Mr. Alford is the Co-Founder, President/CEO of the National Black Chamber of Commerce ®. Ms. DeBow is the Co-Founder, Executive Vice President of the Chamber.
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COMMENTARY: Meet National Black Chamber of Commerce in Atlanta

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Among states, Georgia had the largest total number with 256,848 black-owned businesses and accounted for 9.9 percent of the nation’s black-owned businesses, according to Black Demographics. Black businesses comprise 26% of Georgia businesses which is the second largest percentage in the nation. In 2018 Georgia ranked number one in the U.S. for small business climate and number two for most startups by women. […read more]

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World

Private Firms Selling Mass Surveillance Systems Around World, Documents Show

[The Guardian] Private firms are selling spying tools and mass surveillance technologies to developing countries with promises that “off the shelf” equipment will allow them to snoop on millions of emails, text messages and phone calls, according to a cache of documents published on Monday. The papers Read More

Politics

U.S. Increases Un-needed Surveillance of Citizens

by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 that brought down the World Trade Center towers in New York and punched a hole in the Pentagon in northern Virginia, the United States government ramped up a Read More