November 21, 2021

The Isom Twins and The First Black Owned Anime Studio

The Isom twins, Arthell and Darnell Isom, along with Henry Thurlow have founded Japan’s first Black owned anime studio, D’ART Shtajio. The name, according to their website, means the “foundation of art.

August 3, 2021

BEAN Now, the Black-owned Clubhouse Alternative

Darren Walker, founder and CEO of the social network app BEAN Now, just launched a new Clubhouse-like feature called Beanstalk. This feature allows users to have live, audio only conversations on topics that they’ve chosen with friends or followers in pods, which act as a group chat, on the BEAN Now app. BEAN Now, which […]

August 3, 2021

Increasing Diversity in Wealth Management

The work of wealth managers is to help high-net worth individuals manage their wealth and as such, meet their financial objectives. And, for Araya Mesfin, this job description is not restricted to race nor color. Firms may need to start looking into diversity in wealth management. In this article, you’ll learn about this high-profile financial […]

August 2, 2021

Optimizing The Black Male Leadership Pipeline: A Conversation with Damon Richardson & Kobie Fuller

When it comes to Black men in leadership for major companies, Black men are underrepresented. This isn’t because there’s a lack of talented or educated Black men. This is the case because there is an issue with the pipeline. For too long the pipeline for leadership has been overlooking Black men left and right. The […]

April 21, 2021

Camp Yoshi, Luxury Camp Experience for Black Travelers

Rashad Frazier, a chef, was on a sort of wilderness retreat with his family, posting the pictures of landscapes they took on Instagram when friends and family started reaching out to him. When he informed them of where he was, they would ask questions like “aren’t you worried?” and “are you sure that you’re safe?” […]

April 20, 2021

Black Bread Co, The First Black-Owned Sliced Bread Company

The Black Bread Co., as seen on Ellen, is the first Black owned sliced bread company. Not in their state, or in the US, but in the world! These three best friends, Charles Alexander, Mark Edmond, and Jamel Lewis all hail from the southside of Chicago and came together to start this company in order […]

April 16, 2021

Hill Harper introduces “The Black Wall Street Wallet”

Hill Harper, star of the TV show The Good Doctor, is launching The Black Wall Street Wallet app. This app is a digital wallet that allows users to send each other money directly, similar to Cash app and Venmo. It also allows users to trade cryptocurrencies, such as Either and Bitcoin. The app’s name alone […]