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Governments and corporations in Canada spend billions each year procuring products and services, but Jackee Kasandy says that historically, barely any has gone to businesses owned by Black people, and she wants that to change. Kasandy heads the British Columbia-based Black Entrepreneurs and Businesses of Canada Society, which now offers a certification program for Black-owned businesses […]

THAT’S COMING UP ON 12 NEWS THIS MORNING, STARTING AT 430. 12 NEWS CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH, WISCONSIN’S OLDEST BLACK OWNED BANK IS MARKING 100 YEARS IN MILWAUKEE. IN TONIGHT’S PROJECT, COMMUNITY 12 NEWS GERRON JORDAN SHOWS WHY YOU CAN’T PUT A PRICE ON THE BANK’S IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITY OVER THE LAST CENTURY. THIS […]

Nominations have opened for this year’s Black British Business Awards to celebrate and honour the achievements of Black professionals and entrepreneurs around Britain. Since their inception in 2014, the awards have campaigned for racial equity in industry and the equitable representation and inclusion of Black people in senior ranks and decision-making positions. Now in their […]

Maryland politicians were among the thousands who headed to Washington, D.C. this week for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 52nd legislative conference. Rep. Glenn Ivey (D-4th) hosted a panel discussion on how this summer’s U.S. Supreme Court decision on affirmative action could effect Black-owned businesses. Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando (D) served as a panelist […]

Cyril Ramaphosa ascended to the presidency of South Africa several years ago carrying the excitement and optimism of the country’s rising Black professionals, who saw themselves in him: a measured businessman with intellectual gravitas. He seemed an antidote to the previous administration, which had blasted Black professionals as elitists complicit in the continued white domination […]

She said when she discovered “almost zero” government procurement contracts were going to Black-owned businesses, her organization set out to find out why. “We found out that there was a huge knowledge gap (among businesses). They didn’t know that this opportunity existed, they didn’t even know how to go about it,” Kasandy said. With many […]

Now that the trial has come to an end and Trump has become the first former U.S. president to be found guilty of a felony, which includes 34 felony counts over allegedly falsifying business documents, the conviction will still have

Trump claimed he has a shared experience with Black people of discrimination in the legal system. Trump faces 91 felony charges following four historic indictments. Donald Trump, the first former president in US history to face criminal charges, claimed that “the Black people” like him because he’s been discriminated against in the legal system. “I […]

Joe Raedle/Getty Images/File American Airlines has been sued for alleged racial discrimination. CNN  —  A lawsuit filed Wednesday on behalf of three Black men alleges “blatant and egregious race discrimination” by American Airlines when they were removed from a flight. The suit alleges that the plaintiffs – Alvin Jackson, Emmanuel Jean Joseph and Xavier Veal […]

VANCOUVER — Governments and corporations in Canada spend billions each year procuring products and services, but Jackee Kasandy says that historically barely any has gone to businesses owned by Black people, and she wants that to change. VANCOUVER — Governments and corporations in Canada spend billions each year procuring products and services, but Jackee Kasandy […]


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