Economic Equality

Helping Women Bridge the Gap: Why You Should Support Black-Owned Women Businesses

Do it for the culture! Supporting black-owned women businesses is becoming increasingly more necessary. The number of black-owned women…


Creating Economic Mobility for Reentering Citizens

Creating Economic Mobility for Reentering Citizens Many challenges exist in the way of ensuring economic equity for all and closing the…


Continuing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Work, Addressing Economic Inequities

Continuing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Work, Addressing Economic Inequities Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream extended beyond civil…


Bad for your health, bad for your pockets, the colossal problem of lack of affordable healthcare

Getting access to affordable healthcare is an issue for many Americans. As of 2019 Hispanics (19%) and Blacks (11%) had significantly…


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The Fierce Urgency of Now: Juneteenth 2020

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Juneteenth 2020 JUNE 19, 2020 | IN ECONOMIC EQUALITY | BY WOLE COAXUM   Texas weather in June can be…


MoCaFi Testimony for House Financial Service Committee

The Honorable Maxine Waters June 11, 2020 Chairwoman House Committee on Financial Services 2129 Rayburn House Office Building Washington,…


Pandemics Are Inclusive, Our Financial System Should Be Too

The New York Times posted an article recently [The Rich Are Preparing for Coronavirus Differently, March 5, 2020], that…


How To Get Your CARES Act 'Check'

In a short time our reality has shifted, leaving many of us in very unfamiliar and compromising situations. The coronavirus pandemic has…


Financial Entrapment in Communities of Color and How To Break Free

Entrapment, in its most common definition, is luring a person into committing a crime by a law-enforcement agent. Communities of color are…


Living On Cash Alone Is Bad For Your Wealth

If you live in the projects, you don’t leave them much.  Everything is right there: laundry, grocery store, check-cashing place — all setup…