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Country’s black-owned banks are in a fight for their survival

22 Feb

bankThe Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. counted 25 black-owned banks remaining in the country last year, down from 48 in 2001. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/02/countrys-black-owned-banks-are-in-fight.html

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Forbes top 10 cities for African American Economic Success

22 Jan

Here are the top 10 cities for African American economic success according to Forbes Magazine. One thing that jumps out at you immediately is the majority of the cities are in the southern region of the United States. Cities like Atlanta being #1, and Washington DC being on the top 10 list are no surprise but some of the other cities may actually surprise you. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/01/forbes-top-10-cities-for-african.html

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Does Panera Bread have racist policies towards black employees?

5 Nov

Does Panera Bread have racist policies towards black employees?

A white man claims he was fired as manager of a suburban Panera Bread shop for repeatedly having a black man work the cash register instead of putting him in a less visible location and having “pretty young girls” be the cashiers.

Read more: Does Panera Bread have racist policies towards black employees?

White House Summary of the American Jobs Act ( 2011 )

9 Sep

President Obama made a speech to congress about his jobs bill, The American Jobs Act last night. There was a lot there. Instead of having pundits or people with obvious political agenda tell you what was in it read a White House summary of it for yourself. http://aareports.com/2011/09/white-house-summary-of-american-jobs.html

Toledo mayor looking to bring jobs & business from China

19 Jan

Toledo mayor looking to bring jobs & business from China

Toledo is thousands of miles from Shanghai, but soon may be a port of call for the Chinese. Mayor Mike Bell’s administration could be ready to ink a massive land deal with Chinese investors involving three riverfront properties.

Read more here http://aareports.com/2011/01/toledo-mayor-looking-to-bring-business.html

Pres. Obama unveils $10 billion in new contracts for U.S. exports to India

7 Nov

Pres. Obama unveils $10 billion in new contracts for U.S. exports to India

President Obama unveiled about $10 billion in new contracts for U.S. exports to India on Saturday which will equate to about 54,000 jobs for Americans.
 
Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/11/pres-obama-unveils-10-billion-in-new.html

Pay gap persist for African Americans

2 Aug

African-American workers continue to earn far less than whites, according to statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Read more here:
http://aareports.com/2010/08/pay-gap-persist-for-african-americans.html