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 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.
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 (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.
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.