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With the 4th of July and countless other summer activities on the horizon, Marble Wines presents the ideal companion for wine lovers to savor while lounging by the pool or celebrating with family and friends. Co-founded by Latoya Jordan, Marble Wines is a minority and women-owned company that believes in and celebrates the brilliance and resilience of women. Latoya Jordan, an attorney by trade, ventured into the wine industry almost serendipitously. “Somehow or another, I got the reputation of being the fixer for my clients,” Jordan shared. One particular

Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Greenwood Initiative is a pioneering philanthropic endeavor aimed at accelerating wealth accumulation for Black individuals and families while addressing systemic underinvestment in Black communities. This groundbreaking initiative represents Bloomberg Philanthropies’ first portfolio dedicated solely to advancing racial wealth equity, marking a significant step in combating the generational impacts of systemic racism. For decades, systemic racism has served as a barrier preventing Black Americans from realizing their full economic potential. Historical injustices, including housing, educational, and employment discrimination, have hindered Black individuals’ ability to build wealth over time, resulting in

Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Greenwood Initiative is a pioneering philanthropic endeavor aimed at accelerating wealth accumulation for Black individuals and families while addressing systemic underinvestment in Black communities. This groundbreaking initiative represents Bloomberg Philanthropies’ first portfolio dedicated solely to advancing racial wealth equity, marking a significant step in combating the generational impacts of systemic racism. For decades, systemic racism has served as a barrier preventing Black Americans from realizing their full economic potential. Historical injustices, including housing, educational, and employment discrimination, have hindered Black individuals’ ability to build wealth over time, resulting in

As the African American Mayors Association convenes in Atlanta for the annual conference, the AAMA will welcome a new Midwest mayor in its ranks. In a groundbreaking moment for Fort Wayne, Indiana, Sharon Tucker has been elected as the city’s new mayor. This marks a historic milestone as she’s the first Black mayor and the second woman to hold this position. News of her win was met with resounding approval from the local Democratic Party, signaling a new era of progress and inclusivity for the northeastern Indiana

Meet HERide co-founders Jillian Anderson and DeVynne Starks, who are breaking new ground as the first Black-women-owned rideshare company to secure a contract with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. HERide also offers the added caveat of prioritizing women’s safety. Within the ride-sharing industry, the BWE company stands out for its commitment to safety, equity, and inclusivity above industry giants Lyft and Uber. Meet HERide, the leading female-friendly ride-sharing option in Georgia, making waves with its innovative approach to creating a safer and more inclusive ride-sharing experience. “What inspired me to

Serena Williams, known for her unparalleled success on the tennis court, has also established herself as a force in the investment world. Demonstrating her keen eye for promising startups leading to significant success. After retiring from tennis in September 2022, Williams shifted her focus to venture capital, founding Serena Ventures in 2014 to support women and underrepresented founders. “I learned that less than 2 percent of all VC money went to women,” Williams said in a TikTok video. “And when I first heard that, I actually thought it

OWN TV’s “Love & Marriage: Huntsville” star Melody Shari, hosted her 4th annual “Mimosas with Melody” highlighting an evening of opulence at the luxurious Biltmore Ballrooms in Atlanta. This black tie affair, themed “A Time for Change,” brought together a stellar lineup of special guests, business leaders, and community influencers. The theme was very fitting for this year’s event. With it being the first year Shari opened it up to being co-ed, she tapped lawyer, actor, and U.S. political candidate Hill Harper, as the keynote speaker to help drive

Media Girls Network hosted its highly anticipated Women Making History ATL Social event at Atlanta City Hall, bringing together a diverse array of women from all facets of media to celebrate their achievements and contributions. Among the distinguished honorees were author and TV personality Tameka Raymond Foster, co-host of the “Big Tigger Morning Show” Jazzy McBee, creator of "Real Housewives of Atlanta" Princess Banton Lofters, and radio and TV personality Brii Renee. They were all recognized for their remarkable strides within the media landscape. The event, curated by Media