Stories for June 7th to 20th, 2021

Top Stories Job creation is the key to reducing violence and providing critical social services (Philadelphia Tribune) “The economic state of Black America: What is and what could be” (McKinsey). Lots of great points in this study. Black people work disproportionally in low-wage occupations. Also closing the pay gap in 20 specific professions would drastically … Read more

Stories for April 26th to May 9th 2021

Top Stories Black Women Are More Likely to Start a Business than White Men (Harvard Business Review). A lot of statistics regarding type of business, funding, and education. Telecommuting allows Black women in Maryland to build wealth (Baltimore Sun). The pandemic has opened labor markets which allows Black women to secure better-paying jobs. Most expensive … Read more