Black Enterprise

Keron Williams: Tech And Design Entrepreneur Focuses On Accountability

As the founder of a tech and design business, I have a passion for collaborating with innovative people to identify solutions at both a strategic and functional level, ultimately enhancing companies and ...

Added October 24, 2019

NBA player Andrew Wiggins is Donating $22 for Every Point he Scores to Charity

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins plans on donating $22 to charity for every point he scores in the upcoming NBA season.

Added October 23, 2019

Actress Bridgid Coulter Opens First-Ever Coworking Space For Women of Color in California

Actress and entrepreneur Bridgid Coulter announced the opening of Blackbird House, the first coworking space exclusively for women of color in California.

Added October 23, 2019

Sevetri Wilson Shares Secret Formula for Launching a Successful Startup With No Capital

In her new book, 'Solid Ground,' Sevetri Wilson shares her "secret hacks" for success and the formula she used to launch her first startup with no capital

Added October 23, 2019

Suge Knight Denies Reports That Ray J Owns Rights to his Life Story

Marion "Suge" Knight is setting the record straight about reports that he has sold the rights to his life story to Ray J.

Added October 23, 2019

Jay-Z to Host Shawn Carter Foundation Gala

Jay-Z will host his inaugural Shawn Carter Foundation Gala at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

Added October 23, 2019

Byron Allen’s Weather Channel to host Special on Climate Change’s Impact on Black Communities With Presidential Candidates

The Weather Channel will host a climate change discussion with the 2020 presidential candidates next month that explores its impact on communities of color. “As an African American man, hopefully, I’m ...

Added October 23, 2019

Netflix Plans On Putting A Stop To Sharing Passwords

Netflix product chief Greg Peters recently announced that the streaming service has plans to crackdown on password sharing.

Added October 23, 2019

DaBaby Helps a Homeless Mother and her Small Business

Rapper DaBaby generously helps a struggling homeless single mother with her small business by giving her $1,000 in cash and free promotion.

Added October 23, 2019

Warrick Dunn Delivers 173rd Home to St. Petersburg Mother

LaToya Reedy and her 18-year-old son, AnTrez Reedy, were the lucky recipients of Dunn's generosity as they were the 173rd recipients of a home through Dunn's organization Warrick Dunn Charities and their ...

Added October 23, 2019

Kenneth Stephens: From False Imprisonment To Partnering In A Law Firm

In 2009, I was weeks away from graduating from college with honors and receiving a bachelor’s degree in business management, when I was falsely accused of a crime, arrested, and sent to jail. While I was ...

Added October 23, 2019

Bill Recognizing ‘Hidden Figures’ Headed to the White House to be Signed Into Law

A bipartisan bill recognizing the 'Hidden Figures' women is heading to the White House to be signed into law. The Congressional Gold Medals will be given to Katherine Johnson and Dr. Christine Darden and ...

Added October 22, 2019

First Independence Bank Teams Up With U.S. Bank In U.S. Treasury Protégé Program

One of the nation's largest black banks -- Detroit-based First Independence Bank -- will be the recipient of a U.S. Bank mentorship that's part of the Bureau of Fiscal Service Mentor-Protégé Program sponsored ...

Added October 22, 2019

Tech Business Leader Linda Gooden: Diversity Improves Innovation and Competitiveness In Corporate America

When it comes to choosing corporate boards in which she will serve, Linda Gooden focuses on the culture and core values of the organization.

Added October 22, 2019

Michael Jordan Opens a Medical Clinic in Charlotte

In 2017, Michael Jordan made a $7 million gift to Novant Health, which went toward purchasing the land, building the 6,800 square-foot clinic, and equipping the entire facility. Now the doors are officially ...

Added October 22, 2019

Charlamagne Tha God Gifts HBCU South Carolina State University $250,000

Charlamagne was invited to homecoming by the South Carolina State National Alumni Association after speaking with the association's president, John J. Funny. Shortly after, he attended South Carolina State ...

Added October 22, 2019

Michael Jackson’s Music Streams Increased After HBO’s ‘Leaving Neverland’ Documentary

After the airing of HBO’s “Leaving Neverland” documentary, streams of Michael Jackson's music has increased, according to a new report.

Added October 22, 2019

How One of the Nation’s Largest Black Asset Managers Uses His Vast Wealth To Remake Baltimore

Eddie C. Brown loves Baltimore, his adopted hometown, and has used his success to support its children, schools, the arts and the most needy.

Added October 21, 2019

Economist Offers $50 Billion Federal Solution to the Black Banking Crisis

Economist William Michael Cunningham says one solution to the black banking crisis is to have the FOMC create a black bank liquidity pool totaling at $50 billion.

Added October 21, 2019

Google Suspends Facial Recognition Research After Reportedly Targeting Homeless Black People

Google suspends its facial recognition research after a report that its contractors were targeting black homeless people.

Added October 21, 2019

12-Year-Old Gabrielle Goodwin Lands A Mega-Retail Deal with Target

Gabrielle ‘Gabby’ Goodwin, the founder and CEO of GaBBY Bows, has been working diligently at perfecting her products, which can be found in 74 Target stores

Added October 21, 2019

Shaquille O’Neal to bring Papa John’s to every HBCU Campus

Shaquille O’Neal partnered with Miles College to launch a new initiative that aims to bring a Papa John’s pizza to every HBCU campus.

Added October 21, 2019

Gayle King, Marcus Samuelsson, and More Open Up About Workplace Diversity at Jopwell Talks Summit

Hundreds of professionals and entrepreneurs of color gathered in Brooklyn for the inaugural Jopwell Talks conference, featuring Gayle King.

Added October 21, 2019

Issa Rae Launches New Label Raedio with Atlantic Records

Issa Rae enters the music business with her own label, Raedio, in partnership with Atlantic Records. The label's first release is “Kinda Love,” by TeaMarr.

Added October 21, 2019

Black NBA Players Don’t Have To Save The World

It’s not the responsibility of black players to fix the NBA’s business relationship with one of their biggest partners in China

Added October 20, 2019