Friday, May 26, 2017

disparity

VIRGINIA BEACH On Tuesday night, February 21, the Virginia Beach City Council agreed it would produce a full disparity study into the level of spending and awarding of contracts the city does with minority-owned businesses. The council’s action is a turn-around from a previous decision that it would not order a full study as has […]

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Last November NFL Defensive Lineman turned developer Bruce Smith, said the city of Virginia Beach was excluding him and other Blacks from projects in that city. One of the by-products of  Smith’s  claim was a call by him and his supporters for a disparity study […]