Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana has admitted the government has failed Black Economic Transformation because of corruption and the nature of the implementation of the Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) policy. Godongwana was speaking at the annual Black Business Council summit in Johannesburg on Friday. The Minister has blamed increased corruption in procurement as one of the […]

When the dominoes fell, they fell swiftly. On May 11 shares in Coinbase, a cryptocurrency exchange, plummeted after a bleak earnings report. The next day, Terra, one of the best-known stablecoins (cryptocurrencies pegged to a real-life asset, in this case the dollar) crashed after losing its peg, triggering a sell-off across crypto markets. Within 24 […]

WARNING: This story contains distressing details, including racist and sexist slurs. Racism drove the manager of a Vancouver yacht charter to reject a Black woman who’d applied for a job, and he only caused more damage by using slurs and insults against her when she filed a human rights complaint, a B.C. tribunal has found. Guy Marchand […]

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BLACK ENTERPRISE’s Entrepreneurs Summit assembled a panel of experts for a discussion on “Finding Your Flavor: Building Business & Success in the Food Industry.” Launching a business in the food industry isn’t always a piece of cake. Experts shared their journeys and strategies to launch and scale a food brand and provided insight . . […]

The Rebuilding the Village Conference and Revive Black Business Expo took over CHI Health Center Friday. The event is centered on achieving equity, whether that’s showcasing Black-owned businesses or focusing on those conversations about Black wealth and long-term self-sufficiency.”It’s been almost three years since we had our last conference,” Willie Barney said. Empowerment Network founder […]

EDINBURG, Texas – Effective Monday, May 25, 2022, Palm Valley Animal Society will be ceasing regular intake operations from our municipal partners and the general public so that we can address a black mold issue that has recently been discovered in our Trenton Center, 2501 W. Trenton Rd. Intake of animals with life-threatening illness will still […]

Famous Amos, in partnership with the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), announces the second cycle of the Famous Amos Ingredients for Success Entrepreneurs Initiative, a grant and mentorship program that aims to provide the necessary tools and resources to help Black business owners thrive. The program features a pitch contest, in which prospective recipients submit […]

The CBC is seeking to meet with Biden as he decides how much student debt to cancel. The powerful group is seeking “broad-based” debt cancellation without specifying a figure. The White House is still deciding how much debt to cancel and meeting with various Democrats. Loading Something is loading. The Congressional Black Caucus joined the […]

Ray Kapoor, who spent most of his career shining a light on the talents of Peterborough musicians, will share a little bit of that spotlight May 26 when he is inducted into the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame. The former owner of the Black Horse Pub turned the business into a downtown creative mainstay, […]

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