The U.S. Chamber Foundation conducted a series of interviews featuring Coalition to Back Black Businesses (CBBB) grantees and their stories. We heard from Black small business owners on how the CBBB grant helped them, the impact of the pandemic on small businesses, and what Black business owners need during this challenging time.
States and districts continue to explore how best to define and measure both college and career readiness. These efforts could now get a boost with introduction of a new indicator and support from the business community.
America faces an ever-rising tide of red ink. We prioritize consumption over investment—the past over the future—and lock these commitments in with automatic spending increases that consume an ever-greater share of our federal budget.
The signifiers of success used to be simple. Own a home (or two) and a car (or two) and voilà! You've achieved the American Dream.