Successful enclaves in urban areas in America have seen a reverse migration of black residents within the past six years. After nearly a century of migrating out of the South to forage a better source of income, black Americans are beginning an exodus back to their hometowns. Michiel Perry, recently returned to her hometown to pursue her own business after quitting her job in Washington with Google. We caught up with Perry to talk about her business, Black Southern Belle, and to find out what’s so southern about it.
Tina D. Howell, a mother of three, became a brand new Wingstop franchisee in 2002. Today, she is raking in $1.5 million annually making her a top production franchisee for the chain In South Florida. Howell, a former school teacher who also owns home agency Virtual Home Care Inc. in Dallas, opened her first Wingstop location in Miami in 2003. In 2016, she opened a second. Howell told TNJ.com how and why she got into the franchise business and what’s ahead for her.
More than 7 million Americans are holding down two or more jobs, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, (2010 Census). This is about 5 percent of the total workforce. But if you are working multiple jobs how can you create the necessary work-life balance? Impossible? Not so, say experts.
Yesterday at Grand Central Terminal, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Grand Central Tech (GCT) announced the launch of the Hub @ GCT, a 50,000 square foot space dedicated to urban tech.
African American businesswomen and bosses-in-the-making will relish 50 Billion Dollar Boss: African-American Women Sharing Stories of Success in Entrepreneurship and Leadership. Written by Kathey Porter and Andrea Hoffman, the book serves as a veritable resource for women on the road headed towards entrepreneurship. Here, we speak with the authors.
Yahoo has been struck by a massive hack affecting at least 500 million of its users’ accounts, the company said Thursday.
Google employee Chanelle Hardy was named board member at the Joint Center for Poltical and Economic Studies.
Some employers bring retirement advice to the workplace. Your company 401(k) plan may also be a source of help.
The remote working environment has become increasingly common at many startups and small businesses.
As our urban transportation landscape becomes automated over the next decade, it could spark an electric car revolution.
Veteran walkers say walking tours provide an opportunity to experience an unfamiliar culture in a way that's not possible on a bus.