Thu04242014

Business

Toyota flashes no-go signal to use of ‘Black Press’ to thank African-American consumers

Toyota Motor Sales USA executives have angered an association of America’s preeminent African-American newspaper publishers.

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Vaneese Thomas headlines upcoming gospel concert

Vaneese Thomas, daughter of Stax legend Rufus Thomas and sister of soul sensation Carla Thomas will be in concert at Greater Middle Baptist Church on Sunday, June 19, at 5 p.m. 

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State of the music industry

Mr. Del, Erika Pearson and Keelyn Ellis represent some of the best that Memphis has to offer. All three are making serious moves to keep Memphis on the forefront of the entertainment business.

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Black Business Directory is here

The Black Business Directory of Memphis has once again reached out to the community of African-American businesses.

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Questions galore remain as Bishop Eddie Long settles

Plenty of questions – including the basic issue of guilt or innocence – remain in the wake of an agreement to settle sexual coercion lawsuits against Bishop Eddie Long of Atlanta out of court.

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First Baptist Church-Broad builds on legacy of service

 

In 2012 – approximately 10 to 12 months from now – First Baptist Church-Broad will have the first services in its new sanctuary.

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The business of music

As a salute to Black Music Month, our focus in June will be all things music as we explore what drives success in the music business.

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Yolanda Adams on ‘Becoming’

 

Yolanda Adams, best known for her stellar vocal performances, is an entrepreneur and possibly one of the nicest people you will ever cross paths.

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Home prices at bust-level lows

American home values – as measured by the latest Case-Shiller home price index – dipped in the first quarter of 2011, hitting the lowest levels seen since the bust hit the housing market.

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New book offers solutions to teen exodus from the church

In the church of the future, the only members will be elder women and children. That is the startling claim made by bestselling author Jawanza Kunjufu in his new book, “The Role of Teens in Your Church.”

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Memphis Paper Exchange: Born out of destruction

Through life and professional experiences, Darrell Harden Sr. found the perfect niche, Memphis Paper Exchange (MPE), scanning documents for preservation and digital filing.

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‘Rejoice & Shout’: The gospel truth

Mavis Staples and Smokey Robinson narrate “Rejoice & Shout,” a comprehensive, historical, and enlightening look at the phenomenon of gospel music.

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EPA, DOT unveil next generation of fuel economy labels

New fuel economy labels underscore the benefits of the bipartisan passenger car and truck fuel economy rule adopted by the EPA and DOT in 2010.

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