Based in Northern Virginia, Michelle Burk is a writer with a passion for exploring the intersections of popular culture, Black history, and innovative technologies. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University and a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston.
Global enterprise The Burns Brothers, co-founded by John and Mike Burns, is expanding to international business hubs, per a press release.
Feb 21, 2024
Roddy Ricch, whose given name is Roderick Wayne Jr., has emerged victorious in a two-year legal battle surrounding his chart-topping hit song, “The Box.”
Feb 20, 2024
Marvin Ellison, one of the world’s wealthiest Black CEOs, is celebrating a multi-million-dollar financial triumph.
Feb 15, 2024
Sandra Douglass Morgan is having a whirlwind of a week.
Tyler Perry still hasn’t slowed down.
Grammy award-winning producer and business mogul Jermaine Dupri finalized a deal allowing his label to develop a new crop of artists.
Feb 9, 2024
Tiger Woods, famed golfer and PGA Tour Players board member, discussed plans for major changes in the world of professional golf.
Feb 7, 2024
Michael Jordan is still breaking records two decades after retiring.
Feb 5, 2024
After raising $2.4 million in a pre-seed round, Aster, a company co-founded by sisters Fifi Kara and Dr. Lailah Kara-Newton, will continue transforming prenatal and postnatal care nationwide.
Ring, the home security company acquired by Amazon in 2018, will no longer allow police departments to request private user footage through its Neighbors app.
Vice President Kamala Harris has unveiled significant changes to entrepreneurship pathways for formerly incarcerated individuals.
Jan 31, 2024
Chef Kwame Onwuachi — known for the Shaw Bijou and Kith/Kin in Washington D.C., plus Tatiana in New York City — will open an Afro-Caribbean restaurant inside the Black-owned Salamander Washington D.C.
Jan 25, 2024
Atlanta, GA, needs to bet on startups if it wants to be a top-five tech city.
The historic Pitt Building, located in downtown Pittsburgh, PA, is set to become a hub for Black creatives, gig workers, and business professionals.
Adidas has a new human resources SVP that aims to keep employee engagement at the forefront.