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A Detroit woman with a conceal and carry permit got a little too carried away at a local Home Depot. On Oct. 6, 2015, Tatiana Duva-Rodriguez saw Home Depot employees chasing a pair of shoplifters across the parking lot.  Although she was not involved in the altercation, she took matters into her own hands and pulled…

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Broadview Networks VoIP Blog’s 2015 Largest Companies by Revenue map uses Hoover’s, a D&B Company, to determine which had the largest revenue in the last fiscal year. Walmart reigns supreme. It’s headquarters is based in Arkansas and it made $485.65billion in revenue this year, up $9billion from 2014. Oil giants Exxon Mobile and Chevron, take…

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For three years The Home Depot’s Retool Your School program has made a remarkable difference for Historically Black Colleges and Universities looking to upgrade their grounds and facilities. The competition, which is designed to increase student and alumni school pride, also gives students the opportunity to learn from other case studies by touring competing college campuses. This…

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ustin Harris and son Cooper Harris

Last week, disturbing details emerged during the bond hearing for Justin Ross Harris. Harris is the Georgia father who allegedly forgot his son was in the backseat of his car while he went to work at Home Depot. The nursery for his son is located at the Home Depot Corporate campus in Atlanta and was…

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Gregory Moore of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference recently discussed the Home Depot “Retool Your School” initiative with rolling out. The Retool Your School program through Home Depot gives HBCUs the opportunity to submit renovation proposals that are then judged by a panel. The awarded schools are given the resources to renovate a particular area of their…

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Angela Burt-Murray, co-counder of CocoaFab.com and co-host of “EXHALE,” a talk show on ASPiRE, recently judged The Home Depot’s 2014 “Retool Your School” campus improvement program. Burt-Murray discussed the importance of raising awareness of historically black colleges and universities, what they mean to the community and why The Home Depot program is vital to sustaining schools.…

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Actor Laz Alonso served as a judge for The Home Depot’s 2014 “Retool Your School” campus improvement program. He recently spoke with rolling out to discuss the importance of this program. Why is the Retool Your School initiative important to you? As an alumnus of an HBCU, Howard University, I recognize it gives schools the opportunity to…

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Four individuals have been indicted by a grand jury on charges of defrauding Home Depot in a slick credit card scam. According to United States Attorney Sally Quillian Yates, Robert Lee Hatcher III, Willie Dewayne Lynch, Andrew Oliver, and Arthur James Freeman are accused of running a scam that went like this: Beginning in at…

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It’s spring, so why not spruce up your home or apartment by adding dazzle for under $100! Decorating doesn’t have to break your bank. We’ll show you how. Mirror Mirror on the Wall … Give your guest something to look at; themselves! Take three inexpensive mirrors from Walmart and place them horizontally like the picture…

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The Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s “Creating Opportunity Conference” in Atlanta was once again a powerful example of our community coming together to support and recognize the people and organizations that support us while educating and informing us of how we can continue to move our collective agenda forward. A theme throughout the conference was “Freedom is…

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Home Depot recently took their “Girls’ Night Out” initiative to Chicago. Hosted by Tom Joyner, the event provided fun and effective ways for women to gain more knowledge on home improvement. Participants got a chance to learn from workshops that included painting, tiling, and other projects that can be done to save time and money.…

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In the latest “Celebrity Refresh,” a Web series showcasing home improvement and gardening with celebrities, rolling out sits down with “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Cynthia Bailey and her mother, Barbara, to discuss motherhood, modeling and business. Before Bailey became a reality TV star, she was best known for her modeling career and numerous associations with reputable retail brands, including…

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