Labor Day Stories

Labor Day Related Stories or Economic Outlook Labor Day Edition I wish I had a lot of good news on Labor Day, but I don’t.  The good news There are a couple of Labor bright spots. On July 31st, the New York State Nurses Association and the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation reached a settlement. … Read more

Top Stories for August Week 2

Earn Your Leisure is hosting an Investment Festival (Investfest) – The number one black personal finance podcast on is hosting an investment conference in Atlanta on August 25 to 27th. The conference features Robert F. Smith (the richest Black billionaire in the US), Sean Combs, and Steve Harvey. The line-up is amazing, a who’s … Read more

December Black Unemployment Report

Unemployment Rate for Black Women Increases to 6.2% The National Black unemployment rate was 7.1%; the National unemployment rate stood at 3.9%; and non-Farm Payrolls rose by 199,000. Average wages rose 4.5% on an annual basis in December. The Black Unemployment Rate The Black unemployment rate jumped from 6.5% to 7.1% during December, the only … Read more

Stories for Feb 22nd to 28th 2021

Lately, Adenah Beyoh has been everywhere in the news (AdenahBeyoh.Com). It really proves that real estate is one of the best ways to get rich. Top Stories Lately, Adenah Beyoh has been everywhere in the news (AdenahBeyoh.Com).  Bayoh cuts ribbon on IHOP location in downtown Newark (ROI-NJ). Weequahic HS Alum, Business Owner Making Her Mark … Read more

Black Business and Economic Stories for the Week of November 9th to 15th 2020

This was a light week for stories, probably due to the election. A couple of real estate and mortgage stories and that’s it. Top Stories Post-protest boom for Black-owned businesses loses steam (Colorado Springs Independent) The Impact Of Covid-19 On Black And Latino Small Businesses (Forbes). Areas with higher concentrations of Black-owned businesses were not … Read more