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    By Dianne Anderson Whatever the financial question, race is likely a leading factor in the real world where the color of money is mostly green and white. Grants, contracting dollars and bids on RFPs can get competitive, but local financial experts are looking to forge new alliances, helping Black and Brown businesses grow as they ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent A new report from WalletHub, a personal finance website, has found that the racial wealth gap in the United States is alive and well. The report, titled “2024’s States with the Biggest & Smallest Wealth Gaps by Race/Ethnicity,” compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across ...
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    By Charlene Crowell   While the 1963 March on Washington brought more than 200,000 Americans to the nation’s capital in a historic call for jobs and economic justice, an event billed as a ‘continuation’ – not a commemoration will take place August 26 at the Lincoln Memorial. Co-sponsored by the National Action Network and the Drum Major Institute, organizers will focus on continuing the age-old fight for democracy, social justice, and civil ...
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    By Charlene Crowell Closing gaps would create 1.7M jobs, add $300-450B to the economy As the global pandemic continues to take lives and infect multiple generations, virtually every dimension of life is challenged. And people with the fewest financial resources before COVID-19 are being challenged more than ever before. It is both a challenge and ...