Even for Yahoo Inc., a company with a lengthy track record of failure, this was an epic fail. For five days this week an untold number of its 100 million users
couldn’t send or receive email, prompting many longtime, loyal users to
savage the company on social media and threaten to leave for another
Years ago, the landscape of the Chicago business sector was thriving
with an array of businesses owned by African Americans. The city is home
to the groundbreaking Ebony magazine, owned by John H. Johnson, a
self-made magazine publisher and trailblazer in the publishing industry.
His success led to a groundswell of other African Americans eager to
own their own businesses. But these success stories may be a thing of the past.