(NEW YORK) -- John Boyd Jr., a fourth-generation farmer, grew up close to his 1,000-acre farm in southern Virginia where he now grows soybeans, wheat and livestock. Boyd, of Baskerville, Virginia, is also the founder of the non-profit National Black Farmers Association, which educates and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Lina Khan made history earlier this week when she was sworn in as chair of the Federal Trade Commission and became the youngest person ever to hold the top role at the agency tasked with enforcing antitrust laws and protecting consumers. While the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Latinas left the workforce at higher rates than any other demographic during the COVID-19 pandemic, with little sign of recuperating even as the country starts to reopen, according to a new report. From March 2020 to March 2021, the number of Latinas... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Across the country, companies are using locally sourced, U.S.-based materials to make the perfect gift for dad this Father's Day. Leatherman Tools in Portland, Oregon, makes multi-tools that can cut, slice and saw. Founded in 1983, co-founder Tim Leatherman still works on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With more Americans planning to hit the road this summer, the number of travelers seeking to rent a car is bound to rise. But given the ongoing car shortage, the inventory available to customers is limited and scammers are now taking... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The countdown to the summer sales extravaganza, also known as "summer Black Friday," is underway. As we gear up for the big event, there can be much to navigate due to the simultaneous sales from mega retailers such as Amazon, Walmart, Target... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — One year after the murder of George Floyd spotlighted issues of systemic racism in the U.S., a new study found corporate America has made great leaps to increase diversity in boardrooms. Of the 456 new independent directors added to the boardrooms of companies listed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Royal Caribbean has postponed a sailing in July "out of an abundance of caution" after eight crew members tested positive for COVID-19. The cruise line said that during routine testing eight workers on the Odyssey of the Seas received a positive test... Read More.
(DETROIT) -- General Motors has announced it will increase its investment into electric and autonomous vehicles to $35 billion through 2025. "We are investing aggressively in a comprehensive and highly-integrated plan to make sure that GM leads in all aspects of the transformation to a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- If you have a hunch that some ice cream containers and other goods lining grocery store shelves and your pantry are getting smaller but not cheaper, it may not be all in your head. As the reopening economy struggles with pandemic-induced supply... Read More.