African American Wealth

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

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Kiersten Willis, Atlanta Black Star Women working at sewing machines in factory. Pic credit: Sleek Garments Export Ltd. Featured Image 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 a remote part in the Northern […]
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Now the Richest Black American, He’s Also One of America’s Biggest Philanthropists | Inside Philanthropy

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Ade Adeniji, Inside Philanthropy 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 has been a billionaire for years […]
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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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John Singleton’s death is another warning sign for black men. It’s time we listen. | The Washington Post

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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 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 made the change. Diet-related diseases are […]
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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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The Impact of Structural Racism in Employment and Wages on Minority Women’s Health | American Bar Association

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Ruqaiijah Yearby, American Bar Association 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 90 percent of health factors that […]
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