Eyes on Enterprise: Racism in Corporate America - Importance of Diversity
Examining entrepreneurship, business development, wealth creation, money management, and risk taking, across all races and ethnicities.
April 4th, 2014
Written by Laura Wides-Munoz in Eyes On The Enterprise with 0 Comments
Reaching the United States' 55 million Latinos has become gospel for mainstream media giants, but capturing this fast-growing, mostly U.S.-born audience is proving tricky to networks and websites. For every success story there is a flop. Take CNN's latest attempt at a Spanish-language broadcast targeting U.S Latinos. The broadcaster is no newcomer to the Spanish-speaking world, for decades...
April 1st, 2014
Written by Steve Szkotak - Associated Press in Eyes On The Enterprise with 0 Comments
Black colleges historically have provided educational opportunities for the majority of African Americans seeking a higher education, but many of these schools now struggle to remain open. St. Paul's College is one. The St. Paul's College campus and the 35 buildings on its roller-coaster grounds are for sale in hopes it can continue to educate young black men and women in this rural community....
March 25th, 2014
Written by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar in Eyes On The Enterprise with 1 Comment
How Hispanics are faring with enrolling in Obamacare is gaining more attention as the end of the open enrollment period approaches. Does the nation's largest minority group risk being left behind by President Barack Obama's health care overhaul? Hispanics account for about one-third of the nation's uninsured, but they seem to be staying on the sidelines as the White House races to meet a goal of...
March 20th, 2014
Written by Jesse Washington - AP National Writer in Eyes On The Enterprise with 0 Comments
The Rev. Jesse Jackson led a delegation to Hewlett-Packard Co.'s annual shareholders meeting Wednesday to bring attention to Silicon Valley's poor record of including blacks and Latinos in hiring, board appointments and startup funding. In a nearly 10-minute exchange with HP CEO Meg Whitman, Jackson urged her and the company to ensure blacks and Latinos have prominent leadership roles in the...
March 6th, 2014
Written by Martha Mendoza in Eyes On The Enterprise with 0 Comments
A few months ago Benjamin Jealous was the head of the NAACP , the nation's largest civil rights organization, but hopes his new job as a venture capitalist will help provide exciting opportunities for blacks and Latinos in the booming tech economy. "My life's mission has been leveling the playing field and closing gaps in opportunity and success," Jealous, 41, told The Associated Press...