Former Teenpreneur Accused of Scamming Millions of Dollars from the African American Church Community
As Ephren Taylor Jr. approaches 30, his story of honor has turned to one of shame. He stands accused by SEC stealing millions from black church-goers.
As the tech field grows, camps spring up to encourage youth participation.
Business schools love to boast of their diverse student body population. They claim minority enrollment is up, with many of the top programs declaring that their ethnic and racial minorities comprise a quarter or more of their student population. But when you take a closer look at the numbers, you discover that most of it [...]
So you say you’re an entrepreneur who knows how to navigate the ever-changing digital scene, but do you really have what it takes to be a web-savvy pro? Take a look at what Inc.com notes are the habits of web-savvy entrepreneurs. 1. You’re an email ninja. Email ninjas don’t check their email constantly throughout the [...]
Hue-Man Bookstore & Café wasn’t a giant brand recognized nationwide. But it held its own in Harlem as an outlet for African American literature. Now after almost ten years in business, WNYC announces that the Harlem Bookstore will have to close its doors. CEO Marva Allen says interest in books haven’t waned, in fact her [...]
For six years, beloved Grammy award-winning singer Lauryn Hill has maintained sporadic appearances in the media. But now, she’s back in the news, and this time it’s not for singing. MSNBC.com reports that Hill plead guilty in Newark, New Jersey’s federal court to three counts of failing to file federal income tax returns. Hill faces [...]
Despite an increasing level of development in African American entrepreneurship, venture capitalists have yet to show real interest.
For starters, millennials want more than money
We all want to change something in our lives. Some of us want a better job, some want to get a job and others hope to launch a business. If you find yourself muttering “I need to get my life together,” for the 100th time and it’s only Monday, maybe it’s time to make some [...]
The NOLA Business Alliance is boosting its efforts to make the Essence Music Festival’s presence a financial benefit to its host city New Orleans. According to Nola.com, the alliance is inviting top-level executives from countries around the nation during the week’s festivities, in an attempt to persuade them to invest in the city. The 10 [...]