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Family’s financial education paying dividends to all. Tannette Johnson-Elie. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. December 21, 2004
Bringing Back 'Black Wall Street'. July 14, 2004. Melissa S. Monroe. BlackEnterprise.com. National conference draws on the past to help redirect dollars back into the African American community.
7th Annual Ariel/Schwab Black Investors Survey Results - June 23, 2004. "The Results Are In: Blacks Coming Back To The Stock Market… After retreating sharply from stocks and mutual funds last year, Black investors are back to near pre-Bear market levels of stock ownership, according to the 7th Ariel –Schwab survey of Black and White households earning over $50,000 annually… Too Much To Bear: 2003 Ariel-Schwab Poll Reveals Black Flight From Stocks - June 25, 2003. The recent bear market drove a significant percentage of African-American investors out of the stock market in favor of real estate and more conservative investments, including keeping more money in cash, according to the sixth annual Ariel-Schwab survey of Black and White households earning over $50,000 annually… CNBC News; "Ariel Community Academy 6th Graders - Veteran Investors!"
Black Power Inc.: The New Voice of Success (Amazon.com) Fortune.com - Intro - The New Black Power on Wall Street Fortune.com - Magazine - Young, Gifted, Black—And Out Of Here The Changing Face of Black Power. Jabari Asim. The Washington Post. June 1, 2004 PublishersWeekly.com - The Greening of Black Power
Study: Blacks Narrow Wealth Gap. Ann Brown. Garland Journal News. December 2003
It's About The Money! Brooke Stephens, QBR.com. November 20, 2003
Purchasing Power: Black Kids and American Consumer Culture. Elizabeth Chin. 2001
Black Household Wealth, Financial Planning Have Risen. M2 Presswire, Nov 6, 2003
On the Road to Wealth, Blacks are On Course. Stacy Gilliam, BET.com. Oct. 29, 2003
Black Americans' Wealth Increases, But Still Lags. Reuters. October 29, 2003.
Black-white differences in achievement: the importance of wealth. Amy J. Orr. Sociology of Education, October 2003.
Blacks failing to achieve potential for wealth, finance editor says. Nancy Rodriguez. The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY). September 14, 2003
Blacks Have Yet to Catch Up. John A. Foster-Bey. World and I. Feb 2003. Although black income, wealth, and education have significantly improved, an overwhelming difference remains between blacks and whites in every economic category.
The Minority Business Challenge. Milken Institute and the Minority Business Development Agency. September 25, 2000.
"Faux Real." Net wealth of African Americans. Kelvin Boston. Savoy. December 2002.
"Area First In Nation For Black Prosperity: Homeownership and Wealth - Washington, D.C. Area." D'Vera Cohn & Dan Keating. The Washington Post. October 20, 2002
"Bank of America Heads New Effort To Press Blacks to Save, Invest More." Banking Wire. October 15, 2002. With wealth among blacks rising, this market segment is becoming more attractive than ever to banks. Therein lies opportunity.
"BET Leads Wealth Management Drive." Amilda Dymi. National Mortgage News. Sept 16, 2002
"Report Examines Reasons For Black 'Wealth Gap' In U.S." Banking Wire. September 11, 2002
Poverty Is More Than a Matter of Income. Ray Boshara. The New York Times. September 29, 2002Blacks Are Earning More, But Lagging In Savings and Investing, New Study Finds. Jet. September 16, 2002.
Building Black Wealth: A Healthy Investment Strategy Is A Key Quotient In Building Wealth, Says Advisor. Domnick Hadley. The Call (Kansas City, MO). August 30, 2002 Building Black Wealth: Entrepreneurship Keeps The Community Anchored; Provides Inner Growth And Stability, Say Local Businesswomen. Domnick Hadley. The Call (Kansas City, MO). September 20, 2002 Building Black Wealth: Program Director Says Under Development And Unfair Lending Practices Allow Minority Homeownership Rates To Stagger. Domnick Hadley. The Call (Kansas City, MO). September 27, 2002
Black Americans Hold Much Less Wealth Than Other Americans. BET.com and the Consumer Federation of America. Washington, DC, August 29, 2002 Black America Saves' Initiative Heats Up. Stacy Gilliam, August 30, 2002. Building Black Wealth Starts With You. Ernie Suggs. BET.com Study: Black Wealth Growing But Still Far Behind Other Americans. Laurie Kellman. The Associated Press. August 29, 2002
"Study: African American Wealth Still Trails; Finances: A cable network and a consumer group hope to narrow the gap with a new program, 'Black America Saves.'" Robert Patrick. Los Angeles Times. August 30, 2002.Black Wealth Growing But Still A Ways To Go. Doug Mills. The Associated Press. August 30, 2002. Black Americans are earning more than ever, but a lack of investment experience and conflicting attitudes toward saving money stand in the way of accumulating wealth, consumer advocates and experts say.
"A Net Worthy Cause: African American Strategic Planning Group striving to change the community through education." Donald Jay Korn. Black Enterprise. August 2002
JS Online: Blacks' resistance to stock market waning. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. July 2002.
"The Color of Money: Bad Credit, Wealth, and Race." Sheila D. Ards and Samuel L. Myers Jr. American Behavioral Scientist. October 2001
"Build Wealth Now!" Black Enterprise. October 2001Sidebar: Four Trends Leading to Black Mega-Wealth. Turning Point Magazine. Fall 2001. Household International Sponsors Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 'With Ownership, Wealth' Housing Initiative. PR Newswire. August 9, 2001
Economic Empowerment: More Black Americans Invest In Stocks. Lisa Singhania. Associated Press. July 23, 2001Ways and Means: Building Black Wealth Collectively. Carolyn M. Brown. Africana.com. Feburary 13, 2001
Ways and Means: Black Buying Power, White Economic Clout. Carolyn M. Brown. Africana.com. January 31, 2001
The New Black Millionaires and Black Philanthropy In the 21st Century. Lisa Y. Sullivan. November 2000Racial Wealth Gap: Stock Investments Play Major Role, Study Says. Research News, Ohio State University. 2000.
"Giving Black Wealth A Boost." Business Week. August 14, 2000
"Narrowing the Wealth Gap." Mari McQueen. Emerge. May 2000
Black Dollar Power - economics in the African American community.
Julianne Malveaux. Essence, October 1, 1999. It's time to
dedicate more of our gains in income and employment to building wealth in
"Riches Within Reach: With Education, Discipline and Some Sacrifice, Black Wealth Can Be Achieved." George C. Fraser. Emerge. May 1999
"Black Investment for the 21st Century." Eric L. Smith. Black Enterprise, Jan 1999
"Wall Street Looks to Tap Blacks’ Increasing Interest in Markets." Novich, D./Bloomberg. BusinessToday.com (www.businesstoday.com). November 3, 1998
"Banking On Us: The State of Black Wealth." Julianne Malveaux. Essence. October 1998.Five Rules for Black Wealth. Rick Adams. October 21, 1998. Exodus On-Line.
"The Black Investor, Playing Catch-Up." P. Truell. The New York Times, August 23, 1998Inheriting Wealth. William Raspberry. The Washington Post. August 10, 1998 The Black Wealth Imperative. Editorial. Earl G. Graves. Black Enterprise. June 1998. African Americans must focus on ownership through stock market investment options such as 401K plans, investment clubs, brokerage firms, dividend reinvestment plans in addition to entrepreneurship. Don’t Let the Bull Market Pass You By. M. S. Scott, Black Enterprise, June 1998 Why More Blacks Don't Invest. Glenn Loury. New York Times Magazine. June 7, 1998
"Economic Power: The Next Civil Rights Frontier." Hugh Price. National Urban League, 1997.
"The Feeling Is Mutual." J. Anderson. Black Enterprise. October 1997.
"Investment Clubs Catch On With Blacks; Climb in Income Prompts Change." E. Kinsella and N. M. Christian. The Wall Street Journal. October 15, 1997.
"Chicago Bulls: How Jesse Brown Gets Reluctant Customers to Dive Into Stocks." J. S. Hirsch. The Wall Street Journal, September 17, 1997.The New Black Power. (African American Executives). Roy S. Johnson. Fortune. August 04, 1997.
"Tapping an Untapped Investment Market." Michelle Singletary, The Washington Post, June 30, 1997
"Profiling The Black Investor: A Long-Neglected Market Begs To Be Tapped." Olayinka Fadahunsi. Black Enterprise. June 1997.
"Blacks And Whites Differ As Investors--Sharply." Kelly D. Smith,
Money, March 1997
"The Key To Black Wealth: Ownership; Black Poverty Is More A Matter Of Net Worth Than Income." David Swinton. Black Enterprise. July 1994
"Inside The Black-White Wealth Gap: A Tale Of Three Classes." Shelly Branch, Heidi Waldrop. Essence. April 1993
"Black Wealth Hit By Racial Heritage". David R. Francis. The Christian Science Monitor. April 6, 1990.
"Increasing Black Wealth." Julianne Malveaux. Essence. April 1988
"Finding A Prescription For Black Wealth" (Black Enterprise Board of Economists). Derek T. Dingle. Black Enterprise. January 1987
"Now, A Black Wealth Gap." Newsweek. July 28, 1986
"The Bedrock of Black Wealth." Black Enterprise. June 1980
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