Arts & Entertainment

Octavia Spencer and LeBron James are coming for those edges as executive producers of Madam C.J. Walker, a limited series about America’s first black, female billionaire for Netflix. Spencer will star in the eight-episode series, which is based on the book On Our Own Ground by A’Lelia Bundles, Walker’s great-great-granddaughter, who will also serve as a consultant. The show will recount the […]

  Frank Davis is an accomplished African American millionaire who hasn’t felt the sting of racism in years. Until now. Last week, Davis, and his son, Michael, entered their room at the luxurious Art Ovation Hotel in Sarasota, Florida, and their July 4 vacation was abruptly interrupted by a racist, three-word note: “You’re a N—-R.” […]

Little Known Black History Facts

Eddie C. Brown is one of the top African-American financial minds in America today, and his rags-to-riches story is nothing short of inspiring. With his Baltimore-based Brown Capital Management firm amassing over $8 billion over the past three decades, Brown has used his massive wealth to give back to inner-city youth via a variety of […]

Don Cheadle will follow up last year’s Miles Davis biopic with a project that sheds light on another real life hero of cultural significance. The actor will star in and produce “Prince of Darkness,” a biopic of 19th Century black millionaire Jeremiah G. Hamilton, reports Variety. Steven Baigelman, who co-wrote the “Miles Ahead” screenplay with […]

Although most credit Madam C.J. Walker as America’s first Black millionairess, some historians say otherwise. Inventor and philanthropist Annie Malone has been named as the true first millionaire after inventing a hair care product company. Born Annie Minerva Turnbo on August 9, 1869 to escaped slave parents, Malone grew up in southern Illinois as one […]


What do you think you would learn after talking to 1,000 Black millionaires?  Dennis Kimbro, the author of “The Wealth Choice,” shared some of his insights…