Among the highlights at the recent National Action Network (NAN) annual
convention this year is the appearance of United States Attorney General Eric
Holder, though he is but an opening act for President Obama’s
presentation on Friday. But Holder can hold his own when it comes to public speaking, and
particularly when talking about the law and its deficiencies as it
pertains to people of color.
OneUnited Bank is America's largest Black-owned bank as well as the
first Black Internet bank. And its president is a Black woman, Teri
Williams. With offices in Los Angeles, Boston and Miami, OneUnited Bank began
nearly 50 years ago with the opening of Unity Bank & Trust in Boston. Williams shared her thoughts on the state of Black banks and more with TNJ.com.
unemployment has been an ongoing concern among African American workers,
recent underemployment numbers are troubling, according to the National
Urban League. The statistics are noted in the League’s annual State of
Black America report.
It’s often said that the suit makes the man, but for many young men in
underserved communities of color this business essential is often beyond
their financial grasp. Jerrell Horton, a 26-year-old vice president at BNY Mellon, is on a mission to change this. Through Suit Dreams, a charitable organization he launched in 2011, he’s
gifting tailored suits to high school students in New York City and