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Ken Chenault, the outgoing CEO of American Express, is joining Facebook’s board of directors.

The technology industry has come under fire in recent…

Richelieu Dennis' Sundial Brands is being acquired by Unilever, a British-Dutch transnational consumer goods company co-headquartered in Rotterdam,…

Richard D. Parsons, senior advisor to Providence Equity Partners, former chairman of Citigroup, and the former chairman and CEO of Time Warner and…

Steve Stoute, the former president of Interscope Records, has launched a new company call UnitedMasters with backing from Silicon Valley VCs. Over the…

David L. Steward is America's newest Black Billionaire according to the Bloomberg's Billionaire Index. He first appeared on the index on September 28,…

I.am+, the tech startup founded by rapper and entrepreneur will.i.am, has raised $117 million in venture funding, the company disclosed as it…

The retirement of Mr. Chenault, who has been with American Express for 37 years, will leave just three black executive at the CEO or Chairman level of…

Viacom Inc. announced it has entered into a comprehensive, multi-year content partnership with the award-winning writer, director, producer, actor and…

Tesla Inc. has appointed Linda Johnson Rice, who leads the Johnson Publishing Company, to serve as an independent director on its board.

Johnson Rice…

2017/01/30 - Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire UniRush, LLC, and its operating…

Rosalind Brewer, the first woman and first black person to lead a business unit of Wal-Mart, is stepping down at the end of January 2017. Her…

Forbes magazine has published is annually ranking of the 400 Richest Americans for 2016. Again only two black Americans were on the list this year, Op…

Jay Z signed a two-year deal to produce TV and film projects with the The Weinstein Company.

In a statement, Jay Z said, "I’m excited to tell stories…

Proven technology industry executive and human rights advocate to lead company's equality initiatives, reporting to Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff.

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…

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.

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