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A recent study by Lendio has highlighted the extent to which location can impact the success of Black and Latine-owned businesses, ranking the best and worst states for minority-owned companies to succeed.   The POC-owned business boom U.S. entrepreneurship is more diverse than ever, with people of color owning 1 in 5, or 1.2 million, of the nation’s businesses in 2020. Black and Latine Americans are also the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs but continue to face challenges such as limited access to venture capital funding and a lack of networks and mentorship programs, all while facing discrimination

Asylum seekers at the US-Mexico border are struggling with CBP One app due to several conditions, such as unreliable access to Wi-Fi and smartphone access and software bugs and glitches.  Refugee advocates, however, say the problem goes deeper than that, claiming it violates the internationally recognized right to seek asylum. What is CBP One App? The CBP One app was launched in October 2020 to streamline the scheduling of immigration appointments for travelers. But in January of this year, President Joe Biden announced he intended to expand the app’s use

The banking institution has pledged $10 million to one of the leading private liberal arts Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the South. According to a press release, the funds are a part of Bank of America’s Mayor’s Racial Equity Initiative in the Charlotte, NC region. It includes a $1.25 billion five-year commitment to create more economic opportunities and push racial equality within local communities. In an official statement, Kieth Cockrell, President of Bank of America Charlotte, said: “Our long-term relationship with JCSU has set the foundation for this critical moment – a