jay z

Jay Z: From Marcy to Venture Capitalist

by #Team EBONY

Now here’s something to rap about. Giving new meaning to the word hustle, Jay Z’s latest move may not break the Internet—like the announcement... Read More

Linda Johnson Rice Gives Lessons in Black Business

Linda Johnson Rice Gives Lessons in Black Business

by Danielle Pointdujour

Entrepreneurship has been threaded in the fabric of the Black community for years.  Our creative and innovative minds, whether spotlighted in public or unknown... Read More

Our Favorite Black Twitter Chats

Our Favorite Black Twitter Chats

by Diahann Williams

Tweet, tweet! Twitter is a powerful tool. Read More

Jackson

Focusing on Wall Street, Rev. Jesse Jackson Wants Equal Rights and Equal Access

by Madison J. Gray

When Rev. Jesse Jackson held the first Wall Street Project Economic Summit in 1997, Bill Clinton was president, the Black unemployment rate was 10.5... Read More

relationship

The Ultimate Guide to Relationship Riches

by George James Jr., PHYS. D., LMFT

Some of the unhappiest people in the world are financially secure. So what’s missing in their lives? The answer may be as simple as... Read More

Is PhaShunta Hubert Media’s Next Big Thing?

Is PhaShunta Hubert Media’s Next Big Thing?

by Glenn Jeffers

Maybe American essayist and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson said it best: “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is... Read More

Brown Toy Box Tackles Representation in Toys

Brown Toy Box Tackles Representation in Toys

by Elizabeth Aguirre

I’ll never forget last Christmas, the first time my child really got into playing with Barbie type dolls, and my mission was to find... Read More

How a Finance Exec Became an Author with Fun Kids’ Read, ‘Rice and Rocks’

How a Finance Exec Became an Author with Fun Kids’ Read, ‘Rice and Rocks’

by Zerline Hughes

Balancing a demanding 9-to-5 job along with a side gig can be a bit harrowing. First, there’s the time thing: How do you fit... Read More

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Howard Alum Opens Up a Culinary Vocational School in Washington

by Zerline Hughes

Brandi Forte has had a full career. You name it, she’s accomplished it. And she attributes her success to her ancestors and hard knocks... Read More

How the Racial Wealth Gap is Spelled Out Through Retirement Savings

How the Racial Wealth Gap is Spelled Out Through Retirement Savings

by Marc Bayard and Christopher Pitt

Welcome to 2017! President Obama has exited the stage, and a Trump presidency is now reality. If you’re still not shocked, remember this: Right... Read More