Top Black Economic and Business Stories May 31st to June 7th

Protest Related Black professionals must deal with White collegues during protests (Wall Street Journal -Pay Wall) Michael Jordan Pledges to Donate $100 Million (Sporting News). Jordan to donate $100 Million to support anti-racism(CNBC) San Francisco Mayor London breed proposes redirecting police budget to help African Americans through social programs (KTUV TV) Walmart donates $100 Million … Read more

Top Black Business and Economic Stories for Week of May 10th to 17th

DJIA                                            23,679 Unemployment (U-3,U-6)           14.7, 22.8              US Covid-19 Growth Rate           ~1.0% COVID-19 Covid-19 hits Black Community Hard in Philadelphia Area (WHYY)CNBC on health disparities by race (CNBC)Racial resentment to beliefs about Covid-19 … Read more

Top Black Business and Economic Stories for the Week of May 24th to May 31st

Protest Related Minneapolis has some of the worst inequality in the US. (Washington Post) UC Berkeley News has a piece about ignoring the advice of the Kerner Commission called “The Road Not Taken: 50 Years After the Kerner Commission.” Here is the Kerner Commission Report Executive Summary and the Kerner Commission Report. In 1968, The Kerner Commission Got It Right, … Read more

US National Black Income Estimated at $1.2 to $1.4 Trillion Dollars in 2018

Black people are a significant part of the US Economy. We are essential workers in many employment categories such as nurses, bus-drivers, government workers, teachers and warehouse workers. We are also highly visible as sports figures and entertainers. Blacks work in a wide verity of jobs and geographies. Together, we earn an estimated $1.3 Trillion … Read more