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FILE – National Urban League president and CEO Marc Morial speaks at the National Urban League Annual Conference, July 22, 2022, in Washington. Black Americans have endured considerable injustices and barriers to prosperity and equality throughout U.S. history. But their social, economic and political advances in the past 60 years have been unsatisfactory. That’s according […]

FILE – National Urban League president and CEO Marc Morial speaks at the National Urban League Annual Conference, July 22, 2022, in Washington. Black Americans have endured considerable injustices and barriers to prosperity and equality throughout U.S. history. But their social, economic and political advances in the past 60 years have been unsatisfactory. That’s according […]

Donald Cravins Jr., under secretary of the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), speaks at an investment summit in Maryland on May 4. In 2021, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act established the MBDA as a permanent agency. Ting Shen – Bloomberg – Getty Images In recent years, Black-owned businesses have grown at the fastest pace

2 Hours Ago India’s GDP set to fall below 7% in fiscal third quarter of 2023, poll shows A person is selling second-hand LCD TV sets inside a second-hand electronics market in Kolkata, India, on February 26, 2024. (Photo by Sudipta Das/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images India’s economic growth was […]

(Bloomberg) — US equity futures pointed to a weaker opening on Wall Street as traders brace for a slew of economic data that will help determine the path of monetary policy. Most Read from Bloomberg Contracts on the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 fell 0.4%. Nvidia Corp., the stock that’s led a rally across chipmakers in the […]

U.S. Treasury yields declined on Monday as investors awaited key economic data set to be published this week which could provide hints about the outlook for interest rates and the state of the economy. At 6:14 a.m. ET, the yield on the 10-year Treasury was around 1 basis points lower to 4.246%. The 2-year Treasury […]

Photograph by Nathaniel St. Clair U.S. government economic statistics that can be used to compare the conditions of the Black population with the white population provide a picture of the continuing deep seated structural racism in the United States. The statistics covering wealth and income distribution, poverty, and unemployment show how the functioning of capitalism […]

A man holds Algerian and European, top, bank notes Friday, Feb. 9, 2024 in Algiers. In Algeria, people have long relied on foreign currencies to buy imported items in short supply or finance their children’s educations abroad. But the value of the Algerian dinar has recently swung wildly on the country’s black market as its […]

As the election cycle deepens and Americans tighten their pockets due to financial strain, U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo will travel to Atlanta on Thursday to shed light on Joe Biden’s economic investments in Black communities. Adeyemo spoke with Atlanta Black Star on Tuesday ahead of his trip to the metropolitan area, […]

Economic observers and historians are often casting about for different historic eras to help understand our current landscape. The late 1970s come up frequently at the moment, with its fears of stagflation and an aggressive


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