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Small Business Development Center Assists Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Small Business Development Center helps with business ownership and keeps existing businesses competitive in an ever-changing global marketplace.

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Common Anomaly: Business Basics and Fundamentals for Teens

In “Common Anomaly,” 16-year-old Evan White gives timely practical financial advice   Evan White is a teen finance wizard. At

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Partnership Seeks to Create More Lending Opportunities For Black-Owned Businesses

CDC Small Business Finance, the nation’s leading mission-based small business lender, and Capital Impact Partners, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)

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Minority Business Zuhuri Beauty Owned by EnJunaya Canton – Growing Fast

U.S. Bank and nonprofit PACE have helped the minority business Zuhuri Beauty stay on track for continued growth as it

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Many Black Entrepreneurs Have These 10 Myths and Misconceptions About Business Credit

Many African Americans are denied business loans when they go to apply at major banks and credit unions, but this doesn’t necessarily mean that they can not get access to business credit. There are many other alternatives such as community-based specialists…

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NNPA Teams with Magic Johnson to Fund Over $100 Million in PPP Loans for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

  Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., President and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) announced today that he

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The American Economic System Works Just Fine for White People

For the past four hundred years, and most recently after the brutal killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks,

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How Start Investing for the Long-Term – Choose Investment Priorities

Learn about the investment options available to you that make the most sense for your long-term financial success. Investing can

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“Shop Black Week” Campaign to Boost Support For Black-Owned Businesses

Nationwide — As consumers across the U.S. gear up for holiday deals on sales merchandise, this Black Friday, a coalition urges

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Black Entrepreneur Creates First Ever Social Networking App to Bridge Wealth Gap

New Orleans, LA — BEAN Now, the social networking app designed to foster relationships and connect members of the African American community,

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How You Feel About Money Impacts Your Spending

Your feelings toward money can influence how you spend it. We all have a personal relationship with money, and it

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Marketers Should Show More Respect for the Black Consumer, According to a Report

The influence of African American consumers is extensive. Driven by their tech affinity, passion for sharing experiences, and powered by

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Real Estate Investors Benefit as Competition Eases Hard Money Lending Terms

In the wake of the housing crash that shook the U.S. economy in the mid- to late 2000s, real estate

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Debt Collectors Target Consumers of Color, People Making Less Than $50k

Under the Trump Administration, a consistent and focused deregulation effort has been underway to turn CFPB into a toothless tiger. It’s almost as if CFPB now stands for Corporate Financial Protection Bureau.

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We need to Revitalize the Great 8a Business Development Program

The 8(a) Business Development program was the brainchild of the late, great Parren J. Mitchell while he was the Chair of the House Small Business Committee and his staff – led by NBCC Board Member Anthony W. Robinson.

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Mixtroz Wins Women’s Business Enterprise Council South Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Awards recognize those newer woman-owned companies that evidence a strong growth trajectory, but also have a proven track record of innovation, extraordinary service provision…

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Reform Alternative Business Lending Practices to Protect Small-Business Owners

In my three decades representing parts of New York City in the House of Representatives, expanding economic opportunities for underserved

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500+ Expected in Baltimore for First-Ever Expo to Re-Ignite a New Civil Rights Movement for Black Workers

Maryland Senator Cory McCray, Carmen Berkely, Bill Fletcher, Steven Pitts, UFCW Robin Williams join line-up of speakers, workshops, Apprenticeship Opportunities

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Economic Equity

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