Major Company Helps Minority Women Businesses Become Corporate Suppliers by Carolyn M. Brown
Apr09

Major Company Helps Minority Women Businesses Become Corporate Suppliers by Carolyn M. Brown

Cintas Corporation hosts procurement networking and partnering event. Big companies are stepping up to the plate to help minority businesses become corporate suppliers. Recently Cintas Corporation hosted an event that joined together procurement leaders from major corporations as well as minority and women-owned businesses. Cintas is continually focused on networking and partnering with diverse suppliers and spent more than $180...

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Here’s The Key to Ending the 14 Percent Black Unemployment Rate by Techyville
Apr09

Here’s The Key to Ending the 14 Percent Black Unemployment Rate by Techyville

While the rest of the nation enjoys a single-digit unemployment rate, the Black Community’s unemployment rate has been consistently stuck in the double-digits. According to BlackEconomicDevelopment.com the best way to rid the black community of the current 14 percent unemployment rate is to support black-owned businesses. Two out of every three workers employed by black-owned businesses are African American....

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Small Businesses Getting Loans From Big Banks In Record Numbers by Carolyn M. Brown
Apr09

Small Businesses Getting Loans From Big Banks In Record Numbers by Carolyn M. Brown

Small Businesses Getting Loans From Big Banks In Record Numbers Highest loan approval rate since the 2008 recession,  approval rates for small business loans are at some of their most optimistic levels since the 2008 financial crisis and the Great Recession, according to new research. Data from Biz2Credit.com shows that big banks—those with $10 billion or more in assets – approved of 21.5% of small business loan applications in...

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Republicans and Democrats Against The United States!  by Kelly Price
Mar24

Republicans and Democrats Against The United States! by Kelly Price

We keep hearing the American people  just want the parties to work together and make government function again. A Allstate/National Journal/Heartland Monitor poll finds that surprisingly few Americans who identify with either party think unified government under their own party would make their lives better. Instead, a majority of Americans thinks they would benefit more from “Democrats and Republicans compromising more to solve...

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American Education in Crisis by Kelly D. Price
Mar23

American Education in Crisis by Kelly D. Price

Opinions about the ills of American  education are almost as diverse as the causes of juvenile delinquency. The consequences of this diversity are important, as I’ll discuss in this article. The field of criticism is simply vast; much of it is repetitive. My aim here is to highlight some prominent themes as a foundation for an informed discussion for  concerned citizens. It pays to think critically about the mountain of research and...

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How Black Middle-Class Kids Become Poor Adults by Gillian B. White
Mar22

How Black Middle-Class Kids Become Poor Adults by Gillian B. White

When it comes to financial stability, black Americans are often in much more precarious financial situations than white Americans. Their unemployment rate is higher, and so is the level of poverty within the black community. In 2013, the poverty rate among white Americans was 9.6 percent, among black Americans it was 27.2 percent. And the gap between the wealth of white families and black families has widened to its highest levels...

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