World Bank Group Signs MOU with Jackson State University and HBCUs

Will work together to promote more inclusive and sustainable development WASHINGTON, September 23, 2022 —The World Bank Group today signed a new agreement with Jackson State University President Thomas K. Hudson, J.D. and the presidents of five other Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that will promote the sharing of knowledge and talent between the…

Applications Now Open for the Coalition to Back Black Businesses 2022-23 Grant Program

Now in its third year, the Coalition to Back Black Businesses will award $1.3 million in total grants and resources to support the long-term growth of Black-owned small businesses as they continue to navigate challenges including inflation, labor shortages, access to capital, and supply chain disruptions. (Black PR Wire) Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce…

GREENWOOD, INC ACQUIRES VALENCE TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND JOB RECRUITING FOR THE BLACK COMMUNITY

Strengthens Greenwood as the largest digital network for Blacks and minorities; Follows Recent Acquisition of The Gathering Spot and Creates a Trifecta of Fintech Product, Million Member Community, and Career Development Platform June 22, 2022 Atlanta, GA Greenwood, the digital banking platform for Black and Latino individuals and business owners, has announced the acquisition of…

The 4 Things Black people must do to prepare for the coming recession

Black Financial Advisor gives FREE money tips on YouTube Call-In Financial Talk Show “Pocket Watching with JT” (Black PR Wire) I’m a Black Certified Financial Planner who also hosts a call-in financial talk show. Both my private clients and show callers want to know what they should be doing to prepare for a recession. Here…

Comcast RISE to Award $5 Million in Grants to BIPOC-Owned, Small Businesses

Eligible businesses in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston and Philadelphia can apply for $10,000 grants. Additionally, over $2 million has been awarded to more than 20 community-based organizations and diverse chambers of commerce to provide support to BIPOC-owned, small businesses. February 09, 2021 07:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast today announced the Comcast RISE…

Citi Hires Black-Owned Firms Exclusively to Distribute $2.5 Billion Bond Issuance in Commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Collaboration with Minority-Owned Broker Dealers Reinforces Citi’s Commitment to Closing the Racial Wealth Gap in the U.S. January 28, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Citi today announced that it worked exclusively with four Black-owned firms to syndicate a $2.5 billion bond issuance, reinforcing the firm’s commitment to increasing racial equity in the…

Female Entrepreneur Motivation Basics

Photo by Melody Jacob on Unsplash On some days, it only takes one look at the humble smile of J. K. Rowling to instantly feel the writer’s block melt and make way for the chapter intro of the century. Then there’s Wednesday, when you take a glance at Sara Blakely’s achievements and see them as…