from within your own ranks. But any time a group of people with varying personalities and priorities is gathered, there’s inherent risk of conflict.