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Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar Talk Black Economic Opportunity in Boston

The Congressional Black Caucus made its first-ever visit to Massachusetts this weekend, with U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley bringing her colleagues together with city leaders to address solutions for Black economic mobility in Boston.

Source: Boston Herald

 


 

The Obscure Reason Banks Will Finally Embrace Opportunity Zones

Although many bankers and developers believe the combination of expected CRA reforms and finalized Opportunity Zone regulations could lead to substantial investment in poor communities, finance watchdogs are wary about the types of projects that qualify.

Source: The Real Deal

 


 

How Fast Food “Became Black”

In a new book, entitled  Franchise, a Georgetown University scholar explains how black entrepreneurs became the backbone of the fast food franchise industry.

Source: Vox

 


 

6 Ways a Biden Presidency Would Impact Small Business

Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the Democratic frontrunner for his party’s presidential nomination. Here are six things that small business owners should expect it Biden becomes president.

Source: The Hill

 


 

The 5 Biggest Financial Trends Facing Small Business Owners in 2020

Surveys reveal that owners are optimistic about the strength and trajectory of their businesses. Nevertheless, there remains a handful of uncertainties still hanging over the year that promise to make 2020 exciting for the small business world.

Source: Benzinga