The Entertainment Software Association and Hispanic Heritage
Foundation’s Leaders on the Fast Track today announced that 20 minority
youths were awarded grants for creating video games that seek solutions
to problems in their communities. The fellows will appear at The White
House in Washington, D.C. on December 4, to present their ideas to
influencers and policymakers.
Over the holiday weekend, the nation celebrated Black Friday and Small
Business Saturday. In keeping with that spirit, today on Cyber Monday,
in the midst of your online shopping for big deals on electronics, be
inspired to support Black-owned businesses. There's even an app to locate them.
Given the amount of attention the Affordable Care Act continues to
receive, and the many questions surrounding it, now is an opportune time
to examine the basics of this new legislation and how it affects
business owners and consumers.
It’s here again, bigger, earlier and as frantic as ever: Black Friday,
which now starts on Thanksgiving, unofficially kicks off the holiday
shopping season this week with a smorgasbord of shopping. Predictions for how much consumers will spend remain weak or modest, and
some analysts are saying this could be the worst holiday shopping
season since the recession.