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Fear of Black Success

Could the Fear of Black Success Be Crippling Black-Owned Businesses? By Taylor Gordon For quite some time, leaders in the Black community have been urging people to support Black-owned businesses.

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5 Tips for Raising the First Round of Capital for Your Startup

by Carolyn M. Brown Black and Latino entrepreneurs are struggling for capital access. Companies with all-white founders receive a higher median investment from venture capitalists, according to  research from CB

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Trump Taj Mahal closes its doors in Atlantic City

  by Aaron Smith and Chris Isidore   @CNNMoney Donald Trump called it the Eighth Wonder of the World. Now it’s just another failed Atlantic City casino. The Trump Taj

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Bank Black Movement Is Making A Difference In Black Communities

Michael Grant     by Carolyn M. Brown The local and national efforts have led to a surge of deposits in several black banks, as #BankBlack fever has swept the country.

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Kobe Co-Launches $100M Venture Capital Fund for Tech, Media, and More

by Samara Lynn   The Wall Street Journal reports that retired basketball great Kobe Bryant launched a $100 million venture capital fund with entrepreneur and investor Jeff Stibel. Investments will

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10 Ways to Easily and Correctly Identify Your Target Customer

by Black Enterprise The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi,

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How to Get a Small Business Loan With Bad Credit

Here are some alternative loan sources for business owners with less than stellar credit scores by Carolyn M. Brown The fact remains that it’s harder for smaller businesses—even those with

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Killer Mike Challenges Michael Jordan: Send Air Jordan Profits to Black-Owned Bank

    by Kiersten Willis Atlanta Black Star reported Jordan donated $1 million to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and another $1 million to the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s

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New Loan Resource For Entrepreneurs of Color

by Carolyn M. Brown Nearly 8 million small businesses in the U.S. are owned by people of color, and nearly 11.3 million women-owned small businesses help power our communities. But

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New Loan Resource For Entrepreneurs of Color

by Carolyn M. Brown Nearly 8 million small businesses in the U.S. are owned by people of color, and nearly 11.3 million women-owned small businesses help power our communities. But

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Nickell Robey maximizing his business profile

Chris Brown Bills Insider Nickell Robey has made the most of his NFL opportunity after he was signed as an undrafted rookie by Buffalo. Now he is doing the same

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Michael Jordan Invests 500K in Low-Income Charlotte Literacy Programs: ‘I Wanted to Reconnect to the Community’

Posted by Kiersten Willis Charlotte Hornets majority owner Michael Jordan announced Monday that he along with other key donors have invested $500,000 into the city’s literacy programs. The retired NBA

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New Small Business Loan From $10,000 to $35,000 Now Available Online

by Carolyn M. Brown Wells Fargo has launched a new online fast-decision loan product for small business customers. The new product is meant to help Wells Fargo meet the credit

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Best Credit Cards for Small Business Owners

by Carolyn M. Brown With National Small Business Week kicking off this month, personal-finance websites CardHub and WalletHub have released a trio of reports to help small business owners find

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Susan B. Anthony Going On Reverse of $10 Bill

By Tara Grimes ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester resident Geraldine Copes-Daniels has traveled the U.S. from her Rochester home, working to keep the legacy of her great-grand aunt and abolitionist Harriet