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Inclusive Competitiveness: America’s 21st Century Economic Vision

Inclusive Competitiveness is a national economic imperative that policymakers nationwide should consider as their highest investment priority and America's 21st Century Economic Vision. Johnathan Holifield, Esq. is the "Father of Inclusive Competitiveness," which is an economic philosophy and framework rapidly gaining traction as the nation's premier economic vision for the 21st century. Holifield's Inclusive Competitiveness vision is based upon solid research data: See data and video.

The Illusion of Inclusion: America’s Economic Impediment

The Civil Rights Movement appears to have unlocked the bolted doors of economic opportunity. Today, fame and fortune seems to be spreading across the multicultural fruited plains of America, accessible to those who get a solid education, work hard and follow the rules. Or so it seems. The perception of economic inclusion, especially for those who a hostile nation targeted for many generations, is an impediment to upward mobility today.

Inclusive Competitiveness: America’s 21st century economic blueprint

Inclusive Competitiveness is the No. 1 economic concern of the American people. The Census is predicting a mid-century shift in the racial demographics of the nation that will result in a non-white majority of the population. This demographic shift has significant political and economic ramifications. The Republican and Democratic Parties are both gearing up now for a battle over the White House in 2016.

Time for Black Parents to Update ‘The Talk’

“The talk” we inherited from the 20th century was based upon fear. The talk of the 21st century should include vision, encouragement, enlightenment and awareness of the new economic game and how to compete in a knowledge-based, tech-driven, globally competitive innovation economy. Black boys (and girls) have clearly demonstrated they can compete well in any game they are taught. While we teach them techniques in how to remain safe walking home (and incidents with the police), shouldn’t we also instruct them on how to compete as high-growth entrepreneurs who create jobs and generational wealth while increasing their net worth and the economic competitiveness of the nation?

Our Town Now

Working for a boss that she loved dearly but feeling underutilized and anxious to grow, Ms. Waikinya Clanton found herself in a peculiar situation last spring. She had spent the last four years building relationships across Capitol Hill as an aide to her hometown congressman and developing a name for herself as the President of the Congressional Black Associates.

Nelson Mandela Had An Open Mind

Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) was born the son of a Tembu tribal chieftain at Qunu, near Umtata, in South Africa. He renounced his right to succeed his father and instead chose a political career. He attended college, became a lawyer, joined the African National Congress (ANC) in 1944 and helped found its powerful Youth League. 

NoAppFee: Re-inventing Renting for the 21st Century Real Estate Industry

Is 2014 the year for a disruption in the real estate market? Perhaps. A technology solution to a long-standing problem in the real estate industry may be on its way. NoAppFee (No Application Fee) is the brainchild of Tyrone Poole, the founder and CEO of an innovative online platform that seeks to eliminate the biggest cost renters incur in seeking rental properties while greatly reducing the time and costs property managers bear in finding qualified renters.

UNCF, Stanford University Produce Historic HBCU Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley

UNCF, Stanford University Produce Historic HBCU Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley By Mike Green Dec. 9, 2013 Where are black tech innovators in America? It’s a good question that was raised in Silicon Valley two years ago when Angela Benton met legendary investor Mitch Kapor and founded NewMe, the first accelerator in Silicon Valley focused […]
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