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RIHANNA IS KILLING IT AS AN ENTREPRENEUR WITH FENTY BEAUTY

by Alisa Gumbs on

At the end of the day, it’s the jaw-dropping sales that count most when we’re talking about the bottom line. As we previously reported, Fenty Beauty generated $72 million in earned media value in its first month in business. ... Read full article

Fun Facts About Millennials and Banking

by Carolyn M. Brown on

Fun Facts About Millennials and Banking The digital generation’s perspective on banks is different in comparison to past generations... Read full article

Betsy DeVos Accused Of "Whitewashing" The History Of Black Colleges

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The real ugly truth is, HBCU’s were a result of white supremacy and privilege. A system that brutalized Black students for even attempting to attend white schools – often in accordance with the law.... Read full article

Colin Kaepernick Items To Be Part of Black Lives Matter Exhibit at NMAAHC

by Angela Helm on

Former NFL quarter back Colin Kaepernick will be immortalized at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, according to a curator, who made the announcement on Friday. ... Read full article

'Darktown' Imagines What It Was Like For Atlanta's First Black Policemen

by Karen Grigsby Bates on

In 1948, Atlanta added eight black men to its police force. This was at a time when, as author Thomas Mullen explains, a 1947 Newsweek article "estimated that one-quarter of Atlanta policemen were, in fact, members of the Ku Klux Klan."... Read full article

Is the South More Racist Than Other Parts of the US?

by Michael Harriot on

Is the South More Racist I often hear people who live in other states, especially in the Northeast, offhandedly demean the South as backward, less educated and—more important—racist... Read full article

JPMorgan Chase Invests $10 Million to Expand Black Businesses and Growth in D.C.

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Washington, D.C. is home to some of the most powerful people, business, and government entities in America. Paradoxically, the nation’s capital also has some impoverished neighborhoods with woes that include high joblessness, failing businesses... Read full article

The Fight to Rename a Kentucky Airport After Muhammad Ali Continues

by Selena Hill on

Kentucky-based educator, Robert Holmes III, has faced in hopes of honoring Muhammad Ali in Louisville, the city where “The People’s Champ” was born and raised. ... Read full article

Rappers Jay-Z, Nas and Snoop Invest In Free Cryptocurrency & Stock-Trading App

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Jay-Z's new venture capital firm Arrive just announced that he will be investing in Robinhood, a free stock trading platform. Jay-Z will be joining Nas and Snoop Dogg who were its big-time backers since 2014.... Read full article

BBWs Are Popping, and We Have the Sauce

by Monique Judge on

Recently, a big girl hopped up on the checkout counter at Walmart to make an important announcement that everyone needed to hear: BBWs are popping. We have the sauce.... Read full article

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