Tag: African Americans

Wells Fargo Commits $60 Billion to Advance African American Homeownership

WellsFargo (No. 12 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) announced a new commitment of $60 billion over the next 10 years to increase responsible African American homeownership with 250,000 homebuyers. Working with the National Urban League and the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, WellsFargo announced the initiative February…

Trump Touts Election Win While Touring African American Museum

President Donald Trump could not pass an opportunity to brag about his election victory, even during a tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. On his tour Trump was accompanied by Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), who is one of three Black members of…

Wisconsin Lawmaker Suggests State Would Thrive If It Weren’t For Blacks

A Wisconsin state lawmaker released a statement on Wednesday titled “Murder, Mayhem and Jobs,” in which he essentially blames Milwaukee’s Black residents for the state’s woes. Amidst the recent news that Wisconsin’s workforce development agency said it received notices of more than 10,100 layoffs in 2015, the highest amount since…