By Marc W. Polite One of the most difficult things about starting a business is figuring out what type of business to start. While many focus on startups based around technology or fulfilling a need in the community, others choose to transform their life’s passion into an entrepreneurial endeavor. The Atlanta Post tapped Nadege Fleurimond, [...]
This patchwork effort to correct drug sentencing laws further seek to illustrate just how decriminalization of drugs, in any regards, will never be a full substitution for legalization.
by Cynthia Wright In a bold move, Brian Moynihan, the CEO of Bank of America, defended his bank’s right to impose a $5 fee on debit cards. In order to take much of the heat off himself and those in partnership with the company, he then said that customers and shareholders understood their recent moneymaking [...]
by Cynthia Wright Derrick Bell, a legal scholar who continuously worked to expose the racism that exists within society has passed away. Mr. Bell, 80 died early this morning at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital with his wife, Janet Dewart by his side. Mr. Bell was born on November 6, 1930 in Pittsburgh, where he eventually ended up [...]
By Jay Anderson With Chris Christie and Sarah Palin wisely choosing to sit 2012 out, there aren’t many “colorful” candidates left vying for the chance to unseat President Obama next year. One exception, literally and figuratively, is former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and radio talk show host Herman Cain. Seemingly left for dead once Tea Party [...]
The world will miss his vision.
(Reuters Health) – Few media stories on cancer venture into issues of death, dying and end-of-life care — and outlets directed at African Americans are particularly unlikely to do so, a new study suggests. Historically, African Americans with advanced cancer have been more likely than whites to opt for aggressive treatment, and less likely to [...]
(Afro) — A grant designed to assist newly-introduced retail shops on H Street while offering no relief for longtime minority-owned businesses sparked a heated debate on Sept. 21 with city officials. Officials with the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), and the Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD), [...]
(Businessweek) — 1. Focus on lenders unaffected by recent regulatory reforms. Banks with assets greater than $10 billion have their hands tied. Provisions of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law require them to keep up to five times as much cash in reserves as they were previously required to hold. As a result, it’s probably not [...]
The defamed golfer comes out swinging.