Black Business and Economic Stories for Jan.4th to 10th 2021

Top Stories Rep. Jackson Lee proposes commission to explore reparations for Black Americans (The Grio) The Boston Red Sox just hired Bianca Smith — the first Black woman to coach in professional baseball history (CNN) Mortality rate for Black babies is cut dramatically when they’re delivered by Black doctors, researchers say (Washington Post) — You … Read more

Black Business and Economic Stories for Dec. 28th 2020 to Jan. 3, 2021

Top Stories How new stimulus package can help minority businesses (The Philadelphia Inquirer)  First year of legal marijuana in Illinois generated big bucks but no new minority license holders (Chicago Tribune). The Illinois market is limited to just 21 growers’ licenses, which restrict supply of growers, especially minorities.  Black-Owned farm allows individuals to rent spaces … Read more