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Local Entrepreneurs Build App That Helps Black-Owned Businesses Get More Love

Posted December 3, 2012 by Liane Membis

With 17,000 current listings and counting of black-owned businesses from Brooklyn to Anchorage, Around the Way revolutionizes ujamaa.

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Employment Discrimination

A Case Study in Employment Discrimination: The Firing of Tarrus Richardson

Posted November 27, 2012 by Kelly Virella

The firing of a black, Harvard-trained investment professional who lobbied for a new law aimed at diversifying his profession illustrates how racism works.

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Jay-Z: The Financier of the New Stadium? Or the Figurehead?

Posted August 16, 2012 by Kelly Virella

Contrary to popular belief, Jay-Z is one of dozens of minority owners and his stake is minuscule.

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Money

5 Occupations Most & Least Filled by African-Americans

Posted July 19, 2012 by Kelly Virella

According to the census, there IS one thing African-Americans don’t do.

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Housing

Home Sellers Charge Blacks, Latinos More Than Whites

Posted July 18, 2012 by Kelly Virella

In Chicago, a house that costs an African-American $100,000 will cost a Latino $97,300 and cost a white person $95,300.

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