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Despite the unevenly distributed human and economic devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic, Black consumers’ collective economic power is set to expand dramatically, from about $910 billion in consumption in 2019 to $1.7 trillion in 2030. To authentically serve Black consumers, companies must make holistic investments in meeting their […]

By Dipo Olowookere The sum of $4 million will be distributed to 60 startups established by Africans in the second edition of the Google for Startup Black Founders Fund for Africa. In the maiden edition, the tech giant shared $3 million to 50 eligible black-founded startups across Africa as part of efforts to support innovation […]

There are so many financial aspects of the business on all sides of the transaction, and yet one thing we hear over and over again, is that not enough is taught on the topic. So, we rounded up some sage advice from contributors to help guide you on the areas that might be new, put […]

The Buffalo shooting suspect kept records and photos of his plans months before the attack, per The New York Times. About 30 minutes before the attack, he invited others to join a chat room filled with that material. None of the invitees appear to have alerted the authorities, per The Times. Loading Something is loading. […]

Local financial institutions and advocacy groups are hopeful a new state effort focused on communities that lack banks and other financial services will benefit some of Long Island’s lowest income and most racially diverse cities and towns. Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul on May 5 signed legislation to study and make recommendations to address so-called “unbanked” […]

Someone slashed tires on nearly 50 handicap vans Monday morning at Youth on the Move, a Springfield business that provides transportation for children and families with physical challenges and special needs and is owned by a Black woman, in an incident one lawmaker said was “clearly a Hate Crime.” The company’s staff and the owner, […]

A China Eastern Airlines crashed in Guangxi, China, in March, killing 132 people. Flight data suggests someone in the cockpit pushed the plane into a near-vertical descent, WSJ said. The China Eastern Airlines

A China Eastern Airlines crashed in Guangxi, China, in March, killing 132 people. Flight data suggests someone in the cockpit pushed the plane into a near-vertical descent, WSJ said. Attention has turned to a pilot, but it’s possible someone else broke into the cockpit, the . . .

This weekend, an 18-year-old White man drove multiple hours to a grocery store in a predominantly Black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, and opened fired using an automatic rifle with the n-word painted across the barrel. Of the 13 people shot, 11 were Black. Ten of them died. If you started work on Monday by […]

MADISON,Wis.–––When the workday ends at Madison Children’s Museum, Marie Justice drops off some extra cleaning supplies for her crew as they are getting started.  Justice is the owner of Community Cleaners. She and her husband started the business seven years ago. The company’s purpose is  to create an environment that values and supports its workers […]


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