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Community groups and local companies are gathering next week for a two-day business conference for early andemerging entrepreneurs. Young Black & ‘N Business, a networking organization that works to empower young entrepreneurs in San Diego’s underserved communities, is hosting its second annual BIZCON on April 5 and 6 at the San Diego Convention Center. The […]

Armed with a unique ‘Cards for Sharing’ game, it is a space where no-holds-barred, deep, meaningful conversations come straight from the heart Link to the digital films: BENGALURU, India, March 30, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — After two years of being boxed up, diverse connections and meaningful conversations have become more significant than ever. Throughout time, the spirit […]

A think tank has warned that a large number of manufacturing jobs in the Black Country are under threat Already this year a number of manufacturers in the region have made redundancies as they have been hit by issues including rising energy prices and soaring inflation. The report Net Zero to Level Up, from cross-party […]

Journalist and author A’Lelia Bundles ’74 has just submitted the second-to-last chapter of her forthcoming book to her editor, and she’s looking forward to celebrating its publication early next year. In an interview with The Harvard Crimson, Bundles discussed her latest work, her time at Harvard, and her writing process. Bundles’s next book is a […]

Dangote Leads Forbes’ List of 28 Black Billionaires in the World, Alakija Falls Off, Oprah Winfrey in Dangote leads list of 28 black billionaires in the world, Alakija missing Nigeria and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has remained the wealthiest black man in the world The latest list contains three Nigerians and one woman and […]

Published March 29, 2023, 5:00 am CT 2023-03-29 05:00 5:00 March 29, 2023 am We’re answering the “how” and “why” of business & economy news. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. Last year, Heather McCulloch set out across the country asking women a question that has long . . .

INDIANAPOLIS — Comedian Kevin Hart awarded a $10,000 business grant to Indianapolis restaurant Black Leaf Vegan, according to a post from their social media accounts. The Local Initiatives Support Corporation and Kevin Hart’s Gran Coramino Tequila announced funding for 50 small businesses led by Black and Latinx entrepreneurs. The Black Leaf Vegan was the only […]

By Chuck Walker MOBILE, Ala. – The Serenity Prayer. A common and well-known prayer, and a prayer that also serves as inspiration for longtime U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District employee Sonya Rodgers. Rodgers, Chief of the Office of Small Business Programs, has worked for the federal government for 40 years, 35 of which […]

Isaac Perlmutter, the famously frugal Marvel Entertainment chairman who unsuccessfully worked to shake up the Walt Disney Company’s board in the past year, has been laid off as part of a cost-cutting campaign. Disney confirmed the move. Mr. Perlmutter, 80, was told by phone on Wednesday that Marvel Entertainment, a small division centered on consumer […]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has appointed prominent civil and structural engineer and business leader Wilbur Milhouse III to the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. With more than 30 years of experience in his field, Milhouse is chairman and CEO of Milhouse Engineering and Construction, Inc. Along with his experience as an Illinois entrepreneur, Milhouse brings […]

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