A bold new plan designed to attract new businesses and jobs to the
Empire State and launched late last year by offering an array of tax
friendly incentives---is not receiving the thunderous support and
welcome proponents of the initiative had hoped for, according to various
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.