The Only Black-Owned Luxury Hotel in Downtown Baltimore is Owned By This Couple

Eddie and Sylvia Brown, founders of The Ivy Hotel The next time you are in Baltimore, Maryland, consider staying at this Black-owned establishment called The Ivy Hotel founded by a local entrepreneurial power couple, Eddie and Sylvia Brown. A bastion of world-class hospitality in a historic Mount Vernon mansion, this boutique hotel has 18 beautiful…

This Black Owned Construction Company Went From Broke To Billions

C D Moody Construction is an award winning, Black owned construction company based in Lithonia, GA. When CEO,  C. David Moody struck out on his own in 1988, he and his wife were in debt, struggling to make ends meet, and working out of their bedroom. C. David Moody Over thirty years later, C.D. Moody…

Nation’s Largest Black Bank Launches Campaign to Close the Racial Wealth Gap

BankBlack X (Image: OneUnited) It’s been more than 150 years, but black Americans still remain chained by the legacy of slavery. One of the most glaring effects of America’s original sin is the racial wealth gap. Because of centuries of economic oppression that intentionally barred African Americans from access to capital, white families today hold nearly…