Black women represent one of the wealthiest and most influential demographics on the planet. We are extremely goal-oriented and career-driven, and we are very entrepreneurial. We are more likely to start a business, be successful in business, create jobs, and give back to our communities.
With Pivotal Ventures, Melinda Gates is applying lessons learned from two decades of philanthropy to venture funding. [Photo: Jason Bell]
By Melinda Gates
To change the world, it helps to get capital into the hands of people who have a different vision for it. A few years ago, I began qui
Posted on 09/14/2018 by Elynor Moss
For Immediate Release From AOL!
Former first lady Michelle Obama will be embarking on a 10-city tour to promote her memoir, Becoming, that will be more like a rock group’s concert tour supporting a new album than the usual book tour.
She will appear in arenas across the country for “An Intim
Posted on 09/13/2018 by agnes levine
New Season Features the Return of Award-Winning Syndicated Radio Personality Rickey Smiley, Along with his Crew Da Brat, Porsha Williams, Juicy, Headkrack and Gary with Da Tea
Hit Series Returns on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET/7C, Premiering October 30
TV One announced today that production is
Posted on 09/12/2018 by Elynor Moss
When you read and learn about the wisdom of Eartha Kitt, you can see way my mother was, and still is, my inspiration. At any age.
Age isn’t something we really think about until we start to do it.
When we’re little, we yearn to be ‘grown up’, and then, when we get there, we start to look
Posted on 09/06/2018 by Elynor Moss
Birmingham - area resident has a winning spirit
An Alabama State University honor student was crowned the 2018 National American Miss Alabama Teen at the state competition held recently at the Sheraton in downtown Birmingham, and she will soon be off to compete for the national title in the fall
Posted on 08/22/2018 by Reginald Culpepper
by Vernon J.Davis Jr.
It is Christmas Eve
and the snow is falling
on a lonely little house
in the countryside.
Come..., let us go inside and listen.
In this house, a little girl lies asleep
in her bed.
But sleep she doesn't stay, for she's
Posted on 12/11/2017 by Vernon Davis Jr.
We’re excited to aanounce EBONY’s 2017-2018 HBCU Campus Queens online competition. Click below to find out more about the dynamic queens representing HBCUs nationwide and vote for your favorite. You are allowed to vote for as many queens as you like. So keep coming back every day.
Voting ends at
Posted on 12/04/2017 by Elynor Moss
A happy and healthy relationship is all about balance and compromise. It is about two people coming together in love – two equals choosing to share their lives together. At times, a healthy relationship requires sacrifice but when one partner is consistently giving more than the other, it can lead t
Posted on 11/15/2017 by Elynor Moss
By Leslie N. Pollard, Ph.D, D.Min, MBA, president of Oakwood University
Nothing is more mission critical for 21st century organizations than leadership that has the technical, conceptual, and interpersonal skills demanded in our competitive environments.
Within the interpersonal domain, we wan
Posted on 03/23/2017 by Reginald Culpepper