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There’s just one problem: The Latimer Fellowship is one of a number of efforts to help entrepreneurs of color that have come under fire from conservative legal activists after the US Supreme struck down affirmative action. They contend the fellowship could violate federal civil rights law because it’s only open to Black innovators. Get Trendlines […]

Flags with the Novo Nordisk logo flutter outside their Danish company’s offices in Copenhagen, Denmark, September 26, 2023. REUTERS/Tom Little/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights

Michael Williams Nov. 1, 2023Contact: Brian Consiglio, 573-882-9144, A new study at the University of Missouri — in partnership with Harvard-Smithsonian researchers — shows that . . .

Employment cost index increases 1.1% in third quarter Wages, salaries rise 1.2%; benefits advance 0.9% Consumer confidence softens further in October House price inflation accelerates in September

The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), a U.S.-led initiative for participating countries, is aimed at bolstering ties and engaging in key economic and trade matters in the region. It is also seen as a means to counter China in the Indo-Pacific region. U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said IPEF initiatives will be announced at the upcoming […]

The Economic Opportunity Coalition (EOC), comprised of nearly 30 private sector companies and foundations, is making notable strides to support small Black businesses. Ahead of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s annual Freedman’s Bank Forum, they’ve expressed intentions to secure $3 billion in deposits for community development financial institutions (CDFIs) and minority depository institutions (MDIs). […]

TALLAHASSEE – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday gave the go-ahead to an appeals court ruling that could help lead to the Seminole Tribe of Florida offering online sports betting throughout the state. The court lifted a temporary hold that Chief Justice John Roberts placed Oct. 12 on a ruling by the U.S. Circuit Court […]

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen addresses a news conference during a G20 finance ministers’ and Central Bank governors’ meeting at Gandhinagar, India, July 16, 2023. REUTERS/Amit Dave//File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights

An estimated 300 Black residents were killed in 1921. October 18, 2023, 4:58 PM ET • 5 min read More than 100 years after many of Tulsa’s Black residents were killed and their businesses were destroyed by white rioters, the community, including a woman who survived the massacre, is still finding ways to rebuild and […]

*Originally Published By NEW YORK, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Major U.S. banks said on Friday higher interest rates boosted profits even though the economy was slowing and consumers showed signs of more cautious behavior. JPMorgan (JPM.N . . .

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