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Susan L. Taylor shares her personal journey to success and how as a community, African-Americans can impact change through capitalism.

African-American kids from rich families are more likely to go to prison than White kids from underprivileged households.

According to a report released by the Black Youth Project at the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago, in 2009, 54.4 percent of African-American millennials shared that they’ve personally experienced harassment or violence at the hands of the police or they know someone who has.

Robert Smith amassed a fortune in the world of enterprise software on his way to becoming the second-richest Black person in America. Mr. Smith is…

A new Forbes report that details the wealth and opportunity disparities between Black women and their White counterparts has been released. President Barack Obama addressed…

The former president, Bill Clinton, and his wife and presidential hopeful, Hilary Clinton, reportedly earned a combined $30 million in 16 months from speeches and…

Tom: Another positive story this morning – Americans are growing their wealth?  Mellody: This certainly is a good story, Tom. During the great recession, Americans’…

  It’s a new year and that means you should have a new financial plan if you’re not happy with where you are. Here are…

Deion Sanders Jr. is just a freshman at Southern Methodist University but he’s already living large by sleeping on gold satin Versace sheets in his…

By Rashad Phillips When it comes to the topic of saving money, I hear quite a bit of excuses: I just don’t make enough money to save. I have to treat myself with a few nice things. My kids can’t live without Polo or Jordan’s. After researching and learning how slaves saved, I can only […]

VIA NEWSONE It should come as no surprise that a population that treats the earth as bad as it does seems so overwhelmingly misogynistic in general. America has historically treated white women as 2nd class citizens so with the race/gender dynamic causing Black men to come in 3rd class, the Black woman has historically ended […]

VIA NEWSONE Women of all races bring home less income and own fewer assets, on average, than men of the same race, but for single black women the disparities are so overwhelmingly great that even in their prime working years their median wealth amounts to only $5. In a groundbreaking report released Monday by a […]