Mastercard announces an investment and a partnership in Black-owned businesses

The exact amount was not disclosed. The credit card giant also unveiled a partnership with Greenwood, a fintech firm aimed at Black and Latino consumers and business owners, to issue the platform’s first debit cards. “This is part of our

Black-Owned Haircare Brand Mielle Organics Receives $100 Million Investment

Black-owned beauty brand Mielle Organics just secured a major bag by landing a multimillion-dollar investment from the firm Berkshire Partners. Seven years after co-founders Monique Rodriguez and Melvin Rodriguez launched their natural haircare brand, the CEO and COO have received

Local Black-owned brand Creamalicious ice cream is now available at Meijer

Creamalicious, from local business owner Liz Rogers, is now available online and in certain Meijer locations. The flavors include Right as Rain Red Velvet Cheesecake, Thick as Thieves Pecan Pie, Slap Yo Mama Banana Pudding, Aunt Poonies Caramel Pound Cake

Proposal submitted to open first black-owned casino in U.S.

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Urban One, Inc. submitted a $517 million proposal to the City of Richmond to develop a world-class, uniquely Richmond entertainment, dining and gaming destination. “We have been a part of the Richmond community since 1999, and

$25,000 in grants available to black-owned small businesses in Massachusetts

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Power Forward Grant, from Vistaprint, the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation, and the NAACP announced a $1M grant program that aims to create a lasting impact on black-owned small businesses across New England with grants of

After 2020, Black-owned businesses find themselves in new landscape

Before the pandemic, Black-owned businesses faced distinct and lingering obstacles. Access to capital, insurance availability, bidding on contracts can be challenges to entrepreneurs of all races — but in the struggle to build an enduring legacy, those challenges can be

This Real Estate Investor Launched Chicago’s First Black-Owned Bank, Binga State Bank

Real estate investor Jesse Binga became one of the wealthiest Black men in Chicago in the early 1900s. The Detroit native arrived in Chicago with $10 in his pockets. A few years later, he created a successful real estate empire

How Racism Ruined Black Santa Monica

Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage:Sign up for our daily newsletters. To support our non-profit public service journalism:Donate Now. In the 1940s, Nick Gabaldón, an athletic, handsome student at Santa Monica High School,

Cynthia Bailey Is Open To Joining RHOB “If It Were The Right Time And Situation”

Christmas is just one day away, but the holiday season is far from over. If you’ve been desiring to support more Black-owned businesses this season, but you’re not sure where to begin, consider checking out the Seagrams Escapes Holiday Marketplace

Inside Ujimaa, Jordan Subban’s New Site Elevating BIPOC-Owned Businesses

Chasing his NHL dream, Jordan Subban found himself faced with a nightmare. Living dorm life in his second year as a pro at Utica, New York, and playing for the Vancouver Canucks’ affiliate team—the Comets—Subban and his teammate were robbed

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