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TCR Talks: The economics of black power

Chicago has its fill of violence. But the answer to this problem isn’t more law enforcement, according to Mark Allen, chairman of National Black Wall …

The Trillion Dollar African American Consumer Market: Economic Empowerment or Economic Dependency? | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed

"Image Ownership: Public Domain"<p><i>Sometime in 2013, the African American consumer market exceeded the trillion dollar mark for the first time. To put</i> …

Black History

The Cities Where African-Americans Are Doing The Best Economically

The U.S. may have its first black president, but these have not been the best of times for African-Americans. Recent shootings of unarmed black teenagers and the murder of two New York City police officers have inflamed racial tensions. A Bloomberg poll in December found that 53% of respondents …

Demographics

Malcolm X Speaks on Black Economics

Race, Inequality, and the Market

Not long ago I found myself in a debate with colleagues about the economic status of black Americans vis-à-vis whites. Naturally, their presumption …

Income Inequality

What happened to Black Wall Street on June 1, 1921?

A child rescuer on June 1, 1921 – with Whites out to kill them, Blacks could rely on no one but each other.<p>Black Wall Street, the name fittingly …