About Jessica Floyd

Jessica A. Floyd is a Business and Finance Correspondent for theGrio whose reporting has been picked up by HuffPost, POLITICO, CNBC, Federal Times, EBONY and several other national news outlets. Jessica's reporting for theGrio focuses on the intersection of race and national economic and labor issues. You can follow her on Twitter @JessAFloyd and on Instagram @Jessica.A.Floyd.

All Articles

black women thegrio.com
March 10, 2022
Vanessa Grant, also known as the “Money Architect”, says the financial planning and structuring of a business can make or
March 6, 2022
Black participation in the cannabis industry has been focused on two main issues — restorative justice programming and legalization. But
March 4, 2022
Black women are leading the charge on the revolution to increase representation in the technology sector.  Latoya Elder and Sherrell
March 3, 2022
The Department of Treasury plans to establish a Treasury Advisory Committee on Racial Equity and has published notice of its
U.S. Reps. Gwen Moore and Bryan Steil x Housing Discrimination Hearing
March 1, 2022
Republicans drilled down on inflation talking points as Democrats sought to address historic racial discrimination in the housing market and
February 28, 2022
Ursula Burns was the first Black woman to become a CEO of a Fortune 500 company. Her leadership opened the
US Trade Representative Katherine Tai
February 27, 2022
Katherine Tai, the United States Trade Representative for the Biden-Harris Administration, told theGrio in an exclusive interview she wants to
Don Graves Jr.
February 23, 2022
President Joe Biden pledged to promote racial equity across the United States’ economy on the campaign trail. Since taking over
Ida B. Wells
February 22, 2022
Black History Month can be a hit or miss for businesses and corporations. Some consumers welcome new merchandise with a
February 17, 2022
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will have the opportunity to cash in on more than $2 million in funding
February 16, 2022
Keewa Nurullah, a fourth-generation entrepreneur who is a descendant of Tulsa Race Massacre survivors, attributes the success of the Greenwood
February 15, 2022
Economists and estate planners want you to know there are ways to leverage inflation in favor of student debt cancellation,
February 15, 2022
Republican Senators were a no show at an executive session to vote on the federal reserve board nominees. Senator Sherrod
Contrary to the many speculations online, the Harriet Tubman $20 bill is on track to debut to the public in
February 11, 2022
Howard University’s first fine arts graduate, Alma Thomas, walked the streets of Washington, D.C. in the late 1890s. At the
Reginald F. Lewis became the first Black American to build a billion-dollar company and rose to prominence with his autobiography,
February 9, 2022
Eric Powell, Director for North America at Partners in Performance, sees great potential for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
February 4, 2022
Racism in the housing market is not new, but the ways entrepreneurs are using technology to overcome it are groundbreaking. 
February 3, 2022
President Joe Biden has tapped a series of Black women for historic roles throughout the federal government, and among them
February 2, 2022
New York City will require employers with more than four employees to provide salary ranges on job postings as early