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Small Businesses: Bigger than you think, more important than you know

By Nisa Islam Muhammad Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – Supporting job creation among Black business owners and starting

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Booming entrepreneurship among Black women

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Cheryl Lofton had never intended to be a small business owner. Her grandfather, J.C. Lofton, was

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CFPB returns over $750 million-plus to consumers
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), has delivered his mandatory semi-annual report to Congress. For consumers, the good news is that more than ...
‘Buying Power of Black America’ probes economic spending shifts
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) — According to the data found in a new report, “The Buying Power of Black America,” now may be ...
Complex Social Security debate looms for 2014 elections
By Charles D. Ellison Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Philadelphia Tribune) – Deep beneath the surface of endless partisan wrangling between the White House and Congress is the Social ...
Free FICO credit scores coming to millions
(Special to the NNPA from the New Pittsburgh Courier) – FICO scores are used by nearly every major lender to assess the creditworthiness of credit card and loan applicants. But ...
Higher Ed. not paying off for Black men in the job market
By Frederick Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from The NorthStar News and New America Media) –Although more Black men have graduated from high school and college, their educational achie­ve­ments have not increased their ...
La. Bucket Brigade pushes refineries to decrease high rate of industry accidents
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer On November 12, in a tiny office on Canal St., the Louisiana Bucket Brigade (LABB), an information and activism organization, held a press conference to raise ...
NAACP interim president declares no interest in permanent job
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) – With increasing buzz about the possibility of a woman becoming the next president/CEO of the NAACP, both the woman in the interim position and ...
Need for Keystone XL erodes as U.S. oil floods Gulf Coast refining hub
By Elizabeth Douglass Contributing Writer (Special from Inside Climate News and New America Media) — The ongoing U.S. oil boom has flooded the Gulf Coast with domestic crude to levels not seen ...

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