Friday, January 22, 2021

Comcast RISE Program opens to minority-owned small businesses 

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER   Comcast is now accepting applications for the next phase of Comcast RISE with expanded eligibility to include Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)...

White American wealth hits record high during pandemic

BY ALEX TANZI BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS The net worth of White Americans hit a record high last year, driven by a stock-market rebound that defied the pandemic,...

Ford recalls 33,228 new vehicles

BY PHOEBE WALL HOWARD DETROIT FREE PRESS/TNS Ford Motor Co. recalled 33,228 new vehicles during Christmas week in North America for possible burn risk and power...

Floridian Rick Ross links up with docs

Instant healthcare launches in Florida SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Jetdoc, a digital healthcare platform that connects people with a licensed healthcare professional in minutes, announced...

Comerica Bank Raising Expectations – Florida Market

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be extraordinary and far-reaching. To date, Comerica Bank and the Comerica Foundation has invested more than...

Regulators back FPL plan to speed up refunds

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The state Public Service Commission on Tuesday approved a plan by Florida Power & Light to speed up refunds of deposits...

Miami-Dade county grant available for veteran business owners

The Veterans Business Grant is for veterans who own businesses and have experienced financial hardships due to COVID-19. Qualifying veterans can apply for assistance...

Black SuperPAC calls on candidates, parties to spend millions with Black businesses

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF America’s leading Black conservative political action committee, BlakPAC, has instituted a national effort to help Black-owned businesses earn some of...

Restaurants can’t find workers even amid historic unemployment

BY NIC QUEROLO AND LESLIE PATTON BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS Not even the greatest surge in joblessness in 80 years is easing the fast-food industry’s years-old labor shortage. That’s...

NOT LOVIN’ IT

A Miami law firm is representing former Black McDonald’s franchise owners in a $1 billion- dollar discrimination suit. FROM WIRE REPORTS A Miami-based law firm has...