Beyonce's BeyGOOD foundation has teamed up with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to launch a fund for black-owned small businesses struggling amid the Covid-19 pandemic and will offer grants of $10,000 dollars.
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Tim Hales/AP Liverpool F.C. won the Premier League on Thursday. In 2011, LeBron James received a 2% stake in the historic club. Liverpool, like many Premier League clubs, has grown in value, and James' initial investment has grown over six times the original value. Liverpool won its Premier League title on Thursday, thanks to an upset victory by Chelsea over Manchester City, ensuring no other club could catch Liverpool in points this season.
Drew Brees is apologizing after LeBron James was among the pro athletes to react to the New Orleans Saints quarterback's controversial comments, Meghan Markle speaks out on George Floyd and Obama delivers a powerful message.
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JAY-Z and officials at his Roc Nation entertainment company have called on a top Wisconsin prosecutor to fire and charge a police officer accused of fatally shooting three people of colour in just five years.
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Beyoncé and Jay-Z were proud parents on Sunday night. Blue Ivy Carter, the oldest of Bey and Jay's children picked up her first BET Award. The 8-year-old shared an award with her mother, WizKid, and Saint Jhn for the single "Brown Skin Girl." The collaboration won the BET HER Award, making Blue Ivy the youngest award winner ever for the BET Awards. According to CNN, 'Brown Skin Girl" is a celebration of positivity that focuses on the natural beauty of Black and brown girls.
Queen Bey has announced she will be releasing a new visual album next month. According to CNN, "Black is King" will debut on Disney+ on July 31. It will be based on music from "The Lion King: The Gift," which was a soundtrack to the 2019 remake of "The Lion King". The visual album will include appearances from Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar and Jay-Z among others.
According to Business Insider, there are 615 billionaires in America. But Forbes' Billionaires List shows that only 6 of them are Black. The lack of diversity spotlights the huge wealth gap between Black and White people in the U.S. In 2016, the median for a White family was $152,000 dollars more than its Black counterpart. Famous names like Oprah Winfrey, Jay-Z, Kanye West and Michael Jordan are among the Black billionaires listed. IT Service provider, David Steward, and Robert F.