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Wealth

Do you know Jay-Z bought the most expensive home in California history? – Check out other huge real estate moves in 2023

When the wealthiest people purchase homes, they are not simply looking to put a roof over their heads. They are looking for a not-so-humble abode that reflects the glamor of their achievements and to afford…

By Nii Ntreh June 17, 2024
Black Family
Thrive

Why generational wealth is uniquely difficult for Black American families

Generational wealth represents progress over time, and it offers prospects and stability for descendants. The popular (and non-academic) discourse on generational wealth often posits that leaving a considerable amount of capital is the only way…

By Nii Ntreh June 14, 2024
Business

Why this investor involved his community in building a multibillion dollar real estate firm

Daryl Carter is the founder and CEO of Avanath Capital Management, a real estate investment firm with $4 billion in properties. But unlike many others, Carter’s company practises a community approach to housing and specializes…

By Nii Ntreh June 13, 2024
Thrive

As Antonio Brown files for bankruptcy, is it fair to always blame ex-athletes for losing their millions?

In a 12-year career that saw stints with four NFL teams, one of which won him a Super Bowl ring, 35-year-old former wide receiver Antonio Brown amassed more than $80 million in wealth, according to…

By Nii Ntreh June 12, 2024

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News

Northern Ireland appoints its first Black mayor in Kenyan immigrant Lillian Seenoi-Barr

Lillian Seenoi-Barr has become the first black female mayor of the Derry City and Strabane District Council in Northern Ireland. Once a refugee from Kenya, Seenoi-Barr’s election has been praised as a sign of improvements…

By Nii Ntreh June 6, 2024
News

Why this year’s New York African Film Festival must be on your itinerary

More than 50 films from across 25 countries will be showcased at the 2024 New York African Film Festival, organizers have said. The 31st annual festival is running from May 8 to 14. Film at…

By Nii Ntreh May 8, 2024
Thrive

Amie Fornah Sankoh is the first deaf Black woman to earn a doctorate in STEM

Amie Fornah Sankoh, a student from Knoxville, Tennessee, who suffered hearing loss at the age of 3, recently made history as the first Black woman with hearing loss to obtain a doctorate in STEM in…

By Nii Ntreh May 7, 2024
Innovation

Here are nine companies founded by serial entrepreneur Clarence Wooten

Clarence Wooten holds a distinguished place in American tech entrepreneurship. As the entrepreneur-in-residence at X, Alphabet’s cutting-edge moonshot factory, he leads teams at the forefront of developing revolutionary technologies to tackle global challenges. Joining X…

By Nii Ntreh May 6, 2024
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