A new report shows African American ownership of small businesses is on a dramatic rise in the U.S., and Florida is one of the top states for this growth. But black businesses still face some unique challenges. We look at why and how a new Black Chamber of Commerce is working to help these businesses thrive.
Shaheewa Jarrett, Founder, Broward County Black Chamber of Commerce
Dwight Stephenson, Owner, D. Stephenson Construction
Is it time to buy or sell a home? And if so where are the hottest places to invest? Those were just some of the questions asked in the annual Miami-Dade County real estate report. A partnership between The Miami Herald and the research/polling firm Bendixen & Amandi International, the report surveys 100 of the county’s top real estate experts and insiders. We look at the latest trends and how traffic, climate change and tax reform play a role.
Jane Wooldridge, Miami Herald Business Editor
Anthony Williams, Project Coordinator, Bendixen & Amandi International
Our roundtable of local journalists, led by Professor Sean Foreman, breakdown some of the key races voters should keep an eye on.
George Bennett, Political Reporter, The Palm Beach Post
Sean Foreman, Ph.D., Chair, Dept. of History & Political Science, Barry University
Carolyn Guniss, Executive Editor, The Miami Times