Tag Archives: black wealth

Damon Dash makes one of the most powerful black wealth speeches you’ll ever hear in your life

Reported by April Taylor Damon Dash, an entrepreneur who is well known for being Jay-Z’s former business partner at Roc-a-Fella Records and also dating R&B singer Aaliyah until her death in 2001, explicitly discusses the dysfunction of Black businesses, Black culture, and brand expert Steve Stoute in a recent interview with Hip Hop Motivation. In the clip, Dash says Black America ...

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How To Build Wealth Without Letting Your Family Situation Destroy It

By April Taylor Helping out friends and family financially can be a sticky and often misunderstood situation.  As Lynette Holloway writes for The Root, it is important to set boundaries and be aware of pitfalls when helping out those closest to you.  The blog is part of a series focused on building black wealth.  In it she highlights the story ...

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Swimming in Debt: Wealth Gap Between Blacks and Whites Has Tripled

by Dr. Boyce Watkins The wealth gap in America has been a persistent problem in this country since its founding.  Over 400 years of slavery and a series of Jim Crow laws designed to restrict the accumulation of wealth and power has left the black community seeking to rebuild financially from it’s challenged past.   To date, African American families ...

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