Executive advocates increasing diversity in financial services industry

As one of the top performers at one of the nation’s Big 4 accounting firms, Kevin Basden undoubtedly has a penchant for business and, more importantly, a knack for bringing other people of color into a socially conscious and globally ...

Don’t allow the victimhood narrative to define you

For many decades now we have been identified as part of social categories such as “underrepresented and underserved”, or “minority” based on our race, ethnicity, gender and socio-economic background.

Industry Insiders say minorities should pursue oil jobs

There are great opportunities for African Americans and Latinos in the oil, natural gas, and petrochemical industries, according to industry insiders, who are calling on minorities to “get in the game.”

Shoprite Associates Fight Hunger From The Heart To Make A Difference And Land A Spot On A Cheerios Box

Annual ShopRite Partners In Caring Cheerios Contest raises $1.4 million to fight hunger

Gaining inspiration from Women’s History Month

During this month we honor all women who have made contributions to their communities and our nation. It is a time to reflect on how women have made our lives better, richer, safer, healthier and happier through service, education, the ...

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.