Thursday, 16 April 2009 15:04
Patrice J. Holmes, Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Weekly
DALLAS (NNPA) - An 18-month long acquisition has brought new life to one of America’s most recognized market leaders in African American hair care products. Johnson Products has been sold from Proctor & Gamble (P&G) to Eric and Renee Cottrell-Brown, daughter and son-in-law of former Pro-Line owner Comer Cottrell. Brown, who will serve as chief executive officer for the company, said Johnson Products has a chance to return to the greatness it once enjoyed.
Some people looking to reduce expenses drop or trim their insurance coverage, gambling that they won't become sick, have a car accident or suffer a fire or other catastrophe. Unless you've got unlimited savings, however, forgoing adequate insurance could place you just one unexpected event away from financial disaster.
PZI Jeans launches the premiere Skinny Jeans Collection for Curvy Women
Thursday, 09 April 2009 18:39
ATLANTA, GA –Atlanta-based PZI Jeans recently announced the launch of a unique collection of skinny jeans made just for curvy women. PZI Jeans is now offering 10 different styles of skinny jeans that are becoming all the rage of curvy fashionistas.
SBA names Minnesota Minority Small Business champion
Thursday, 02 April 2009 17:17
Edgardo Rodriguez, Business Consultant at the Metropolitan Economic Development Association (MEDA), has been named the Minnesota Minority Small Business Champion of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
IRS seeks Minnesota volunteers for Taxpayer Advocacy Panel
Thursday, 02 April 2009 17:01
The Internal Revenue Service seeks civic-minded volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP), which listens to taxpayers, identifies key issues and makes recommendations for improving IRS service.
Conflict (and cooperation) between newly arrived African immigrants and the African American community. Co-hosted by Reverend Jerry McAfee, Pastor of New Salem Missionary Baptist Church. Abdirizak Bihi, Director of the Somali Education and Social Advocacy Center. Jackie Cherryhomes, former member of Minneapolis City Council and candidate for Minneapolis Mayor. Patwin Lawrence, Board Chair for the Council on Black Minnesotans.