Black business owners on board for repeal of death taxHot AirComing back to 2015 in the real world (or as close as Washington ever gets to being “real” anyway) we're not talking about members of Congress, but black business owners. Specifically, it's the members of the National Black Chamber of Commerce and BET ...and more »
Black business owners backing GOP estate tax repeal bidThe HillHarry Alford of the National Black Chamber of Commerce and Robert Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), separately argued in recent days that the estate tax is an especially bitter pill for minority business owners, many of whom ...and more »
Herald & ReviewIllinois Black Chamber lauds city's diversity ordinanceHerald & ReviewDECATUR – City officials and representatives from the Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce celebrated Wednesday what they called a “groundbreaking” ordinance to increase diversity in the workforce on public projects. The Decatur City Council unanimously ...
MiamiHerald.comBlack business community must define itselfMiamiHerald.comDuring the state of the county, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez spoke about being a “tech mayor;” he spoke about the eMerge Americas Conference. But it's what wasn't said that is the reason there is a need for a Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce.and more »
MLive.comStandout businesses from the Genesee County Black Business ExpoMLive.comFLINT, MI--This weekend, black business owners from Genesee County gathered in downtown Flint to support each other and showcase their work to the area. The fourth annual Genesee County Black Business Expo attracted an estimated 600 to 700 people ...and more »
SYS-CON Media (press release)Aflac Execs Named to Black Enterprise's Power ListSYS-CON Media (press release)"We could not be more proud of Teresa and Laree, and we are extremely pleased that Black Enterprise has honored them as two of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America," Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos said. "Aflac is fortunate to have ...and more »
ThinkProgressHow The National Black Chamber Of Commerce's Leader Is Harming African ...ThinkProgressHarry C. Alford, President and CEO of the National Black Chamber of Commerce, giving testimony during the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology hearing, “Reality Check: The Impact and Achievability of EPA's Proposed ...and more »
PR Newswire (press release)Black Enterprise Announces 50 Most Powerful Women In Corporate AmericaPR Newswire (press release)NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Enterprise (BE) President & CEO Earl "Butch" Graves Jr. today announced the publication's list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America, as featured in the magazine's February 2015 cover story.and m
Black Chamber of Commerce CEO Larry Ivory works to start similar organization ...Peoria Journal StarSo says Larry Ivory, president and CEO of the Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce, 411 Hamilton Blvd. Ivory is working to organize a black ... Ivory said the effort to boost black business in Ferguson is a positive movement. “We'll look back over an ...
The beginning of a black business boom?BayStateBanner“We've been through the Civil Rights Movement. Now it's time to move to the executive suite.” Photo by Dan Drew. The ideal American prototype is someone born to modest circumstances who develops a significant and profitable business. Over the years a ...