About Jessica Floyd

Jessica A. Floyd is a Business and Finance Correspondent for theGrio whose reporting has been picked up by HuffPost, POLITICO, CNBC, Federal Times, EBONY and several other national news outlets. Jessica's reporting for theGrio focuses on the intersection of race and national economic and labor issues. You can follow her on Twitter @JessAFloyd and on Instagram @Jessica.A.Floyd.

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black women thegrio.com
March 10, 2022
Vanessa Grant wants women to plan out personal development days and understand the power of delegating responsibilities to others.
March 6, 2022
Much of the challenges for Blacks hinge on financial requirements to operate businesses tied to cannabis and succeed in hemp pilot programs. 
March 4, 2022
Latoya Elder and Sherrell Dorsey have developed mentorship programs and resources to help Black job seekers land tech jobs.
March 3, 2022
The Department of Treasury plans to establish a Treasury Advisory Committee on Racial Equity within the Federal Register.
U.S. Reps. Gwen Moore and Bryan Steil x Housing Discrimination Hearing
March 1, 2022
Republicans drilled down on inflation talking points as Democrats sought to address historic racial discrimination in the housing market.
February 28, 2022
Ursula Burns, the first Black woman CEO of a Fortune 500, opened doors. Morgan Stanley’s Carla Harris “We can’t think that we’re done.”
US Trade Representative Katherine Tai
February 27, 2022
“The role of Black Americans and trade in the economic beginnings of our country, it’s incredibly powerful,” Tai told theGrio.
Don Graves Jr.
February 23, 2022
“The system isn’t always structured in a way that works for everybody, and certainly not for people of color…,” Graves to theGrio.
Ida B. Wells
February 22, 2022
The rebranding of American history placed an overcast of taboo on the stories of figures like Ida B. Wells, a pioneering journalist.
February 17, 2022
HBCUs will be able to cash in from the Department of Energy for student training and research aimed at reducing carbon energy and pollution.
February 16, 2022
Lawmakers and financial experts across the country have been eyeing opportunities to support Black banks and make them more accessible.
February 15, 2022
Economists and estate planners also advise on how one can manage their assets despite having student loan debt.
February 15, 2022
Republican Senators were a no show at an executive session to vote on President Biden’s federal reserve board nominees.
February 13, 2022
The US Treasury confirms that Harriet Tubman will be on the $20 bill, but you’ll have to wait until 2030. Find out why.
February 11, 2022
Since 2013, the Alma Thomas House has more than doubled in value and is now on the market for $2.3 million. 
February 10, 2022
Reginald F. Lewis’s legacy of entrepreneurship, philanthropy and integrity lives through the Giving Gap organization. 
February 9, 2022
As the U.S. pivots from fossil fuels to renewable power, the market could be flooded with jobs requiring skills HBCUs are already providing.
February 4, 2022
Presently, in comparison to the overall national homeownership rate of 65.5%, Black ownership has drifted around 43 percent.
February 3, 2022
Lisa Cook is the first Black woman to receive a nom to the Fed, but will be among the many Black women grilled by Senators as she seeks confirmation. 
February 2, 2022
The advancement in salary transparency is highlighting a strongly desired public discourse on income disparity.