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Financial justice a key focus at NAACP convention
Sunday, July 24, 2016
With 2,200 branches in every state, and added presence on 60 military installations – five overseas – the NAACP’s grassroots reach is unparalleled. And throughout its 107-year history, the annual NAACP conference has addressed issues that affect people of color. From the Niagara movement to Jim Crow and discriminatory education,
 
A plan to rebuild black wealth and homeownership
Thursday, July 14, 2016
While economists contend that the economic recession is over, the reality for much of black America is starkly different. Racial disparities in unemployment and under-employment persist. And homeownership, a key measure of economic health for consumers and communities alike, continues its downward decline even now. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 41.9
 
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
RALEIGH CHAMBER July 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Professional Women’s Luncheon, Embassy Suites Cary. Register at (919) 664-7036 BWIB Black Women in Business will host the workshop, “8 Ways Being Black and a Woman Can Give You an Edge” July 28, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. RSVP by July 26 to www.bwib-nc.com OPEN HOUSE N.C. Mutual will
 
M/I Homes opens new phase in Belmont
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
RALEIGH – M/I Homes has returned to Belmont in Northeast Raleigh near the intersection of New Hope and Buffaloe roads. Presales will begin next month. The new phase will offer two-story traditional family homes with three to six bedrooms ranging in size from 2,600 to over 3,000 square feet. Options include downstairs guest suites, first floor owner's
 

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Financial justice a key focus at NAACP convention

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