“This year’s Wall Street Project Economic Summit plans to address where and what African Americans should and can do - since setting foot 400 years ago on U.S. soil,” Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, and organizer of the Wall Street Project.

PRESS ROOM: Rev. Jesse Jackson’s 22nd Annual Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit

NNPA NEWSWIRE — The Wall Street Project’s Economic Summit will bring entrepreneurs, corporate executives and the nation’s leading policymakers together to increase business and employment opportunities for African Americans, women, and all people of color. […read more]


Study Prompt calls for Policy Reforms to Eliminate Racial Wealth Gaps

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   According to a new research report, America’s racial wealth gaps will persist until public policy reforms provide every family the opportunity to build wealth. Less than Equal: Racial Disparities in Wealth Accumulation, from the Urban Institute’s Opportunity and Ownership Read More


New Efforts to Curb the ‘Debt Trap’ of Payday Lending

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   The small-dollar loans that generate long-lasting debt for consumers and cost them billions of dollars each year are drawing the active attention of legislators and regulators alike. On April 24, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a white Read More