Meryanne Loum-Martin Owns the Only Black Woman-Owned Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco

Meryanne Loum-Martin Owns the Only Black Woman-Owned Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 16, 2018

A Parisian lawyer-turned-entrepreneur is the only Black woman to own a Motel in Marrakech, Morocco. Black Enterprise reports that Meryanne Loum-Martin is the founder... Read More

Rihanna, Snap Inc., Snapchat

Snap Inc.’s Stock Sinks After Rihanna Blasts Company for Ad

by Teddy Grant   Mar 15, 2018

Snap Inc.’s shares dipped after Rihanna publicly called out the company for making light of domestic violence. The company’s shares were down 3.64% on Thursday,... Read More

Toys R US, Charles Lazarus

Toys R US to Close 800 US Stores, Files for Bankruptcy

by Teddy Grant   Mar 15, 2018

It’s the end of an era for Toys R US kids. The toy company announced on Wednesday that they’re going out of business and closing... Read More

Women’s History Month: Reporter Launches Scholarship for Young Women

Women’s History Month: Reporter Launches Scholarship for Young Women

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 14, 2018

In honor of Women’s History Month, Rosalyn (Ros) Gold-Onwude announced the launch of a new scholarship program for young women. According to a press... Read More

21-Year-Old Turns Instagram Page Into An Online Media Page

21-Year-Old Turns Instagram Page Into An Online Media Page

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 13, 2018

At one point, Wayne D. Ayers II, was homeless. Now, the 21-year-old can proudly check off running an online media page on his resume.... Read More

Weight Watchers

Oprah Sells a Quarter of her Weight Watchers Shares

by Teddy Grant   Mar 09, 2018

Oprah Winfrey’s investment into Weight Watchers International is paying off. The media mogul sold a quarter—or around 2 million—of her shares of the company,... Read More

Girl Scouts of Eastern MA Selects 1st Black CEO

Girl Scouts of Eastern MA Selects 1st Black CEO

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 07, 2018

The Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (GSEMA) has selected its very first African-American CEO. In a press release sent to EBONY, the organization announced... Read More

Todd Johnson Joins NBC BLK As Managing Editor

Todd Johnson Joins NBC BLK As Managing Editor

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 28, 2018

Todd Johnson will be joining the NBC News Digital team as NBC BLK’s editorial manager. Todd currently serves as managing editor of theGrio.com and... Read More

Fedex Hires Its First Black Woman Pilot

Fedex Hires Its First Black Woman Pilot

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 20, 2018

For the first time in the history of the company, Fedex has hired its first-ever Black woman pilot. According to a blog posted on the... Read More

These Women Are Cashing in on the Cannabis Rush

These Women Are Cashing in on the Cannabis Rush

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 20, 2018

Since the legalization of marijuana in most states, the cannabis industry has provided business owners with the opportunity to have a booming profession if desired.... Read More