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Corporate welfare is a major factor in income inequality in the U.S.

Atlanta (pictured); Raleigh, North Carolina; and Washington, D.C. are the top-three cities where African-Americans are doing the best economically, according to a recent report by Forbes. The magazine took a look at three major data factors in compiling its list of 10 cities and how they were ranked. SEE ALSO: 5 African Americans Named Rhodes […]

How often have you heard it said that Black Americans don’t support each other economically? It’s a common refrain in conversations around sociopolitical uplift for the Black community and many come to the conclusion that Blacks just don’t show each other the same kind of financial love that you see in other racial and ethnic […]

With the release of the National Urban League‘s 38th annual State Of Black America Report, a panel discussion involving key figures of NUL opens up an examination of the finer points of the report’s findings and what steps need to be taken to move the economic needle forward for people of color. Journalist Jeff Johnson held court as the […]

With the release of the National Urban League‘s 38th annual State Of Black America Report, a panel discussion involving key figures of NUL opens up an examination of the finer points of the report’s findings and what steps need to be taken to move the economic needle forward for people of color. Jeff Johnson sat with Dr. Valerie Rawlston Wilson, the NUL’s […]

As of midnight, thousands have logged on to iTunes to purchase Jay-Z and Kanye West’s highly anticipated collaboration album, Watch The Throne. And while the number of people forking over $15 bucks is rather surprising in the age of “free” music, it more surprising in these humbling economic times, when dropping $15 is somewhat of […]

Concerned pastors are making a statement to Congress today: Don’t balance the federal budget on the backs of the poor. As Republicans and Democrats fight over cuts, taxes and debt limits, faith leaders are worried that the ultimate losers will be the programs relied on by the poorest Americans for food, education and health care. […]

At the town hall discussion for CNN’s Almighty Debt: A Black In America special, Pastor Soaries and Bishop T.D. Jakes explain why pastors should get involved in the financial matters of parishioners. Should Pastors Provide Financial Advice? Uploaded by thatsfunny. – Up-to-the minute news videos. RELATED STORIES T.D. Jakes Says Change Of Plan Saved Him […]