Bank of America Launches $5 Billion Home Loan Assistance Program | BlackPressUSA

Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, BlackPressUSA NNPA NEWSWIRE — The new Bank of America program includes down payment and closing cost assistance; innovative low down payment mortgages; grants that can be applied to non-recurring closing costs; a national network of lending professionals; easy-to-understand financial education tools; strategic partnerships with real estate professionals; and a […]

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Revisits the Case for Reparations | The New Yorker

By The New Yorker, The New Yorker YOUTH & FAMILIES DETERMINED TO SUCCEED. Featured Image It’s 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 […]

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‘I Had to Invest In Myself’: Serena Williams Becomes First Athlete Named on World’s Richest Self-Made Women List | Atlanta Black Star

Kiersten Willis, Atlanta Black Star Women working at sewing machines in factory. Pic credit: Sleek Garments Export Ltd. Featured Image Aboriginals in Australia who were stripped of land rights should be compensated for “spiritual harm”, a landmark ruling by Australia’s High Court said on Wednesday. The court ruled that the Ngaliwurru and Nungali peoples from […]

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Now the Richest Black American, He’s Also One of America’s Biggest Philanthropists | Inside Philanthropy

Ade Adeniji, Inside Philanthropy Throughout most of my (still relatively) young writer’s lifetime, Oprah Winfrey loomed large as the pinnacle of black American financial success. The 64-year-old Oprah recently denied presidential bid rumors on the heels of a rousing speech, and stars in the new Disney film A Wrinkle in Time, opening this week. Oprah […]

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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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John Singleton’s death is another warning sign for black men. It’s time we listen. | The Washington Post

Courtland Milloy, The Washington Post John Singleton the first African American and youngest person to have ever been nominated for the Best Director award at the Oscars. Twitter/@Rodriguez, Featured Image Five months into a plant-based whole-foods diet, I continue to experience the benefits. Weight, cholesterol, blood pressure — all down. Energy up. I’m glad I […]

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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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