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General Motors Vice President Global Design Ed Welburn (left) receives the 2015 Black Engineer of the Year award from GM Board of Directors member Errol Davis (center) and GM Executive Vice President Global Product Development Mark Reuss at the BEYA Conference Black Engineer of the Year Gala, Saturday, February 7, in Washington, DC.  Photo by Tony Powell for General Motors

You can thank Edward for that car…

By Khari Arnold Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Special to NNPA from Howard University News Service) – If you love the sexy, sleekness of the Chevrolet Corvette,

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HUD chief seeks broadband access for the poor

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Julián Castro, the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, wants to provide broadband

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Gentrification good for some Black-owned businesses
By Sarafina M. Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Howard University News Service) — It is a busy time for Lee’s Flower and Card Shop. ...
Free municipal broadband at stake
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, one of the few positive developments which occurred was that the city of New Orleans was able to offer free ...
Studies disagree on whether immigration hurts Blacks
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Could a new report arguing that the United States has accepted two new immigrants for each additional job created since 2000 affect support amongst African Ameri­cans ...
Black unemployment dips to 10.3 percent
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate fell slightly from 10.4 percent in December to 10.3 percent in January and is still on track to hit ...
TMS fracking slows as operators watch oil prices
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer When crude oil prices sank this winter, companies scaled back fracking plans in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale deposit, running from central and southeast Louisiana into Mississippi. Exploration ...
Apple shares pie with minority-owned firms
When Apple sold $6.5 billion in bonds recently, the technology giant did something else behind the scenes that has created a buzz in Silicon Valley: It selected two minority financial ...
Dexter and Djenane Bartholomew own seven Golden Corral franchises, with five in Kentucky and two in New Jersey. The couple has been married for 17 years and sponsors several community youth organizations at their home in New Jersey. Djenane, who is a registered nurse, also volunteers at a mobile clinic each year on a trip to her native Haiti.
Don’t take away the ladder to success for aspiring minority small business owners
By Djenane Bartholomew Guest Writer Every day my husband and I make decisions that affect the lives of 450 people and their families. It’s a lot of responsibility but above all a ...
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Study: Women, minorities pay higher effective social security rate
By Paul Kleyman Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) — Improving retirement security was among the many proposals in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union message on Tuesday. But advocates ...

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