Category Archive: Business

Sep 15

Major Alabama Economic Development Project Planned By Minority Coalition

    By: Tony McCray The $20 Billion Gulf Coast 5 State BP Oil Spill Settlement fever has hit the African-American and minority communities of Northwest Florida, South Alabama, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  The Coastal Community Council for M.O.R.E. invited representatives from these Gulf Coast Regional communities to a planning and strategy session  to …

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Sep 15

C.E.O. EXCHANGE: Going Beyond Diversity Training

“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” –Frank A. Clark Contributing Correspondent: Ted Santos Shifting the Focus: The corporate environment is ripe for women and minorities to step into leadership roles. To maintain those roles, it will be important to develop skills to handle larger obstacles. When you …

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Sep 02

BLACK-OWNED START-UP WATCH COMPANY ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF THEIR FIRST LUXURY TIMEPIECE

  Atlanta, GA (BlackNews.com) — Atlanta-based upstart watch brand Michoud & Irish is proud to announce the release of their first offering. Michoud & Irish Watch Company is a micro-brand in the luxury timepiece market that focuses on designing and releasing limited edition luxury men’s watches in an accessible price range for the broader market. …

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Sep 02

The Audacity of Trump Calling Hillary A Bigot and A Racist

  By Roger Caldwell In the last two weeks, the Black vote has become important to Donald Trump and his campaign. Trump to this point has refused all invitations to speak at any of the historical Black organization conventions, and hold any rallies in the Black community. Maybe he has been too busy with white …

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Sep 02

WHAT THE HELL DO AFRICAN AMERICANS HAVE TO LOSE?

LET’S CONSIDER THIS! One might wonder if the late great P.T. Barnum, creator of THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH, has been born again in Donald J. Trump. Mr. Trump, who arguably seems to be running for the position of the greatest scam artist on earth, is indeed quite the entertainer. Barnum was famous for finding …

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Jan 11

From Employment to Empowerment, Why What You Drive Matters

By Glenda Gill NNPA News Wire Guest Columnist Ever since Henry Ford declared he’d pay $5 a day to workers in his factories, African Americans have had a love affair with the automotive industry in the United States. “The Great Migration” of Blacks from the South to the North was largely due to the demand …

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Jun 18

How the Poor Make Better Financial Decisions Than the Wealthy

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(Slate) – People often assume that the poor are less competent than the wealthy. Some even suggest that the poor have flawed values or ways of thinking. But my colleagues and I have recently found that the poor outperform the rich at some financial decisions. Under poverty, people develop a unique expertise. To appreciate this expertise, we …

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