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How 1 million black families were ripped from their farms

The shameful story of how 1 million black families have been ripped from their farms.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 13th, 2019

How 1 million black families were ripped from their farms

The shameful story of how 1 million black families have been ripped from their farms.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 13th, 2019

Shaquille O"Neal on partnering with American Express to announce a $10 million grant program for Black-owned small businesses

Shaquille O'Neal spoke to Business Insider in an interview tied to a new American Express grant program fo.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 15th, 2020

Fifth Third Bank announces $1.2 million effort to help Black, women entrepreneurs

Cincinnati's largest homegrown bank is launching a new initiative to boost minority, female entrepreneurs. This week, Fifth Third is kickstarting a new $1.2 million program, dubbed "Innovation meets Main Street: Boosting Black Women-Owned Businesse.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2020

Election: Harris promises to offer free tuition for low-income students at public and historically Black colleges

Democratic vice-presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris promised to make college tuition free at public schools and private historically Black colleges and universities for students whose families' income is below $125,000 a year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 10th, 2020

Half of Chicago households report serious financial problems during the COVID-19 pandemic, NPR-Harvard poll finds

Half of Chicago households reported facing serious financial problems, many of them Black and Latino families, caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a poll of more than 3,400 respondents in four major U.S. cities publishe.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneSep 9th, 2020

DFW startup for Pan-African TV and movies aims to raise $1 million

Startup AfroLandTV is a 'voice for the Black community globally.'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2020

1.3 million active-duty troops will have their payroll taxes deferred under Trump"s controversial order — and they can"t opt out

Democrats ripped in.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 8th, 2020

Joe Biden relaunched a $47 million digital campaign targeting military families after Trump reportedly called dead US soldiers "losers" and "suckers"

The massive relaunch will be an attemp.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 7th, 2020

Joe Biden relaunched a $47 million ad campaign targeting military families after Trump reportedly called dead US soldiers "losers" and "suckers"

The massive ad relaunch will be an attempt to reach voters living in five swing stat.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytSep 7th, 2020

"Build It From Scratch!" - 19 Black Families Buy Land To Create "Safe City" For Black People 

"Build It From Scratch!" - 19 Black Families Buy Land To Create 'Safe City' For Black People  Tyler Durden Fri, 09/04/2020 - 20:45 The great reset could be under.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 4th, 2020

Bloomberg donating $100 million to students at four historically Black medical schools

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating $100 million to students at four historically Black medical schools. As first reported by The New York Times, Bloomberg is donating to students at Charles R. Drew University of Science an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2020

The week in bankruptcies: Call A Cab LLC, Landl Farms LLC and This is the Good Life LLC

Milwaukee area bankruptcy courts recorded three business filings - including zero with total debt above $1 million - during the two weeks that ended August 14, 2020. Year to date through August 14, 2020, the court recorded 19 Chapter 7 or Chapter 11.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2020

Facebook puts up $40 million to support Black-owned small businesses: Here"s how to apply

Social media giant Facebook plans to allocate $100 million for Black-owned businesses. A large portion of those funds, $40 million, will go toward small businesses, the California-based company announced Wednesday. Beginning Aug. 19, any majority Bla.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 19th, 2020

Egg producer gouged prices when pandemic hit, lawsuit says

Attorney General James claims that in March and April, Hillandale Farms price gouged more than 4 million cartons of eggs sold to grocery store chains.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 12th, 2020

Brown Venture Group plans to raise $50 million for minority-owned startups

Brown Venture Group, a Black-owned venture capital firm dedicated to investing in Black, Latino, and Native American-owned tech businesses, is looking to raise $50 million for its inaugural fund. The Minneapolis-based firm is also expanding i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2020

Americans grossly underestimate the racial wealth gap between Black and white families — and it"s making it harder to achieve financial equality

America.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 3rd, 2020

Redress for gentrification

Austin program seeks to help displaced Black families return to their old neighborhoods......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 30th, 2020

Nike announces first partners for $140M racial-justice efforts

Nike and its Jordan brand this week announced the first partners for their combined $140 million racial-justice effort. Nike announced $1 million donations each to the NAACP Empowerment Programs, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and Black Gir.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2020

Jack Black"s former Hollywood Hills pad is up for grabs at $1.995 million

A Beachwood Canyon home where actor-musician Jack Black lived in the early 2000s just surfaced for sale at $1.995 million. A Beachwood Canyon home where actor-musician Jack Black lived in the early 2000s just surfaced for sale at $1.995 million......»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 29th, 2020

Tuskegee lands $20M gift

Tuskegee University has received a $20 million gift from philanthropist, activist and author MacKenzie Scott. The gift is the largest in the history of the private university, a historically Black university located in Tuskegee. Presiden.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 29th, 2020