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Mae Brooks and her team are putting the human back in human resources at the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board. Hired as the board’s director of Human Resources in June of 2016, Brooks has been working to redefine the relationship between her department and the parks’ 500-plus fulltime and 1,200-plus seasonal employees.

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If you’re ready to financially prosper, join us for a multi-part financial series, Prepare To Prosper. In each article, we’ll discuss different ways to help increase your personal wealth including tips on saving, investing and credit along with guidance on entrepreneurship and homeownership.…

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Wells Fargo’s $60 billion pledge to African-American homebuyers is a major part of the company’s dedication to a community that’s grown accustomed to being shut out from having a slice of the American Dream.

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LOS ANGELES (PRNewswire) -- Revel Spirits, the maker of artisanal, award-winning agave-based spirits, is launching both its flagship brand, Revel, and a new category of distilled liquor, Avila, made from 100% blue weber agave—the same plant base as tequila—but grown in the Morelos region, a …

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The Department of Human Services (DHS) is the largest state agency and Lauren Hunter is working to insure it is the state’s most diverse employer as well.

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Lynn Littlejohn was recently promoted to vice president of Community Affairs and Development at Mortenson. In her new role as vice president she is responsible for representing Mortenson in existing and new markets. In addition, she will be responsible for designing and implementing progress…

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Construction is ongoing at the Estes Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services site at the corners of Penn and Plymouth Avenues in North Minneapolis.

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Are all nonprofits created equally? Do they receive equal investment? Have equitable access to resources and expertise? Do we need to take a closer look at Black-led organizations to help ensure their sustainability and effectiveness?

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“‘The Green Book,’ with its list of hotels, boarding houses, restaurants, beauty shops, barber shops and various other services can most certainly help solve your travel problems … It was the idea of Victor H. Green, the publisher, in introducing ‘The Green Book,’ to save the travelers of hi…

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New York, NY (BlackNews.com) – Following the success of Official Black Wall Street’s web-based platform featuring more than 1,900 listings by Black-owned businesses, the social enterprise known as the “Black Yelp” is crowdfunding to make buying Black even easier through the Official Black Wa…

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Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) announced the results of the 2016 Disability Equality Index (DEI) survey, with Walmart making the list.

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