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Tyler Perry

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

Linda Johnson Rice

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

Johnson Rice…

Russell Simmons

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

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 400

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…

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