Ciara’s Ten to One Rum Receives $1M Investment From Private Equity Firm

Ciara’s Ten to One rum venture with entrepreneur Marc Farrell is getting some major support. The pair recently recently secured a $1 million investment from private equity firm InvestBev Group, according to The Spirits Business. The investment is supposed to help the company elevate its presence in the Caribbean rum sector and reach new markets.  […]

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky Share First Photos of Newborn Son Riot Rose

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky are showing off their new baby, Riot Rose, to the world. The power couple recently welcomed their son on August 3 in Los Angeles, according to TMZ. And the mom-of-two is now posing with her family of four, including 16-month-old son RZA, for the first time. The “Umbrella” singer can be […]

HBCU Transformation Project Receives $124M to Support Enrollment, Graduation, and Employment

A coalition of several historically Black colleges and universities is getting some major financial support. The HBCU Transformation Project, a coalition of 40 historically Black colleges and universities, recently announced a $124 million gift from philanthropic funders Blue Meridian Partners. According to its website, Blue Meridian Partners is a “pioneering philanthropic model for finding and […]

Black-Owned Wanderstay Boutique Hotel Opens in Houston

Houston has a new Black-owned hotel that is making quite the statement in the east downtown area of the city. According to Community Impact, a press release from the office of Houston Mayor, Sylvester Turner, recognizes the Wanderstay Boutique Hotel as the only Black-owned hotel in the Houston-area. The hotel is owned by Deidre Mathis, who founded the […]

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