Mickey Guyton beats racism to sing Super Bowl national anthem

As a black female country artist, Mickey Guyton has spent the past year breaking color — and gender — barriers in the mostly white male genre. She gave a powerful performance of her song “Black Like Me” at the Grammys, was the first African-American woman to co-host the ACM Awards and rocked a supersize Afro … Read more

FedEx driver D’Monterrio Gibson’s shooting inspired by Ahmaud Arbery murder

A white father and son accused of shooting a black FedEx driver as he delivered packages in Mississippi were inspired by the murder of black Georgia jogger Ahmaud Arbery, lawyers for the victim claimed. Driver D’Monterrio Gibson, 24 was delivering packages in Brookhaven on Jan. 24 when two strangers in a pickup truck chased his … Read more

How to build wealth and career success

In celebration of Black History Month, CNBC Invest in You is featuring weekly stories from CNBC contributors and members of the Financial Wellness Council, including the lessons they’ve learned growing up, their advice to Black youth, their sources of inspiration and how they are working to close the racial wealth gap. As protests swept through … Read more