African American Economics

A local’s guide to Baltimore | The Washington Post

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By Lisa Snowden-McCray + Photos by Andrew Mangum, The Washington Post eople from Baltimore can be cagey about the way outsiders see their city. That’s the kind of thing that happens when you live in close proximity to your more moneyed, fancier cousin, Washington, D.C., or when you’re faced with the real tragedy of crime (or just hounded about the […]
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Black Woman-Owned Construction Firm Hired to Build New Terminals at JFK and Laguardia Airports | BlackBusiness.com

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Staff, BlackBusiness.com PHOTOGRAPHED BY JOHNY PITTS. Featured Image a woman in the male-dominated construction industry could be challenging for some. But for Cheryl McKissack Daniel, who is the president and CEO of McKissack & McKissack, the oldest Black-owned and female-run construction company in the US, it always feels like home. Based in New York City, McKissack & McKissack is known […]
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Ta-Nehisi Coates Revisits the Case for Reparations | The New Yorker

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By The New Yorker, The New Yorker YOUTH & FAMILIES DETERMINED TO SUCCEED. Featured Image not often that an article comes along that changes the world, but that’s exactly what happened with Ta-Nehisi Coates, five years ago, when he wrote “The Case for Reparations,” in The Atlantic. Reparations have been discussed since the end of the Civil War—in fact, there […]
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HBCU Money’s 2019 African American Owned Bank Directory | HBCU Money

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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 , Tenn. (AP) — The number of African-American men entering medical school hasn’t budged since the late 1970s, and Dr. James Hildreth wants […]
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Business leaders seek to combat poverty through improving education, creating jobs | The Philadelphia Tribune

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Ayana Jones Tribune Staff Writer, The Philadelphia Tribune 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 affairs for the Chamber of Commerce, […]
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‘Black Farmers’ gear up for legal fight after appeals court setback | New York Amsterdam News

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Dr. Sybil C. Mitchell, Special to the New Tri-State Defender, New York Amsterdam News Photo by Mark Seliger, Featured Image 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 anticipated that the quest for justice […]
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Kamala Harris’s First Campaign Policy: A Raise for Teachers | The New York Times

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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 Kamala Harris of California announced a plan Tuesday to heavily invest federal money into teacher pay, the first policy rollout of her campaign for […]
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