Economic Equity

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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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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