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Will Education Secretary Betsy Devos Protect Federal Student Aid?

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) An old adage teaches, ‘if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.’ In recent months, the troubled Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) tried and lost two legal attempts to recover eligibility for federal education funds. Read More

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PRESS ROOM: Comcast Cable Accepting Proposals for Two New African American Owned Independent Networks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2016 Contact Information Comcast Corporation Katie Lubenow, 215-286-5691 Katie_Lubenow@comcast.com or Jeannette Castaneda, 215-286-4933 Jeannette_Castaneda@comcast.com PHILADELPHIA — Comcast Cable today announced the company is now accepting proposals for two substantially African American owned, independent networks that it will launch in select Read More

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Why Access to Capital Still Matters

By A. Shuanise Washington (President and CEO Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated) The lack of access to capital is one of the gravest threats confronting minority-owned businesses—and one that has deprived minority communities of their own source of wealth and jobs. Capital is, in fact, Read More