Money is Not Apolitical

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry Alford III Why Coinbase Should Evolve Its Mission Show me a company where people can be heard and respected for their differences and I’ll show you a team that will go through walls together. Coinbase CEO, Brian Armstrong, recently published a post, “Coinbase is a mission focused company,”...
CMAP’s Joe Szabo and National Park Service Pro join Historic Pullman Efforts – Chicago -- (February 12, 2020) -- While new housing, businesses and investments have dominated the news coming from Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood, the community is also adding to its cadre of committed and experienced leaders. Joseph Szabo, the new...
Brown, who worked tirelessly to help Stacey Abrams become the nation’s first Black woman governor, talks about the divided woman’s vote Once again, white women voters in Georgia didn’t vote in their own best interests during the midterm election for governor. Instead, 76 percent of white women voted for Republican Secretary of...
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation, Cannabis Control Section has approved 26 businesses as “Responsible Vendors” authorized to provide mandatory health and safety training to cannabis dispensary agents often referred to as “budtenders.” (IDFPR, 2019) ACC of Illinois is one of the approved minority...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire  Over the past five fiscal years from 2013 to 2017, federal government agencies have spent approximately $5 billion in advertising, but a minute share—$327 million—went to minority-owned businesses, according to a long-awaited report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The federal government serves as the...
BILL DALEY SPONSORS HOLIDAY DINNER FOR "SILENT HEROES" HOMELESS AND AT-RISK WOMEN VETERANS Mayoral candidate, William “Bill” Daley invited women veterans and their families to a dinner sponsored by his campaign while a guest on radio talk personality Cliff Kelley’s America’s Heroes Group broadcast. Daley, a former Commerce Secretary, talked...
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Chevrolet recently recognized the achievements of eight students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Atlanta and Washington, D.C. that participated in the 2017 Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellowship program. The class of 2017 DTU journalism fellows...
By Crystal Lynn, Gary Crusader Parallel to the history of African Americans in this country, it is by no surprise that the success of a minority business can have more challenges than their white business counterparts. The access to certain resources, the restrictions and roadblocks faced, or the lack of...
Access to training, apprenticeships and careers within skilled construction trades offered through the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership A few years ago, during a panel discussion at the 47th annual Congressional Black Caucus, U.S. Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) was the opening speaker on the topic of “Putting Black America to Work:...
Proposed ordinance will ensure that hotel workers who lost their jobs during the pandemic, including older women workers, can return to their jobs once the guests return Chicago hotel workers are calling for a City policy to protect their right to return to work when the business resumes in the city. The...