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

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

Black Economy

Growing the Black Economy by Moving to the Middle

by Glenn Jeffers   May 03, 2017

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   Mar 30, 2017

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   Mar 14, 2017

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   Feb 15, 2017

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   Dec 15, 2016

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   Oct 20, 2016

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   Sep 27, 2016

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