Third Street business owners LaWanda Dickerson, owner of U3Fit, Ms. Bernadette, owner of the Jazz Room, April Spears, owner of Cafe Envy and Auntie April’s, Teresa Goins, founder Old Skool Cafe, and Barbara Gratta, owner of Gratta Wines have come together to form a mighty coalition, the Merchants of Butchertown
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Merchants of Butchertown

CALIFORNIA VOICE/SAN FRANCISCO BAY VIEW — Today, a community group of local businesses calls itself the Merchants of Butchertown (MOB). The group is chaired by April Spears of Auntie April’s Chicken and Waffles and Barbara Gratta of Gratta Wines and includes EDoT (Economic Development on Third) as their fiscal sponsor. […read more]

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Black Wealth Still Plummeting

PRECINCT REPORTER NEWS — “For households of color, the Great Recession erased the economic progress made over the past three decades in their entirety,” said Astrada. “If current trends continue, it will take 228 years for the average Black family to reach the level of wealth White families own today. For the average Latinx family, matching the wealth of White families will take 84 years.” […read more]

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Real Estate Industry Insiders Work to Educate Potential Home Buyers during National Homeownership Month

Christopher Cox, the publisher and managing editor of realesavvy.com, says that June is a great month for African Americans to learn more about homeownership. June is recognized by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) as National Homeownership Month. […read more]

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PRESS ROOM: Congressman Elijah Cummings to Honor 1st African American Billionaire Reginald F. Lewis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 29, 2017 MEDIA CONTACTS LMarilyn Crawford Email: Rflbilliondollardeal@gmail.com Phone: 646-630-0012 Lilly Black Phone: 212-756-8958 SOCIAL MEDIA Instagram: @RFLBillionDollarDeal Facebook: RFL Billion Dollar Deal Twitter: @RFLthedeal PRESS ROOM: Congressman Elijah Cummings to Honor 1st African American Billionaire Reginald F. Lewis Nov. 30 Read More

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Black Doctors Earn Less than White Doctors

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) African-American physicians earn 15 percent less than White physicians—an average of $262,000 compared to $303,000—according to Medscape’s 2017 Physicians Compensation Report. Approximately 19,200 physicians across 26 areas of medicine were asked questions about annual compensation, race, gender, geography Read More