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

Bill Pickard

Influencers: Millionaire Bill Pickard on Strategy, Vision and Keeping Black Dollars at Home

by Sheryl Huggins Salomon   Apr 25, 2017

As far as business mogul Bill Pickard is concerned, the more money that African-Americans can spend with each other, the better. The affable, Detroit-based... Read More

Sisters Seek to Educate Black Youth on the History, Culture of African Diaspora

Sisters Seek to Educate Black Youth on the History, Culture of African Diaspora

by Sylvia Snowden   Apr 18, 2017

The African Diaspora doesn’t have to feel so far away, thanks to the cleaver idea of two sisters. Williette and Watchen Nyanue immigrated to... Read More

IRS Tax Tips for the Late Filer

IRS Tax Tips for the Late Filer

by Kemberley Washington, CPA   Apr 17, 2017

If you haven’t filed your tax return, you are not alone. According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), millions of Americans wait until the... Read More


Organizer Promises “Groundbreaking” Haiti Tech Conference

by #TeamEBONY   Apr 14, 2017

In an effort to accelerate the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and strike a strong blow against the digital divide that has plagued both the... Read More


She Got ADHD: A Black Millennial’s Journey to Self-Acceptance

by Eartha Terrell   Apr 14, 2017

The tension was thick between my supervisor and I. She’d rightfully run out of verbal warnings and patience with me.  I was in month... Read More

Now is the time to buy your new home!

[Exclusive] The Truth About Black Homeownership …and Why It’s So Low

by Shantell E. Jamison   Apr 12, 2017

The dream of owning a home is one that has been embedded in the minds of all Americans. But for some, the quest the... Read More

Donald Trump Barack Obama during the 58th Presidential Inauguration

In Just 10 Weeks, Trump’s Travel Expenses Surpass Obama’s 2-Year Record

by #teamEBONY   Apr 11, 2017

It’s no secret that what Number 45 wants, Number 45 gets. So much that in just 10 weeks—the same amount of time he’s been... Read More

Equal Pay Day

Women Continue to Fight the Wage Gap on Equal Pay Day

by Chan C. Smith   Apr 04, 2017

Since 1996, the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) has been bringing awareness to the wage gap between men and women. Equal Pay Day... Read More

Entertainment business executive Valerie Meraz

The Boss: TV & Film Exec Valerie Meraz

by Gil Robertson   Apr 03, 2017

Valerie Meraz once considered a career in journalism before pivoting to a professional life in film and television. Today, she is the Senior Vice... Read More