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Wall Street’s Oldest Continually Operating Black-Owned Investment Banking Firm Makes History

Wall Street’s Oldest Continually operating Black- Owned Investment Banking Firm makes History, now Meet Eric Standifer, CEO and President of Blaylock Van LLC, Wall Street’s oldest continually operating Black-owned investment banking firm. Recently, the company served as one of four exclusively Black-owned broker-dealers to syndicate Citi’s $2.5 billion bond issuance. Blaylock Van also completed a Read More…

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FDA Allows Potato Chips to Be Advertised as “Heart Healthy”

FRITO-LAY is subsidiary of PEPSICO, INC., makers of Pepsi-Cola, Frito-Lay sells $12 Billion a year of products that include: Lays Potato Chips Doritos Tostitos Cheetos Fritos You might not associate these mostly fried snack foods as being good for you, but the FDA has no problem allowing the Frito-Lay website to state the following: “Frito-Lay Read More…

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FDA/FTC Wants More Control Over What You Are Allowed to Learn

Chilling Effect on Innovation: Headquartered in Stockton, California, Diamonds Foods is a processor and marketer of nuts, with distribution in over 80% of US supermarets. Most of Diamonds 1,700 walnut growers are family farmers with orchards in the heartland of California’s Central Valley. Their association with Diamond guarantees a market for their crops and provides Read More…