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In the early nineties in Youngstown, Ohio, sixth grader Shawntera Hardy made a contractual investment that would change the trajectory of her life.

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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…

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In the early nineties in Youngstown, Ohio, sixth grader Shawntera Hardy made a contractual investment that would change the trajectory of her life.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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“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…

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Thor Construction Company’s new Regional Acceleration Center is nearing completion and a grand day is descending upon all of us.

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(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).

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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…

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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.

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