Just in case you’ve missed some of the news content we published last week, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a roundup of some of the small business stories published on BlackEnterprise.com
- Comprehensive coverage of Martin Luther King Jr’s 50th anniversary in Memphis, Tennessee.
- Former Morehouse College President is heading to Harvard University.
- Bev Armstrong, a former biotech executive turned owner of Brazo Fuerte, the first female-owned brewery in Massachusetts partners with Samuel Adams beer.
- Rev. Kirbyjon Caldwell, Houston megachurch pastor was indicted by federal prosecutors for allegedly duping “vulnerable and elderly” investors out of more than $1 million.
- Leading economist, Lawrence Boykins and his brother, Boyce Watkins launch the Black Business School.
- Oberlin College graduate wants to create a music scholarship in Austin bomber’s victims’ name.
- The Gathering Spot—a coworking space in midtown Atlanta has raised $3 million.
- American Airlines appoints Cornelius Boone as its new Vice President of Member Services.
- J.P. Morgan invests $2.5 million to help grow small businesses.
- Study: Black women engineers lack role models and experience increased bias at work.
- Mark Zuckerberg takes responsibility for his company’s role in the data and privacy scandal that’s plaguing the White House.
- Walmart awards $4 million to diversity causes and groups.
- Millennials want to own businesses but are afraid of risks.
- Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, a stalwart in South Africa’s fight against apartheid passed away at a hospital in Johannesburg on April 2.
- American Airlines appoint Walmart executive as its new Vice President of Member Services.
- Millennials make moves in Memphis 50 years after Martin Luther King’s assassination.
- Nipsey Hustle wants to bridge the gap between the inner city and silicon valley
- Scholly announces scholarship fund for Howard University students affected by the financial aid scandal.
- Legendary bridal designer Amsale Aberra dies at 64.
- 5 things to know about cryptocurrency and taxes
- Millennial Moves: Roshawnna Novellus founded EnrichHER to empower female founders with the capital needed to build their businesses.
- This app allows you to seamlessly borrow from peers.
- Tech x Oakland (Tech x OAK) Summit, a two-day gathering for founders of color created by founders of color, which will take place April 20.
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