Just before the Christmas holidays, renowned author and the second-richest woman in the world, Mackenzie Scott, donated a total of $6 billion to nearly 400 organizations, primarily focusing on Historically Black Colleges and minority institutions nationwide. Due to her high-profile divorce from Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, Scott landed a $38 billion settlement.
Thriving entrepreneur and rapper Master P is looking to buy Reebok from its parent company, Adidas. According to Forbes, Reebok has had a difficult time connecting with the younger
generation and updating its brand look.
COVID-19 has accounted for nearly two hundred thousand deaths in the United States alone, totaling in 1.17 million deaths internationally. This worldwide pandemic has affected the livelihood of humanity across the globe for an indefinite period of time. And in the United States, the Coronavirus has disproportionately affected the health and livelihood of Black and Brown Communities.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is proud to present the next page from Our American Story, a regular online series for Museum supporters. Despite the uncertain news in the world today, one story continues to speak of powerful strength and uplift: the history of the African American experience.
Pharrell Williams today announced the launch of Black Ambition, a non-profit initiative that will provide a bridge to success for Black and Latinx entrepreneurs who are launching tech, design, healthcare, and consumer products/services start-ups. Black Ambition is committed to leveling the playing field and fostering the ingenuity, determination, and resilience of underrepresented entrepreneurs. As part of the launch, Williams announced two prize competitions – The Black Ambition HBCU Prize and