Black Business and Economic Stories for August 17th to August 23rd

We have over 80 stories and links including three conservative stories. The big story is the Robert F. Smith tax avoidance story. Last year, Smith agreed to pay off the debts for one class at Morehouse College. Top Stories Billionaire Robert Smith Fighting U.S. Criminal Tax Inquiry (Bloomberg) Jay-Z and Pharrell Highlight Importance of Black … Read more

Black Business and Economic Stories for August 10 to August 16th

Top  Stories K-Shaped “Recovery” Widens Gulf between Haves and Have-Nots (Non Profit Quaterly) Us against them’: Workers cite racial divide on front line of long-term-care fight against COVID-19 (Richmond Times-Dispatch) – Nice, long article of what it’s like to work in the nursing home industry There Is No Equality Without Affordable Childcare, but Little Is … Read more

Top Black Business Stories for the week of August 3rd to August 9th

We have over 110 stories this week. In addition to the regular Black business and economic links, we have features on how much money the NBA makes ($8.8 Billion) and the Freedman’s Bank plus Jay-Z opened a school. Top Stories Beyonce introduces Black Parade: a Black Business Directory (Beyonce.Com) (Good Morning America) Jay-z’s Roc Nation … Read more

Top Black Economic Stories for the Week of July 27th to August 2nd

We have 76 stories this week related to Black Business or Black Economics. We also have our first editorial, at the bottom, urging a NO vote on California Proposition 22. Top Stories Does $600 a Week Make People Shirk? The Evidence Is No (Bloomberg) Coronavirus could widen black wealth gap (Washington Post) – Michelle Singletary … Read more