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Zenger News Teams With Newspaper Association For Inaugural Tech Conference
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Zenger News Teams With Newspaper Association For Inaugural Tech Conference
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Black, Latino groups file federal complaint against Walsh administration over contracting
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Black, Latino groups file federal complaint against Walsh administration over contracting
A coalition of minority business advocates filed a complaint against the city of Boston Monday, alleging that the city discriminates against Black and Latino-owned businesses in its $2.1 billion in annual contracting.
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Biden’s fair housing guidelines aimed at discriminatory policies
On Jan. 26, President Joe Biden took steps to bring the nation towards the long-promised but never realized pledge of racial justice. Four executive orders signed that day make clear that the new administration will take meaningful and corrective actions.
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Pioneering Engineer Leverages Success To Boost Minority Contractors
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Pioneering Engineer Leverages Success To Boost Minority Contractors
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Adrienne Benton leads fastest growing inner-city business
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Adrienne Benton leads fastest growing inner-city business
A small, Boston-based consulting firm has been recognized for its rapid growth in the technology space. Onyx Spectrum Technology, founded by Adrienne Benton, provides IT solutions while contributing to organizations like the Dimock Center, Fenway Health and more. Roxbury’s Initiative for a Competitive Inner City ranks Onyx number 18 on its Inner City 100, for its four-year revenue growth of more than 500%.
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Black Economic Council receives $1.5 million in donations
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Black Economic Council receives $1.5 million in donations
BECMA launched its Greenwood Initiative in the spring, aimed at raising $1 million to help black-owned businesses in the state not only survive a tough time, but grow.
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Tiffany Cross and Jonathan Capehart Will Inspire New Generations of Viewers with New MSNBC Shows
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Tiffany Cross and Jonathan Capehart Will Inspire New Generations of Viewers with New MSNBC Shows
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Shop Black for the holidays
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Shop Black for the holidays
Small businesses have been hit especially hard in the pandemic and need support more than ever. These are just a few of the many Greater Boston based, Black owned businesses to support during the holiday shopping season.
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GK! Market connects minority businesses
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GK! Market connects minority businesses
Since the coronavirus hit, some 40% of Black businesses have gone under, victims of a strained economy, plummeting demand for professional and retail services and customers wary of venturing out into the COVID climate. Sensing the need to connect customers with companies, regardless of the motivation, social entrepreneur Colette Phillips has launched GK! Market as an outgrowth of her groundbreaking Get Konnected! networking events.
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Joelle Fontaine's Kréyol collection celebrates diverse female artisans
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Joelle Fontaine's Kréyol collection celebrates diverse female artisans
Joelle Fontaine has been working in the fashion industry for years, but in 2020 she’s really hit her stride. Fontaine’s brand, I Am Kréyol, launched the Artisan Collection this year, featuring both garments designed by Fontaine and accessories and home goods by female artisans from around the world. In this way, the brand has become what Fontaine always wanted: a celebration of diverse female artists.
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COVID worsens debt harassment
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COVID worsens debt harassment
It’s hard to build family wealth when you’re burdened with heavy debts and harassed by abusive debt collection practices. No amount of collector harassment will result in payments when no funds are available to pay past due bills.
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Business in the time of COVID-19
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Business in the time of COVID-19
For the entrepreneurs graduating from the Business Equity Initiative at the Foundation for Business Equity, COVID-19 has brought everything from major setbacks, unexpected resources, and great opportunity.
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