Category: Money

Louisiana Is Asking for major disaster declaration as Covid-19 intensifies throughout State

Louisiana, and New Orleans in particular, has some of the highest rates of COVID-19 spread in the country.   Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards requested a major...

Flashback Friday: OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is caught up in European opioid probe

The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria....

How Will The Coronavirus Pandemic Affect The Cannabis Industry?

As the world finds itself engrossed in the largest public health crisis of our lifetimes, the Covid-19 pandemic, the novel coronavirus disrupting life for every American...

Buy shares in companies ‘we can’t live without’

“We should buy quality recession-proof stocks because that’s what works when the economy’s on hiatus,” CNBC’s Jim Cramer said. ″[T]he problem with the index...

United States Government declares a National Emergency

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency over the coronavirus pandemic, and announced a set of specific measures aimed at stemming the effects of...

This Canadian Marijuana Stock Is Running Circles Around Aurora Cannabis and Canopy Growth

When you think of Canadian marijuana stocks, two names probably first come to mind — Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) and Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC). And that makes sense....

Louisiana Farmers are being Licensed to grow Hemp

Louisiana started handing out its first licenses to farmers to grow industrial hemp this month, after lawmakers legalized the crop in a bid to start a new agricultural...

What is Redlining in Real Estate?

Redlining is a discriminatory practice in real estate, typically involving mortgage lenders that refuse to lend money or extend credit to borrowers in certain areas of...

The Significance and History of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education that were established with the purpose to provide African Americans education....

Black News Channel First To Target African-American Audience Launches Monday

The nation’s first news channel that focuses on the black community is scheduled to launch Monday. Black News Channel will offer original programming...