The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency
today released a new report, Contracting Barriers and Factors Affecting
Minority Business Enterprises: A Review of Existing Disparity Studies.
The report provides an in-depth review and analysis of disparity
studies, summaries and reports.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives
Richard Buery and Department of Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Vicki Been announced the selection of eight
Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise teams to lead the
construction of six new 100 percent affordable housing developments on
vacant City-owned land.
Yesterday, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) launched a new
center committed to expanding educational, social, and economic
opportunities in fragile communities through original research and
direct engagement with residents.
Last night, President Barack Obama addressed a throng of fans, politicans, celebrities and well-wishers in Chicago who cried, laughed, rejoiced and cheered while
the 44th president of the United States of America, and the nation’s
first African-American president, gave his final, farewell address after two terms in office that he won handily.