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Driving to Succeed

Six residents of city of Miami’s District 5 received new 2016 Nissan Versas as part of the Martin Luther King Economic Development Center’s (MLKEDC) Wheels to Work Program. The ceremony was held on Monday, Jan. 18, recognized as Martin Luther ...

Millionaire Kinja Dixon teaches secrets to success to teenagers

Award-winning author, sales expert, motivational speaker and millionaire Kinja Dixon retired at the age of 34 after achieving financial freedom. He made a special visit to Overtown Youth Center to share his knowledge on how to build and maintain wealth. ...

2016 Minority loan program launched Jan. 1

Global Business Lending, a Fort Lauderdale-based company that provides short term business loans for small to medium-sized businesses in the United States teamed up with U.S. Business Lending in Melbourne, Fla. to launch a special minority loan program available to ...

Wealth experience inspires women at event

Studies have shown that women tend to form more social circles as they get older than men. This knowledge is part of the reason why women’s empowerment conferences are formed. They are a space where women can be vulnerable and ...

NNPA Foundation launches the STEM Reach 2020 program

The National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation (NNPAF) will harness the genius of scientist, engineer and inventor, Thomas Mensah, to launch STEM Reach 2020. The program seeks to increase the percentage of Blacks and women within science, technology, engineering and math ...

New developments, projects top business 2015

New developments and fights for employment and better wages summed up the year in business for 2015. On the local front, upcoming projects such as Miami World Center and Miami Innovation Tower promise new jobs and opportunities for residents of ...

Employ Miami-Dade class gets lesson

Travis Douse gripped the small roller brush and carefully applied white paint across the weathered granite surface. He gingerly touched the place that once held a nameplate. His classmate Azeria Roberts stood atop an adjourning vault and watched attentively. “She ...

Company touts personal body and dash cameras

If slain musician Corey Jones had a dash cam or a body camera, the interaction with former Palm Beach Gardens police officer Nouman Raja would have been recorded. And if the camera was damaged or destroyed, that interaction still would ...

AFL-CIO meeting draws local politicians

Politics and business mixed together at a recent Palm Beach County AFL-CIO breakfast. At the Sunday, Dec. 6 meeting, state and local legislators spoke about the state of the working man and a number of other issues, including turnout in ...

The Urban Play focuses on South Florida lifestyle

College is often a time where most are searching for their purpose while taking courses, keeping a budget and holding one or two jobs. When can you find the time to create your own business?

Les Brown: this is your time

More than a thousand people attended a Get Motivated Business Seminar to hear speakers talk about life coaching, finances and motivational speaking at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, on Thursday, Dec. 3.

The rebranding of Overtown

The rebranding of the Overtown community includes new multi-million dollar developments, more businesses, dining and entertainment venues and programs for the youth. During the Soul Basel VIP Champagne Brunch in Overtown, a panel of some of Overtown’s biggest advocates considered ...

Chamber gala draws 600

The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce (M-DCC) held its 10th Annual Holiday Gala to honor South Florida’s business, civic, philanthropic and community leaders at Jungle Island attracting nearly 600 guests. This year’s theme, Embracing the South Florida Multi-Cultural Business community, celebrated ...

M-DCPS presents all-in-one, all-around business fair

Superintendent of Schools Alberto M. Carvalho, school and district administrative staff, local employers, prime contractors, subcontractors, workforce/construction representatives, and community residents

3 ways to make money during Art Basel

Our workforce for as long as I can remember has been divided between being a white collar or blue collar worker, but we now have a third — the no collar The addition of the no collar has become a ...