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It’s True! MoviePass is Black-Owned -- And They Already Have Over 2 Million Subscribers!

MoviePass founders

MoviePass has recently been making a buzz, especially to avid moviegoers. Since the company lowered its subscription fee last August, they gained over a million subscribers. What’s more, the successful […]

Black Writers’ Conference Positions Authorpreneurs to Take Books From the Page to the Stage

Red Ink Conference in Detroit, MI

Nationwide — The Red Ink Conference: The Premier Conference for Authors & Editors will empower attendees to write, edit and market their next bestseller – at a fraction of the […]

Black Classic Press Announces Weekend of Events for 40th Anniversary Celebration

Walter Mosley

Baltimore, MD — When he turned forty, Black Classic Press Founder and Director Paul Coates did not celebrate. He went to work at the Baltimore-based publishing company just like on […]

Meet the Woman Entrepreneur Making 7-Figures With Her New Tampon Alternative, Leak-Free Clothing Line

Crystal Etienne, founder of PantyProp

Crystal Etienne, an African American businesswoman, founder, and CEO of PantyProp, is a self-confessed perfectionist when it comes to designing her product line of tampon alternative leak-proof underwear and swimwear. […]

10-Year Old Entrepreneur “Bosses on Em” With Her New Footwear Company

Amiya Steed, founder of Amiya footwear

Nationwide — Tween CEO and entertainer Amiya Steed founded her business, AMAK by Amiya footwear, in 2016 as a way of self-expression and to help combat bullying. She quickly realized […]

Meet the Entrepreneur Behind the First Ever Black-Owned Toothpaste and Mouthwash Brand

Philip Garner, founder of Garner's Garden oral care products

Philip Garner, founder of Garner’s Garden based in the Washington, DC area, is the first African American entrepreneur to manufacture and produce his own line of toothpaste and antibacterial mouthwash. […]

DC Area Black Women Entrepreneurs to be Honored and Celebrated at Annual Luncheon

Bold Brave Beautiful Women in Business Luncheon

Nationwide — On Saturday, April 28, 2018, EPNET will host its 9th Annual Bold, Brave & Beautiful Women in Business Luncheon in Washington, DC. The 2018 Luncheon theme is “Celebrating Unbreakable […]

Black Entrepreneur Develops Innovative Health, Fitness and Well-Being App For Women Called SHEapp (Social Health Empowerment App)

Tam Williams, founder and creator of SHEapp

Tam Williams, founder of the company, She’s It, says it’s like having up to 10 apps integrated all in one. Philadelphia, PA — West Chester, PA based Lifestyle Technology Company, She’s […]

Three LA Fitness Employees in New Jersey Reportedly Fired for Racial Profiling

Black men racially profiled at LA Fitness

Nationwide — Three employees at a Secaucus, New Jersey-based LA Fitness gym have reportedly been fired for racially profiling against at least two of their Black customers. In several Facebook […]

Black-Owned Restaurant in Dallas Reserves Mondays to Serve the Homeless

Paulette Johnson, founder of Truckers Cafe

Aside from her love for cooking, Paulette Johnson, an entrepreneur and the owner of Trucker’s Café, also loves helping people. Her café has been known not only for its “biggest […]

Meet Leslie Hale -- The First Black Woman CEO to Ever Run a $1.2 Billion Real Estate Investment Trust

Leslie Hale, first Black woman CEO of a real estate investment trust

Leslie Hale will soon be the next CEO of RLJ Lodging Trust, becoming the first African-American woman to lead a real estate investment trust. With an impressive work background in […]

Top 10 Most Beautiful Black-Owned Hotels and Resorts Around The World

Black-owned beach resort

When traveling, accommodation is one of the first things to consider. There are thousands of hotels to choose from in every destination for every type of experience. In a Black-owned […]

Meet CEO & Founder Velma Trayham of the Largest Multi-Cultural Marketing Consulting Strategy Firm, "Thinkzilla"

Velma Trayham

Nationwide — If only being called a “nobody” stopped the now award-winning entrepreneur, CEO, investor, humanitarian, speaker and author, Velma Trayham. Velma’s story of transformation, passion, focus, drive, determination and […]

Black Engineers and Technology Professionals to Convene in the Washington, DC Area

HBCU Professional Networking Reception

HBCUConnect.com to host another professional networking reception for HBCU grads in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Washington, DC — HBCU Connect is offering black engineers and technology professionals in D.C. Maryland, and […]

CBS “Code Black” Star, William Allen Young, to Host Film Festival’s Opening Night Gala Honoring Revered ABC Executive Tim McNeal and More

African American Film Marketplace Honorees

The 24th Annual African-American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase — One of the best short film festivals in the Country — opens April 27-29, 2018 celebrating the […]

Black-Owned Candle and Vegan Skincare Company Joins Subscription Box Industry

Tanaya Dane, founder of Wicked Flame

Wicked Flame, founded by entrepreneur Tenaya Dane, launches a luxury candle and spa subscription box service Nationwide — Wicked Flame, a Black-owned candle and vegan skincare company has announced the […]

Black-Owned Toilet Paper, Mouthwash and Laundry Detergent Brands

Kamose Muhammad, founder of Black-owned toilet paper brand

Typically, we don’t give much thought to who is the owner of the companies that produce the products we use. From toothpaste to mouthwash, soap to laundry detergent, bathroom products, […]

Meet the Three Black Women Who Started Their Law Firm Through Twitter

Black women founders of KMR Law Group

Women pursuing a career in the legal sector often face challenges involving poor work-life balance and discrimination in the workplace, and that is one of the reasons why it is […]

Bestselling Author Releases ‘Personal Credit Awareness’ Book for High School and College Students

Bestselling Author/ Shady FICO CEO - Juan Anderson, MHA

Nationwide — Seasoned adults must do better helping prepare late teens and early adults for the real world. They have no idea how important personal credit is, why they shouldn’t […]

Dee C. Marshall's "Win Rock & Rule" Women Empowerment Inspires Action

Dee C. Marshall speaking

Event Raises Monies and Connects BlackFem, Inc. with Partners to Adopt Ten Schools to Teach Girls About Financial Literacy in Newark Newark, NJ (BlackNews.com) — With an official welcome to […]

Black-Owned Tech Company, CMIT Solutions, Launches Technology Revolution Across Dallas

Keyven Lewis, founder of CMIT Solutions

Entrepreneur Keyven Lewis Opens New Office to Enhance IT Services and Support for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Across Best Southwest Dallas County Dallas, TX — CMIT Solutions is launching a […]

Daudreanna Baker Wins Tom Joyner Foundation® 'Full Ride' Scholarship to Historically Black University

Tom Joyner with scholarship winner, Daudreanna Kimbrough

Dallas, TX — Daudreanna Baker of Hazlehurst, Miss. is the winner of the 2018 Tom Joyner Foundation® “Full Ride Scholarship” that will cover full tuition, room and board (on campus […]

Authorpreneur and Publisher Launches "Black Authors Rock" to Equip, Empower and Edify Writers

Black Authors Rock

Selma, AL — Black Authors Rock (BAR) launches at an upcoming Write Your Way To Healing Masterclass. BAR is focused on enhancing professional development through mentorship, networking, and customized support […]

African American Award-Winning Event Planner Launches "Are You Ready For Primetime?" Master Class

Carolyn Howell, CEO and Founder of Events USA

Washington, DC — On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Carolyn E. Howell, CEO of Events USA will host a powerful Master Class in Washington, DC designed especially for established entrepreneurs and […]

Meet the Owner of the Largest Black-Owned Newspaper in the South

Karen Carter Richards, CEO and Publisher of the Houston Forward Times

Karen Carter Richards currently serves as the CEO and Publisher of the Houston Forward Times, the largest Black-owned and independently published newspaper in the South. She is continuing the legacy […]

This Database Helps Minority Students Find Scholarships They Can Actually Win!

African American student on campus

Nationwide — Now, more than ever, a college degree is an essential prerequisite for achieving upward mobility. Unfortunately, for today’s traditionally underserved (and often ignored) minority communities, achieving that goal […]

Women’s Fashion Brand, I Am Kreyol, Launched by Haitian Entrepreneur Seeks to Raise $30,000 for Production and to Create Empowerment and Sustainability in Haiti

Model wearing a dress from the I Am Kreyol clothing line

Boston, MA — High fashion womenswear label, I Am Kreyol (Kreyol), recently launched a crowdfunding campaign that embodies its core purpose – creating a movement and giving back. Utilizing Indiegogo, […]

Chrissy Teigen, Model and Wife of Singer John Legend, Inks Lucrative Deal With Pampers

Chrissy Teigen, ambassador of Pampers all-natural products

Chrissy Teigen, a model and celebrity, has just signed a lucrative deal with Procter & Gamble Co. Teigen is the first ambassador for their newest line of products, Pampers Pure […]

Black Chef Charging White People More than Black People For Their Meals -- And His White Customers Don't Mind It!

Chef Tunde Wey

A nice meal and a purposeful advocacy? Tunde Wey, a chef from Nigeria, has been offering both through his pop-up stalls that serve meals and aims to change people’s racial […]

Oklahoma Black Business Expo and "Shark Tank" Are Coming to Oklahoma City to Find Their Next Success Story

Shark Tank

Oklahoma City, OK — The Oklahoma Black Business Expo is teaming up with Emmy award-winning reality show Shark Tank to reignite the fire of inclusive economics. The monumental event will […]

Nearly Homeless Single Mom Strikes It Big With Products Launching in Sally Beauty Stores

Gwen Jimmere, founder of Naturalicious

Determination and an amazing product can overcome even the most challenging odds. Naturalicious beauty company is living proof. Nationwide — Insiders and experts agree that the interest in natural hair […]

17-Year Old Black CEO Launches Nationwide Search For Other Young Entrepreneurs to Collaborate as Co-Authors For Her New Book

Zandra Cunningham, teen CEO of Zandra Beauty

Zandra Cunningham’s book, “The Science Behind It,” will reveal the business success of young entrepreneurs in a one-of-a-kind book collaboration. Entrants can apply now at http://imready.thesciencebehinditcollab.com Nationwide — Zandra Cunningham, […]

Orrin Hudson Named Recipient of 2018 Black CEO Community Service of the Year Award

Orrin Hudson, recipient of the Black CEO Community Service Award

Hudson hosted the “Black CEO Morning Show” everyday Monday through Friday during the month of March Atlanta, GA — Orrin Hudson, founder of the innovative and game-changing non-profit Be Someone […]

Black-Owned Hair Accessory Company Convenes Atlanta Naturals at The Gathering Spot for #DitchTheBand LIVE -- A Must-See Hair & Beauty Extravaganza on April 7th!

Ceata Lash, founder of Puffcuff and the Ditch the Band campaign

— The PuffCuff® hair accessory line hosts a naturally curly extravaganza to encourage people to ditch damaging hair accessories in exchange for those that preserve hair while offering great style. […]

Black Excellence: Philadelphia Fashion Designer Celebrates Five Years of Success With High Stakes Fashion Show

Fashion designer Milano di Rouge

Philadelphia, PA — In the past five years, Milano di Rouge has transformed from an online boutique to a fashion powerhouse worn by celebrities such as Cardi B, Rick Ross, […]

Atlanta Mompreneur Covers Clients in Luxury With Line of Mink Blankets

Shivolli DaSilva, founder of S&S Luxury

Atlanta, GA — As one of the newest additions to the prestigious Phipps Plaza in Atlanta, GA, S&S Luxury brings new meaning to the words Home Décor. Touting a feeling […]

The Weather Channel is Now Black-Owned -- Comedian Byron Allen Just Bought it for $300 Million!

Byron Allen

Most people know Byron Allen as a funny comedian, but he is also a successful entrepreneur and media mogul as the CEO/owner of Entertainment Studios, Inc., one of the largest […]

First Teens Ever to Take Their Youth Empowerment Tour on the Road to Empower, Inspire and Educate

AJ Carr and Essynce Moore

Nationwide — Teen entrepreneurs Essynce Moore and AJ Carr, both just 15-years old, are dedicated and determined to inspire, empower, and educate thousands of elementary, middle, and high school students […]

Backlash Erupts Over Diddy and Jay-Z’s New "Buy Black" App

Diddy and Jay-Z

Atlanta, GA — A huge social media backlash has erupted over comments by P Diddy that he and Jay-Z are looking into developing a ‘Buy Black’ app.

Oprah Winfrey Cashes in on Weight Watchers Stock For a Profit of About $22 Million

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey, the billionaire media mogul, has yet again snagged a huge profit from her investments. This time, it was from the diet and nutrition company, Weight Watchers International. Her […]

Meet the Black Entrepreneur Who Has Sold More Than 200,000 Coffee Table Books

C. Sunny Martin, founder of Who's Who Publishing

Described by many as a gifted visionary and entrepreneur, C. Sunny Martin is one of America’s foremost experts in publishing and multicultural marketing. Mr. Martin has successfully published over sixty […]

American Legacy Looks to Raise $500K to Launch Network Dedicated to African American History, Culture and Education

Rodney J. Reynolds, founder of American Legacy

American Legacy Launches Crowdfunding Campaign On GoFundMe Mount Vernon, NY — American Legacy Founder, Rodney J. Reynolds, announced the kickoff of the crowdfunding campaign to launch American Legacy Network (ALN), […]

Atlanta-Based Black Entrepreneur Offers One-Stop Online Store to Purchase Top-Named Antivirus Software

Joel Udotong, founder of Blue Jade Services

Blue Jade Services offers customers an easy and affordable way to keep their computers safe. Atlanta, GA — An Atlanta businessman is offering customers a one-stop online store to purchase […]

Reparations for 40 Million African Americans Finally Possible Thanks to a New Cryptocurrency Called Sankofa Black Gold

African American woman trading cryptocurrency online

Sankofa Black Gold cryptocurrency is poised to enrich and empower 1.25 billion African people worldwide by 2020. Menlo Park, CA — After centuries of reckless disregard for the continent of […]

10 Billion Reasons Why Small Business Owners Should Attend the 4th Quarter Readiness Small Business Conference

African Americans networking

Joint Collaboration to Promote Federal Contracting Opportunities to Small and Small Disadvantaged Businesses Washington, DC — The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization […]

C. E. Hutton, a Minority-Focused Cannabis Business Development and Management Firm, Acquired MIPR Holdings

A group of minority professionals working with C.E. Hutton

Denver, CO — Marijuana is the fastest growing industry in the United States since 2014. According to the Marijuana Business Daily, only 19% of business ownership is represented by minorities. […]

Black Entrepreneur and Branding Expert Re-Launches Power Networking Event For Women Business Owners and Professionals in the New York City Area

Debra Dixon, Founder of Light of Gold PR

Light of Gold PR hosts the upcoming Gold Business Connect Women’s Event in partnership with The New York State Veteran’s Chamber & NY Life Insurance for Women’s History Month Gold […]

Black Entrepreneur Develops New Hip-Hop and R&B Game Where Players Battle Song Vs. Song

Michael Rousseau, founder of AuxGod Music Battle Card Game

Toronto, ON — If you were told to “Play A Song About Your Ex”, you could definitely think of more than a few songs to play that relate to your […]

Brothers Launch Streaming Service That Teaches Cooking With Comics and Animation

Justin and Terry L. Raimey

Black Streak Kitchen turns the recipes of celebrity chefs into fun comic cookbooks and comic book style cooking class videos. Youngstown, OH — Brothers Justin and Terry L. Raimey have recently […]

Women Thriving Fearlessly Expo Empowering Women and Girls With a Unique Money-Making Opportunity

Women Thriving Fearlessly Expo

— Women’s Expo Provides Means to Earn Money — Palos Hills, IL — The Women Thriving Fearlessly (WTF) Expo, an expo whose primary purpose is to empower women, has stepped […]

Grant Writing Workshop Will Teach How to Raise Money For Nonprofit Organizations

Mujiba Salaam Parker

Cherry Hill, NJ — Community and Economic Development expert, Ms. Mujiba Salaam Parker, is hosting the Get Your Grants Funded Workshop on Saturday, April 7, 2018 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. […]

Black Woman-Owned Retailer of Licensed Baby, Toddler and Party Supplies and Home of the Build Abox Expands Online

Carla Austin, owner of SmartGrind Shop and More

Bringing the latest licensed toddler items and custom made items, SmartGrind Shop and More offers customize products for all types of events or personal use. Nationwide — SmartGrind Shop and […]

Meet the First Ever African American Woman Vice President of CBS News

Kimberly Godwin, Vice President of CBS News

Many people say that good things come to those who wait. But Kimberly Godwin, the new Vice President of the news division at CBS News, does not just wait. She […]

This 13-Year Old Entrepreneur Has Sold 500 Paintings -- And Now She Has a New Book!

Camryn Green

Camryn Green, a 13-year old girl from Raleigh, North Carolina, hasn’t even started high school yet, but she has already sold more than 500 paintings… and released her own book. […]

New Book Asks, "How Do We Build a Real Wakanda?"

Nationwide — How Do We Build a Real Wakanda? is the title of the new book by hip hop activist Sean XLG Mitchell. The book advances the social dialog that […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches 3rd Annual Event to Honor Good Deeds with Acts of Kindness Awards

Wanda Adams, founder of the Acts of Kindness awards

Washington, DC Area — “No good deed goes unpunished.” This age-old adage can mislead the kindhearted into believing good deeds backfire. The reality is good deeds often go unnoticed. ACCOLADE […]

Media Experts to Teach at Powerful Seminar in Washington, DC

Terri Tolliver and Dante Lee

Dante Lee, founder of BlackNews.com and BlackPR.com, and Terri Tolliver, Fox 5 News Executive, to share their media secrets and expertise in online marketing, public relations and strategies. Washington, DC […]

New Bestseller, "Mind Set Go," Reveals the Simple Principles to Living a Renewed Life

Derrick D. Reed, author of Mind Set Go

Nationwide — Author, Business Coach, and Motivational Speaker, Derrick D. Reed has now released his new book titled Mind Set Go. In this riveting new release, Derrick sets out to […]

Cheryl Boone Issacs Immediate Past President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to Anchor 25th Celebration of Black Women in Film and Television Event

Cheryl Boone Isaacs

Film and Television “Sista Power Panels” — led by top Black filmmakers and professionals — highlight the 25th celebration, examining the impact of Black Women in Film & Television. Hollywood, […]

5-Year Old Fredericksburg Native to Release Exciting, New Book on Investing, Saving Money and Purchasing Her First Investment Property

Kennedy O'Neal, author of Adventures of Super Kennedy

Author Kennedy O’Neal of Faith Baptist School will celebrate the release of her new book, “The Adventures of Super Kennedy: Saving and Investing” at Central Park Funland on March 17th […]

New Book, “The Grass is The First to Go,” Tackles Violence, Morality, Race and Politics

The Grass is First to Go by Orlando Ceaser

Chicago, IL — Motivational speaker and author, Orlando Ceaser’s, new book uses art to tackle hot topics. The Grass Is the First to Go is ten one-act plays with a […]

Philadelphia-Based Black-Owned Construction Company Celebrates Another Milestone; Launches Monthly Business and Community Empowerment Conferences

Choates General Contracting Monthly Empowerment Conferences

Philadelphia, PA — Darrell Choates, CEO of Choates General Contracting, Inc. (CGC), has received another prestigious award for his long-standing commitment to the community of Philadelphia.

Black Millionaire Real Estate Mogul's New Book Gets Highly Favorable Review By Major Book Industry Publication

Ella's Golden Egg by Ella Coney

Nationwide — Ella M. Coney, the real estate mogul and best-selling author of Ella’s Golden Eggs: How to Conquer Real Estate and Never Be Broke Again, is receiving rave reviews […]

Husband and Wife Team, the Owners of a Black-Owned Cruise Planning Agency, Announce Upcoming Quilting Cruise Through the Panama Canal

Carlos and Renee Boozer, founders of Cruise Planners

Nationwide — As Cruise Planners travel agents and franchise owners, Carlos and Renee Boozer operate a full-service land and cruise travel agency based in the North Las Vegas area and […]