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Aug
2021
31

Harris heads NY Banking Dept.

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that Adrienne Harris has been nominated to lead the New York State Department of Financial Services as its next Superintendent. Formerly a top economic advisor to President Obama, Ms. Harris will become the state’s top financial regulator tasked with overseeing the

Aug
2021
31

$16 billion to Black businesses from PPP

The Biden-Harris Administration made a 20-fold improvement in Payroll Protection Program loans to Black-owned businesses in 2021, with loans topping $16.1 billion by May 31 to 825,000 borrowers, reports 18th annual National Black Business Month Co-Founder John William Templeton during a speech

Aug
2021
30

Perkins channels A.G. Gaston

Nicholas Perkins, CEO of Black Titan Investments, leads Own What You Eat, the concluding program of 31 Ways 31 Days of the 18th annual National Black Business Month at 7 p.m. Eastern Tuesday, Aug. 31. On Aug. 6, the 40-year-old firm acquired

Aug
2021
27

Economics from politics

The selection of New York Lt. Gov.-designate Brian Benjamin and the election of Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-GA illustrate how economic uplift flows from political determination, according to Economics From Politics, a special presentation from the 18th annual National Black Business Month at