Articles & News Stories About Black Executives & Companies.

On Twitter, I am best known as a curator of African tech news and in general as someone promoting tech entrepreneurship in Africa. In fact, many think…

The Board of Directors of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) has appointed Chief Executive Officer Marvin R. Ellison to the additional position of…

Robert L. Johnson

The RLJ Companies and Roth Capital Partners Launch RLJ Capital Markets, a Full Service Minority Owned Investment Bank and Brokerage Firm. The firm…

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) recently announced the appointment Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. to its Board of Directors.

Ursula Burns plans to step down from her role as CEO of Xerox later this year, following the companies separation into two stand alone companies.

Debra Lee

Twitter, Inc. announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed Debra L. Lee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BET Networks, to serve…

President Obama has appointed Janice Bryant Howroyd, ACT-1 Group's CEO to serve on the Board of Advisors for the White House Initiative on HBCUs.

The former NBA great joins the billionaire ranks after increasing his stake in his basketball team to 89.5% from 80%, according to Forbes.com.

In March 2014, Mr. Combs, is reported to have made a $200 million bid to buy the Fuse cable-TV channel...

As part of a forthcoming study on the American dream, Woodbury University asked more than 300 Americans, “Who best epitomizes achievement of the…

Mr. Dangote plans to build a $7 billion oil refinery facility that would annually process petroleum mainly for domestic consumption. Despite being one…

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Sean “Diddy”…

Robert L. Johnson's RLJ Equity Partners LLC., has acquired regional waste hauling company R. Thompson Trucking Inc., which has been rebranded RLJ…

Michael Lee-Chin, chairman of…

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Keija Minor has been appointed editor-in-chief of Brides and Brides.com, it was announced today by Conde Nast editorial director Tom Wallace. Minor…

Oprah Winfrey, age 58, is once again America's only black billionaire and the only black person on the Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans. Ms.…

When the developer Bruce Ratner set out to buy the New Jersey Nets and build an arena for them in Brooklyn, he recruited Jay-Z, the hip-hop superstar…

Brian Nohe, a former executive at Gillette (PG) and a self-described garage band musician, was running a small company in Delray Beach, Fla., that…

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt (Net worth: US$ 6 million 2011), widely regarded as the fastest person ever.  He is the first man to hold both the 100…