Friday, December 9, 2022

Business

Black radio always has been important and, in some cases, life changing. Programs explicitly targeted to Black audiences brought together their music, stories, and culture, propelling Black artists into the mainstream while broadcasting news of the ever-growing civil rights movement. It's...
Financial investment momentum is building in Memphis as more developers look to plant their flags in the Bluff City. One minority-owned equity firm is joining the anticipated progression, with plans to invest hundreds of millions in the city they consider...
A company that nets a Minority Enterprise Development Award has earned the highest level of national recognition that a minority-owned firm can receive from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Among the 2022 winners is The Carter Malone Group of...
The cookie shop where rapper Young Dolph was fatally shot in a daylight ambush 10 months ago has reopened. Makeda’s Homemade Cookies welcomed customers Saturday for the first time since Young Dolph, 36, was killed Nov. 17 in a shooting...
Betina Hunt was crowned the first Ms. Tennessee Corporate America last Sunday (Sept. 18) during a ceremony at The Board Room at Hickory Ridge Mall. Hunt is the former chapter president of the Greater Memphis Chapter of International Association of...
Set in the Bank of America in East Memphis, about 70 business owners and aspiring business owners recently received valuable financial lessons during Capital Conversations, which was held in conjunction with the August observance of National Black Business Month. The...
Gov. Bill Lee and Mayor Jim Strickland talked “opportunity” at the “Power Breakfast” that opened the Wednesday session of the Mid-South Minority Business Council (MMBC) Continuum’s 15th Annual Economic Development Forum. “It’s not the lack of ability people have, but...
Fired by Starbucks as they moved to form a union, a group of former workers – known as the Memphis Seven – have picked up the backing of a federal judge, who has ruled that the coffee-serving giant must...
A summit and an open invitation to minority-owned businesses accented the buildup to the 2022 FedEx St. Jude Championship golf tournament, which began with play at TPC Southwind on Thursday. The theme – Make Golf Your Business – set the...
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare President and CEO Michael Ugwueke has been named one of the “2022 Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America” by Savoy magazine. Savoy’s ranking of their Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America is widely considered...