BLACK INSTAGRAM: BUSINESS EDITION

Riri and Steph Curry are NOT here for COVID 19

Written by: Lauren Mayo – March 28th 2020, 9:15am pst

We welcome Octavia Spencer to the list and two more newcomers.

Here are the top five Black Instagram: Business Edition news items as of 3/26/20…

5. Walter Powell Jr.

Coming in at number five is retired four-year-NFL-veteran Walter Powell Jr. In Forbes’ post, Powell talks about choosing entrepreneurship over the NFL, his sleeping habits and life on this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 list. From the NFL to the Forbes list, that’s how you flip the switch, and 113,591 people agree.

4. Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer shares a behind the scenes clip of her on the set of her new Netflix mini series, Self Made. Spencer later told the gram that she has four projects steaming now. Looks like her week is full of money moves, and with 238,974 views, we all love to see it.

3. Steph Curry

Steph Curry proves why he is the perfect point guard in the fight against COVID-19. In this post, the NBA All Star shares his excitement to talk COVID19 with expert Dr. Fauci in his upcoming Instagram live stream. Judging from the post’s 245,973 likes, the gram? Oh they’re hype too!

2. Rihanna

At number two, @balleralert celebrates Rihanna’s five million dollar donation to COVID-19 relief through her Clara Lionel Foundation. The donation will provide accurate testing, medical supplies, protective gear and equipment to multiple countries and regions across the globe, including her home country Barbados. The post received 428, 005 likes and counting.

1. DJ D-Nice

Topping this week’s list, at number 1, is a post from The Shade Room shouting out DJ D-Nice. What started as Club Quarantine continued as Homeschoolin’ on Instagram Live as DJ D-Nice held a FREE social distancing party of over 100,000 participants, including Rihanna, Diddy, Jada Pinkett Smith, Michelle Obama, and even Beyonce’s mama, Miss Tina! With 2, 970,796 views on this post alone, there’s no denying it… DJ D-Nice is a legend. Now, give this man his flowers.

Did your favorite black intrapreneur make the list? Drop your two cents in the comments below and be sure to subscribe for all things Black Instagram. I’m your host, Lauren Mayo, follow me on Instagram @laurenoutloud. Come back next week for more Black Instagram: Business Edition.

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Lauren Mayo is an actress, host, producer and fan of kind people with big dreams.

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