Business

Goldman Sachs’ small business program alumni create jobs, increase revenue

Goldman Sachs’ small business program alumni create jobs, increase revenue

| February 22, 2017

Firms in Southern California benefit from Goldman Sachs’ ‘10,000 Small Businesses program By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) LOS ANGELES—Eight hundred Southern California businesses have joined thousands of entrepreneurs across the country in an initiative to create jobs. The business owners are participants in Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, a scholarship-based program that convenes […]

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Blacks will account for nearly 18 percent of U.S. population by 2060

Blacks will account for nearly 18 percent of U.S. population by 2060

| February 13, 2017

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Each year, the Census Bureau recognizes Black History Month by releasing up-to-date statistics that reveal the total black population, the number of black-owned businesses and even how many African-American military members are serving the country. Currently, the black population stands at 46.3 million, up about 1.3 percent from […]

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It’s time for Democrat Party to wake up

It’s time for Democrat Party to wake up

| February 9, 2017

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Everyone appears to have figured out that a dangerous, stupid fascist with no knowledge of how the federal government works is now the president of the United States. Everyone, that is, except members of the Democratic Party, now serving in the 115th Congress. You have to wonder how […]

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U.S. senators demand study on federal advertising in black-owned, brown-owned, other minority-owned media

U.S. senators demand study on federal advertising in black-owned, brown-owned, other minority-owned media

| February 6, 2017

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) WASHINGTON, D.C.—Five U.S. Senators have joined the fight for accountability in the federal government’s advertising practices—or lack thereof—when it comes to minority-owned news outlets. A letter penned by the senators demands that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigate the advertising habits of federal agencies. Sens. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), […]

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Blackonomics: Black folks need to stop drinking the ‘Fool-Aid’

Blackonomics: Black folks need to stop drinking the ‘Fool-Aid’

| February 6, 2017

By James Clingman (NNPA Newswire Columnist) “Negroes… sometimes choose their own leaders but unfortunately they are too often the wrong kind. Negroes do not readily follow persons with constructive programs. Almost any sort of exciting appeal or trivial matter presented to them may receive immediate attention… and liberal support.”—Carter G. Woodson The term “Drinking the […]

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Blackonomics: It’s time to give our money marching orders

Blackonomics: It’s time to give our money marching orders

| February 4, 2017

By James Clingman (NNPA Newswire Columnist) In April 2005, I wrote an article titled, “Billion Dollar March,” at the behest of “The Ice Supreme Man” Ashiki Taylor in Atlanta. The article was in reference to our penchant for marching when we are upset, and then going home to sit down and wait for another crisis. […]

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Spotlight on Tropic Chicken restaurant

Spotlight on Tropic Chicken restaurant

| February 3, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up babies? I don’t know how many of you enjoy Caribbean cuisine and I don’t know how many of you don’t know what it is so I’ll share what Wikipedia says it is: “Caribbean cuisine is a fusion of African, Creole, Cajun, Amerindian, European, Portuguese, Spanish/Latin American, East Indian/South Asian, Arab, […]

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Blackonomics: Business owners, take care of your business

Blackonomics: Business owners, take care of your business

| January 19, 2017

By James Clingman (NNPA Newswire Columnist) I hear it all the time. “I patronized a Black-owned business and was treated terribly.” How about this one? “I went to that Black restaurant and the service was bad, the food was cold, and the staff was discourteous and very slow.” And the grand-daddy of them all: “I […]

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Nigerian telecom tycoon hits high water mark among African billionaires

Nigerian telecom tycoon hits high water mark among African billionaires

| January 3, 2017

(GIN)—Nigerian billionaire Mike Adenuga may not be the most well-known billionaire in the world but he was Africa’s biggest winner in 2016—increasing his net worth by $2.7 billion to total $5.8 billion over the past year. It was the largest increase among billionaires at a time when declining oil prices and devaluations were nibbling away […]

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Spotlight on Foxy Wear and the men behind it

Spotlight on Foxy Wear and the men behind it

| December 28, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? Christmas is right around the corner and I wish that all of you get exactly what you desire but most of all, remember the reason for the season and don’t leave GOD and Jesus out because they love feeling special too.  On that note, just in time for Christmas, […]

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