Tiffiany Howard In The News

Profile: Tiffiany Howard

August 25, 2021
New research from the Boston Fed argues that the racial wealth gap may be smaller and more stable than thought.
June 14, 2021
Through the economic turmoil of pandemic shutdowns and the racial reckoning of 2020, Black-owned businesses have been a beacon of hope for the financial futures of African American's in the Rochester region.
May 26, 2021
Many business owners of color are still struggling to make ends meet – or have already shuttered – after their clients were ravaged by Covid.
February 3, 2021
It can be difficult for any business to succeed, but Black entrepreneurs have historically faced unique challenges. Despite, buy-black campaigns, grants, and other resources, 8 out of 10 Black-owned businesses fail within the first 18 months. So why do Black entrepreneurs continue to lag behind whites and other minority groups in terms of market share, and what will it take to keep them in business?
February 1, 2021
As the first US president since the Civil Rights era to make racial justice a prime concern, Joe Biden has identified racial equity as a top priority of his White House agenda.
February 1, 2021
As the first US president since the Civil Rights era to make racial justice a prime concern, Joe Biden has identified racial equity as a top priority of his White House agenda.
December 8, 2020
Black-owned businesses that saw a boost in consumer purchases following this summer’s nationwide protests over racial injustice will soon see if those gains extend through the crucial holiday shopping season and into 2021.
September 14, 2020
Although we’ve seen a rise in Black-owned businesses in recent years, there’s still a major disparity when it comes to Black entrepreneurship rates compared to that of whites. To be specific, as of 2017, Black or African Americans owned 2.2% of the 5.7 million employer businesses in the United States. And while there are many factors that can be attributed to this figure, commercial banks play a huge role.