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Virginia's Last Black-Owned Bank Is Gone After Nearly 100 Years in Business -- What Happened?

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First State Bank was formed by a group of African-Americans in rural Virginia in 1919. Almost hundred years later, First State Bank is the last Black-owned bank in Virginia to disappear. What happened? And, what has happened to all of the Black-owned... Read full article

Baltimore May Sell Homes for $1 to Revive Neglected Neighborhoods

by Selena Hill on

In order to revitalize distressed neighborhoods in Maryland, councilmembers and local community advocates are pushing for a government program that would sell thousands of vacant buildings in Baltimore for $1 each. ... Read full article

JPMorgan Chase Invests $10 Million to Expand Black Businesses and Growth in D.C.

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Washington, D.C. is home to some of the most powerful people, business, and government entities in America. Paradoxically, the nation’s capital also has some impoverished neighborhoods with woes that include high joblessness, failing businesses... Read full article

Will Generation Z Be The Most Entrepreneurial Generation Yet?

by Alisa Gumbs on

When it comes to how those aspiring entrepreneurs in Generation Z plan to realize their dreams of being a CEO, it seems they face the same obstacles as other startups. Their top three deterrents to pursing business ownership are:... Read full article

BBR top 10 richest African billionaires

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The BBR 2017 Billionaires List was recently released. Topping this year’s ranking of 1,210 billionaires is Mexico’s Carlos Slim Helu. The telecom mogul, who earns 62% of his fortune from America Movil, is now worth US$74 billionSHARE THIS ... Read full article

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