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How is Black-owned Business Doing in the Trump Economy


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(CBM) – Leo Hickman, the founder of Classy Hippie Tea Company, has been in business for seven years. Hickman said under the current economy “there is monetary value, even if you are losing” because Trump “just put in tax breaks for owners,” the American Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, that can be written off.

The American Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December and will have some benefits to small business owners. The National Federation of Independent Business says small business owners will be able to file as “pass through entities,” which allows owners to file and pay as an individual.

In addition, the NFIB says business owners can deduct up to 20 percent of claimable income. According to the NFIM, taxpayers will not have to file deductions to claim the deduction, “and may…

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Caribbean News – Here’s What These Caribbean Roots US Lawmakers Are Saying About The Donald Trump, Putin Helsinki P…


Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (R) offers a ball of the 2018 football World Cup to US President Donald Trump during a joint press conference after a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. (Photo credit: YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

By NAN Staff Writer

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. July 17, 2018: Disgraceful, outrageous and unconscionable are just some of the adjectives Caribbean roots, U.S. lawmakers in Congress used Monday to describe U.S. President Donald Trump’s stunning remarks yesterday, July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, that he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin over his own U.S. intelligence agencies.

Caribbean-American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke of Brooklyn, NY, called Trump’s actions “disgraceful, un-American,…

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Uhuru most followed African leader, Trump leads globally


President Uhuru Kenyatta remains Sub-Saharan Africa’s most followed leader on Twitter with three million followers.

A new study dubbed Twiplomacy by Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW), an international communications agency indicates that despite the recent Twitter purge, Uhuru is most followed in the Sub Sahara.

The purge saw Uhuru lose 16,071 of his followers.

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari follow in second and third positions respectively with more than 1 million.

However, U.S. President Donald Trump is the most followed world leader on Twitter with 53 million followers.

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According to the study, the @realDonaldTrump account has lost roughly 320,000 followers, from 53.4 million to 53.1 million.

But the…

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Letter: The critics are wrong about Donald Trump



A 68-year-old African American grandmother granted clemency after 22 years in prison of a life sentence for a non-violent drug offense. She gets to …
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Trump smears entire African continent as ‘vicious and violent’


Trump disgraced America at a NATO event by describing the entire African continent — 1.2 billion people — as ‘vicious and violent.’

Trump is up to his insulting and racist international demagoguery again, describing the entire African continent as “vicious and violent.”

The remarks were made at the NATO Summit in Belgium, as he capped off an event where engaged in nonstop attacks and insults against America’s allies.

Trump said, “Africa, right now, it’s got problems like few people would understand. They have things going on there that nobody could believe in this room. If you saw some of the things that I see through intelligence what’s going on in Africa, it is so sad, and so vicious and violent.”

His simplistic and inaccurate description of the African…

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Donald Trump vows to end Africa’s ‘vicious’ conflicts


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Media captionThe US leader says “few would understand” Africa’s problems

US President Donald Trump has vowed to help end “vicious and violent” conflicts on the African continent.

“Africa right now has got problems like few people would even understand,” he said at a Nato summit press conference.

“It is so sad, it is so vicious and violent,” he said, promising that his goal was to build up the US military and bring peace to the world.

The US is active in counter-terrorism operations and training African troops to fight jihadists in the Sahara.

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The 72-year-old US leader was speaking after a two-day summit in Brussels,

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