Who is Al Haymon?

Though small in physical stature (5’7”) Al Haymon has been a giant in the worlds of sports and entertainment since the 1970s.   Born April 21, 1955 and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Haymon attended John Adams High School then studied economics at Harvard College.   There, he became active in cultural activities.   He’d promote Afro-American concerts and later obscure jazz artists.  He recruited and delegated and built his promotion business with the help of his mother, Emma Lou.   He later received his MBA at Harvard College. [...]

10 Good Investment Sites for Beginners

Savings accounts and company-provided 401(k) accounts only go so far when it comes to your financial future. If you want to gain wealth, ensure you have enough to retire (maybe even early!), or simply create a diverse financial portfolio, you must understand the importance of sound investments. A variety of investment options are available. The hard part is deciding which platform to use. Experts consider these some of the top investment sites in the industry. 1. TD Ameritrade Offering 24-hour trading five days a week, TD Ameritrade features data streaming in real-time, one-click trading, and customizable charts. [...]

Supporting Black-Owned Businesses Starts Within the Business

Photo by Michael Soledad on Unsplash I will say that again... supporting Black Owned Business Starts WITHIN the business... otherwise, you won't HAVE a Business! Without question being an entrepreneur is the greatest thing on the planet. I've been doing it now for 26 years and would not have it any other way. I love it but I would think it would be unfair to paint a picture that's not accurate or common. [...]

10 Brilliant Things About Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry is a billionaire and without question, the odds were absolutely against him. Initially homeless after taking his life savings and investing it into his first play he was determined not to give up. He is a Black man making films and building an empire which in Hollywood is an anomaly. He is a Black man who has completely gone against the grain of Hollywood's elite in the vain of doing what he feels is right, he has certainly garnered (not made) naysayers and enemies. [...]

The Top 10 Black Music Industry Entrepreneurs

Quite often Black stars in the entertainment industry are defined and relegated to their music, acting and/or performance skills. People have marveled at the undeniable talents of artists like Sam Cooke, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, and a host of others, yet some of these artists, songwriters, and producers are also, even more, astute and highly significant businessmen and businesswomen. [...]

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