Business & Finance

Michael Grant Resigns from National Bankers Association

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Michael A. Grant, who has gained a national reputation for his advocacy for Black economic empowerment for nearly a quarter of a century, has announced that he is resigning from the presidency of the National Bankers Association (NBA) effective Dec. 31. “After nine years, I feel like I have taken this organization as…

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Tax Havens for the Rich and Powerful Exposed in Latest ‘Data Dump’

(TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN) – The latest investigative bombshell by an international team of journalists reveals the kings and queens, presidents and CEOs who have hidden their wealth in foreign ports, far from the prying eye of the taxman. The new report is called the “Paradise Papers.” Extracts from the report have already appeared in the Wall St.…

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Human Rights Campaign Scores South Carolina Companies’ LGBTQ-Inclusive Workplace Policies in New Corporate Equality Index

This week, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, announced a record number of the nation’s major companies and law firms are advancing vital policies and practices to protect LGBTQ workers around the world, according to the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI),…

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New Women’s Empowerment Book Reveals 10 Steps to Quitting Your Day Job

It is shocking to discover that 43% of professional women with children want to leave corporate America, but have no clue how to “Embrace the Mirror“ and love what they see. It’s a vexing problem to which author, speaker, medical professional, and successful entrepreneur Naomi Sodomin offers real solutions. In her new self-help book, “Embrace…

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From The City Of Angels To The Lowcountry: Boeing’s Joan Robinson-Berry Embraces Core Principles

By Barney Blakeney As she’s progressed throughout her career at Boeing, Joan Robinson-Berry holds tight to three things from her humble beginnings: family first, faith forever and education matters. Those basic principles elevated her from one of the poorest neighborhoods in the greater Los Angeles, CA, to places she had only dreamed of – international…

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Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Calls For “Full-Scale” Boycott of BMW

By Freddie Allen, Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr., the founder of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, called for a “full-scale” boycott of BMW, the German automaker, for refusing to reply to the survey for the group’s annual diversity scorecard. Not only did BMW refuse to complete the survey, the German automaker also refused to…

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Haunted House and Halloween Now a $10 Billion Industry

Halloween is big business. The commerce of Halloween in the U.S. should exceed $10 billion during the 2017 season, according to Hauntworld.com, the industry’s leading website. That’s a lot of candy, costumes, decorations and tickets to haunted attractions. One of the largest growth areas in the Halloween trade is the explosion in number and quality…

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