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?… Read More

Bridging the Gap Between Black Banks and the Black Community

Bridging the Gap Between Black Banks and the Black Community

by Patrice Gaines / Urban News Service

Leah Chase recalls a time when she couldn’t get a loan from a White-owned bank to expand her now-legendary New Orleans restaurant. “I… Read More

What Happened to the Black Banks?

What Happened to the Black Banks?

by Patrice Gaines / Urban News Service

America has half as many Black-owned banks as existed 15 years ago. Exactly why these banks have disappeared is complex, but Black bankers… Read More

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Have African Americans Turned Away From Tidal?

by Paula Rogo

When Beyoncé’s sixth album, “Lemonade” dropped exclusively on Tidal last weekend, Shamika Sanders was pumped that she had… Read More

First Black U.S. Rolls Royce Dealer Talks Success from the Bottom Up

First Black U.S. Rolls Royce Dealer Talks Success from the Bottom Up

by Eric Easter, Urban News Service

The world’s first African-American Rolls Royce car dealer got there through hard work and perseverance, but only after disappointing his family. Thomas… Read More

Erasing Black Businesses: How Denying Who You Are Hurts the Black Economy

Erasing Black Businesses: How Denying Who You Are Hurts the Black Economy

by Terrence Chappell

The erasure of blackness continues with some Black-owned businessmen and women.  Last week, the Read More

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[The Upload] Digital Duo Works to Create a More Colorful Workplace

by Shantell E. Jamison

Talk about colorization.  The United States is more racially and ethnically diverse now than at the turn of the century, and so is the… Read More

Wait, What? Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles Is Bankrupt?<br />

Wait, What? Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles Is Bankrupt?

by #teamEBONY

For 40 years, Los Angeles-based restaurant chain Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles has been a brand synonymous with soul food. But financial… Read More

Diddy's Revolt TV Takes Advantage of Massive Digital Audience Potential<br />

Diddy's Revolt TV Takes Advantage of Massive Digital Audience Potential

by Deanna L. Martin

The most important thing about launching a cable network used to be the number of cable systems that signed up to carry the channel. A budget in the… Read More

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