U.S. Bank and Enterprise Community Partners announce $30M racial equity bond to support housing developers of color

U.S. Bank and Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) partnered on the issuance of an innovative bond designed for targeted and measurable racial equity results. The bond was issued by Enterprise Community Loan Fund, Enterprise’s Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and the $30 million bond will help to provide loans to Black, Brown, Indigenous and people of […]

Black man sues Apple for racial discrimination

Apple recently bought Dr. Dre’s Beats by Dre for a staggering $3.2 billion. But while Dr. Dre stands to have a powerful position at Apple, a former black employee at Apple tells a different story and claims the company practices racial discrimination. According to RadarOnline, Andrew Dupree, 31, says the company created a culture where […]

Unsolved black killings continue in Texas, says NAACP

Rolling out magazine talked exclusively to the head of the Texas Branch of the NAACP, Gary Bledsoe, regarding the Alfred Wright murder. Bledsoe stated we should also be concerned about many other fairly recent unsolved killings of blacks in the Jasper, Texas area. What has been the Texas NAACP reaction to the Alfred Wright murder? […]

An End to Newport: FDA Considering Banning Menthol Cigarettes

We all see them, large billboards on the side of neighborhood grocery stores and gas stations that advertise cigarettes. If you see them, rarely will you see anything other than menthol cigarettes. Why, because cigarette companies aggressively market brands like Kool, Salem and Newport to the African American community. Historically, it is well documented that […]