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Experts Warn That Black Homeownership is Endangered as Primary Wealth Building Tool

Washington, DC – An expert panel assembled by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) for its Issues Forum held during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) 46TH Annual Legislative Conference cautioned that mortgage lending disparities coupled with public policies and inactions by governmental institutions conspire to impede the growth of Black homeownership. As […]

Minority Real Estate Leaders Say Government Efforts Are Failing to Meet Needs of Multicultural Homebuyers

Chicago United Report Reveals Minorities’ Career Earnings Trail Those of Caucasian Males By 30-45 Percent

Chicago, IL — Chicago United unveiled the findings of its biennial report, Inside Inclusion Featuring the Corporate Diversity Profile, which examines trends in the racial composition of board of directors and senior leadership positions in the top 50 Chicago-headquartered companies. The report revealed minimal gains in minority representation throughout executive ranks and examined its significant […]

Bank of America Accused of Racial Discrimination in 30 U.S. Metropolitan Areas and 201 Cities

Washington, DC – The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and nine local fair housing organizations recently filed an amended discrimination complaint against Bank of America (BoA). The complaint alleges illegal discrimination by BoA in African American and Latino neighborhoods in six additional cities. This new evidence of discriminatory treatment by BoA will be added to […]

Dr. Joseph Lowery Supports Occupy Atlanta and Calls for Moratorium on Foreclosures – VIDEO

Black Entrepreneur Builds Multi-Million Dollar Low Rider Classic Car Empire — Launches Tour to Help Other Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Los Angeles, CA — World-renowned industrialist, Thomas “T.J.” Loftin is currently on tour speaking on how he played a pivotal role in expanding the low rider business and its affiliates (i.e., paint shops, tow trucks, auto transporters) into multi-trillion dollar industries by teaching others about low riders, classic cars, muscle cars, custom cars, and auto […]

New American Funding Launches New American Dream Initiative

Tustin, CA – New American Funding, a national mortgage banker, today announces the formation of a new program, New American Dream. The initiative seeks to raise awareness and increase homeownership in African-American communities by building consumer confidence fueled by home buying education and accessibility to relevant loan programs. “We’re optimistic about raising awareness of today’s […]

National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) to Meet in Long Beach, CA With a Plan to Help Black Americans Build Wealth Through Homeownership

Washington, DC – Black real estate professionals, sounding the alarm that Black Americans have not benefited from the nation’s economic recovery, will convene at the 69th Annual National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) Convention under this year’s theme, “Building Black Wealth through Homeownership.” A key element, anticipated by the 800 real estate professionals, financial […]

Realtists Promote Homeownership for Black Veterans

Toyota Celebrates Lollapalooza’s 25-Year Music Extravaganza by Adding an Extra Hour to the Day

Chicago, IL – Remember the first time you went to Lollapalooza? The extravaganza turned 25 this year, and to help celebrate the milestone anniversary, Toyota hosted the 25th Hour (#25thHour), a surprise concert featuring breakthrough Grammy-nominated recording artist Leon Bridges and Outkast rapper Big Boi. The exclusive, pop-up concert was accessible only to Lollapalooza festival-goers […]

NABJ Mourns the Loss of Member Taylor Terrell

Washington, DC – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is saddened by the tragic passing of NABJ member and 41NBC (Macon, Ga.) news reporter Taylor Terrell. Terrell died in an accident Thursday, her station reported. Terrell anchored 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She also regularly reported for the station’s education series, What’s Right […]

Johnathan Rodgers Receives 2011 NABJ President’s Award

Northwestern Mutual Vice President, Kimberley Goode, Receives Profiles in Diversity Journal’s Women Worth Watching Award®

Milwaukee, WI – Profiles in Diversity Journal has announced the winners of the 15th Annual Women Worth Watching Awards®, naming Kimberley Goode, vice president of communications and corporate affairs for Northwestern Mutual, as a 2016 recipient. The award honorees were nominated by their colleagues, peers and mentors, and chosen for their purpose and commitment to […]