When 24-year-old Bob James became president of Savannah's Carver State Bank in 1971, he was one of the youngest bank presidents in the country. Now, after more than 50 years at the helm of one of the country's few Black-owned banks, he says he's ready to hand over the bank's day-to-day operations to his son.
When the tennis megastar announced her plans to retire from competition last week, she said her future will involve a renewed focus on a venture capital firm she quietly founded eight years ago.
It’s rare these days to learn of news organizations expanding. That's especially true of small media companies that primarily serve Black and Hispanic communities. But in an effort to combat disinformation and connect underserved communities, the Pivot Fund announced last month that it’s giving out $2 million in its first round of grants to organizations throughout Georgia.
A new collaboration between Georgia's oldest public HBCU and a network of volunteer business mentors will lend real-world expertise to aspiring entrepreneurs.
Black-owned businesses were often at the back of the line when the first coronavirus relief loans were doled out. Now, some are turning to banks that specialize in minority firms for help.
Today in the Breakroom we talked about this week's top stories. We were joined by Ed Sohn , the Vice President for Product Management and Partnership at...