Microsoft, Truist Bank issue RFP for FDIC-backed investment fund for Black-owned, minority-led banks

BCN Staff – Dec. 5, 2021 — Silicon Valley software and computer giant Microsoft Corp. and Chicago-based Truist Financial Corp. announced Thursday they are backing a new investment fund to…

UAMS receives $18.9 NIH award to address health disparities among rural, Black populations in Arkansas

BCN Staff – Dec. 5, 2021 — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received $18.9 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support new research and…