Economic Equity

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It’s time to Raise the Wage in NC – May 22, We Are Headed to Raleigh

State-wide coalition called Raising Wages NC, a broad, diverse group of working people and unions, community organizations, faith leaders, businesses, and policy advocates who all believe that all workers in NC deserve a living wage.

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Dee C. Marshall’s “Win Rock & Rule” Women Empowerment Inspires Action

Marshall said her heart is to motivate women to rise so “we can all go to the top together.” The event was a call to action for women to take a stand, which was why the theme this year was #AllRise.

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Bestselling Author Releases ‘Personal Credit Awareness’ Book for High School and College Students

Virtually no public-school system or college campus provides education to teens and young adults on the impact of good credit health and its major role in obtaining financial freedom in America.

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Black-Owned Candle and Vegan Skincare Joins Subscription Box Industry

Candle and vegan skincare company has announced the launch of its luxury candle + spa subscription box, giving subscribers access to  artisan candles and vegan bath & body products… To experience bliss, visit WickedFlame.com and get started with $10 off your first box with coupon code BLACKMAGIC.

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Program Helps African American and Low Income Students With College Admissions and Enrollment

Xcel Scholastic, an independent academic resource for families of college-bound high school students, offers academic advising for what many students and parents …

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Black Engineers and Technology Professionals to Convene in D.C.

HBCU Connect is offering black engineers and technology professionals in D.C. Maryland, and Virginia, the opportunity to network with other African American professionals in the area.

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Black-Owned Hotels and Resorts

In a Black-owned hotel, you get to explore a new destination, experience great service, while patronizing a Black hospitality business as well!

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ACLU-PA Statement on Arrests at Philadelphia Starbucks

The incident, which occurred at the Starbucks at 18th and Spruce Streets in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, went viral, thanks to video of the arrest that was captured by a bystander.

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Nearly Homeless Single Mom Strikes It Big With Products Launching in Sally Beauty Stores

Every Naturalicious product is multitasking and time-saving and each product does the work of four products. This means three Naturalicious products alone replace 12 products you’d have to purchase from other brands.

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Black-Owned Tech Company Launches Technology Revolution Across Dallas

Small and medium-sized businesses throughout the area that have felt the pain of productivity coming to a halt when their computers, phones, networks and servers fail them…

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Black Millennials in the Workplace Use the Free Agent Option to Advance Their Career

Any employer paying attention to social trends has to know that much of their Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, however well intended, well stall at recruitment if they don’t make an effort…

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Go for It – Rising Public Relations Star Alonda Thomas Encourages Black Millenials

Cathy Hughes’s story is the American dream. It is so motivating to know that a woman from humble beginnings could take a vision and buy a radio station and grow it into a successful multi-faceted media company.

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Amid Revolt Over Starving Schools, Kentucky GOP Passes Tax Cut for the 1 Percent

State funding for education and other services will be undermined by this effort to move away from taxes on corporations and high-income earners,” warned one policy analyst.

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We are the 99 Percent, But Richest One Percent Will Soon Own Two-Thirds Of World’s Wealth

A new study claims that the wealth of the richest one percent grows at six percent annually, outstripping the three percent annual growth of everyone else, causing a continual movement of money to the top.

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There Are Four Types Of Expenses, But Only One You Need To Cut

Managing expenses is nearly a full-time – though unpaid – job for many people. From the monthly mortgage, car payment, insurance, groceries and utility bills to family activities, there’s a long list that requires prioritizing and discipline.

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Three Ways Couples Can Discuss Money Without Getting Divorced

From different spending habits and financial goals to one spouse earning considerably more income than the other, money can be a polarizing issue in a marriage, straining it to the breaking point.

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Jay-Z and His Mom Announce New 2018 Scholarship Program via the Shawn Carter Foundation

The Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship provides financial support to high school students as well as undergraduate students entering college for the first time.

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Genuine Over Perfect – How to Align Your Marketing with Shifts in Youth Culture

Create and activate the most relevant brand experiences for teens and young adults. Whether those experiences are social or experiential, influencer or content, here are five recommendations.

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Economic Equity

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