Hakim's Bookstore, the oldest African-American bookstore, is getting some much-needed help from the Philadelphia community.
theGRIO REPORT - You had one job. ATM workers in New Jersey mistakenly left behind a bag of nearly $150,000 in cash. Some time later, a man scooped up the bag which was left on the lawn of a business...
theGrio REPORT - This week, an amicus brief was filed with the US Supreme Court on behalf of 379 American corporations, asking the court to make gay marriage legal throughout the country.
theGRIO REPORT - Florcy Morisset has been preaching the virtues of art ownership in her downtown Philadelphia gallery, the only one in the city, which specializes in haitians and culturally ethnic world art, for over seven years.
There were several economic reports for market investors to sift through last week. Retail sales were flat in July due to weaker auto sales. Small business optimism improved in July as businesses planned to hire. Regarding hiring, the number of job openings grew in June. In an interesting observation, the number of workers quitting their jobs rose as well. Quitting a job is considered a sign of confidence in the labor market.
theGRIO REPORT - According to the Wall Street Journal, Carol's Daughter LLC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will close most of its stores in the coming months.
theGRIO REPORT - Master P, one of hip-hop's first business moguls, is currently involved in a nasty divorce from his wife of 24 years and according to the gossip site TMZ may cost the New Orleans based rapper-producer millions...