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Microenterprise Leaders Working to Help Small Businesses Affected by US Financial Crisis

on Thursday, 05 March 2009 23:48.

small_business_developmentWASHINGTON, DC. – Responding to the sharp economic downturn facing the nation, a group of seven leading nonprofits that offer lending and support services to small businesses are taking swift actions to help entrepreneurs challenged by higher costs, declining sales, and tightening credit. Leaders of the seven organizations came together last month in Albuquerque, NM, to share their approaches, including:
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All Prejudice Isn't Created Equal; Whites Distribute It Unequally to Minorities

on Friday, 27 February 2009 16:16.

The Declaration of Independence may proclaim that all men are created equal, but American whites tend to distribute their prejudice unequally toward certain members of minority groups, according to new research. A series of six studies conducted by University of Washington and Michigan State University psychologists shows that whites react more negatively to racial minority individuals who strongly identify with their racial group than to racial minority individuals who don't.
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Economic Stimulus and MBEs

on Monday, 09 February 2009 18:45.

NMSDC, the regional Councils, MBELate Friday, the U.S. Senate approved a pared back stimulus bill of approximately $827 billion, down from the over $900 billion bill passed by the House. This bill is in response to the deepest decline in gross domestic product and employment since 1974. The Senate bill eliminated several features including funding for computerized health records, Medicaid funding to the states, and tax breaks ...
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Opportunity Evaluation in Entrepreneurship

on Saturday, 07 February 2009 03:03.

Ask a successful entrepreneur what question they are most often asked at a dinner party, and they’ll most likely tell you that people want to know how to decide if their business idea is one that can be successful?
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The Return of the Black Entrepreneur

on Friday, 23 January 2009 06:38.

NNPA -- For all the ballyhoo about the role of entrepreneurs in helping the economy grow, there are precious few reliable statistics that tell us who becomes an entrepreneur, how they do it and why they succeed or fail.
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ECSU Announces New Vice Chancellor

on Wednesday, 19 December 2007 13:00.

LaTanya Afolayan ECSUMrs. LaTanya Afolayan has been named Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement at Elizabeth City State University (ECSU). Previously, she served as the interim vice chancellor. The Division of Institutional Advancement is responsible for managing the planned promotion of understanding, participation, and support of ECSU.

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