Detroit’s zoning laws leave little space for cannabis entrepreneurs, but Councilman James Tate says he plans to propose an amendment to city code that could make room for more marijuana businesses to operate.
Amid a pandemic, two Detroit women create fellowship space for Black women and Detroit millennials online and in-person.
Government programs should create an equitable playing field for business owners and entrepreneurs, Felix Kabo said of racial disparities his research team found in Paycheck Protection Program loans amid COVID.
Black women are creating jobs, building skills and passing on generational wealth through Detroit’s construction industry.
Word-of-mouth referrals and neighborhood work can keep Spanish-speaking builders busy, but many now aim for bigger jobs. An industry-focused group is helping them make business plans and grow.
Shopping local and shopping from home are even more important in a pandemic. More than 100 Detroit small businesses are ready for online holiday shoppers.
After decades of employment strides, women are making a staggering exit from the workforce. It may lead to future challenges. Policy change can help.
Detroit Future City released a shared vision for an economically equitable Detroit on Tuesday. The nonprofit think tank is using the shared vision as a call to action to get local organizations and institutions to work with residents to increase access and opportunity.
First Independence Bank is offering 100 checking accounts to Detroiters as part of a broader effort to boost community wealth and address disparities.
Both races make less than they did 40 years ago when adjusted for inflation. But wages for Black workers have declined more since the 1970s, in part because of a loss of manufacturing and widening gap in educational opportunities.