Economic Equity

New Book Revealing the Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurship

Curtis said: “I’m here to share the strategies to take action to create a thriving business that will provide lifestyle and financial independence.”

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Fails to Forgive

As of June 2018, more than 1.2 million student loan borrowers requested to be certified, with 890,000 ultimately certified eligible. 28,000 applied for loan forgiveness, thinking that they had met the 10- year payment and employment requirements.

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Tips For Overcoming ‘Hidden Growth Killers’ That Harm Your Business

A key part of any CEO’s or entrepreneur’s role is to make the “right” decisions, and then ensure they are enacted to advance the business. Yet their decisions and actions often miss the mark, frustrating the achievement of their aspirations.

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This Web Site Keeps Black Entrepreneurs Empowered and Inspired Like Never Before!

When Dante Lee, a 37-year old veteran entrepreneur, launched BlackBusiness.org a few years ago, his goal was simple. He wanted to create a blog that would inspire Black entrepreneurs with relevant news, success stories, and valuable resources.

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Pharmacy Program Offers Career Insights to Underrepresented Minorities

Designed to engage underrepresented minority (URM) high school students interested in science/ technology/ engineering/ math or healthcare careers, PharmDamentals featured a panel discussion and question-and-answer session with three MUSC pharmacy alumni…

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How Black Couples Are Stopping The Money Argument

Serena Williams is shedding light on a topic few know anything about. It is a form of domestic abuse called financial abuse. Reports indicate 99% of domestic abuse cases involve some sort of financial abuse.

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Experts Say Legacy of Discriminatory Policies and Practices Fuel Racial Disparities In Home Ownership Rates

The study says Federal regulators have reinforced the negative impacts of decades of discrimination “through inadequate enforcement of anti-discrimination laws…

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San Francisco Falsely Accuses African American Real Estate Investor, Charges Her $2.5 Million

The question remains: What is Kihagi’s crime? Enforcing contractual agreements with white tenants is no crime, yet tenants have lied, slandered, and waged a campaign of harassment…

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Modern Slavery – Horrific Convict-Leasing System Exposes Dark Truths about American History

Over a four year period, up to a thousand Texas convicts were leased to private contractors to quarry granite for the Texas state capital building in Austin.  Time will tell if there are more bodies to be unearthed and discovered, with stories that need to be told.

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Convict Leasing – Exploiting a Loophole in the 13th Amendment’s Allowance of Slavery “as a Punishment for Crime”

Prisoners in 17 states and several Canadian provinces are on strike in protest of prison labor conditions. Their demonstrations are compelling Americans to understand that some everyday foods are produced behind bars, for cents on the hour…

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Jay Z, Beyoncé Awarding $1m in Scholarships to ‘Exceptional’ High School Students

Hip-hop superstar Jay Z and his wife, Beyoncé, have announced a new scholarship program that will award 10 scholarships worth $100,000 each to “exceptional” high school seniors who demonstrate financial needs.

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President Trump’s Rhetoric on NAFTA Doesn’t Make Sense for American Workers

I suppose that I look at it this way. If the neighborhood bully regularly assaults me and then one day comes to me and says that “we” should join together against some people on another block, why would I believe them?

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