Blacks urged to sign up online for Social Security

  by Frederick H. Lowe The U.S. Social Security Administration partnered with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation last week to encourage African Americans to use the Social Security Administration’s online financial tools to plan for retirement. The Foundation, the charitable arm of the Congressional Black Caucus, held its 2015 annual legislative conference September 15th through 20th in Washington D.C. The[Read More…]


Black-owned Firms Participate in Apple and Microsoft Bond Offerings

by Frederick H. Lowe Three African American-owned companies participated in multi-billion debt offerings by Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp., and Rev. Jesse Jackson, Jr. of Operation PUSH in Chicago hailed the deals as breakthroughs for business diversity. The Williams Capital Group, LP, a New York City-based full-service investment firm that caters to institutional investors and corporate clients, participated in the[Read More…]

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