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How Black-Owned Investment Banks Helped Restore The Economy From Its Most Devastating State

The economic collapse at the end of 2008 was a major problem for the major world economies, not least of all the economy of the United States. Britannica terms the 2008 crash the most dangerous economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930's. Yet even though these times were times of dire economic hardship, black business owners stepped up to the plate and shouldered the...

The Great Charter School Debate And Why I Believe They Are Not A Failure

For the past few years, charter schools continue to provoke acrimonious debate within the black community. On one hand, the NAACP and other black activists have called for a moratorium on expanding charter schools until they are reformed to be more inclusionary and said that charter schools are no substitute for public schools. On the other, civil rights activists argue that charter...

The Structural Biases Behind Financial Lending Won’t Stop Until We Start Speaking Out

People of color have long been familiar with the humiliation that comes with being denied an opportunity to secure a loan solely because of their skin color, but many people have come to expect more in the 21st century. Despite heightened expectations, certain lenders still aren’t truly serving people of color, and discrimination is still very much a reality for countless...