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Six internet tastemakers crammed into an elevator at downtown Des Moines’ Surety Hotel and rode to the building’s 12th floor for an exclusive first look at a local design collaboration. The hotel’s top floor at 206 Sixth Ave. features Deck The Halls, rooms designed with a “home for the holidays” motif and featuring rooms decorated […]

HOUSTON, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Truist Foundation today announced a $3.5 million grant to PeopleFund, a Texas-based Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI . . .

Each year, small businesses in Lexington County get a little more support the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Small Business Saturday, a marketing initiative created and promoted by the American Express credit card brand, pushes consumers to look beyond the big national brands that bombard them with sales on Black Friday and direct some of their holiday […]

As Houston’s first Black-owned grocery store, District Market specializes in carrying a variety of unique locally- and minority-owned products, owner Robert Thomas said. In November, District Market is celebrating its one-year anniversary since opening on FM 1960. Before founding District Market, Thomas said he frequented local pop-ups and was struck by the number of great […]

Elizabeth Montgomery and Collette Watson have a common goal: Equity in journalism. On Facebook, Montgomery, a former reporter at The Arizona Republic, was forthright about her shoddy pay at the Gannett-owned newspaper. She eventually left and now works at Downtown Phoenix, Inc. Watson, a communications strategist and musician, briefly studied journalism before deciding it wasn’t […]

Since 2013, the average number of Black people who committed suicide each year in Milwaukee County was roughly 12 people. This year, it’s 23. (stock photo) Black residents, who make up the largest minority group in Milwaukee County, are committing suicide at a higher rate this year than in any other time during the past […]

This year, consider giving one of these inclusive gifts to celebrate and support disabled people December 1, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. EST (Washington Post illustration)Comment on this story Comment For the holidays, giving a gift that specifically considers a person’s disability can be a great way to make them feel seen and supported.

This photo taken on January 10, 2015 shows AirAsia passenger planes parked on the tarmac at the … [+] low-cost carrier Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) in Sepang. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFAN (Photo credit should read MOHD RASFAN/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Capital A—controlled by Malaysian tycoons

LOS ANGELES — After answering questions about the Los Angeles Lakers’ 128-109 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, LeBron James turned things around on the reporters in the room with a query of his own. Why, James wanted to . . .

Walmart saw an estimated 5.3% decline year-over-year for in-store traffic, according to Placer.ai. Nonetheless, Walmart got more search traffic than its rivals from people looking online for Black Friday deals. The Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer offered both early online and in-person Black Friday deals. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics […]


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