Economic Equity

Video Released Showing Sacramento Police Shooting Unarmed Black Man 20 Times

Officers say they thought the man, 22-year old Stephon Clark, had a gun, but after he was killed, they determined that he was only holding a cell phone. The Sacramento Police Department has finally released the audio and video footage.

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Bank Executive Brian Lamb Named as Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

Lamb is responsible for line-of-business oversight of wealth and asset management, including private banking, Fifth Third securities, fiduciary services, investments, institutional services, and insurance.

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Dr. Lawrence Rouse Named Distinguished College President

Dr. Lawrence Rouse, President of James Sprunt Community College, was awarded the 2018 Distinguished College President Administrator Award by the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Region during the 2018 annual convention …

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Black Consumers, Businesses Must Lead American Energy Policy Talks, Experts Say

According to an IHS study, women and minorities will account for hundreds of thousands of those openings—more than 700,000 African Americans and Hispanics and 290,000 women …

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Schools Shouldn’t Wait for Red Flags to Address Student Mental Health Needs

One out of every 4 or 5. That’s how many students will display a significant mental health problem over the course of their lifetime. Such students can be identified early with considerable accuracy.

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You’re Probably Paying More for Your Car Loan or Mortgage Than You Should

Most of us shop until we drop for price bargains on clothes, computers or virtually anything else. With the internet, finding the best deal among products and companies is easier than ever.

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Educational Reform – Why Big Bets Haven’t Fixed the Us School System

It’s a familiar storyline. Again and again, policymakers and philanthropists have teamed up to reform public education, only to find that their bold projects have fallen short.

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Successfully Working With Volunteers, Leaders Unable to Spot Shortcomings in Their Programs

Learning about the most common pitfalls can enable nonprofit managers to do this part of their job better by showing the staff what changes they need to make to be more supportive of volunteers’ efforts.

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‘Grossly Unqualified,’ DeVos Admits She Hasn’t Bothered to Visit Struggling Schools

Worst Secretary of Education this country has ever seen — Donald Trump placed DeVos in charge of the new Federal Commission on School Safety, which is set to explore possible “solutions” to school shootings, including arming teachers.

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Against #BankLobbyistAct, #ShePersisted: Warren Asks ‘How Can Any Senator Vote for That?’

Legislation could lead to increased discriminatory lending practices and loosens capital controls in a way that puts the wider economy at risk, Warren said, “I think that we do better as a country and we do better as a Congress when we’re there to fight for working people.

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The Issue of Our Time: Destruction of Middle Class

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will be joined by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and other advocates for working Americans at a town hall focusing on inequality in the U.S. on March 19.

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Trump Thought Mostly Black People Are on Welfare, But Statistics Show Otherwise

In fact, whites are the biggest beneficiaries when it comes to government safety-net programs like the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, commonly referred to as welfare.

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