Economic Equity

Denver-Based Black Newspaper ‘Denver Urban Spectrum’ Celebrates 31 Years with “Spectrum Strut”

Produced by Bobby Wells, More Today is available on CDBaby with proceeds benefiting the Denver Urban Spectrum Youth Foundation and can be heard on Sound Cloud.

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Entrepreneur Signs Major Deal with Sam’s Club for Her Family Tea Recipe

Nailah Ellis-Brown, maker of Ellis Island Tea, is the only female African American beverage maker in the United States with her own manufacturing plant. Her family recipe for Jamaican Sweet Tea can now be found in the coolers of every Sam’s Club…

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Pope Bashes Global Financial System, Blasting ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ Derivatives, Rampant Inequality

What is morally unacceptable is not simply to profit, but rather to avail oneself of an inequality for one’s own advantage, in order to create enormous profits…

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The Hits Keep Coming: Office of the Comptroller of Currency Fines Wells Fargo $500 Million

As federal agencies expand their investigation into the business practices of Wells Fargo & Company, the fines and penalties for the financial services institution, with $1.9 trillion in assets, continue to rise.

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Janelle Wood and the Black Mothers Forum are Champions of Parental Engagement

“We, as Black mothers, will no longer remain silent while our children are blatantly disrespected, threatened, harassed, intimidated, provoked, neglected and set up to fail through policies, disciplinary practices…”

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State Medicaid Waiver Requirements Disproportionately Affect Communities of Color

We have long known that imposing such requirements will force people off the rolls, and that those who are forced to work, but are not able to do so, will see their health decline.

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Entrepreneur Shares His Secrets on How to Generate Passive Income Online

Half of the world’s population – that is an astounding 3.7 billion people – browse the web on a daily basis. That means there is great potential to make money online by providing goods or services…

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This Entrepreneur Just Launched a $36 Million Fund to Invest in Black Women Founders

Investing money, time, resources, access, belief into all people of color, and women in the US is not something that should be looked at as doing us a favor.

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‘The Time for Single-Payer Is Now’: Countering Corporate Lies, Doctors Run Ad Providing the Facts About Medicare for All

The full eight-page publication—which features articles from doctors explaining how a single-payer system would be more cost-effective and provide far better care…

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After Drug Plan Shows Trump ‘Will Do Nothing About Their Greed,’ Big Pharma Stocks Soar

When big pharmaceutical companies’ stocks spike during your big reveal on lowering prices, you’re doing something wrong … President Trump’s administration is bought and paid for by Big Pharma.

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How to Negotiate the Best Retail Price: Baylor Expert Shares 11 Tips

Customers can compare prices with the ease of their smartphones, the price tag is just a starting point for negotiations, said a negotiation expert at Baylor University.

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Golfing While Black: Grandview Golf Club Asks Five Black Women to Leave the Club for Golfing Too Slow

Because we questioned why we could not enjoy our membership and play golf, the police were called. I was bewildered. We had done nothing wrong.

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