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10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES HAVE POTENTIAL TO CLOSE THE RACIAL WEALTH GAP

BY MARC MORIAL (TriceEdneyWire.com) - “Investing to support the launch and growth of Black-owned businesses could build wealth for individuals and their families, assist with closing the wealth gap, revitalize communities, and contribute to an overall healthier economy, which benefits us all. To do so, thoughtful and innovative approaches are required to overcome the exponential effects of the interplay amo ...

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Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch has not met the civil rights standard to earn our support

BY MARC MORIAL OF THE URBAN LEAGUE (TriceEdneyWire.com) - "Overall, we conclude that there is an inadequate record to determine if Judge Gorsuch has a commitment to protecting and safeguarding civil rights and, therefore, we do not believe he satisfies the second prong of our requirement for endorsement. Based upon our review of Judge Gorsuch's record, we have concerns that he has a narrow view of rights th ...

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OUR VOICE, Guest editorial, “Severing the prison to profits pipeline”

BY MARC MORIAL "Jails and prisons are the complement of schools; so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former." --- Horace Mann, "Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania," 1881 America is addicted to incarceration No nation holds as many people behind bars as the United States of America, and the numbers tell it all. The Unit ...

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