United Airlines Names Rosalind Brewer to Board of Directors

United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (UAL) announced that Rosalind (Roz) Brewer is joining its Board of Directors. Brewer is an influential leader with CEO experience, repeatedly recognized by Fortune and Forbes among their "Most Powerful Women in Business."

This Women’s History Month JPMorgan Chase’s Renée Horne Talks Career, Finances and Achieving Success

Women’s History Month is a time to come together to celebrate and recognize the achievements and contributions of women throughout the years. For this Women’s History Month, we spoke with Renée Horne, Chief Marketing & Experience Officer, Chase Auto, based in Dallas-Fort Worth, to discuss her career journey, share tips on taking charge of your finances and other recommendations to achieving success.

Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) Announces $1 Million Grant by Comcast to Support Black Entrepreneurs

The Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE), the largest center in the world dedicated to growing, scaling, and developing Black Entrepreneurs, proudly announces a $1 million grant by Comcast NBCUniversal to help advance RICE initiatives aimed at uplifting entrepreneurs in the Atlanta community and beyond. The grant will help propel the acceleration of Digital RICE, the "Level UP" Speaker Series, and the RICE Data Science Initiative, which together will provide mentorship and resources from renowned industry experts in legal, accounting, marketing, sales strategy, pricing, and HR, to grow the organization's support of Black entrepreneurs.

Building a more inclusive economy: Q&A with JPMorgan Chase’s Thelma Ferguson

All communities should have the resources they need to strengthen their economic futures. This Black History Month, JPMorgan Chase is affirming their commitment to breaking down barriers -- including the racial wealth gap -- and promoting opportunity for all.

Black-Owned Small Businesses Find Success With Support from SCORE

Black-owned businesses generate more than $183 billion in annual revenue, according to U.S. Census data. To contribute to this ongoing success, SCORE – mentors to America's small businesses and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration – encourages Black entrepreneurs to seek out a mentor who can support them on their business journey.


KeyBank (NYSE: KEY) announced placement of $50 million in deposits with six Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs), including four Black-owned banks or managed banks and two banks serving Alaskan Native and Native American communities. As a founding member of the Economic Opportunity Coalition, KeyBank is pioneering the support of placing deposits with urban and rural community lending institutions to further enhance their ability to serve historically under-resourced communities. This effort is one of many that symbolizes KeyBank's larger purpose: to help clients and communities thrive.

Revolutionizing Economic Equality: Our Money United to Launch the First Black Wall Street Spending Ticker, Transforming Consumer Spending and Corporate Accountability

On Tuesday, March 12, 2024, Our Money United will unveil the Black Wall Street Spending Ticker, a pioneering technology driving consumer spending transformation with corporate accountability. The highly anticipated reveal of the Conscious Spending Platformed is led by Friends of the Movement (FotM) Global, the Atlanta Black Chambers Foundation, the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Original Black Wall Street (Greenwood-Tulsa Chamber), in collaboration with civil rights and social justice organizations nationwide. The Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship (RICE), the largest Black incubator in the nation, will house the Black Wall Street Ticker.

Minority Business Development Agency Under Secretary Cravins Announces Formation of MBDA Minority Business Enterprise Advisory Council

Donald R. Cravins, Jr., Under Secretary of Commerce for Minority Business Development, announced the formation of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency's (MBDA) Minority Business Enterprise Advisory Council. As stated in The Minority Business Development Act of 2021, this council will advise and assist MBDA in their mission to promote the growth of minority owned businesses.


Group Black, a trailblazing Black-owned media company dedicated to connecting brands with diverse audiences, proudly unveils a few groundbreaking initiatives for 2024. At the top of the year, the company will introduce the first-of-its-kind Group Black Audience and Insight Platform, a category-leading solution. Group Black also announces an innovative partnership with Zeta Global (NYSE: ZETA), the AI-Powered Marketing Cloud. These initiatives mark a significant leap for Group Black, offering exclusive avenues for brand growth focusing on relevance, resonance, and reach, particularly within the Black and Hispanic sectors.

5 Tips to Help Improve your Credit Score in 2024

Establishing credit is one of the most important keys to achieving financial health and creating generational wealth. A good credit score shows you have a track record of borrowing money responsibly and is important to landlords, mortgage lenders, financial institutions and more. The higher your credit score, the lower your interest rates will be on credit cards and loans, helping you save money over time.

Meet Charis Jones, the fashion CEO changing lives in Africa and beyond

Charis Jones, CEO and Creative Director of Sassy Jones, is the first black female entrepreneur to build two girls dormitories at a Kenyan education center in Africa. Her initiatives have allowed prepubescent young girls to live separately from the boys, while maturing into confident young women. A percentage of every purchase with the brand goes toward the supplies to aid in the epidemic of menstrual poverty and the success of school in Kenya. In commemoration of the brand's philanthropic efforts, Sassy Jones designed a collection inspired by precious moments with the tribes and children.

BBB Business Tip: Apply These 5 Uncommon Techniques to Grow Your Small Business

As a small business owner, you know that you should be constantly growing to be successful in the long term. To do so, you need to hire the right people, market your brand, and find new customers. Despite knowing the right steps to take, however, small business growth can be challenging, requiring you to make strategic decisions about how you spend your time and money. While you likely already have a rough outline for achieving business growth, there are a few useful techniques you may not have heard of, that can help you achieve success for your small business.

UrbanGeekz Partners with CultureBanx for Editorial Series Showcasing Black Innovation Alliance Members

Digital news brand UrbanGeekz has teamed up with CultureBanx for an exciting media partnership showcasing Black Innovation Alliance member organizations.

UrbanGeekz Unveils Inaugural UrbanGeekz 50 to Showcase Gamechangers in Tech, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Award-winning digital media brand UrbanGeekz has published its first-ever 2023 UrbanGeekz 50 List. "It's an honor and privilege to curate this list celebrating Black excellence across the innovation economy," said Kunbi Tinuoye, founder and CEO of UrbanGeekz. "Our goal is to profile and celebrate visionaries making an impact, breaking boundaries, and inspiring others to do better."


Coqual, a leading global think tank, today released a new white paper with the results of its second annual Black Equity Index (BEI), a benchmarking tool created for companies to drive measurable change, track true progress, and demonstrate their commitment to racial equity in the workplace.