Black Business and Economics Stories for Oct. 12 to 18th 2020

We have a large number of stories about Black businesses this week. Top Stories Racism has cost the US economy $16 trillion in the last 20 years — and will keep costing the country money if things don’t change (Business Insider). A Black Chicago Bar Owner wants more than fake support from his industry (Chicago … Read more

Black Business and Economic Stories for the week of Oct. 5th to 11th

We have over 120 stories this week. We have twelve inspirational “people” stories about successful Black entrepreneurs plus 25 Black business stories. Top Stories The Paycheck Protection Program failed many Black-owned businesses (Vox) – Only 1 in 10 Black-owned non-employer firms had a recent borrowing relationship with a bank, which hurt PPP chances. Killer Mike … Read more

Black Economic and Business Stories for Sept. 27th to Oct. 4th

Top Stories Cleveland Clinic Thrives While Its Black Neighbors Fall Behind (Bloomberg) Moms, Black Americans and educators are in trouble as economic recovery slows (Washington Post) – Good unemployment charts by race and industry sector Moms and Women of Color Most Affected by the Economic Downturn in Coronavirus (One Green Planet)– The economic consequences of … Read more

Black Business and Economic Stories week of September 21th to 27th

This week we have an all time record of 139 stories and 37 Black business stories. We are publishing late because of capacity issues (basically the editor started teaching high school again). Top Stories High-Growth Black Enterprise Seeks Venture Capital To Scale (Forbes) – The largest black-women-owned beverage manufacturer in the US. ‘Dream Big, Remain … Read more