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Black Cannabis Business Owners, Pioneers, and Trailblazers to Celebrate on 4/20

The cannabis industry is filled with lucrative opportunities as public policy and popular opinion shift towards marijuana reform and prohibition. Here's a roundup of black entrepreneurs and trailblazers paving the way in cannabis culture and profiting from the "green rush." The post Black Cannabis...

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Magic Johnson Joins Ice Cube’s Bidding Group to Acquire Sports Networks From Disney

Magic Johnson has joined rapper and entrepreneur Ice Cube’s underdog bid to acquire 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co. The post Magic Johnson Joins Ice Cube’s Bidding Group to Acquire Sports Networks From Disney appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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Rapper and Fyre Festival co-founder Ja Rule reportedly owes the IRS more than $2 million in back taxes on liens over the course of a decade. The post Rapper and Fyre Festival Co-Founder Ja Rule Reportedly in Tax Trouble appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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Hennessy Launches $10 Million Fund for HBCU Graduate Students

Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Hennessy have partnered up to launch of the Hennessy Fellows program, a $10 million graduate scholarship initiative designed to equip the next generation of African American leaders through financial assistance, access, and real-world skill application. The post...

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Patricia Robinson, a broadcast media industry veteran and local community leader, talks about climbing the ladder in the New York urban radio market. The post Meet Radio Industry Vet and Community Leader Patricia Robinson appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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This Tech Summit Continues to Spearhead Innovation in Haiti

The Haiti Tech Summit is back for its third annual conference and changes are in full effect. The post This Tech Summit Continues to Spearhead Innovation in Haiti appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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Jackie Robinson’s Daughter on Carrying on Her Father’s Legacy and Working With Budweiser

Jackie Robinson's daughter, Sharon, spoke with Black Enterprise about teaming up with Budweiser to carry out her father's legacy. The post Jackie Robinson’s Daughter on Carrying on Her Father’s Legacy and Working With Budweiser appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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Critics of PACs believe that these committees create an unfair advantage to incumbents, weakens the political influence of the everyday citizen. The post Kamala Harris, Other Dems Are Rejecting PACs, But Not All Are Bad appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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Today is the day that all taxes are due. So how do you digitize your taxes and claim your deductions? The post The Best Way to Electronically File Taxes, Plus, Deductions You May Have Missed appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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Capitalism, economic development, and gentrification. Some people revere them as driving forces that keep America as a world leader; while others suffer. The post Capitalism, Economic Development, Gentrification: Who Benefits? appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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Four Tips on How to Give a Knockout Presentation

Giving a presentation in front of your peers, clients, or in front of a board is one of the more stress inducing tasks for most people The post Four Tips on How to Give a Knockout Presentation appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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Ready or Not: Should You Start Your Own Business?

Are you ready to start your own business? Take into account considerations such as time and the necessary financial investment. The post Ready or Not: Should You Start Your Own Business? appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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PayPal Exec, Peggy Alford, Poised to Become First Black Woman to Sit on Facebook’s Board

In a just-announced nomination, PayPal exec Peggy Alford may become the first black woman to sit on Facebook's board of directors. The post PayPal Exec, Peggy Alford, Poised to Become First Black Woman to Sit on Facebook’s Board appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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What You Need to Know Before Launching a Home-Based Business

Starting a home-based business can be exciting and lucrative. Study all aspects of your company carefully before committing your time, money, and reputation The post What You Need to Know Before Launching a Home-Based Business appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative recently announced that it will award $6.9 million to support several universities in increasing diversity efforts related to STEM on their campuses. The post Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students appeared first...

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La-Van Hawkins, a black entrepreneur in the food industry, just died at the age of 61. The serial entrepreneur found success in the food industry. The post Fast Food Mogul, Serial Entrepreneur La-Van Hawkins Dies at 61 appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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After years of trying to remake the former BE 100s company that launched such brands as Ebony and Jet magazines, Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Co. files for bankruptcy, succumbing to financial challenges and failure to find new funding sources. The post With Bankruptcy Filing, An End of An Era...

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Inspired by his late father, Notorious B.I.G., CJ Wallace created Think BIG as a movement to challenge the world to rethink cannabis. The post Cannabis Brand Founded by CJ Wallace to Honor His Late Father, Notorious B.I.G. appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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Business Plan Do’s and Don’ts

A solid business plan can hone your idea and start you off on your entrepreneurial journey the right way. Here's how to create one. The post Business Plan Do’s and Don’ts appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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Degrees that yield a high salary are important for African American students. Here are the highest-paying college degrees for African Americans. The post 10 Highest-Paying College Degrees for African Americans appeared first on Black Enterprise.

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