BlackTech Week has returned to Miami with a five-day lineup of online and in-person speakers, networking opportunities and workshops for Black entrepreneurs in the technology industry.
An appeals court on Friday reversed itself and at least temporarily blocked federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention restrictions on the cruise industry.
Named after builders Shaddrack and Victoria Ward, the Historic Ward Rooming House, located at 249 NW 9th St., was built in 1925 to accommodate Black and Native Americans who traveled to Miami. Designated a historic site by the city, the building has been renovated and repurposed as an art ga…
Mortgage rates were mixed this week. The benchmark 30-year loan fell for the third straight week amid lingering concerns over the recent surge in inflation.
The yearslong effort by state and local governments in the U.S. to force the pharmaceutical industry to help pay to fix a nationwide opioid addiction and overdose crisis took a major step forward Tuesday when lawyers for local governments announced they were on the verge of a $26 billion set…
Although the pandemic didn’t stop anyone from wearing their bikinis and floppy hats in Miami last year, it did press pause on its biggest summer fashion event. But not anymore.
Congressional leaders and a media advocacy group are urging the Federal Communications Commission to examine how policy decisions and programs have disparately harmed Black Americans and other communities of color, according to a letter sent last week to the acting FCC chair.
A procession of this year’s Community Pillars, a distinguished title given to a business leader whose work supports the well-being of the larger community, was led by the rhythms of West African drums and a standing ovation at Miami-Dade County’s annual Community Pillars Awards.
A federal judge on Monday dismissed antitrust lawsuits brought against Facebook by the Federal Trade Commission and a coalition of state attorneys general, dealing a significant blow to attempts by regulators to rein in tech giants.
When Jay-Z sold 50% of the luxury Champagne brand Ace of Spades, Billionaires Row officially became the only majority Black-owned Champagne brand in the world.
General Motors will raise spending on electric and autonomous vehicles and add two U.S. battery factories as it gambles that consumers will eagerly switch from gasoline to the new technology.
A Wednesday morning groundbreaking ceremony at 249 NW 6th St. in Miami will mark the the start of construction on Sawyer’s Walk, a transformative affordable housing and retail development set to rise in the historic Overtown neighborhood.
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity on Friday announced a 4.9% statewide unemployment rate for May, but that doesn't tell the whole story. Here is a sampling of county unemployment rates:
Competition regulators are looking into Apple and Google smartphone operating systems, app stores and browsers in the United Kingdom over concern that the control of “mobile ecosystems” by the two tech giants is harming consumers.
More U.S. workers are quitting their jobs than at any time in at least two decades, according to The Wall Street Journal, creating optimism among many while also contributing to the struggles companies face trying to keep up with the economic recovery.
The Overtown Beautification Team program employs community members, also known as the “Blue Shirts,” to maintain and landscape Overtown. Program participants provide street cleaning services along the NW 3rd Avenue Business Corridor and surrounding areas, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Kanye West unveils new album with Jay-Z track
- Maria Taylor Joins NBC
- Florida’s COVID-19 hospitalizations and cases jump
- Coronavirus is a sad study of natural selection
- State dollars flow back to Black community
- Miami Beach officers face possible excessive force charges
- Robert Runcie's interim replacement to earn $275K
- Mask mandate returns to curb rising COVID-19 infection rate
- A piece of Jumbo's featured in HistoryMiami exhibition
- Tenants demand justice
JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2021