Meda is hosting the final pitches for the Meda $1 Million Challenge Powered by Chase on Jan. 30.
In her first news conference as a Senate-confirmed director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Kathleen Kraninger’s remarks sounded a lot like Mick Mulvaney, her former boss at the Office of Budget and Management (OMB).
After almost two years, President Trump has laid out a policy with an executive order to spend money and investments in the “distressed communities across the country.”
With voter fraud and voter suppression the talk of the midterms, the Advancement Project at the NAACP national office joined with the African American Research Collaborative to provide the first comprehensive analysis of how Black voters voted this cycle and why.
“One of the most pernicious forms of racial discrimination and injustice in the United States criminal justice system is the racially-motivated use of prosecutorial peremptory challenges during the jury selection process,” said the Rev. Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the president and CEO of t…
Just two miles from the Minnesota State Fair Grounds on the University of Minnesota - St. Paul campus there is an internationally known scholar that operates within the Small Animal Hospital at the Veterinary Medical Center within the College of Veterinary Medicine.
LOS ANGELES – Revel Spirits, the maker of Revel Avila, an artisanal, award-winning agave-based spirit, further expanded its footprint in the U.S. with launch of a new market – New York.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation honored 10 transportation partners who train, hire and mentor workforce participants and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises at a recognition event held Nov. 7 in St. Paul.
The U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with A’viands Food & Service Management requiring the federal contractor to pay $399,000 in back pay and interest to 98 female employees to resolve pay discrimination violations found at its Roseville facility.
Much is known about many aspects of the history of the Civil Rights Movement in America, however, the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America provided one of the least often heralded but most essential roles in the movement’s success.
The City of St. Paul, along with the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) announced their selection as one of 10 cities to receive a planning grant and technical assistance to identify and plan for local municipal financial empowerment strategic priorities.
Comcast recently announced a summary of aggregated viewing data associated with its Xfinity on Campus service that shows live is the preferred method of viewing for college students, followed by video on demand, and then DVR.
Earning top honors from some of the country’s most prestigious competitions, Revel – a Black-owned and Minneapolis-based agave – is fast making a name for itself within the spirits industry.
(Black PR Wire) BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Walmart announced $2 million in grants to organizations working to expand internship opportunities for diverse youth populations, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI).
In a blistering response to a new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that revealed federal agencies spend very little advertising dollars with minority-owned businesses, D.C. Democratic Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton said that she would work with minority publishers to…
Greencore Group, an international manufacturer of convenience foods, announced the appointment of Anton Vincent as CEO of Greencore USA, a subsidiary of UK-listed Greencore.
Four years ago, four African-American-led organizations came together under the African American Leadership Forum’s (AALF) Economic Development Work Group’s Housing Committee.
The 47th Meda Annual Meeting will celebrate the organization’s minority entrepreneur customers, Minnesota business and community leaders, elected officials and minority business development stakeholders.
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.
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.…
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.
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 …
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.
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…
(Black PR Wire) PHILADELPHIA – Starbucks announced it will be closing its more than 8,000 company-owned stores in the United States on the afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial-bias education geared toward preventing discrimination in its stores.
Greater Twin Cities United Way announced government and policy executive Acooa Ellis will be joining the organization on May 21 as senior vice president of Community Impact.
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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