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Black-Owned Potato Chip Brand Takes Off -- Sells About 12,000 Bags a Month!

Pascal Murasira, founder of Minnaz Potato Chips

Pascal Murasira is co-founder of Minnaz Potato Chips, the first producer of potato chips in Rwanda. The company started in 2014 and now sells about 12,000 bags of potato chips […]

Is This Fortune 500 Company Discriminating Against Low Income Neighborhoods?

Low income family

AT&T is again under fire, this time for discriminating against low-income neighborhoods in Cleveland, Ohio. How? By not upgrading home Internet and video technologies in poor neighborhoods. The accusations come […]

Online Store Sees Surge of African Pride in the Age of Trump

Afrocentric products featured on TheMotherland.online

Nationwide — Roberta Holmes, entrepreneur and founder of TheMotherland.online, was a bit surprised about the surge she saw in website traffic after the election of Donald Trump. Her online store […]

Work For Wendy -- "The Wendy Williams Show" Is Hiring Interns for the Spring, Summer, and Fall

The Wendy Williams Show

New York, NY — The highly popular Wendy Williams Show is looking for qualified, organized and professional interns in the New York City area who want to gain experience in […]

Former NAACP Leader Who Lied About Her Race Says in New Book, "I was ‘Too Black’ for My Husband"

Rachel Dolezal, author of In Full Color

Nationwide — Rachel Dolezal, the former NAACP leader from Spokane, Washington who pretended to be Black although she is really white, says in her new book that her first marriage […]

Author/ Playwright C.J. Johnson's Newest Theatrical Production "Home" Tells a Powerful Story on How to Turn a Home From...

CJ Johnson's inspirational play, Home

Nationwide — CJ Johnson is a dreamwalker living in her purpose of inspiring families, through her love of writing, to live more fruitful lives. She self-published three novels focused on […]

Black Techie Develops New Innovative App That Allows Users to Connect to Friends and Associates in a Unique Way

Aleeta Bell, founder of Ximzee

Atlanta, GA — Atlanta-based startup Ximzee, a tech company founded by entrepreneur Aleeta Bell, announces the pre-launch of Pluhg – an innovative mobile app that allows its users to connect […]

From War Refugee to Successful Entrepreneur -- African Business Woman Creates New Chemical-Free Premium Haircare Product Line

Myriam Taylor, founder of Muxima

Lisbon, Portugal — Meaning ‘heart’ in Kimbundu, an Angolan language, Muxima is a line of products for textured hair. Made with love and using a combination of the world’s finest […]

Jesse Jackson's 2017 PUSH Excel Scholarship Program Now Open to African American Students

Jesse Jackson

PUSH Excel Scholarship Program awards a number of scholarships each year to deserving students who plan to attend college but do not have the resources to pay for tuition. Each […]

Author/ Wealth Coach Teaching Others How to Live Like a Millionaire on Any Budget -- Says, "Financial Success is Not a Gift; It's a Habit"

Timolin Langin, teacherpreneur, money magnet, and founder of New Fit World TV

— Teacherpreneur/ Money Magnet Timolin Langin’s holistic approach to wealth building underscores her workshops, her blogs, and her writings as the author of “Mind Over Money, How to Live like […]

Innovative Company Releases New Line of Afro-Futuristic Hair Styling Products

Afro Futuristic Hair Styling Combs

Oakland, CA — Carbon-AR is a Black-owned product and media creator in Oakland, California that creates Afro-Futuristic Styling Combs. They are quickly expanding into becoming a producer of culturally relevant […]

The Danger of Drinking Alcohol While Your Skin is Exposed to the Sun -- Many Blacks Still in Denial

African American drinking alcohol outside

Most skin cancers are caused by direct exposure to the UV rays in sunlight, according to the American Cancer Society. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can damage DNA in […]

Local Black-Owned Educational Game Company Bridging the Gap One Child at a Time

Black family playing Magnobrain game

Lexington, SC — Locally owned educational game company, Magnobrain, has announced the successful distribution of over 750 sets of their educational games to youth organizations in Miami Dade and Broward […]

Civil Rights Leaders Confront Korean Store Owner Who Choked Black Woman Because He Thought She Was Stealing

Korean Beauty Supply Owner Attacks Black Woman

Charlotte, NC — Members of the NAACP and the Nation of Islam (NOI) recently confronted Sung Ho Lim, a Korean beauty supply store owner, after a cell phone video of […]

25-Year Old Son Donates One of His Kidneys and Saves His Mom's Life -- Now He Wants To Save Others Too!

Anthony and Rita Brown, a son and mother who had a kidney transplant

Queens Village, NY — Back in 2013, Anthony Brown of Queens Village, New York, donated one of his kidneys to his mom, Rita Brown, and it literally saved her life. […]

How President Trump's Tax Cuts Will Affect Low Income Housing in a Really Bad Way

Donald Trump in a low income housing area

The National Low Income Housing Coalition reports that there is now a shortage of affordable homes in every state and major metropolitan area in the country. It is considered a […]

Welfare Mom Is Bringing Generational Wealth To Black Entrepreneurs

Millionaire Mastermind Weekend

New York, NY — Ella Rucker knows what it is like to look out on a future without any wealth. “A ten percent raise on zero dollars over fifty years […]

21-Year Old Kenyan Entrepreneur Launches Safi Pads - Affordable Reusable Sanitary Pads For Low Income Women

Barclay Paul Okari, founder of Safi Pads

In 2013, 21-year-old Kenyan entrepreneur Barclay Paul Okari noticed problems caused by the unavailability of sanitary pads for teenage girls in the rural settlements of Western Kenya, Eastern Uganda and […]

Book Review: "Having Her Say" -- The 21st Published Book by Dr. Rosie Milligan, Described By Many as a Modern-Day Harriet Tubman

Having Her Say By Dr. Rosie Milligan

Reviewed by Dr. Maxine Thompson Nationwide — Having Her Say: A Compilation of Articles by and About Dr. Rosie – Time Keeper, Almanac and Score Keeper for Black America is […]

Social Worker Turned Author Shares Powerful Lifelong Insights in New 3-Part Book Series

Jo-Lynn's Written Expressions by Jo-Lynn Herbert

Nationwide — Jo-Lynn’s Written Expressions, a 3-book series written by social worker turned author Jo-Lynn Herbert, is a journey that has been guided on life terms that continues a bond […]

Black Wealth Coach Shares 31 Days of Money, Wealth and Abundance Affirmations in Her New Book "Attracting the Best"

Attracting the Best by Dr. Cozette M. White

— “Attracting the Best” by Dr. Cozette M. White gives readers positive affirmations for reprogramming the mind. — Oxnard, CA — Dr. Cozette M. White, announced today that she is […]

One of a Kind Children’s Adventure Book Series Helps Black Youth Understand Their Unique Roots

Quineka Ragsdale, author of the Demarcus Jones Book series

Nationwide — Haunted by headlines of slavery, Black on Black crime, and recent police shootings, the Demarcus Jones adventure book series is a breath of fresh air for Black youth. […]

2017 Wealth-Building Conference At Sea Featuring Media Maven Karen Civil

Karen Civil, keynote speaker at Spreadlove Wealth-building Conference

— SpreadLove™ Sets Sail With One Of Hip-Hop’s MVPs — Tampa, FL — Today, SpreadLove™ announced its inaugural event aimed at educating and informing participants about various streams of revenue […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches Maximus Box - The First Ever Big and Tall Subscription Service for Men

Wes Reddick, founder of Maximus Box

— The Big and Tall market is growing at a 6.5% rate, and the market will be valued at $4 billion by 2022. This positions Maximus Box as a market […]



From NFL To Neurosurgeon: Former Football Player Will Soon Be a Doctor

Myron Rolle, former NFL player and soon-to-be doctor

When Myron Rolle started his football career in the NFL, sports was not his ultimate goal. He has always wanted to be a doctor, and now he has his chance. […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches Madagascar's First Ever Pizza Joint -- Now the Country's Largest Fast Food Restaurant Chain

Chef Mbinina, founder of Gastronomie Pizza

La Gastronomie Pizza is Madagascar’s first ever pizza joint. Now it is also the country’s largest fast food outlet. Owner Chef Mbinina worked hard to build his brand in a […]

Black-Owned 24-Hour Donut Cafe Shaking Up the Industry -- But Why Donuts?

Edose Ohen, founder of Glazed Donut Shop in Houston

Edose Ohen, a Nigerian-American entrepreneur from Houston, Texas, has been shaking up the pastry industry ever since he opened Glazed The Doughnut Cafe – the area’s first Black-owned 24 hour […]

Bad News for Low Income College Students in Trump's 2017 Budget

Donald Trump making budget cuts

As President Donald Trump continues to make changes to the nation’s budget, his most recent cut to the U.S. Department of Education is bad news to millions of low-income students […]

Started out as a Makeup Artist, and Then Launched Her Own Makeup Line Now Worth $1 Million

Suzie Wokabi, founder of Suzie Beauty

Suzie Beauty was created by entrepreneur Suzie Wokabi, a US-trained makeup artist who runs her business in Kenya and initially found it hard to source quality makeup for her work. […]

2017 NBNA Scholarship Program For Black Nurses Now Open

NBNA Black Nurse Scholarship Program

The NBNA Scholarship Program offers 14 scholarships each year to students pursuing a career in nursing who are members of the National Black Nurses Association, Inc. The scholarships are based […]

Black College Student Finds Sweet Success Selling Dessert-Like Candles

Dominique Norwood, founder of Dom's Dessert Candles

Dominique Shawn Norwood from South Orange-Maplewood, New Jersey, is a college student at William Paterson University, but she is also the CEO and Founder of Dom’s Dessert Candles. Her company […]

Black-Owned Couture Bridal Wear Brand Develops Huge Following -- Helping Women Say "I Do"

Yemi Osunkoya, founder of Kosibah bridal wear brand

Every bride wants to look amazing on her wedding day, and it takes a special designer to make every bride beautiful, no matter what their size. One fashion designer is […]

Once Struggling Black-Owned Doll Company Now Sells About 9,000 "Queens" and "Princesses" a Month

Founder of Queens of Africa dolls

Queens of Africa is Nigeria’s first major line of fashion dolls created by local entrepreneur, Taofick Okoya. The company is so successful that they sell around 9,000 dolls each month.

The #1 Killer of Black People in America is Not Black on Black Crime -- It's This!

African American patient with high blood pressure

About 75 million American adults (29 percent) have high blood pressure, or 1 in every 3 American adults, according to the U.S. Centers For Disease Control. It greatly increases the […]

Black Mermaid Wall Decals Give Parents Options For Decorating Their Children's Bedrooms

Black Mermaid Wall Decals

Nationwide — Cuties Like Me has recently launched a new product, Black Mermaid Wall Decals, exclusively on Amazon.com. This is the first time a young girl with dark skin can own […]

7-Eleven Launches Women's Franchise Initiative Competition

7-Eleven Launches Women's Franchise Initiative Competition

7-Eleven, Inc. is having a give-away contest exclusively for women entrepreneurs. One deserving woman will be awarded a 7-Eleven fee-free franchise, a value of up to $190,000.

This Non-Profit Leader and Educator Has Authored More Than 10 Books That Empower African Americans

Olive Peart

Nationwide — Olive Peart is an established lecturer, educator and radiographer, and the author of more than 10 young adult novels and professional text books. She gives motivational lectures to […]

These Eye Conditions Can Be the First Signs of an HIV Infection

HIV eye symptoms

HIV is still a serious health epidemic, with African Americans representing a majority (44 percent) of new HIV diagnoses. People with HIV often experience problems with their eyes. In fact, […]

From High School Dropout to Teen Mom to Millionaire -- How Did She Do It?

Stormy Wellington, high school dropout turned millionaire

Stormy Wellington was raised in Miami, Florida, where her mother worked the streets for a living, leaving her to be raised by others, including her brothers, family and friends. She […]

Woman Goes From Living in Her Car to Selling Her Art to Celebrities

Tiffanie Anderon, artist and painter for celebrities

Tiffanie Anderson knew she had a special talent when she was 20 years old. She believes her talent as an artist was inherited from her grandparents, who were also artists. […]

Black-Owned Popcorn Shop Offering Licensing Agreements

Michael Pittman, founder of Pittman's Popcorn Shop

Springfield, IL — Pittman’s Popcorn Shop is now offering licensing agreements to individuals or companies that are interested in owning their own gourmet popcorn store.

2017 Black Enterprise Small Business Awards Now Open for Applicants

Black Enterprise Small Business Awards

Black Enterprise is seeking entries for its annual Small Business Awards, which provides special recognition to African American entrepreneurs who embody the entrepreneurial spirit. The magazine wants to honor companies […]

This Black-Owned Barbershop Has Been in Business For 40 Years

Snazzy's Barbershop

Snazzy’s Barbershop sits right on Barnwell Ave NE in Aiken, South Carolina. It’s the oldest Black-owned business in Aiken County and will soon be in business for 40 years. But […]

The First Black-Owned Company That Rewards You For Grocery Shopping!

John Cornelius McCaskill, founder of Rewardance

Oklahoma City, OK — Founder and CEO John Cornelius McCaskill is leading the charge to reward every grocery shopper. The Oklahoma City based company, which launched earlier this year is doing […]

16-Year Old Rock & Soul Artist Nick Brodeur Signs With SoBe Entertainment -- Releases Debut Singles

Nick Brodeur

Nationwide — SoBe Entertainment, located in South Beach, Florida, recently signed Rock, Pop & Soul Artist, Nick Brodeur, to an entertainment and recording contract with the label.

Urban Professional Baseball League to Launch Four New Teams in the Spring of 2018

National Urban Professional Baseball League

Nationwide — The National Urban Professional Baseball League will be launching four new Urban Baseball League teams in the spring of 2018. The league is open to baseball players 17 […]

17-Year Old Becomes First Black Student to Win Google Hacking Competition

Nji Collins, first Black studen to win Google Hacking Competition

In 2016, during a comptition Google Code-In, Google rewarded hackers more than $3 million in 2016 for reporting vulnerabilities in the tech giant’s software and devices. At just 17 years […]

Black College Student From Chicago Discovers A Breakthrough For Colon Cancer Cure

Keven Stonewall, Black college student studying colon cancer

When Keven Stonewall was in the fifth grade, he received four microscopes for Christmas from his parents. They did not realize then that his interest in biology would eventually lead […]