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No surprise that Black Americans are bearing the brunt of coronavirus recession, says Rutgers prof purpose

May 7, 2020 2:45 pm

No surprise that Black Americans are bearing the brunt of coronavirus recession, says Rutgers prof

Guest columnist William Rodger's estimate has the Black American unemployment rate already exceeding 20%, compared to a white unemployment rate of 13%.
Economic earthquake: Consumer spending in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic purpose

Apr. 21, 2020 4:38 pm

Economic earthquake: Consumer spending in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

"Economists expect grim returns when initial GDP numbers for 2020 are released later this month, chiefly because people are spending far less than they were a few weeks ago," says Clark Merrefield.
Fairmount CDC just released a report on its neighborhoods’ health results

Jun. 2, 2016 12:29 pm

Fairmount CDC just released a report on its neighborhoods’ health

The community development corporation has been working for the past six months to determine which businesses might do best on its main commercial stretches.
Why there’s ‘no profit without nonprofits in America’ purpose

Mar. 31, 2016 12:41 pm

Why there’s ‘no profit without nonprofits in America’

Nonprofits are employers, too, said D.C. Central Kitchen founder Robert Egger during Light City in Baltimore.
Hard stats from this year’s World Class Summit that need attention now results

Jul. 20, 2015 3:46 pm

Hard stats from this year’s World Class Summit that need attention now

The summit featured stats on regional economy and inequality

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