Just in case you’ve missed some of the news content we published last week, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a roundup of some of the small business stories published on BlackEnterprise.com.
- Black-owned businesses in Harlem are on the decline, and this organization has launched a program to help entrepreneurs get back on their feet.
- Walton Isaacson, the industry’s go-to ad agency for multicultural marketing and advertising, fills its newly created Chief Brand Officer role.
- Cryptocurrency company funds over 35,000 teachers’ classroom projects.
- The Marine Corps promotes Lorna Mahlock to become its first ever black woman brigadier-general.
- Cambridge Analytica, the power of data and the new MLK dream.
- An Australian union official scammed Black Lives Matter donors out of $100 thousand.
- Unity National Bank, Texas’ solitary black-owned bank, opened a branch in Atlanta last month. Find out how the Black Lives Matter movement helped save black-owned banks.
- Destination Teach: A Harvard graduate’s goal to connect African Americans to Africans living on the continent.
- The L.A. Housewives of Finance share five tips to becoming financially literate.
- An Associated Press analysis has found that black workers are still “chronically underrepresented compared with whites in high-salary jobs in technology, business, life sciences, and architecture and engineering, among other areas.”
- Former teen mom turned mompreneur is honored with the key to the city of Lakeland, Florida.
- When women advance in the workplace, men do too, a new study has found.
- Your cellphone addiction is affecting you more than you think.
- Black Web Fest will host its second annual festival at Kinfolk 94 in Brooklyn and the National Black Theatre in Harlem on April 13 and 14.
- Video gamers who lack the physical prowess to make it to the NBA can realize their hoop dreams thanks to a new e-sports league.
- AllianceBernstein promotes James Thompson to focus on wealthy multicultural investors.
- Meet the creators of WakandaCon, to be held in Chicago in August.
- Rapper Jim Jones talks about becoming a minority team owner.
- In preparation for the midterm elections, grassroots organizations step up to train campaign managers of color.
- After his visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and learning about laws that forbade “free blacks” from assembly, Ryan Wilson decided to launch a private membership co-working space.
- The Small Business Administration names Vistra Communications CEO the minority-owned business person of the year.
- Gas prices will go up this summer and gas credit cards won’t help you save.
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