HBCU Money’s 2019 African American Owned Bank Directory | HBCU Money

Travis Loller, Associated Press, HBCU Money Dr. James Hildreth dissects a frog Friday, March 29, 2019, with seventh grader Keyshawn Walker at the Haynes Middle Health/Medical Science Design Center in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Travis Loller). Featured Image NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The number of African-American men entering medical school hasn’t budged since the late 1970s, […]

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Business leaders seek to combat poverty through improving education, creating jobs | The Philadelphia Tribune

Ayana Jones Tribune Staff Writer, The Philadelphia Tribune The Chamber of Commerce for a Greater Philadelphia is advocating for an inclusive neighborhood growth agenda to help address the city’s stagnant poverty rate. “The purpose of the PHL Neighborhood Growth Project is to focus on job creation across Philadelphia,” Yvette A. Núñez, vice president of civic […]

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The Ultimate List of Black Owned Farms & Food Gardens | Shoppe Black

Shoppe Black Team, Shoppe Black FRESH FUTURE FARMS/ ADAM CHANDLER PHOTOGRAPHY, Featured Image PhenomenalBlack owned farms make up less than 2 percent of all farms in the United States. According to a recent report, Black farmers lost 80 percent of their farmland from 1910 to 2007, often because they lacked access to loans or insurance […]

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Fast Food Mogul, Serial Entrepreneur La-Van Hawkins Dies at 61 | Black Enterprise

Samara Lynn, Black Enterprise Illustration by Neal Fox, Featured Image La-Van Hawkins, a black entrepreneur in the food industry, just died at the age of 61, reports Crain’s. Hawkins was featured several times in BLACK ENTERPRISE magazine. In 1995, his business, La-Van Hawkins Inner City Foods, ranked No. 45 on the BE 100s listing of […]

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‘Black Farmers’ gear up for legal fight after appeals court setback | New York Amsterdam News

Dr. Sybil C. Mitchell, Special to the New Tri-State Defender, New York Amsterdam News Photo by Mark Seliger, Featured Image The Black Farmers and Agriculturalists (BFAA) recently hit a snag when the U. S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, denied the group’s complaint against the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). “It was […]

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Kamala Harris’s First Campaign Policy: A Raise for Teachers | The New York Times

Astead W. Herndon, The New York Times Senator Kamala Harris in Houston on Saturday, where she unveiled early portions of her first policy rollout, a federal investment in teacher pay.CreditCreditLarry W Smith/EPA, via Shutterstock, Featured Image Senator Kamala Harris of California announced a plan Tuesday to heavily invest federal money into teacher pay, the first […]

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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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