Capitol Hill Union Lawyer Hasan Solomon Honored at Black Capitol Awards
BCA honors well-known attorney in Washington DC, 2.22.11, Busboys and Poets, BMORENEWS.com, S4SN, Inc. Read in Full >>
Black Capitol Awards Honors Julia Marshall
Victor and Erich March honor co-founder of Marshall Funeral Homes in Suitland, Washington, and Richmond. She told the audience, "Do everything in business first-class!" Read in Full >>
The Glover Report: THE POWER OF ONE: What Happens We We Work Together: Black, Brown, and Otherwise
During a stop in Wilmington yesterday, we had the distinct pleasure of meeting Leonard Young, the founder and creator of www.DelawareBlack.com.
Meeting Mr. Young, to say the least, was so refreshing, so powerful, so encouraging. He is a reminder that one is not alone. Even though the battle to build black businesses can sometimes be challenging, Young’s work clearly shows the power of one. Read in Full >>
TGR: Black Capitol Awards Set for Tonite, 6 pm, Busboys and Poets, 14th and V NW DC
Tonight’s honorees include:
*Willie Jolley, International Motivational Speaker, DC
*Michelle Singletary, Washington Post, Washington
*Dr. Julia Marshall, Marshall-March Funeral Homes, DC/MD/VA
*Carl Mack, National Society of Black Engineers, VA
*“Coach” Butch McAdams, Radio One, Maryland/DC
*Hasan Solomon, Esquire, Washington
*Sheila Stewart, Radio One
*Marcel Umphery, Flop2FlipNation.com, MD
*Lance Lucas, CEO, Digit All Systems & Interim Pres. of the Greater Baltimore Black Chamber of Commerce, MD
RSVP for $10 online to www.BlackCapitolAwards.eventbrite.com, or pay $25 at the door. Read in Full >>
TGR: Mayor-for-Life of the District Puts it Best! Marion Barry Took DC from 3% to 47% MBE
“It’s suffering here in the District. Mayor Adrian Fenty didn’t give a damn about small and minority businesses. And, therefore, didn’t put any emphasis on it. In order for these programs to work, the Mayor, himself – the President, himself – the County Executive, himself or herself gotta be on top of it, gotta push it, gotta make it like I did from 3% to 47%.”
Thank you all for your support of www.BMORENEWS.com (1 million hits per month from 137 different nations), the news before the news where we uncover the truth!” Read in Full >>
Michelle Singletary, One of America's Top Black Journalists, Among BCA Honorees
Michelle Singletary is a nationally syndicated columnist for The Washington Post. Her column, "The Color of Money" is an award-winning column, which is now carried in more than 100 newspapers.
She is the author of three books, “Spend Well, Live Rich: How to Live Well With the Money You Have (Random House),” “Your Money and Your Man: How You and Prince Charming Can Spend Well and Live Rich” (Random House), and the recently published “The Power to Prosper: 21 Days to Financial Freedom,” published by Zondervan, a HarperCollins company. Read in Full >>
Commentary: Only in Black America
Last year, I wrote a column about how President Barack Obama totally disrespected Black America (during Black History Month of all times) and there was no outcry from within our community. You can read that column at:
Now, you have the same thing happening again, of course during Black History Month. This time the offender is the illustrious Washington Post (WP) newspaper. They are supposed to be one of the top newspapers in the country, so this makes their offense even more egregious. Read in Full >>
TGR: The Black Capitol Awards
It is with great pride that Sisters 4 Sisters Network Inc. and BMORENEWS.com present to you DMV business networking at its finest: The Black Capitol Awards: "A Greater Reflection of You" on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 from 6 to 8 pm in the nation’s capitol at Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street NW, Washington DC 20009.
In an effort to better unify the black business community, these awards were designed to highlight the accomplishments of African Americans in the Washington DC/Maryland/Northern Virginia areas (DMV). This catchment area represents approximately $45 billion in annual disposable income. Nationally, we’re talking about a trillion dollars … annually. Read in Full >>
TGR: BMORENEWS.com Welcomes You to “The Expansion”!
January HARAMBEE D.C. networking event was a success!
“I love it when a plan comes together!” Hannibal would utter those words each week back then on “The A-Team,” the show starring Mr. T. Well, that’s exactly how the team felt after Tuesday night’s HARAMBEE (Swahili for “all pull together”) Dinner club at Old Town Inn in Upper Marlboro. To say the least, BMORENEWS.com was a part of a very beautiful canvas that featured exciting and accomplished business professionals and entrepreneurs from the DC/MD region. Read in Full >>
March Funeral Homes Expands Southward
Funeral industry icon business now servicing Suitland, Richmond, and Washington DC. Here, Erich and Victor share the news on WOLB 1010 AM with Doni Glover. Read in Full >>
BMORENEWS.com presents The HARAMBEE Dinner Club, 1.25.11 @ Old Town Inn
Meet other business owners from Baltimore and Prince George's County at the next HARAMBEE Dinner Club
on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 from 6 to 8 pm at the Old Town Inn, 14745 Main Street in Upper Marlboro, MD (Prince George's County). Hosts include Peggy Morris of the Sisters4Sisters Network and David Byrd of Byrd's Eye, Inc. RSVP at www.bmorenews1.eventbrite.com
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TGR: The HARAMBEE Dinner Club Set for Tues., Jan. 25th (6 to 8 pm) at Old Town Inn in Upper Marlboro
Hence, on Tuesday, January 25th
– our monthly business networking will resume as The HARAMBEE (Swahili for “all pull together”) Dinner Club (D.C.) will re-convene at the Old Town Inn on Maine Street in Upper Marlboro. The purpose is for business owners to come together, break bread, and discuss doing business with each other.
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The Glover Report (TGR):Merci’ Beaucoup Event Demonstrates Cohesiveness
“Thank you” to all involved who helped make for a dynamic evening of business networking that brought together area black businesses at the one and only Eden’s Lounge. Special thanks to US Sen. Ben Cardin, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, State Sen. Cathy Pugh, the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Baltimore City Councilman Bill Cole and the Baltimore City Council, Spectrum Enterprises (Alethea King and Bert Daniel), Heart & Soul Magazine, RAM Technologies (Rondy Griffin), Digit All Systems (Lance Lucas), and the Greater Baltimore Black Chamber of Commerce. Special thanks also to Catalina Byrd, Bobby Marvin, Corey Mathis, Justin Gladden, Hassan Giordano, and Quinn Conyers.
Merci’ beaucoup! Read in Full >>
Cheryl Wood Book Launch this Sunday, Jan. 2nd
MomsRTheBest.com's Cheryl Wood to host book launch at National Harbor Read in Full >>
Message from Nakia Ngwala, Prince George's County
In commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 82nd Birthday, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) Prince George's County Chapter (http://sclcpgc.org/)
is inviting everyone to attend an Awards Banquet Celebration "Transforming Jangling Disharmony Into Community Empowerment"
on Sunday, January 16, 2011
at 3 PM
at LaFontaine Bleu Catering
on 7963 Annapolis Road, Lanham, Maryland
with keynote speaker, Dr. Mickey L. Burnim – President, Bowie State University and Honoree: Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. – Pastor Emeritus, Trinity United Church of Christ (Chicago, IL). Read in Full >>