Friday, September 25, 2020
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Business

The fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) is prompting large and small employers to enforce guidelines that prevent the spread of the disease. Businesses are ramping-up efforts to keep work stations sanitized and are continuously reminding employees to practice disease prevention guidelines from...
Memphis Black Restaurant Week founder Cynthia Daniels said the 2020 version of the annual event has been beneficial for participating restaurants, the challenge of the coronavirus notwithstanding. “People came out and supported them in spite of the uncertainty of this...
The director of the Governor's Office of Diversity Business Enterprise, Sheila Simpson will be in Memphis Thursday morning to address issues of particular concern to African-American contractors in the Memphis area. The 8 a.m. session is being hosted by Memphis...
“Stepping Up!” is the theme for the eighth annual rendition of the Best In Black Awards hosted by the parent company of The New Tri-State Defender and set for Feb. 6 at Central Station Hotel, located at 545 S....
Some of the sounds coming from Handy Park in the Beale Street Entertainment District in Downtown Memphis are chest-rattling forerunners of a wave of improvements under the guidance of an African-American-owned, general-contracting firm, Castle Black Construction. Twin brothers Jarrett Logan...
It wasn’t that Malik Mayweather’s mother didn’t want him and his two sisters. But when it became apparent that she and her long-time, live-in boyfriend were going to end their relationship, Malik’s mother made the hardest decision she would...
River City Capital Investment (RCC), an affiliate of Community Lift, was awarded $225,000 from the U. S. Department of Treasury as a part of their community development financial institution (CDFI) Fund. “This is flexible, no-cost capital that RCC can use...
Fashion and custom bridal gown designer Jalona Marie Falkner has created a new company called The China Connect to share her knowledge and overseas success with other entrepreneurs. “I launched The China Connect initially to provide bridal salon owners, dress...
A company that is proposing a 45-mile crude oil pipeline to run through Shelby, DeSoto and Marshall counties is planning a series of open houses toward the end of January and into February, according to Deidre Malone, a spokesperson...
A development boom projected to draw more business, tourists and residents is unfolding in Downtown Memphis. At the same time, Memphis and it’s 60 percent African American population still carries America’s second highest poverty rate at 27.8 percent. As an...
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