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April 01, 2022
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De Minimis Value Increases to $800

WASHINGTON — As agreed in the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 , signed by President Barack Obama Feb. 24, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that March 10, it raised the value of a shipment of merchandise imported by one person on one day that generally may be imported free of duties...

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Backlog of cargo ships at southern California ports reaches an all-time high
March 31, 2022
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Backlog of cargo ships at southern California ports reaches an all-time high

The backlog of cargo ships in southern California reached an all-time high this week as a supply chain crisis continues to overwhelm America’s busiest port complex. On Tuesday more than 100 ships were waiting to unload thousands of containers outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The backlog has seen dozens of...

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1 Million Black Millionaires Use Black Owned to Grow
March 19, 2022
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1 Million Black Millionaires Use Black Owned to Grow

In the United States, African-Americans are more likely to live in poverty than any other ethnic group. But despite the country’s institutional racism, a Black elite has found success, thanks to a combination of entrepreneurial thinking and intensive networking within the Black community. America is home to the biggest group...

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Charlotte’s Black Woman Owned Peach Cobbler Factory Opens for Business
March 19, 2022
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Charlotte’s Black Woman Owned Peach Cobbler Factory Opens for Business

Freedom Nation Co-Founder, Kareema Hunter, is building a network of restaurants of the future.  The Peach Cobbler Factory is opening several stores in the Charlotte region but your first chance to try it starts this weekend in South End. The Nashville-based dessert chain’s first-ever ghost kitchen will open Sunday at South...

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Supplier Diversity Programs Are Failing Black-Owned Businesses
March 19, 2022
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Supplier Diversity Programs Are Failing Black-Owned Businesses

Summary. Large companies are increasing their use of supplier diversity programs in an effort to promote racial equity. However, some of the requirements of these programs — such as training requirements and payment policies — can backfire, reducing or eliminating the… One of the defining characteristics for...

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Fareedah Shaheed and company Sekuva Makes Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Feature
March 15, 2022
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Fareedah Shaheed and company Sekuva Makes Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Feature

Processed with VSCO with s2 preset Community Spotlight… ( Muslim Journal, Vol. 65, No. 14, December 18, 2020) By Ayesha K Mustafaa WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fareedah Shaheed’s website for her business Sekuva, as CEO and founder, opens with this statement: “ You Need to Protect Your Kids from Predators and...

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Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard Joins ABC News as Senior Vice President for Business Affairs
March 15, 2022
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Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard Joins ABC News as Senior Vice President for Business Affairs

Celebration of Muslim Women Making History… By Ayesha K. Mustafaa (Originally published in Muslim Journal Vol. 46, No. 28, February 26, 2021) NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – Earlier this year 2021, ABC News Executive Vice President Derek Medina sent out the following note to the news division announcing that Khadijah...

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Community Spotlight… Daarina Farooq-Jannah
March 15, 2022
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Community Spotlight… Daarina Farooq-Jannah

Muslim Journal Newswire Daarina Farooq-Jannah is an Atlanta-based floral designer and owner of Daarina Design Co. and Blourish, a luxury floral delivery service offering nationwide shipping. Known for her passion to create beauty, Daarina’s brilliant floral designs will transform any occasion into a gorgeous experience. A...

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Honoring Dr. John McCown – Hero of Hancock County
March 06, 2022
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Honoring Dr. John McCown – Hero of Hancock County

We are Celebrating the life of one of Georgia’s first black County Commissioners, Dr John McCown.  Dr. John McCown was a visionary who’s life was cut short and mission destroyed by the horrible engine of American racism. As he built Hancock County, GA and established the village of Mayfield less than two miles from...

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The Solution To The American Economy is The Growth Of Black Business
March 05, 2022
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The Solution To The American Economy is The Growth Of Black Business

Originally posted by Brookings. All credits: https://www.brookings.edu/research/black-owned-businesses-in-u-s-cities-the-challenges-solutions-and-opportunities-for-prosperity/   At a January 17 event marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said, “From Reconstruction, to Jim Crow, to the...

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The Meta Verse is MUCH bigger than Facebook!
January 11, 2022
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The Meta Verse is MUCH bigger than Facebook!

It's not the Meta Verse - It is the Multi-Verse and it will be powered by the Omniverse. Get in early on the company that will power the future. Watch NVIDIA's breakthrough 2021 annual address. The future of self-driving cars, Robotics, Real-Estate and much more is addressed in this keynote...

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How Russia controls energy in Europe
January 11, 2022
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How Russia controls energy in Europe

It was the father of the famous racist Koch brothers that taught Stalin how to sell Russian energy to the world. His hate for Russia's initiatives caused him to fund efforts against the black revolution. What is happening in Europe and Russia is key to what happens to you and...

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Shares of Tyson Foods climb after it wins approval to export poultry to China
December 17, 2019
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Shares of Tyson Foods climb after it wins approval to export poultry to China

Tyson Foods received approval to sell U.S. poultry products to China, according to Reuters. The Springdale, Arkansas-based company expects to start taking orders early next year and can start shipping from all 36 of its processing plants, Reuters reported. China banned American poultry in 2015 due to a U.S. outbreak of avian...

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How Trump Lost His Trade War
December 17, 2019
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How Trump Lost His Trade War

President Trump walked away from his stated goals to make his China trade deal. Trade wars rarely have victors. They do, however, sometimes have losers. And Donald Trump has definitely turned out to be a loser. Of course, that’s not the way he and his team are portraying the tentative deal they’ve struck with China,...

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Springfield makes billion-barrel find off Ghana
December 14, 2019
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Springfield makes billion-barrel find off Ghana

Click here to view original web page at www.energyvoice.com Ghana’s Springfield Exploration and Production has found oil in two areas at its Afina-1 well on its West Cape Three Points (WCTP) Block 2, offshore Ghana. The company has said it believes there are 1.5 billion barrels of oil in place, more than double its...

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Community-First Opportunity Zones: How Everyone Can Win
December 14, 2019
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Community-First Opportunity Zones: How Everyone Can Win

The opportunity zone (OZ) program is designed to funnel private investment into distressed communities across the nation, creating housing and essential infrastructure and spurring economic revitalization. Program proponents call it a once-in-a-generation opportunity for local communities in need and a creative way for private...

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Meet the American billionaire ‘king’ of Ghana
December 14, 2019
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Meet the American billionaire ‘king’ of Ghana

Michael V. Roberts Billionaire Michael V. Roberts who has been turning the business world on its head is now the economic king of Ada; eastern part of the Greater Accra Region in Ghana. This information was shared on Instagram by American author Dr Boyce Watkins who together with his son are now part of the Diaspora Royal...

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There is a Black Mecca forming on China’s 20 Trillion Dollar New Silk Road
November 24, 2019
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There is a Black Mecca forming on China’s 20 Trillion Dollar New Silk Road

Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan, Central Asia Along the hills, in the mountains of the caucus, stretching from the historic city of Urumqi all the way down to the historical roads built by the Romans, there is a road that once was the absolute center of all trade in the world. The Silk Road as they called it, is the instrument that...

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