Black Economy

Growing the Black Economy by Moving to the Middle

by Glenn Jeffers

One positive that emerged from the 2007–2008 credit crisis—and its subsequent recession—was a spark in entrepreneurship. Nearly one of every 10 U.S. companies operating... Read More

Report: America’s Highest Paying Jobs See Women Underrepresented

Report: America’s Highest Paying Jobs See Women Underrepresented

by #teamEBONY

April 4th is Equal Pay Day in the U.S., but a new LinkedIn survey is reminding us that pay between men and women is... Read More

Bostic

Federal Reserve Picks First Black Regional Bank Chief

by #teamEBONY

After a push for more diversity among its leadership, the Federal Reserve has appointed Raphael Bostic, who served as an official in the Obama... 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

digital

Digital Entrepreneurs Touch on Black Wall Street Spirit with Archer & Pine

by Alley Olivier

Marc Clarke and Morgan Gantt are both huge promoters of the Buy Black movement. So much so that they have taken the next step... Read More

BitMari

Bitcoin-Based Startup Aims to ‘Decolonize’ the Diaspora

by Ryan K. Smith

Entrepreneurs Sinclair Skinner and Christopher Mapondera want you to do one thing: decolonize your life. The two say the African-American community and ultimately the global... Read More

The Top 10 Industries Black Professionals Are Most Interested In

The Top 10 Industries Black Professionals Are Most Interested In

by #teamEBONY

Consulting, Media & Entertainment and Technology lead the list of the “Top 10 Job industries Black Professionals are Most Interested In,” according to a... Read More

Influencers: Adisa Bakari Shows ‘Em The Money – And How to Handle It

Influencers: Adisa Bakari Shows ‘Em The Money – And How to Handle It

by Christopher Harris

The lavish lifestyles of professional athletes can often come with pitfalls, temptations and heartache. But one sports agent, Adisa Bakari, is doing more than... Read More

How Damon Lester is Leveling the Auto Dealer Playing Field

How Damon Lester is Leveling the Auto Dealer Playing Field

by Avis Thomas-Lester / Urban News Service

Damon Lester’s phone typically starts ringing at 7:30 a.m. And it keeps ringing until after 10:00 p.m. Since taking the steering wheel of the... Read More

EBONY’s New Owners Set Sights on Expansion

EBONY’s New Owners Set Sights on Expansion

by Madison J. Gray

For Michael Gibson and Willard Jackson everything they needed was in place. Seven decades as a vanguard for the African American community? Check. A... Read More