Friday, February 26, 2021
By Erick Johnson Broadway was quiet on Tuesday. For over two minutes, a photographer stood in the middle of the street taking pictures without a single car driving by. At the Save More Supermarket on Broadway, shelves once stocked with household items stood bare. Across town in the Miller neighborhood, downtown...
Democrats succeeded in attaching more money for hospitals and health care workers, as well as some restrictions on a fund to help big business. By Igor Bobic, Huffington Post After days of marathon negotiations and a tense shouting match on the Senate floor, lawmakers reached a deal with the Trump administration...
By Joseph Zeballos-Roig, Business Insider Sen. Mitt Romney rolled out a plan on Monday to send a one-time, $1,000 check to every American adult. The aim is to increase spending during the coronavirus outbreak. The 2012 Republican presidential candidate applauded the House coronavirus response package in a press release. But he...
By NDSMITH, The Source Do you have a thriving consumer-based business and it is in need of a quick little jolt of money? Well, then perhaps you should tap Mr. Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter and his Marcy Venture Partners firm to see if you qualify as a candidate for their latest...
The card from OneUnited Bank shows the legendary abolitionist making a cross-armed gesture that clearly has multiple meanings. By David Moye, Huffington Post The nation’s largest Black-owned bank is honoring Harriet Tubman with a debit card, but many people on social media have their doubts. Some suggested it was more of...
By Selena Hill, Black Enterprise Nine-year-old Nevaeh Woods of Macomb County, Michigan, is one step closer to realizing her dreams of becoming a fashion designer. Woods began creating custom designs for her Barbie dolls using household items like ribbons, socks, gemstones, scissors, and a hot glue gun, WDIV reports. Impressed by...
The beauty "bawse" wants to help entrepreneurs kickstart their business. By Jennifer Ford, ESSENCE When you hear the name Courtney Adeleye, you probably think of money moves. The beauty maven is the founder of The Mane Choice, a wildly popular and lucrative hair care line whose mission is to help women grow...
By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton, Black Enterprise Hip-hop continues to grow and it encourages others to do the same! According to CNBC, Hakeem “Chamillionaire” Seriki is holding a $100,000 competition to assist a minority-founded startup company. The pitch competition has already started and will continue until Dec. 6, 2019. To enter, startups should...
By Jay Conner, The Root The Black dollar is big business. With $1.3 trillion in annual buying power, the influence we wield on the global economy is undeniable. Yet far too often, we’re unable to fully capitalize on our collective monetary might. Looking to break this cycle is OneUnited Bank—the largest...
Goodbye Outlander And Power? By Mae Abdulbaki, Cinema Blend Relationships between cable companies and cable networks/studios have always required a balancing act to maintain. This was apparent back in 2010 when CBS and Comcast were close to ending their partnership because they couldn’t reach a deal, and various situations occurred this...