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Black Entrepreneur Went From Buying Name Brand High-Priced Sneakers... to Designing His Own Sneakers!

Javaris Neely, founder of Tiki Clothing Company and the WaveRunner sneakers

Now He Has a Warehouse Full of His Own Affordable Sneakers West Palm Beach, FL — After years of collecting sneakers and a desire to do mission work, rising entrepreneur […]

Barack Obama Look-Alike Says He is Constantly Being Mistaken as the Former U.S. President

Jose Oliveira, Barack Obama Look Alike

Nationwide — It’s been said that everyone has a twin, and that may just be true. One man, Jose Oliveira, says he can’t leave his house without people thinking that […]

E3 Home Based Business Expo to Empower, Educate and Equip Black Entrepreneurs Planning to Attend

E3 Home Based Business Expo speakers

Nationwide — JTI Coaching & Seminars is hosting the E3 Home Based Business Expo on September 30, 2017 at the Bethesda Marriott Pook Hills in Bethesda, Maryland. The event is […]

The Only Two Black-Owned Auto Dealerships That Have Ever Broken the $1 Billion Dollar Barrier

Black-owned auto dealerships who hit the billion dollar mark

Owning an auto dealership is a big accomplishment in and of itself, but surpassing $1 billion dollars in sales is truly a milestone. In 2005, Michigan-based Prestige Automotive Group, founded […]

More Black Lives Can Be Saved From This Serious Health Problem... If Only We Followed These 7 Simple Steps

Black man in hospital with high blood pressure

The American Heart Association (AHA) reports that 45 percent of Black men and 46 percent of Black women have high blood pressure, and are more likely to die from this […]

12-Year Old Entrepreneur Convinces Ten NFL Players to Invest $810K into Her Lemonade Business

Mikaila Ulmer, founder of Me and the Bees Lemonade

Mikaila Ulmer was only 4-years old when she started branding her Bee Sweet Lemonade. Now she is 12-years old and has just convinced ten NFL players to invest $810K in […]

Travel Blogger, Cultured Black Pearl, Empowers Women of Color to Travel Abroad -- Bridges Diversity Gap in Travel & Tourism Sector

Cultured Black Pearl

New York, NY — Cultured Black Pearl (CulturedBlackPearl.com) is a travel and lifestyle blog featuring musings from abroad by a woman of color. The digital platform encourages and inspires women, […]

Meet the Mother and Two Daughters Who Own 13 McDonald’s Franchises

Black women owners of McDonald's 13 franchises

Patricia Williams and her daughter, Nicole Enearu and Kerri Harper-Howie, have built an empire of McDonald’s franchises in the Los Angeles area. Combined, they employ more than 700 people in […]

PHEN Expands National Educational Outreach with Its 2017 Prostate Health Symposiums

Thomas Farrington, founder of the Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)

Quincy, MA — With twelve symposiums in nine states completed from April through June, and another 13 scheduled through November, the Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) is taking its educational […]

African-American Businesses Need to See Clearly

Karen Williams, founder of Fluid Communications

Staying focused on profitability helps the community By Karen Williams Nationwide — I was invited to do a presentation on marketing strategy to a group of African-American entrepreneurs last month. […]

Black Media Company Returns With Second Installment of its Award Winning Animated Series That is Changing the Self-Perception of African American Children

Meltrek DVD. second episode

— Baltimore-based company, EdAnime Productions, produces “Meltrek” and creates worldwide buzz with this educational hip hop animated series which fosters self-awareness and self-esteem — Nationwide — Baltimore-based company, EdAnime Productions, […]

Most Low Income Families Waste 40% of Their Paychecks on This!

Low Income Family Shopping

One would expect people with a lot of money to spend a great deal of money on luxury items. But according to Deutsche Bank Research, even poor people spend up […]

It's Time For This Black Entrepreneur's Product to be Implemented into Every Elementary School Across the Country

Dyke Robinson, founder of Digibots

— Dyke Robinson M.Ed., creator of Digibots Classroom Adventures Series says, “It is time for the Digibots Classroom Adventures Program to be implemented in every (K-3rd) grade classroom in America.” […]

Black Couple Debuts Their New Burger Line on QVC

Chevalo and Monique Wilsondebriano, founders of Charleston Gourmet Burger Company

— Husband & wife team, known for their burger products, introduces innovative microwavable cheeseburgers on national television — Charleston, SC — Chevalo & Monique Wilsondebriano, owners of Charleston Gourmet Burger […]

Tired of Bullying, Youth Suicide and Social Media Violence, an Assistant Superintendent Takes Action to Make a Difference for Students and Families

Sonia Leverette, author of BJ's Big Dream

Spartanburg, SC — On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, Dr. Sonia Cunningham Leverette hosts the virtual launch of her 5-star children’s story book, BJ’s Big Dream, written to help build confidence, discipline […]

Black Mom Makes $1 Million in First 60 Days By Starting This Business

Black-owned business, Express Atlanta Smile

Ramona Griggie grew up in Section 8 housing in St. Croix, and later moved to Atlanta, GA where she got married, had a child, and became a housewife. One day, […]

Black Princess Comes to Life Again in Second Book to Inspire Girls of Color

Tony Samuel, author of the Princess Nadia books

— Princess Nadia continues her adventure on the high seas by searching for the treasure of Captain James Joker Jib. One surprise leads to another as Princess Nadia and her […]

Talk Show Guest, Asia Schmidt, Faces a Tarantula While She Teaches Over 2 Billion Viewers to Live Fearless on “The Tim and Brelyn Show”

Asia Schmidt on The Tim and Brelyn Show

Raleigh, NC — On the heels of her recently released memoir, Cry. Exhale. Heal: A Journey to Inner Healing, author Asia Schmidt, a highly sought expert in the field of […]

Award-Winning Marketing Consultant, Speaker & Author; Velma Trayham, Releases New Book "When God Says Go"

Velma Trayham, author of When God Says Go

— The new book will be available at Amazon.com on Kindle, at Barnes & Noble, and across all national & international digital retail outlets July 17, 2017. — Nationwide — […]

21-Year Old Black College Student to Launch Unique Food Truck Concept That Does More Than Just Sell Food

Sherron Stevens, founder of Bondfire Grill food truck

Columbus, OH — Sherron A. Stevens, a 21-year old African American college student, is launching a creative and unique food truck concept called Bondfire Grill that does more than just […]

African American Independent Filmmaker, Devin Haqq, Wins "Best Narrative Feature" Award at This Year’s American Black Film Festival (ABFF)

Devin Haqq

Miami, FL — Devin Haqq, an independent filmmaker, won the 2017 Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature Film at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) held in Miami on […]

Ray J Takes Off With His New E-Bike Company Called Raytroniks

Ray J, founder of Raytroniks

Electronic biking has taken off on a whole new level, thanks to Ray J’s new E-Bike company, Raytroniks, which produces the Scoot-E-Bike. This two-wheeled electric bike has everything you need, […]

Black-Owned Law Firm Named One of the 10 Best Law Firms in California by the AIOLC

Law Office of Zulu Ali

Nationwide — The Law Office of Zulu Ali in Riverside, California has been named one of the 10 Best Law Firms in California for Client Satisfaction in the areas of […]

Music Mogul Master P Gives Back In A Major Way to Help the Elderly in New Orleans

Master P Gives Back to Elderly

New Orleans, LA— Businessman and entrepreneur Percy Miller aka Master P recently took time to visit Guste Homes, a residency complex for elderly and low income people in the city of […]

The Truth About Essence Magazine -- And the Real Reason Why Time Inc Wants to Get Rid of It

Essence Magazine Covers

You may have heard already that Time Inc, who bought a major stake in Essence Magazine 12 years ago, now wants to get rid of it. But it’s not because […]

Black Entrepreneur Teaching a Fun and Easy Way to Learn How to Buy and Sell Stocks

J.R. Fenwick, founder and CEO of FLipThatStock.com and HoldThatStock.com

Nationwide — Every day people hear about the stock market, however, few people really understand how it works and how to actively buy and sell stocks and make money, thus […]

Low Income Dad Returns $1,200 Sent To Him By Mistake -- And Than This Happened!

Gerrell McAllister, low income dad who returned money

If it’s too good to be true, it usually is. That’s what 28-year-old Gerrell McAllister discovered when he mistakenly received $1,200 from PayPal that he knew did not belong to […]

Tyler Perry to Split From Oprah's OWN -- Signs Major TV/Film Deal With Viacom and BET

Oprah and Tyler Perry Feud

Writer, director, producer, playwright and actor Tyler Perry has recently signed a long-term deal with Viacom that is certain to make the media conglomerate a strong and very competitive network […]

Fred Hammond and Felonious Munk to Appear at the 2017 Capital City Black Film Festival

Fred Hammond

Austin, TX — The Capital City Black Film Festival (CCBFF) today announced that writer, director, producer and Grammy-winning gospel music legend Fred Hammond; and Felonious Munk, comedian, actor, writer and […]

Author Says, "New Age Racism Requires a New Way of Thinking"

Leo Bashir Moor, author of Race: The Elephant in the Room Will Kill You!

Nationwide — Leo Bashir Moor has a path that has been both promising and destructive. In 2015, Mr. Moor arrived on the scene with his instant classic, Race: The Elephant […]

This Triggers Kidney Disease in African Americans (But Doesn't for Other Races!)

African American patient with Kidney Disease

Recent research shows that kidney disease is another disease that discriminates. Black Americans carry a gene that puts them at increased risk for kidney disease, according to a recent study […]

Master P's Team Hope NOLA Celebrity Basketball Game Gives Back to the Community

Master P's NOLA Celebrity Basketball Game

New Orleans, LA — Percy Miller’s annual charity basketball game at Xavier University of Louisiana was more than just hoops; It was basketball with a purpose. Ten scholarships were donated […]

Program Offering $40K in Funding to Black-Owned Tech Startups in Maryland

TEDCO administrators of the Minority Business Seed Program

A new program called Minority Business Pre-Seed Fund (MBPF) is promising to make investments of up to $40,000 to qualifying tech start-ups owned by African American entrepreneurs. The funding, provided […]

Black Owned Wine & Spirits Festival Announces 2017 Festival and Call For Sponsors and Vendors

Black Owned Wine Spirits Festival

— The 2nd Annual Event is set to Exceed Last Year’s Attendance and Feature more than 40 Minority-Owned Vendors in the Wine, Beer, and Spirit Industries — Washington, DC — […]

Supersizing Urban America -- Black Neighborhoods Continue to Be Targeted by Fast Food Chains, and It's the Government's Fault!

African Americans eating fast food

African Americans are 1.5 times more likely to be obese than white Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Yet thanks to the U.S. government, neighborhoods […]

Woman Buys 100 Hats Then Decides to Buy the Whole Hat Factory For $100K

Georgiette Morgan-Thomas, owner of American Hats LLC

What do you do when you own 100 hats? You start your own hat business! That’s what Georgiette Morgan-Thomas did when she bought the S & S Hat Company in […]

UMC - Urban Movie Channel Set to Debut New Original Series "The Rich and the Ruthless"

The Rich and the Ruthless on UMC

From Emmy Nominated and NAACP Award-winning Actress Victoria Rowell (The Young and the Restless) — Six Episode Scripted Comedy Premieres Friday, July 28, 2017 — Los Angeles, CA — UMC […]

Every.Black Releases "The Anatomy of a Black Economic Movement" Video

The Anatomy of a Black Economic Movement

Durham, NC — This press release announces the release of the video, “The Anatomy of a Black Economic Movement”. This video contains information outlining the financial dilemma of African Americans, […]

Program Offering Discounted Grant Writing Services to Non-Profits and Faith-Based Organizations

James Reed, founder of The Humanitas Community Development Corporation (CDC)

Nationwide — The Humanitas Community Development Corporation (CDC), founded by James Reedom, is dedicated to aiding those who are less fortunate. Established in the heart of Fort Worth/ Dallas, Texas, they […]

Yes, Diabetes Discriminates! Why Black Patients Should Be More Concerned Than Whites

Black patient with Diabetes

The sad truth is that diseases do not affect all people the same way, and diabetes is one that discriminates. African Americans have higher blood sugar levels than whites with […]

Her First Novel Sold 8 Million Copies and is Available in 42 Languages -- How She Did It

Arundhati Roy, author and political activist

Arundhati Roy is a political activist, human rights advocate, and a best-selling author. In 1997, she published a book entitled, The God of Small Things. Within months, it had sold […]

Civil Rights Lawyer/ Professor Announces His Availability For Speaking Engagements and Lectures

Attorney Bryan Bullock

Nationwide — Attorney Bryan K. Bullock, a civil rights lawyer, adjunct professor, writer and frequent speaker, has announced his availability to speak at organizational, gathering and/or group events. He has […]

Two Sisters Launch New Sunscreen Product Line Specifically For Black Skin

Founders of Bolden USA skincare products

Many people believe that if you are Black, you are not susceptible to sun burn and skin damage. But the truth is that the sun affects Black skin as much […]

If Black Men Don't Do This Earlier Than White Men, They Are More Likely to Die

Black man with prostate cancer

According to the NIH’s U.S. National Library of Medicine, Black men have a higher risk of developing — and dying from — prostate cancer compared to white men, and some […]

These 2 Programs Help Low Income Mothers Triple Their Income With a Career in Technology

Low income women being helped by tech programs

Low income mothers need all the help they can get when it comes to emerging themselves to high-wage careers in technology. Fortunately, there are non-profit programs that are reaching out […]

'Lean Belly Breakthrough' - The Ultimate Method to Eliminate Belly Fat Permanently

Lean Belly Breakthrough

Chicago, IL — DMG Consumer Info Radio Show has announced that they will be promoting a remarkable and scientifically proven method to reduce 1 pound per day of dangerous belly […]

African American Clinical Aroma Therapist Launches Holistic Products as an Alternative To Opioids In Managing Pain And Stress

Alvin Johnson, clinical aroma therapist

Nationwide — Alvin “Neckbone” Johnson is a certified Clinical Aroma Therapist and also the founder of Nekbonez Place, which has been in business since 2012. His blended hand-made products use […]

Black Women Who Drink 7 or More Alcoholic Beverages Per Week Have an Increased Risk of Developing This Disease

Black women drinking

New research shows that African-American women who drink seven or more alcoholic beverages per week have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Their risk increases to 33 percent if […]