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  Link   BLACK TAX: The Cost of Being Black in America with Shawn Rochester
The Black Tax (which is the financial cost of conscious and unconscious anti-black discrimination), creates a massive financial burden on Black American households that dramatically reduces their ability to leave a substantial legacy for future gener
  Link   BLACK TAX: The Cost of Being Black In America" - Shawn Rochester:
He examines the various costs associated with being Black in America, as well as what the Black community and concerned advocates can do to help close the wealth gap.
  Link   Black Community Suffers Massive Economic Structural Deficit, Pt 1 - Rahim Islam
Black community dominates every negative demographic(poverty,incarceration, health,academic achievement, unemployment,underemployment) and ranks “dead” last in every positive demographic (jobs,business creation,wealth, income,business growth)
  Link   Black Community Suffers Massive Economic Structural Deficit, Pt 2 - Rahim Islam
Black people have faced the worst enemy humanity has ever confronted: White Supremacy. 450 years,350 years of chattel slavery; 100 years of KKK, Jim Crow, segregation,discrimination. Today, the enemy is economic structural deficit created by oppressi
  Link   Black Community Suffers Massive Economic Structural Deficit, Pt 3 - Rahim Islam
We can’t envision compensating the Black community for the absolutely unbelievable contribution our people made to their current wealth (without any compensation) that will be a cost to them. I call this type of liberalism ‘liberal colonialism.”
  Link   Black Community Suffers Massive Economic Structural Deficit, Pt 4 - Rahim Islam
Black economic affairs is the biggest challenge to the positive future for Black America.The disparities are more like canyons than gaps because the disparities are 30-50 point differentials which contribute to the economic structural deficit.
  Link   6 Reasons to Support Black-Owned Businesses
Diversity builds economic vitality, uplifts communities, and promotes productivity and resilience. For a green economy, holistic sustainability is impossible without the inclusion of all. We are discussing why everyone should support black-owned busi
  Link   7 Economic Actions to Support Black Communities
Structural racism in the US extends beyond policing and includes economic inequality that is driven by centuries of racist practices and policies, starting with slavery and extending through the present, exemplified in current practices like redlinin
  Link   How Unequal (income, wealth and opportunity) Can America Get? - Robert Reich
Robert Reich, a visiting professor at the UC, former U.S. Secretary of Labor talks about the inequality of income, wealth and opportunity in the United States and asks his audience to speculate on what will happen if these trends continue.
  Link   Growing A New (Black) America: Investing In Black Communities & Increasing Economic Capacity
Thomas W. Dortch, Jr., President / CEO of TWD, Inc, and Earl G. “Butch”M Graves, Jr., President / CEO of Black Enterprise Magazine and Roland Martin discuss the notion of “Growing a New (Black) America” at this year’s Hope Global Forums Annual Meetin
  Link   The Great Divide with Joseph Stiglitz and Robert Reich May 22, 2015
Joseph Stiglitz and Robert Reich reminisce about “corporate welfare” during the Clinton Administration and talk about problematic trade deals, income inequality and Stiglitz’s new book, “The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Th
  Link   "Preparing Our Economy for the Impact of Automation & AI" - Robert Reich
Professor Reich comes to Google to discuss the impact of automation & artificial intelligence on our economy. He also provides a recommendation on how we can ensure future technologies benefit the entire economy, not just those at the top.
  Link   WEALTH - Should You Set up a Revocable Living Trust?
Do you ever worry about how your beneficiaries will manage their portion of their inheritance when you pass away? One solution that allows you to still exert some control over your money–even after passing–is with a revocable living trust (RLT).
  Link   How the Poor Can Save Capitalism - John Hope Bryant
In this book, John Hope Bryant offers a strategy for revitalizing the American dream by investing in the prosperity and education of disadvantaged communities. He exposes the historical roots of poverty, explains why the solutions tried so far have p
  Link   Path to Financial Liberation - John Hope Bryant
John Hope Bryant is an entrepreneur, author, advisor and one of the nation’s most recognized empowerment leaders. He is the founder, chairman and CEO of Operation Hope and the Bryant Group Companies and The Promise Homes Company.
  Link   Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class
Consumer spending drives 70% of the American economy, but too many people have too much month left at the end of their money. Bryant shows how we can create a thriving economy that works not just for the 1% or even the 99% but for the 100%
  Link   Blueprint For Black Power - Amos N. Wilson, Ph.D
This video explains the importance of thinking about Nation Building. It also talks about the psychological or mental health of the person. We call it the spiritual health.
  Link   WEALTH GAP: How America's Structural Racism Helped Create the Black-White Wealth Gap
The black-white wealth gap is a product of intentional systematic policy choices. The only way to correct this wrong is to make intentional systematic changes in response.
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