Economic Equity

Bourdain, Spade Suicides Show How the Lows of Depression Can Touch Everyone

We struggle to comprehend the loss of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Sudden deaths are shocking. It’s doubly shocking when the deaths are by suicide. Sudden suicide by people who seemingly have it all…

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Trump Against the World? New American Policies Could Make U.S. Poorer

It’s easy to understand that Iceland should not be growing its own oranges, given its climate.

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Why Poverty Is Rising Faster in Suburbs Than in Cities

According to a May report from the Pew Research Center, since 2000, suburban counties have experienced sharper increases in poverty than urban or rural counties. This is consistent with research across the U.S. over the past decade…

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Black Military Veteran, Jay Jackson, Leads “Purpose, Power & Profits” Tour to Inspire Entrepreneurs

The 4-city tour will go to Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas… but will start in Washington DC  and Continues through August 4. Paul’s goal is to help you live your best life.

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Call for Company Nominations: 2018 Leaders in Diversity Awards

Triangle Business Journal is accepting nominations for our annual Leaders in Diversity Awards.  We will honor companies and individuals who have shown an exceptional commitment to diversity.

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Call for Individual Nominations: 2018 Leaders in Diversity Awards

Individuals must reside in one of the 16 counties that comprise the Triangle region:  Chatham, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Nash, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake, Warren and Wilson.

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NAACP Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Nextgen Leadership Program

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), is now accepting applications for the NAACP Next Generation program (NEXTGEN)…

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Stand United: Creating Our Community Leaders of America

Great men and women don’t always start out to be great. Many times, the truly great in our society achieve greatness in the pursuit of individual goals and ideals.

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The Slippery Slope of Dehumanizing Language

Comparing people to animals seems to increasingly be a part of our political discourse. When Roseanne Barr tweeted that former  Valerie Jarrett was the child of an ape, it came only a couple of weeks after Donald Trump called immigrants…

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Wage Theft Gets a Tech Upgrade: Cheating Workers out of Wages Is Easier Than Ever

“Wage theft” is a shorthand term that refers to situations in which someone isn’t paid for the work. In its simplest form, it might consist of a manager instructing employees to work off the clock.

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A Lifestyle Hack: When You Hate Making Financial Decisions – and What to Do About It

Economists and behavioral scientists have proposed several explanations for this phenomenon. For example, financial products are often quite complicated, and we may feel we lack the necessary expertise.

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Meet the Black Woman Who Created The Technology Behind Skype, MagicJack and More!

Marian says that when the internet first become popular, she predicted that IP and the internet “were going to explode.” She thus felt a need to start developing technology that would “transform the internet”.

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