Economic Equity

Fayetteville State University Valuable Economic Engine for Community and Region

A study has found that Fayetteville State University (FSU) is a valuable economic engine in the Fayetteville community, generating substantial economic returns annually.

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Taxing the Rich to Help the Poor? Here’s What the Bible Says

Tax reform in general raises critical issues about whether the government should redistribute income and promote equality in the first place. Jews and Christians look to the Bible for guidance about these questions.

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How to Put Data to Work in Your Neighborhood

These data have huge potential to enhance residents’ quality of life and stimulate economic growth. Many local governments have jumped to create so-called “smart cities” that harness these data to enhance livability, workability and sustainability.

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NAACP Strongly Opposes Unfair Trillion Dollar Tax Giveaway to the Wealthy

The NAACP unequivocally stands in opposition to the recent Senate Tax Plan that passed in the early hours of Saturday, which recklessly reclassifies our tax system to the benefit of the nation’s wealthiest …

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35 Amazing Black-Owned Restaurants You Should Have Tried By Now

There are thousands of Black-owned restaurants across the country. Some of them serve soul food, while others serve barbecue. And others are just diners or cafes.

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Black Business Social Media Website Poised to Disrupt a $3 Billion Dollar Industry

The O.P.O.T.X (The One Point Trillion Exchange) is taking the “Buy Black” movement by storm. OPOTX.com is the only website/directory that literally rewards its participants…

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Three Steps to Strong Passwords You Can Remember

To create strong passwords, you have to strike a balance between making them difficult for others to guess and making them easy enough for you to remember. Many people favor simple ones at their own risk …

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Reversing Poverty One Job at a Time, This Guide Is a Helpful Start

By Leila Janah
Despite trillions of dollars in Western aid, 2.8 billion people worldwide still struggle in abject poverty. Yet the world’s richest countries continue to send money—mostly to governments—targeting the symptoms, rather than the root causes of poverty.

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Magazine Publisher Launches New Lifestyle Blog that Inspires Women of Color to Engage

After 26 years of operating a communications business where she created a local 8-page professional development newsletter that later blossomed into a full-blown business and financial magazine called Onyx Woman …

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Webinar About How to Empower Employees and Turn Them into Brand Evangelists

Case studies and insights into developing programs for motivation and morale, educating employees on how they can take part in CSR activities and creating a culture with advocacy at its core.

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Why We Need to Save the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The bureau has brought cases against companies that attempted to take advantage of seniors by, for example, misrepresenting the interest rates on pension advance loans or deceptive advertising.

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Unintended Consequences – The Great Recession’s Impact on Communities of Color

Gamble believes that a home is where people will raise their families, live life and make lasting memories. But she says it is also the place to build equity and wealth for their futures.

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