The Impact of Structural Racism in Employment and Wages on Minority Women’s Health | American Bar Association

Ruqaiijah Yearby, American Bar Association In 2010, at the end of the great recession that disproportionately harmed racial minorities and women, the federal government recognized that health disparities are caused by the social determinants of health (SDOH) (Figure 1), which are outside an individual’s control. In fact, research shows that SDOH account for 80 to […]

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African American Economics: Real Facts | Black Enterprise

Black Enterprise Editors, Black Enterprise iStock/Kate Sept 2004, Featured Image Black families are more confident about achieving the American Dream than the general population. However, African Americans fall short on executing life-changing measures such as accumulating wealth, being better prepared for retirement and building up savings. Here are a few facts (and advice) about African […]

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FUBU Is Back With A Relaunch Of The Iconic Fashion Brand | According 2 Hip Hop

A2HH, According 2 Hip Hop Jessica Griffin / Staff Photographer, Featured Image FUBU is back with a streetwear capsule available exclusively at cENTURY 21. As the first product created under FUBU’s “Can’t Resist a Classic” campaign, the capsule references the brand’s ‘90s-era styles, offering 10 pieces based on the classics that helped to crystallize streetwear’s […]

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22 Black Owned Luxury Brands To Support Instead of GUCCI and Prada | Shoppe Black

Shoppe Black, Shoppe Black Undra Celeste. Featured Images Courtesy of Shoppe Black Gucci issued an apology for the offense caused by their “blackface sweater”. I don’t accept. In fact, at this point, I’m convinced that these “mistakes” are part of these folks’ marketing strategy. They can’t be that clueless. Tsemaye Binite Ozwald Boateng Brother Vellies […]

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Whites maintain grip on leadership roles in Philly | The Philadelphia Tribune

Michael D’Onofrio, Tribune Staff Writer, The Philadelphia Tribune | Octavius V. Catto Memorial, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA. Featured Image Philadelphia government’s workforce is nearly half Black and overwhelmingly male, while white employees dominate leadership positions, the majority of which females hold. The Kenney administration released its 2018 Workforce Diversity Profile report on Friday, which gave […]

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Black Workers Had Long Shaky History With Fed Jobs Before Shutdown | Atlanta Black Star

Associated Press, Atlanta Black Star | In this Jan. 10, 2019 file photo Cheryl Monroe, right, a Food and Drug Administration employee, and Bertrice Sanders, a Social Security Administration employee, rally to call for an end to the partial government shutdown in Detroit. Paul Sancya/AP Photo. Featured Image DETROIT (AP) — For Cheryl Monroe and […]

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