Business

U.S. Treasury Helps Black-Owned Industrial Bank Serve Marginalized Communities

By: Derek Major

Funding from the U.S. Treasury and a community partnership is helping the Black-owned Industrial Bank help businesses and people in marginalized communities. Insight News reported that The U.S. Treasury Department’s Emergency Capital Investment Program gave $82 million to Industrial Bank in June, which Industrial President and CEO B. Doyle Mitchell...

Meet the Black Media Entrepreneur Who Is Uplifting Girls and Promoting Businesses

By: Atiya Jordan

LaToyia S. Jordan, a multi-award-winning trailblazer in media, didn’t always feel confident and beautiful. Through faith and resilience, the serial entrepreneur is amplifying her mantra, “girl keep thriving,” by building our young ladies up one girl at a time. Jordan is the founder of I Am Beautiful Movement, a non-profit organization that strives...

Black-Owned Brand’s Products Destroyed In Georgia Warehouse Fire

By: Stacy Jackson

The “UnderArmie” is all armed up and puling together to help their favorite brand get back on its feet.  Founder and CEO of Play Pits All Natural Deodorant, Chantel Powell received news that all of her brand’s inventory was destroyed in a warehouse fire on the morning of September 13...

Harness The Power Of TikTok With This Marketing Essentials Training Course

By: Black Enterprise Shop

TikTok remains one of the world’s leading social media platforms. While it’s known for its ability to create and share short video clips, it has emerged as one of the leading sources of news among its millions of users. With such a strong presence, companies and individuals alike have tapped into TikTok...

Grammy-winning Rapper Coolio Dies in Los Angeles at 59

By: Kia Morgan Smith

LOS ANGELES, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Grammy-winning rapper Coolio died on Wednesday after being found unresponsive at a friend’s Los Angeles home, the New York Times reported. He was 59. Coolio, born Artis Leon Ivey Jr., was best known for his 1995 single “Gangsta’s Paradise,” from an album of the...