Category Archives: Business

Wells Fargo: Do Lawsuits, Fines and Loss Deposits Really Hurt?

Dr. John Warren

Intergovernmental Affairs Contributing Writer

The fake accounts set up in the name of over 3 million bank customers since 2002, and the lowering of the Wells Fargo Bank rating with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in the U.S. Treasury Department from “satisfactory” to “needs improvement”, has had significant consequences resulting in the loss of billions of dollars in

Food For Thought: GM bailout played out over five years

If General Motors was insolvent in 2008. How can General Motors now be solvent in 2017 if General Motors sold cars that the American government owned to the citizens of America for whom own the American Government? Since the citizens in America paid taxes to the federal government in 2008 so that the federal government could provide services to the citizens of America however instead of providing the American people services in 2008 the government invested those taxes into General Motors in 2008 for which is what proves that the citizens of America bought 61% of General Motors in 2008.

Florida Cowboy Style Wedding Expo

Florida Cowboy Style Wedding

Mahogany Revue invites our reading audience to witness a “Cowboy Style” Wedding In Ocala Florida though this true love story of Terrance D. Lewis and LaTasha R. Edwards exchanging wedding vows Cowboy Style in July on Cowboy Time, after nearly a decade of courtship.

This was Ocala Cowboy Country Wedding eye witness news from Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church and from the receptionist at Southeastern Livestock Pavilion Auditorium.

CHICAGO CRUSADER PUBLISHER DOROTHY LEAVELL ELECTED NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE NNPA

Newly-elected NNPA Chairman Dorothy Leavell gives remarks during the 2017 NNPA Legacy Awards Gala as outgoing chair, Washington Informer publisher Denise Rolark Barnes looks on. (Roy Lewis/NNPA)

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor)

Shortly, before the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) annual Legacy Awards Gala, NNPA members elected veteran Chicago Crusader publisher Dorothy Leavell to serve as chairman of the group for the next two years (2017-2019).

Leavell succeeds Washington Informer publisher Denise Rolark Barnes, who served in the role for the past two years.

FABOM meets with Mayor Buckhorn about the diversity of opportunities

Mayor Buckhorn explains one of  the “Fight Doctor” Ferdie Pacheco paintings that depicts the history and diversity of Tampa, which was born out of diversity from immigrants.  Mayor Buckhorn, “I have a moral responsibility to our citizens.”

By Abigail Payne

Photos by Paola Bruzual

Whether you’re a millennial, a baby boomer or stuck in the middle as a generation x member Mayor Robert Buckhorn has been on a mission to revitalize the city of Tampa.

Friday morning found the jovial public servant having his first meeting with the Florida Association of Black Owned Media (FABOM). In attendance was President Bobby R. Henry, Sr., Vice President James Madison and Secretary Irene Pridgen.

Why Does Main Street Media Refuse to Talk About Black America?

By Roger Caldwell

“This is the press, an irresponsible press. It will make the criminal look like he’s a victim and make the victim look like he’s the criminal. If you aren’t careful, the newspaper will have you hating the people who are oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing,” says Malcolm X.

The majority of newsrooms in America are run by Whites, and it is no surprise that only certain kinds of Black stories are being published. Most White people don’t understand that implicit racial bias is part of their DNA, and anything associated with Black skin is considered negative.

Dear Jeff Bezos, remember that charity begins at home

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos asked for help giving away his billions. How about paying his workers a living wage?

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, soon to be the world’s richest man, needs our help spending his money.

Not on cars, houses, spaceships or overpriced grocery stores, mind you. Rather, on philanthropy.

Bezos hasn’t said precisely how much of his estimated $80bn net worth he plans to give away in the coming years. Unlike business titans such as Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and other members of the world’s 0.01 percent, who’ve declared their intention to give away the lion’s share of their vast wealth as part of “The Giving Pledge” project, Bezos has so far donated only a few tens of millions of dollars to charity.