45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 24: A.G. Gaston Amasses $130 Million Fortune

This year, BLACK ENTERPRISE celebrates the 45th anniversary of its roster of the nation’s largest black-owned businesses—The BE 100s. To commemorate the significance of this collective’s widespread impact on black business and economic development as well as American industry over four decades, we have presented 45 milestone moments. As part of this tribute, we continue…

Lil Uzi Vert's 'Luv Is Rage 2′ Deluxe Edition Has Arrived [STREAM]

‘Luv Is Rage 2’ Deluxe Edition features four new tracks. Continue reading… Source: The Boombox

Listen to Cyhi The Prynce's Debut Album 'No Dope on Sundays' [STREAM]

CyHi The Prynce’s debut album is finally here. Listen to ‘No Dope on Sundays.’ Continue reading… Source: The Boombox

Eminem's 'Revival' Didn't Drop As Expected; Fans Are Losing Themselves

Fans are crushed that Eminem’s new album didn’t get released. Continue reading… Source: The Boombox

U.S. Government Official Says Blacks Turned Cities Into ‘Slums’ with ‘Laziness, Drug Use, and Sexual Promiscuity’

The Rev. Jamie Johnson, who directs the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships, has reportedly blamed African Americans for turning major U.S. cities into “slums” and called Islam a “threat to American freedoms.”   (Image: www.FEMA.gov)     Prior to joining the department in April, Johnson made a string of…

Vic Mensa Slams Meek Mill's Prison Sentence: 'The Powers That Be Want Meek Mill to Be a Slave of the State'

Mensa called out the prison industrial system and ‘twisted’ mindsets. Continue reading… Source: The Boombox

Diversity Vice President, Denise Young Smith, Is Leaving Apple

The vice president of diversity and inclusion at Apple, Denise Young Smith, is leaving her position at the end of the year, reports CNET.    (Denise Young Smith. Image: Apple) She is headed to Cornell Tech to become its new executive-in-residence, as per a post on Cornell Tech’s website, as of January 2018. While there…

Toro y Moi Delivers VHS-Inspired Video for 'No Show' [WATCH]

Check out Toro y Moi’s new visual. Continue reading… Source: The Boombox

Swizz Beatz Is a Harvard Grad: 'I'm in the Inspiration Business' [VIDEO]

Congrats to Swizzy! Continue reading… Source: The Boombox

The Oldest HBCU in America Is on the Brink of Closing

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, the oldest historically black college in the nation, may be forced to close its doors for good. The school was founded in 1837 by Richard Humprehy, a Quaker philanthropist born on a plantation in the West Indies. Despite its rich history and roots, the 180-year-old institution has faced a barrage of financial…