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Wilmington Black Expo Returns to the Port City

on Thursday, 20 January 2011 17:41.

Wilmington, NC - The Wilmington Black Expo returns to the Port City on Saturday, February 5, 2011, in the new Wilmington Convention Center. Expo hours are 11-6; admission is $5 per person. The largest event of its kind, the Expo promotes economic development through increased exposure for minority-owned businesses.

Why Are Minority Businesses Booming

on Thursday, 23 December 2010 18:12.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics just released the latest details on the American job market. The report mixed good news with bad – private-sector firms created 159,000 new jobs in October, but the unemployment rate remains persistently high, at 9.6 percent.


The Entrepreneur StoryBooth

on Friday, 03 December 2010 16:19.

Entrepreneur StoryBoothThe Entrepreneur StoryBooth lets people share instant 20 second video stories about their entrepreneurial experience. Contribute your video today at StoryBooth


Black Farmers Rally on Capitol Hill

on Monday, 04 October 2010 11:45.

National Black Farmers AssociationWASHINGTON—John Boyd, a fourth generation farmer, wants it to be clear - his effort to secure Congressional funding for a discrimination settlement that black farmers reached with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is not the pursuit of “reparation.”


NCLR (National Council of La Raza), Largest National Latino civil Rights and Advocacy Organization

on Saturday, 02 October 2010 10:13.

NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguía to address thousands at historic One Nation Working Together rally at the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday, October 2

Washington, DC
—Exactly one month before Election Day, NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, will join leading human and civil rights organizations, labor unions, students, and religious groups to host a rally on the National Mall in Washington, DC for jobs, justice, and education.


NCDOT awards more than half a million dollars to Saint Augustine’s College to develop transportation curriculum

on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 10:28.

RALEIGH ––Transportation Secretary Gene Conti and Dr. Dianne Boardley Suber, president of Saint Augustine’s College have formed a partnership to create an innovative and unique training initiative at the historically black college. An agreement to develop this training program was signed today on campus.