Robert L. Johnson Addresses Congressional Staff and Urges New Dialogue on Job Creation and Better Lending Practices for Minorities

In comments before the Congressional Black Associates, Robert L. Johnson,
founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies, called for a national dialogue from members of Congress to address the need for better and improved financial services options for low-to-moderate income Americans who rely heavily on payday lenders for financial transactions. Johnson also called for a new commitment to providing opportunities for minority employees and minority businesses through, the preeminent website for corporations looking to attract minority job seekers and minority businesses using the accessibility of the Internet.