Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populated country, is forecast to be the fastest growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa this year, according to new data from the IMF. Ethiopia’s economy is … Continue Reading Ethiopia is now Africa’s fastest growing economy
A new report from Nielsen on the current buying power of consumers of color offers a fascinating look at how we’re spending our money. For one, we seem to … Continue Reading A New Nielsen Report Puts Black Buying Power at $1.2 Trillion
Workers place the statue of Maggie L. Walker in a plaza on Broad Street in Richmond. (Courtesy of Antonio “Toby” Mendez) Maggie L. Walker started a newspaper. She was the … Continue Reading The first woman to start a bank — a black woman — finally gets her due in the Confederacy’s capital
OAKLAND—On a Friday in January 2017, the night of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Ebele Ifedigbo and Lanese Martin welcomed several dozen people to a cozy office in a marijuana-friendly part … Continue Reading Weed: In Black and White. How whites cash in, while blacks go to jail.