Wealth gap between whites and blacks and whites and Hispanics widens to near record levels.
How do Black and Latino Tech startups attract capital? In 2016, the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CUEED) was given the opportunity to connect founders of color to the wealth of resources the Rutgers Business School has to offer. We decided to use this opportunity to answer one hard question - What's stopping Black and Latino Founders from attracting and receiving capital for their tech ventures? The Black and Latino Tech Initiative was created and we…
The Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 10 Commandments of Black Economic Empowerment on Friday, May 13, 2016 from 7:00PM to 10:00PM (CDT) at St. James Missionary Baptist Church - Franklin Chapel in Austin, TX. This motivational event will explore black prosperity, understanding how to control wealth, effective ways for guiding spending, and keeping money in local communities. Dr. Boyce Watkins - The People's Scholar, Founder of The Black Wealth Bootcamp.
“Resurrecting Black Wall Street: The Blueprint” examines Little Africa of Tulsa Oklahoma in 1922 as a shining example of what black people can accomplish when we pursue our economic goals as a collective. Principles of cooperative economics, wealth building, and black business development are addressed, along with the TRUTH about what happened to the people who had their wealth stolen and their story buried for over 100 years.
Black, Latino Two-Parent Families Have Half The Wealth Of White Single Parents New data illustrate how deeply entrenched the racial wealth gap is. The reasons traverse the historical and deliberate exclusion of people of color from economic institutions and government progra .. http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2017/02/08/514105689/black-latino-two-parent-families-have-half-the-wealth-of-white-single-parents?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=race
As we focus on Black economic development and building wealth it’s good to know who’s making it and what they did to get it. Also, the super rich may be able to open doors for the broad. We need to support Black Business Owners to keep them from going out of business. Please support businesses such as Black Business Network http://blackbusinessnetwork.com/blackdollar and http://anythingplus.net , http://sweetnsassy.com , http://middletonenterprises.biz
“Resurrecting Black Wall Street: The Blueprint” examines Little Africa of Tulsa Oklahoma in 1922 as a shining example of what black people can accomplish when we pursue our economic goals as a collective. Featuring leading financial scholars, historians and activists, the film allows us to study the body of knowledge left behind by our ancestors in order to move on to a more empowered future. Principles of cooperative economics, wealth building, and black business development are addressed…