Founded in 2019 by three Black women, Fearless Fund has championed economic empowerment and opportunity for women of color. Their flagship initiative, the Fearless Strivers Grant Contest, has provided substantial financial support to Black women entrepreneurs, with awards reaching up to $20,000. However, Blum’s American Alliance for Equal Rights contends that this program violates a section of the Civil Rights Act of 1866, which prohibits racial discrimination in contracts.
NNPA NEWSWIRE — The 2023 NFL Draft marked the first time in NFL history Black men were selected in the top three positions for quarterback.
NNPA NEWSWIRE — Leaders within the Democratic Party in the last Congress demonstrated their political will for a reparations commission. 217 confirmed yes votes in the House and half of the Senate Committee chairs, along with the Senate Leader, and many of their colleagues, signed on to the Senate bill.
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By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Despite a recent report alleging an exodus of Black staff members, the Biden-Harris Administration remains the most diverse in history. […]
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia In 2021, President Joe Biden signed a bill to officially mark Juneteenth – June 19 – as an official federal […]
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Karine Jean-Pierre, whose long career in Democratic communications led her to the podium last year as the second Black woman […]