Cryptocurrency has been touted as the key to building black wealth. But critics say investing is too high a risk.

CNN — Samson Williams was working in the mortgage lending industry in 2014 when a colleague convinced him to invest in cryptocurrencies. At the time, Williams didn’t know much about cryptocurrencies, but he decided to invest a little over $200 to see where it would take him. “No one knew what it was,” Williams said. … Read more

On the shoulders of Jackie Robinson, today’s Dodgers players reflect on his impact

CNN — “When Jackie Robinson stepped onto the field as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers, for us black people, it was our Neil Armstrong moon landing,” said Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City. Now, 75 years after Robinson broke the major league color barrier, the Los Angeles Dodgers … Read more