Jesse Binga and Chicago's First Black Owned Bank

August 16, 2016

Jesse Binga was a real estate mogul, banker and philanthropist in Chicago, Illinois.  He took over a failed bank at State and 36th and reopened it as the Binga Bank, the city's first bla... (more)

This Father-and-Son Black-Owned Business Did Over $500 Million in Real Estate Deals in One Year

January 10, 2019

National Standard Abstract, a title-insurance firm based in New York, is one of the very few Black-owned business enterprises in the area. The company's CEO, Osei Rubie, and his son, Nadir, e... (more)

Meet the Police Officer Who Owns a Subway Franchise

June 03, 2019

Kiesha Haggerty has been a full-time police officer with the Oakland Police Department for 20 years, but she's also a successful entrepreneur. She opened her first Subway franchise two years ... (more)