Just six days after City Comptroller Scott Stringer blasted what he called the city’s abysmal record of giving contracts to minority- and women-owned businesses, Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a new 30 percent MWBE participation goal to be met by 2021 and the appointment of Deputy Mayor of Strategic Initiatives Richard Buery as the city’s new MWBE director. 1,008 more words
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In the mornings when we wake up, we set our feet on the cold wood floors of our rented home nestled deep in a community-neighborhood in the middle of our city, and we embark on the good work of our day. 698 more words
America’s inner-city minorities are “living in hell,” Donald Trump said in his first debate against Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
“We have a situation where we have our inner cities, African-Americans, Hispanics, are living in hell, because it’s so dangerous,” he said. 256 more words
In the minority- and women-owned business community, the talk is typically that the city isn’t doing enough to give them contracts and that the state’s leading the way. 1,612 more words
Loretta Lynch is currently serving as the 83rd Attorney General of the United States and is the first African American woman to hold the position. She’s the second African American and the second woman to hold the position but is the first African American woman. 214 more words
Regardless of your race, your religion, your gender, you are a minority. In fact, you are the only minority that matters. All the others are simply social constructs, ways societies categorize and manage groups of people, ways in which governments are able to prioritize the distribution of resources or measure the use of force. 804 more words