Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Organization of Black Airline Pilots, Inc. (Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals)


For years, black aviation history, like most black experiences in America, has been relegated to the back pages of newspapers or to footnotes in books and journals.

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Black Agency Executives (BAE)



Black Agency Executives is a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of professional development of its membership, which represents Black Human Services Executives who promote the interests and values of the Black Community.

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Audience Development Committee, Inc.


Introducing Audelco.

AUDELCO (Audience Development Committee, Inc.) Established and incorporated in 1973 by the late Vivian Robinson, to stimulate interest in, and support of performing arts in black communities.  AUDELCO coordinates an average of one to two theatre events monthly, bringing approximately 50-75 people to each event.

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Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE)


The Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) holds the distinction of being the first of the Council on Foundations 38 Affinity Groups.

We were established in 1971, and since then the organization has grown into an independent membership organization that counts among its members the most influential staff, trustees and donors of grantmaking institutions that promote effective and responsive philanthropy in Black communities.

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American Health and Beauty Aids Institute (AHBAI)


Introducing AHBAI.

AHBAI is an internationally renowned trade association representing the world’s leading Black owned companies that manufacture ethnic hair care and beauty related products featuring the Proud Lady Symbol.

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Make smart investments by taking a serious look at your finances


Make this a year filled with smart investments by taking a serious look at your finances and thinking about your goals. The best way to make 2013 a prosperous year is by considering these questions and factors before you invest your money:

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Female African Entrepreneurs Visit US, Get Business Advice

Fashion designer Tanya Aab says she feels lucky: Few businesswomen from Swaziland can travel to the United States to learn how to build their companies and sell their brands overseas.

For several days this week, Aab was walking through the Los Angeles garment district as part of a State Department program aimed at helping African countries build their economies and rely less on U.S. foreign aid.

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Haiti Campaign Angles for Tourism Dollars

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The billboard on Interstate 95, with its azure sea and sugar-colored sand, could have been an ad for any of the myriad tropical destinations hoping to woo travelers abroad.

But the tagline might be surprising to some: Haiti, Live the Experience.

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Grow Your Business by Creating a Unique Selling Proposition


Creating a USP can help improve your profits

How can you make your business stand out from the rest of the competition? How can you draw prospective customers and clients to your brand? Well, aside from providing good quality products and services, you need to have a unique selling proposition that is strong enough to influence your target market’s buying decision and drive them to take the desired action.

Obama Jobs Plan Spurs Hope Among Small Businesses


For a lot of small businesses, there didn’t seem to be much President Obama could have said to sway them that Washington was able to help foster new jobs, but some liked his proposed $447 billion package of tax cuts and infrastructure spending — with reservations.

Primarily, they doubted that he stood a realistic chance of getting the program through Republican opposition in Congress. They also worried about what the stimulus he unveiled Thursday would mean for the nation’s deficit.

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