Careers & Finance

5 Tips to Achieve the Goal of Homeownership

5 Tips to Achieve the Goal of Homeownership

by Joshua Foster   Sep 06, 2018

Homeownership is part of the American dream, and it plays an important role in establishing connections within communities. But homeownership has often been unobtainable... Read More

Shapr Helping Break the Networking Glass Ceiling

Shapr Helping Break the Networking Glass Ceiling

by Joshua Foster   Aug 13, 2018

  Networking has changed from the 80’s, the age of the Buppie, where connections were made over glasses of chardonnay and crackers and cheese.... Read More

Why Students Shouldn’t Live Large on Campus

Why Students Shouldn’t Live Large on Campus

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox   Aug 07, 2018

What is your image of what a college lifestyle is supposed to be, especially college housing? In decades past, students hunkered down in bunk... Read More

3 Ways to Better Prepare for Retirement

3 Ways to Better Prepare for Retirement

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox   Jul 24, 2018

Financial advisors say one of the most frequently asked questions from their clients is: “Am I financially prepared for retirement?” Yet far fewer people... Read More

Mareena Robinson Snowden

Mareena Robinson Snowden Becomes 1st Black Woman to Earn Nuclear Engineering Ph.D. from MIT

by Christina Santi   Jul 23, 2018

On June 8, Mareena Robinson Snowden, 30, became the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of... Read More

Report: Kanye West Opening Restaurant Inspired by Mama Donda’s Cooking

Report: Kanye West Opening Restaurant Inspired by Mama Donda’s Cooking

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 17, 2018

From music to fashion, Kanye West always has a development deal in the works, his latest being a restaurant inspired by his late mother,... Read More

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Tops Forbes 2018 List of Highest-Paid Celebrities

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Tops Forbes 2018 List of Highest-Paid Celebrities

by Christina Santi   Jul 17, 2018

Floyd Mayweather Jr., 41, ranked No.1 on Forbes’ list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities. The undefeated boxing champion is joined by other athletes, actors and... Read More

Mary Spio

DISRUPTIVE: Virtual Reality CEO & GEM Alumnae, Mary Spio, Signs Deal with NBA 2K League Teams

by #TeamEbony   Jul 16, 2018

Mary Spio’s got game. Born to parents of Ghanaian descent, she entered the Air Force after graduating from public high school in Syracuse, New... Read More

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey Invests in True Food Kitchen

by Teddy Grant   Jul 11, 2018

Oprah Winfrey is expanding her empire into healthy eating by investing in the restaurant-chain True Food Kitchen, CNN Money reports.  Winfrey will be joining... Read More

Diddy On Shortage of Black CEOs and Why ‘Black Panther’ Was a ‘Cruel Experiment’

Diddy On Shortage of Black CEOs and Why ‘Black Panther’ Was a ‘Cruel Experiment’

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 11, 2018

Sean “Diddy” Combs is speaking his mind in a new interview where he addresses the shortage of Black CEOs at high-level companies while the... Read More