Black History Was Made Through Crowdfunding

Soul Food Market will become reality because we will make it so. We are crowdfunding to produce a supermarket filled with Black owned products but this shouldn’t be strange or new to us. Black people have a rich history of crowdfunding and we’ve successfully used it to build many amazing institutions. Crowdfunding is simply us […]

Who Is Robert F. Smith?

By now you know that a Black billionaire spoke at Morehouse’s 2019 graduation ceremony and pledged to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class. His name? Robert Frederick Smith. He is the richest Black person in America — richer than Oprah and Jordan, combined. He largely made his fortune investing in the […]

Jay Z’s Foundation To Take High School Students On HBCU Bus Tour

Jay Z is no stranger to going on tour but this current one is all about Black institutions. The Shawn Carter Foundation has taken 125 high school students from New York and New Jersey on a bus tour of 11 HBCUs. Each of the students have previously been accepted to at least one school and […]