Karl Benson has been named president and CEO of the Minnesota Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC).
Hope muncher-in-chief is not a job title you come across often, but that’s how entrepreneur and Minneapolis native, Junita Flowers describes her position at Junita’s Jar.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) named Meda (Metropolitan Economic Development Association) the top performing MBDA Business Center in the nation for the fourth consecutive year.
The Twin Cities Black Affinity group will host its spring biannual Twin Cities Black Affinity Network Development Day (TC BANDD) at the Cargill headquarters,15407 McGinty Rd. W., Wayzata this coming Saturday (June 22).
The Metropolitan Economic Development Association (Meda) is accepting applications for its second annual Million Dollar Challenge for Minority Entrepreneurs.
Gary Cunningham will step down as president and CEO of the Metropolitan Economic Development Association (Meda), accepting the role of president of the Washington, D.C. based nonprofit, Prosperity Now.
Village Financial Cooperative has formed a partnership with Square, Inc. and the City of Minneapolis.
Al McFarlane: One of the things I appreciated about you, Congressman Ellison, was your simple but powerful impactful decision to locate your District office in North Minneapolis. Your office was a great tenant, a good paying tenant, for the Minneapolis Urban League’s headquarters building, t…
The International Ski Federation (FIS) has awarded the Loppet Foundation third place in its annual “Bring Children to Snow” international campaign for the Minne-Loppet, learn-to-ski program for elementary school children in North Minneapolis.
OMAHA, Neb. – Recent flooding in the Midwest has had a devastating effect on local communities and Wells Fargo announced a donation of $325,000 to aid in the flood relief efforts.
The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), an organization committed to advancing the role and contributions of Black executives, has inducted Gail Peterson, Ecolab vice president of Marketing for Global Healthcare, as a member of its 2019 class.
During a star-studded evening complete with a red-carpet entry at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., Comcast formally announced the addition of two television networks that highlights the company’s commitment to diversity.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is holding a career fair Friday (March 15), from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for anyone interested in learning more about the career of a conservation officer.
During a surprise Feb. 26 wine tasting at the San Francisco Delta Sky Club, Delta announced a new partnership with Brown Estate, the first and only Black-owned estate winery in California's Napa Valley.
In the early nineties in Youngstown, Ohio, sixth grader Shawntera Hardy made a contractual investment that would change the trajectory of her life.
Marsha Pitts-Phillips has been named the Minnesota chapter of Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) diversity and inclusion officer.
Fundraising campaigns require volunteer leadership. It is an honor and a privilege to be asked. It is also a responsibility. While you may have a reputation as a “super hero” in the community, leading a fundraising campaign requires groundwork that you alone cannot build. Here are 12 things …
Nine ethnic-minority business owners from across the country competed in the finals event for Meda’s $1 Million Challenge Powered by Chase at the Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) Studios in St. Paul.
While there’s no doubt that putting money aside with each paycheck is an essential component to a healthy financial future, it’s important to keep in mind that not all savings accounts are going to give you the same pay back or benefits.
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.
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