Economic Equity

Historic Thousands That Gathered in Raleigh, Despite the Rain

Yesterday’s delegation of resisters shall come to recognize we have a collective soul that will not perish.  A soul that will rise in triumph over every obstacle cast in our path …

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NNPA Foundation Chair Touts the Virtues of the Black Press

Ashley-Ward sees the Black Press as vital to African Americans and the NNPA will also be necessary “as long as we have racism and sexism in our country,” she said. “We tell the stories …”

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“Fair Play Charter” Aimed at Rooting Out Bias in the Ad Industry

The Fair Play Charter was issued in response to perceived “no Hispanic”/“no urban” directives in the media-buying process …

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20/20 Investment Club Launches Women’s Empowerment Initiative

20/20 Investment Club has launched Campaign INSPIRE!, a national women’s empowerment initiative designed to celebrate the power of unity at a critical time in our nation’s history.

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Well-Known Companies That You Probably Didn’t Know Have Black CEOs

Thanks to several diversity initiatives, there are quite a few Black CEOs that run major, well-known companies. Here are just just a few …

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Financial Literacy to Underserved Markets Through an Innovative Social Media Contest

Hope Credit Union will launch its Facebook video contest.  The goal of this promotion is to introduce its broad range of community development and financial literacy …

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Podcast/Web Series Addressing African American Struggles With Debt

The series, dubbed The Sound of Melanin is addressing issues affecting African Americans is set to premier during Black History Month.

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Understanding Wealth Inequality – How Rich Are the Rich? If Only You Knew

“If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets.” Chris Rock made this astute statement about wealth inequality.

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Network-Oriented Workplace – Unconnected Employees Hurt Business Growth

Network-Oriented Workplace – When employees fail to see the big picture, don’t’ know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results.

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Higher Education Act Would Amount to More Debt, and Higher Risk for Students and Taxpayers

Taking a deep dive into the HEA reauthorization legislation recently passed by the House of Representative’s Committee on Education and the Workforce.

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Inspiring Others to Never Give Up – Single Mom Launches New Lifestyle Magazine

Each edition features interviews with successful singers, artists, athletes, entrepreneurs, philanthropists and everyday people. Each talks openly about the adversity …

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Roanoke Valley Southern Christian Leadership Conference Helps Low Income Black Community

Generosity and civic engagement for the improvement of a small community, happened in North Carolina this past holiday season.

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