Economic Equity

Virginia Non-Profit Hosts Financial Mega Conference

CapCon is formatted to deliver financial hacks that empower individuals, families, and small business owners to improve their personal and business finances, build their small business, create wealth, and invest in their communities.

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Systematic Inequality: How America’s Structural Racism Helped Create the Black-White Wealth Gap

While African Americans make up just 14 percent of the population, they are responsible for some $1.2 trillion in purchases annually, It is time for Black people to stop treating politics like a taboo subject.

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Action Center on Race & the Economy – “Police Brutality Bonds” Reveals Companies Profit from Police Violence

As the costs of police misconduct rise, cities and counties across the United States are going into debt to pay for it. Often this debt is in the form of bond borrowing.

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NNPA Chairman Dorothy Leavell Leads Group that Bought Alt-Weekly Chicago Reader

Dorothy Leavell, the fiery and fearless chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and publisher of the Chicago and Gary Crusader newspapers, announced that she has led a group in purchasing the “Chicago Reader.”

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Black Press, HBCUs Key to Energy Industry’s Outreach in the Black Community

Nearly 1.9 million direct job opportunities are projected through 2035 in the oil and natural gas and petrochemical industries” and “African Americans and Hispanics will account for over 80 percent.

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Live Town Hall Event Themed “Racism in America: Where Do We Go From Here?”

Racism has resulted in a significant increase in hate crimes in recent years, it is responsible for the school-to-prison pipeline and the prison commercial complex…

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Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council Selects Dominique Milton as New President

Milton said, “I am honored to serve in this new capacity with CVMSDC. The work we do to support economic growth for minority businesses and partnership with our corporate members is essential…”

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Lawsuit Filed to Block Obama Presidential Center in Chicago

Days before the Chicago Plan Commission approved plans for the Obama Presidential Center, a federal lawsuit was filed to block the proposed $500 million facility that will be built in Jackson Park.

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Elizabeth Warren: Democrats Will Keep Losing Until the Entire Party Is ‘Willing to Take on the Billionaire Class’

Democrats were deeply offended when their colleague Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) publicly called them out by name for backing a bank deregulation bill that will heighten the chances of yet another devastating financial crisis…

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How Black Entrepreneurs Can Get Massive Media Exposure… and Raise Capital and Credit!

The workshop will teach entrepreneurs how to get massive media exposure to blow up your business, book or brand. Hosted by TeeJ Mercer, a celebrity media coach with 20+ years experience…

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Black Women Entrepreneurs Developing New App to Empower Economic Growth

The Vivian’s Door Initiative, along with the support of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce has launched a crowdfunding campaign for their Vivian’s Door App on Indiegogo.

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NC Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Annual Education Scholarship Event June 15th

The North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus Foundation (NCBLCF) will host its Annual Education Scholarship Event on June 15, 2018 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in the Research Triangle Park.

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