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Wells Fargo Commits $60 Billion to Increase Black Homeownership

Wells Fargo & Company has set aside a staggering $60 billion to lend to at least 250,000 black homeowners by the year 2027.

African American Chamber honors dignitaries at gala

The remnants of the season's first major snowstorm did not deter those from attending the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) annual black tie gala last week at the Mansion on Main Street in Voorhees, NJ.

Comcast’s ‘Mover’ Heads Inclusion and Multicultural Marketing for Northeast Division

She was named to Ebony Magazine Power 100 of 2016, a distinction handed out to such notable African-American achievers as the family of President Barack Obama, Lonnie Bunch, Melissa Harris-Perry and John Legend.

Tax Tips for the Black Community

Tax season has officially begun and it’s time to find those deductibles and items that might help offset some of what you might have to pay the government by April 15.

Begin Again

What a year 2016 proved to be. With the raw and contentious presidential campaign, the election and the results, many people are looking to the coming year to be filled with great changes.

Christie signs bill to assists small businesses

Governor Chris Christie signed into law that establishes the "Small Business Bonding Readiness Assistance Program" to assist small businesses in meeting State or federal contract surety bond requirements. This will be a revolving fund that will be administered by the ...

Fair Lending to be CFPB’s Top Priority in 2017

As a New Year approaches, fair lending will be the priority for the nation’s consumer financial cop on the beat. Mortgage and student loan servicing along with redlining and small business lending will be a triple-focus in 2017 for the ...

From Banks to Beauty Products, The #BuyBlack Movement Is Real

It’s a trend that many are hoping won’t just turn into a passing fad.

Nielsen executive shines spotlight on Millennials at Black Chamber of New Jersey event

Dignitaries including a senior executive with the Nielsen Company, the global marketing research company, were among more than 125 people that attend the year-end holiday celebration by the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) holiday reception in ...

Black Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.1 Percent

The Black unemployment rate improved from 8.6 percent in October to 8.1 percent in November, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department.

U.S. Senators Demand Study on Federal Advertising in Black-owned Media

Five U.S. Senators have joined the fight for accountability in the federal government’s advertising practices – or lack thereof — when it comes to minority-owned news outlets.

The Black Unemployment Rate Is Double What Whites Experience

Black workers lost ground last month, as the unemployment rate increased from 8.3 percent in September to 8.6 percent in October, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department.

Despite Incomes, Black Families Still Denied Access to Home Loans

In recent weeks, a spate of news coverage has referred to America’s “inner cities.” Some may even interpret it as a new code word for minorities, usually referring to Blacks and Latinos.

White Acceptance Will Never Lead to Wealth in the Black Community

Black folks in America have been so successfully programmed that many of us are still psychologically enslaved to the point that we truly believe we have “made it” when we have reached a certain financial plateau or when we have ...

CBC Members Join the Call for Payday Lending Reform

Within days of the October 7 deadline for public comment on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed payday rule, 104 Members of Congress from 32 states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands together called for strong consumer protections, ...