Black women will elect the next president

Black women will play a key role in electing the next president, according to a recent report by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), a national trade group and the largest federation of unions in ...

CBC members join the call for payday lending reform

Within days of the October 7 deadline for public comment on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed payday rule, 104 Members of Congress from 32 states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands together called for strong consumer protections, ...

After the election, back to important things

Soon, thank heaven the 2016 election will be over.

Race and Beyond: Say It Ain’t So, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Out in the wilds of the Internet exist two sets of memes establishing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a champion of progressive idealism.

Michelle Obama: This issue is personal for me

For me, education has never been simply a policy issue -- it's personal.

Pay attention to domestic violence!

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

A Trump win in November could tear this nation apart

Alright, we are getting close to the finish line: Election Day November 8, 2016.

This is why increasing diversity in healthcare is essential for the black community

Diversity is good for communities, companies, and our nation. A plurality of viewpoints, experiences, and beliefs has the potential to foster both understanding and innovation. And in the healthcare field, the need for diversity is evident every day. Providers in ...

Farming is key to economic growth in the black community

It is clear that it when it comes to jumpstarting the economy, generating jobs and wealth for the average American, we are in quite a fix. After coming out of the Great Recession, the economy is experiencing anemic growth rate ...

Easing America’s Pain Epidemic: Managing opioid addiction in the black community

A patient-centered approach to improving the health of the African American community

Give Communities of Color a Voice in Reshaping Education

For the first time in our nation’s history, the majority of students in public schools are students of color

U.S. economy won't grow fast until we unleash entrepreneurs

We all like a good creation story. That moment where it all began. In America, we love one in particular. The story of the great entrepreneur.

Polls Show Voters Want More Financial Regulation

On July 21, the first federal agency dedicated to serving the financial needs of consumers will be five years old. Created in the aftermath of the worst financial calamity since the 1930’s Great Depression, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) ...

What the Kaepernick protest tells us about black power and money!

Why can’t more of us see that economics is the key to our freedom and the answer to the problems we talk about all the time?

Keith Lamont Scott video footage too little too late

Keith Lamont Scott was killed by a police officer on Tuesday, September 20, in Charlotte, N.C. The officer, dressed in civilian clothing, said that Mr. Scott had a gun and that he did not follow verbal orders to put his ...