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Actor Hill Harper launches The Black Wall Street platform aimed at empowering investors of color

The Black Wall Street app goes live on June 1 and will offer a digital wallet for peer-to-peer payment and the ability to trade cryptocurrencies. Nearly a century after Black Wall Street — a center of Black business in the Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma, that was destroyed in a… Read more »

Byron Allen announces launch of TheGrio.TV, to premiere MLK weekend

  TheGrio.TV, which debuts on Friday, Jan. 15, “is especially important to me,” says Allen, “as it will both serve and uplift all viewers.” With the slogan, “Our Culture Forever,” TheGrio.TV will bring movies, sitcoms, dramas, concerts, talk shows, variety shows, game shows, news and lifestyle content into homes via… Read more »

Killer Mike, Andrew Young to Open the Nation’s Newest Black-Owned Bank

Killer Mike has done it again. This time he has partnered with civil rights legend Andrew J. Young and entrepreneur Ryan Glove to launch the country’s newest Black-owned bank and financial institution. Having already secured $3 million in seed funding from private investors, Greenwood Bank will be the first digital… Read more »

Founder of Black-Owned Vegan Soul Food Restaurant Chain to Open 3 New Locations

Tamearra Dyson, the chef and owner of Souley Vegan, an Oakland, California-based Black-owned restaurant that serves vegan soul food meals, is reportedly set to open three new locations in California. As the pandemic continues, the new restaurants will be adapted to take orders for delivery and pick-up. Source: Founder of… Read more »

Black Cultural Events Celebrates 200th Weekly Newsletter Issue

LOS ANGELES – July 1, 2020 – BCE Media Inc., parent company of online events calendar BlackCulturalEvents.com and led by CEO Pamela Ashe-Thomas, celebrated a significant milestone for their popular newsletter reaching the 200th consecutive issue of the weekly newsletter Black Cultural Events Weekly. Every week for the last 200… Read more »