Business

Urban League, Indiana Plan create skilled trade pre-apprentice program

Urban League, Indiana Plan create skilled trade pre-apprentice program

| March 6, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Northeast Indiana Building Trades, the Fort Wayne Urban League and the Indiana Plan are coming together to create a pathway into the skilled trades.  The need for more apprentices and more diversity within the skilled trades has brought about the BUILD program (Building Trades, Urban League & Indiana Plan Local Diversity).  BUILD has […]

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50 years of economic futility

50 years of economic futility

| March 5, 2015

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist During the 50-year period from 1963 (“I have a dream!”) to 2013, black people have been on a virtual economic treadmill. Our relative economic position has not changed; our unemployment rate has consistently been twice as high as the white unemployment rate, which was five percent for whites and 10.9 […]

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Three ways a woman can give herself , her children, one of the ‘greatest gifts’

Three ways a woman can give herself , her children, one of the ‘greatest gifts’

| March 4, 2015

Financial advisor: Account for your spending; model the behavior By Erica L. McCain When it comes to buying power, women are steadily overcoming men. Throughout the next decade, women will control two-thirds of consumer wealth in the U.S. and will be the beneficiaries of the largest transference of wealth in our country’s history, according to […]

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Business Profile: Thomas Essex Attorney at Law

| March 4, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville Thomas Essex is a licensed attorney and the owner of Thomas Essex Attorney at Law.  His office is located at 1833 Alliger St., and his phone number is (260) 424-1756. 1.)  Describe the services that you offer We’re a law office that handles mostly criminal and family law cases.  In criminal law, we handle the […]

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The Art of Hair: A Day of Hair, Beauty, Body, and Spirit, March 14

The Art of Hair: A Day of Hair, Beauty, Body, and Spirit, March 14

| March 3, 2015

Special to Frost Illustrated from Identity Counts Cultural Consultants “You see my glory but you don’t know my hair story!”—Green Hair Revolution Most of us have it and wear it like a crown jewel; and those who don’t still present themselves in ways that express something meaningful about its absence. We spend time, talent, and […]

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Businesss Profile: Thomas Brownlee’s Tax Service

Businesss Profile: Thomas Brownlee’s Tax Service

| February 25, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville Thomas E. Brownlee is the owner of Thomas Brownlee’s Tax Service that’s located at 3405 Monroe St., and 3622 S. Calhoun St., in Fort Wayne, Ind.  In the following interview, he explains his primary focus on preparing your taxes and meeting your tax needs especially now since tax season is here. 1.) […]

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Blacks urged to ramp up involvement in Internet issues

Blacks urged to ramp up involvement in Internet issues

| February 6, 2015

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief NASSAU, Bahamas (NNPA)–Blacks need to become more involved in what might appear to be arcane debates over “net neutrality–having an open Internet–because the fast-evolving Internet will have a major impact on their lives, including how they consult with medical providers in the future, said Kim M. Keenan, president and […]

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The history of E&M Tire: More than a business legacy

The history of E&M Tire: More than a business legacy

| February 6, 2015

The great black men in my family By Edna White Special to Frost Illustrated I always wanted to write about my family business and should’ve done this many years ago. I am doing it now before any more of my family passes away. My father, Eddie Morgan, passed away in 1985 and my brother, Larry […]

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Jill Jordan Greene accepts VP position at casino, hotel operation

Jill Jordan Greene accepts VP position at casino, hotel operation

| January 1, 2015

Jil Jordan Greene, graduate of Snider High School and Ball State University, accepted the position as vice president of Human Resources & Community Relations for Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino & Hotel in October 2014. Most recently she was the head of human resources for Outback Steakhouse. Greene is a strategic business leader, coach and operations partner […]

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We need to use our black economic power

We need to use our black economic power

| December 21, 2014

By Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu Courtesy of National News Releases How can a group have more than three million people with college degrees be so under-developed economically? How can a people have more than 10,000 elected officials have so little economic power? Why do African Americans only spend three percent of their income with each other? […]

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