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SUNO unveils its Small Business Incubator Center

Last week, SUNO Chancellor Dr. Victor Ukpolo officially unveiled the Small Business Incubator Center. The Center is located on Southern University at New Orleans’ Lake

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Debt collection report cites horror stories

By Nisa Islam Muhammad Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – A new report by the Center for Responsible Lending has

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‘Age of Inequality’ has ushered in low-wage work for Black employees
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today) — A substantial percentage of Black men and Black women work full-time jobs but earn part-time salaries, keeping their families improvised, ...
Fiat Chrysler wants to drive the growth of Black farmers
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today) – The FCA Foundation, is the charitable arm of FCA US LLC, the North American automobile manufacturer of Fiat Chrysler has ...
Clean Power Plan affects Black quality of life
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Columnist WASHINGTON (NNPA) — When Cheeraz Gormon received an invitation to lobby in Washington on behalf of President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan with environmental legal advocacy nonprofit, ...
Blacks least likely to get business loan from banks
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Black-owned businesses face tougher challenges than other groups when seeking bank loans, according to a new study by the Gallup polling company ...
Humana Foundation Selects New Orleans for 2015 Humana Communities Benefit $350,000 Charitable Grant Program
NEW ORLEANS, La. — Local nonprofits focused on addressing diabetes and congestive heart failure have a shot at winning $350,000 in grant funding to help bolster their efforts, the Humana ...
President Bill Clinton, who novelist Toni Morrison called the first Black president, successfully lobbied for NAFTA and legislation that led to mass incarceration of Black men.
Will the proposed trade agreement be another bad deal for Black workers?
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer Previous deals have cost Black workers hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs African Americans have lost 281,000 jobs since China joined the World Trade Organization. (Special from ...
High unemployment and low wages in the Black community affect everything
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from North­Star­NewsToday.com) — Fifty years after Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act overturned laws that overtly restricted ...
Valerie Wilson, the director of the Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy at the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) speaks jobs and the economy in the Black community during an event at EPI. (Freddie Allen/NNPA News Wire)
Black unemployment dips below 10 percent
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate fell to single digits (9.6 percent) in April, for the first time since President Barack Obama was elected ...

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