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The Future of Oil and Natural Gas Industry is Ripe with High Paying Opportunities for Minorities

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “We expect that in this workforce of future, African Americans and Latinos will supply almost 40 percent of the workforce…” Mike Sommers, president and CEO, American Petroleum Institute […read more]


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


NNPA Black Press Honors Black Leaders

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – At a reception during the 45th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference, the National Newspaper Publishers Association honored five Black luminaries with its Leadership Awards. The awards are given to those who have demonstrated Read More


Blackonomics: Kudos to the CBC Foundation

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist In a recent article I posed the question, “Hey, Chocolate City, where da money at?”   Well, the CBCF gave a resounding answer to that inquiry on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Starting a new campaign to strengthen the economy in Black communities, Read More