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For more than 50 years, the McDonald’s Corporation took pride in branding itself as a socially conscious corporation particularly interested in doing business in abandoned and long-ignored Black communities while embracing racial diversity as a critical component of its corporate ethos.

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PHILADELPHIA – As shelter in place continues to be the norm and schools remain closed across the country, Comcast announced it will extend its commitments for Xfinity customers through June 30 to help ensure students can finish out the school year from home and remain connected to the intern…

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OKOMO, Ind. – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) last week began mass production of the Ventec Life Systems V+Pro critical care ventilator under contract to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.“Thousands of men and women at GM, Ventec, our suppliers and the Kokomo community have rall…

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“In order to understand white supremacy, we must dismiss the fallacious notion that white people can give anybody their freedom.” – Kwame Ture (formerly Stokley Carmichael)   

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A new partnership between NBA great Dr. Shaquille O'Neal and Miles College (Alabama) will help bring a Papa John's Pizzeria to every Historically Black College and University (HBCU) campus in the nation.

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At the beginning of this summer, I wrote an Op-Ed for the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA). I asked for support for the anti-violence programs around the country and many of you responded. For that, I am grateful.

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Wells Fargo announced another boost to Minnesota diverse small businesses recently with $1 million in grants from its Diverse Community Capital program, which offers capital and technical assistance to minority-owned small businesses through Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI…

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The Old National Bank Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Old National Bank, presented a check for $5,000 to KIPP Minnesota, a charter school system dedicated to confronting education achievement disparities in the Twin Cities.

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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.

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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). 

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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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