#DefundThePolice is currently a trending hashtag that has transformed into a movement that aims to combat police brutality through fiscal accountability. You may be wondering what exactly does this look like? Don’t worry it all is explained in this podcast.
Question: Did standing in solidarity with ‘Black Lives Matter’ help or hurt publicly traded companies in the USA? Purpose: George Floyd’s murder prompted an international outcry denouncing police brutality and white supremacy. Unlike previously recorded police murders and violence against black people, this death prompted big corporations to make public statements along with donations toContinue reading “The Economics of Solidarity using R!”
Did you know…. Black American unemployment has ticked to 16.8%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s May Unemployment Report. Black Americans earn 20% lower than white workers regardless of education. Black Americans only own one half of a percentage point of wealth in the United States. Single black women with a bachelor’s degree agesContinue reading “10 Actionable Steps to Economically Empower Black Communities”
Meet Rebecca Fornie (@_bombshellbecky)! She is an Atlanta native and a ‘Jill of All Trades’! Rebecca is a beauty entrepreneur and Corporate Allstar. During this interview, Rebecca imparts some gems for the modern business owner, as she details how she is navigating her lash business (@__bombshelllashes) and having to pivot her event planning company (@_bottlesandbeats).Continue reading “The Junior Economist Talks: COVID19 with Rebecca!”
This economic news update covers economic news ranging from May 25 – May 30. In this episode, the Junior Economist details unemployment numbers, the economic implications of George Floyd’s death, President Trump’s historic actions as it relates to global organizations, and much more! Listen via Stitcher, Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcast. SignContinue reading “Weekly Economic Updates | Week of May 25 | #RIPGEORGEFLOYD”
An economic update of the events that occurred beginning May 11 to May 15. The podcast details the contents of the Fed’s Bi-Annual Financial Stability Report, a general overview of markets, and the stock market!