Prudential Financial partners with Black billionaire-led nonprofit to support HBCU students

Vista Equity Chairman Robert Smith, nation’s wealthiest Black man, continues legacy of HBCU philanthropy BCN Executive Editor Wesley Brown – Nov. 18, 2021 — Another Wall Street financial services giant…

Wall Street trading firm gifts $10 million to nonprofit fund for HBCU students

Black billionaire Robert Smith leads effort to push HBCU students toward debt-free careers in financial services and STEM-related professions BCN Executive Editor Wesley Brown — Sept. 25, 2021 — The…

Billionaire Robert Smith leads $1.25 million gift to address inequities at largely African American schools

Philanthropic gift will fund over 1,500 teacher requests for classroom supplies at over 650 schools with at least 50% African American students BCN Executive Editor Wesley Brown — Aug. 17,…

Black billionaire famous for Morehouse tuition gift invests in Tennessee solar project for underserved community

BCN Executive Editors Wesley Brown – June 25, 2021 — Black Billionaire Robert Smith, the former Silicon Valley and Wall Street venture capitalist widely known for covering the debt of…