Friday, December 9, 2022

Business

For even the largest of businesses, the costs of providing health care coverage can be formidable. However, for small businesses, the costs can be crippling.  To help these employers – and their employees – stay healthy, the Greater Memphis Chamber...
As we wrap up this Women’s History Month Women in Business Series, a reminder that this month’s theme is Providing Healing, Promoting Hope. There are so many ways the Black woman, and our community as a whole, needs to...
Nicola Vassell made history last summer as the first African-American woman to own her own large-scale, contemporary art gallery, the Nicola Vassell Gallery in New York City. Seeing that art is such an integral part of our culture, I...
City planners, development consultants and other experts provided a crash course in possible changes in store for the region during the West Tennessee Mega-Site/Blue Oval City forum at the Halloran Centre in Downtown Memphis on Thursday. Presented by the Memphis...
African Americans have long been known for influencing fashion through our culture and creativity. Some of the first notable African-American female fashion designers left their indelible mark on the industry through iconic works.  Zelda Wynn Valdes was the first to...
Ashley Tucker jumped started her virtual online hairstyle training class on Feb. 26 with these exhortative questions: “Is everybody ready? Excited?”  The four-hour class educated her audience about locs, a type of dreadlock, and braiding techniques, and how to care...
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If you’re like me, you remember your grandmother hand-churning ice cream on the back porch in the summer. There was nothing better than that sweet, cold treat on a hot Memphis summer day. Black women are known for making...
“What do we want?” was the call and “Union” was the response as the Rev. Dr. William Barber II led a march along Poplar Avenue in support of Starbucks employees moving to organize. Barber, president and senior lecturer at Repairers...
U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo Tuesday (March 8) praised the “creative and innovative” spirit of African-American female entrepreneurs during a luncheon in Memphis on International Women’s History Day. Engaging with African-American women business owner, Adeyemo lauded...