Tag: Robert F. Smith

La, La, La, La, Kanye West Got His Money Right—Now Worth $6.6 Billion, Reportedly Richest Black Man in the U.S.

Kanye West speaks on stage at the “Kanye West and Steven Smith in Conversation with Mark Wilson” on November 07, 2019.Photo: Brad Barket/Getty Images for Fast Company (Getty Images) Remember when Kanye West first burst into the mainstream scene and referred to himself as “Kanye Cheddar?” Well, now he has a lot of damn cheese. […]

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Turns Out, Kanye Is Not the Richest Black Man in America [Corrected]

Kanye West speaks on stage at the “Kanye West and Steven Smith in Conversation with Mark Wilson” on November 07, 2019.Photo: Brad Barket/Getty Images for Fast Company (Getty Images) Correction: 3/18/2021, 12:15 p.m. ET: *record scratch* Laaaaaa, la, la, laaaa wait ‘til we (and a bunch of other media) get our wealth valuations wrong. Kanye […]

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Businessman Robert F. Smith To Open STEAM Education School In Denver

NewsOne Featured Video Beyond his business acumen billionaire Robert F. Smith is known for his philanthropy and he has been dedicated to empowering the next generation of leaders. His latest effort is focused on leveling the playing field when it comes to STEAM education. According to CBS Denver, Smith is launching a high school to […]

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Billionaire Robert F. Smith Donates $50 Million To HBCU STEM Education Initiative

From eliminating the student loan debt for Morehouse College’s 2019 graduating class to launching an internship program for students of color, billionaire Robert F. Smith has been dedicated to empowering the next generation of leaders. His latest effort is focused on providing HBCU students with the support needed to pursue careers in STEM fields, HBCU […]

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Businessman Robert F. Smith Launches Initiative To Address Racial Disparities In Prostate Cancer

From eliminating the debt of Morehouse College graduates to providing resources for Black-owned businesses that were significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, businessman Robert F. Smith has used philanthropy as an avenue to uplift and empower disenfranchised communities. One of his latest projects is focused on Black men’s health. The Vista Equity Partners founder is […]

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