New York Post
Black urban communities across the nation beset by social ills have been run almost exclusively by Democrats for decades. Rising crime, failed schools, illegal immigration and anger over COVID mandates are all among issues forcing this constituency to reject the Democrat Party, political observers said.
Black entrepreneurs who expanded during covid now face the challenge of labor shortages, supply chain delays and inflation
The Washington Post
. . . Black business ownership rebounded, soaring higher than it had been pre-pandemic, a Washington Post analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics showed. In 2021, Black-owned small businesses were created at the fastest clip in at least 26 years.
Missed Money: HBO’s Winning Time Highlights Magic Johnson’s Converse over Nike Deal that cost him $5 billion
According to the show, Nike owner Phil Knight offered Magic $100,000 in Nike stock and a $1 royalty for every Magic shoe sold. During the episode, a graphic appears estimating that Johnson lost out on $5.2 billion.
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Doug Williams: ‘Step in the Right Direction’ on Four HBCU Players Drafted, Aqeel Glass to Bucs, Rookie Minicamp Invites
The morning after the 2022 NFL Draft provides more “opportunities” for HBCU players as they receive rookie minicamp invitations.
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