In case you’ve missed some of the news content we published this week, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a roundup of some of the biggest black business stories on BlackEnterprise.com
- Meet the unsung black woman scientist whose groundbreaking work was discovered by Twitter.
- Did you know there are other black women royals around the world besides Meghan Markle?
- A week after appointing Risa Lavizzo-Mourey to its board of directors, Intel announced that it is very close to reaching its full representation goal.
- Virgil Abloh, founder of streetwear line “Off White” will join Louis Vutton as its Artistic Director of Menswear.
- There is no doubt Cardi B is making “money moves” but when your tax rate is north of 40% it definitely hurts the pocket a little.
- Linda Brown, the woman at the epicenter of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case that ended legal segregation in schools passed away Monday. She was 76.
- Hundreds of thousands of students took to the streets around the country last weekend to call for gun regulations. Here are five shocking and outrageous responses to the March for Our Lives.
- Former President Barack Obama spent two full terms in office and while he had some missteps, it isn’t comparable with what we’re seeing with the current administration. In remembrance of simpler times, here are five things that Obama did that drove his critics crazy.
- “45 Great Moments in Black Business” continues with No. 15: Black investment banks and Google’s $2.7 billion IPO.
- Gwen Jimmere, the first African American to hold a patent for a natural hair product, shares her tips on how to get your products in big-name retail stores.
- BE’s list of 25 black women changing the world
- Like President Donald Trump or not, here’s how the new tax laws are good and bad for black small businesses.
- Seventeen-year-old Malachi Jones is a wunderkind who just received the Gold Medal Portfolio, an award that has been won by the likes of Stephen King, Truman Capote, and other famous writers.
- New Corporate Moves This Week: Susan Rice joins the board of Netflix; Wall Street vet Edith Cooper joins Etsy’s board; Mississippi names its first black higher-ed commissioner; The Russell Center announces a new CEO; and Ronnie Hawkins joins Omnicom Group’s board.
- Shaquille O’Neal sits down for a new interview with HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.