Despite recent reports that contend the once recession proof funeral
business may indeed be dying, Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services owner,
Vaughn Green in Baltimore, MD., said his business is unearthed and on
Research indicates that there are currently over 21 Black-owned banks in
the United States, and recently African Americans have been encouraged to do business with those banks as a way of creating jobs and building wealth in Black communities.
Yesterday at Grand Central Terminal, Deputy Mayor for Housing and
Economic Development Alicia Glen, New York City Economic Development
Corporation (NYCEDC) and Grand Central Tech (GCT) announced the launch
of the Hub @ GCT, a 50,000 square foot space dedicated to urban tech.
The Africa-America Institute (AAI) will host its Annual Awards Gala on
Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York City. The
honorees include the president and chief executive of Dangote Group and
chairman of the Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote; President and CEO of
the Corporate Council on Africa, Stephen Hayes, and Executive Director
of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius, Sunil Benimadhu.