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August: National Black Business Month

Thursday, August 26, 2021

August is Black Business Month, and though it is a national observance it is not always locally recognized throughout the nation. According to a Blackdemographics.com report, Black owned employer businesses in the United States increased 13.6% between 2012 and 2017 totaling 124,000 Black firms. These businesses employed 1,208,270  people, an increase of 23.9 percent from 2012; their payrolls totaled $26.1 billion,… Continue Reading August: National Black Business Month

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YWCA Greater Lafayette Appoints Floyd Keith as Senior Director of Racial & Social Justice

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

YWCA Greater Lafayette has appointed Floyd Keith as the new Senior Director of Racial and Social Justice. This newly created position is made possible through a partnership with the City of Lafayette. The focus of this initiative is to establish, support, lead and manage efforts to identify and eliminate structural and systemic racism, and develop… Continue Reading YWCA Greater Lafayette Appoints Floyd Keith as Senior Director of Racial & Social Justice