The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) awarded a $1.5 million grant to theMetropolitan Economic Development Association (MEDA) to increase lending and investment activity in low-income and economically distressed communities.
Minnesota business, non-profit and governmental employers are set to meet with top talent at the People of Color Career Fair coming to Minneapolis Convention Center, Oct. 18.
By Harry Colbert, Jr. Managing Editor Linked by DNA, Jamil Jackson has six siblings, but DNA doesn’t tell the full story.
By Harry Colbert, Jr. Managing Editor Raeisha Williams said she has always wanted to serve her community in North Minneapolis; now she is hoping to be in position for a greater level of service by becoming Ward 5’s next councilperson.
Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) will be the key note speaker at the 11thannual Minnesota DFLFounders Day Dinner.
By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Between the unemployment rate report that was released in early September, and the Census report on income and poverty that was released on Sept. 13, President Obama and his team got great news about the economic status of the average worker. Incomes are up a whopping 5.2 percent between…
Kimberly Porter is the new director for Mary T. Welcome Child Development Center. Porter is a dedicated professional with more than 10 years of experience in Early Childhood Education and holds a master’s in Childhood Education and Leadership. Currently Porter is a member of the Early Childhood Education Advisory Board for Rasmussen College, in Brooklyn…
By Irma McClaurin, Ph.D. Culture and Education Editor What really happened during the Sept. 26 debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump?
Commentary By Connie Evans (Americas Wire Writers Group) WASHINGTON, D.C.– After Noemi Prado devoted 29 years to working for Southwest Moulding in Grand Prairie, Texas, the owners decided to close the business.