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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Brand Strategist, Entrepreneur and Author Courtney R. Rhodes Releases New How-to-Guide For Making Your Mark Through "On-Purpose" Living

Courtney R. Rhodes, author of Make Your Mark

— Courtney R. Rhodes’ new how-to guide will help you seize control of your life, accomplish your lifelong dreams, and make new career goals through the power of personal marketing […]

African American Author, Family Strategist, and Mother of 7 Releases Powerful New Book to Help People Communicate Effectively

Charlotte Avery, family strategist and mother of 7 children

— The Family Strategist™, entrepreneur and author Charlotte Avery, mom of 7 and married for 14 years transparently shares her personal journey of learning how to communicate in love and […]

Poor Women With Breast Cancer Are 4 Times More Likely To Lose Their Jobs -- But Why?

Poor woman with breast cancer

Statistics show that about one in eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. But only one-fourth of low-income women are as likely to keep their […]



Minority Teen Girls from Across the Country Apply to Attend At the Well’s Premiere Summer Programs at Princeton Univ. and Swarthmore College

At the Well Scholars with actress Yandy Smith

New York, NY — Young minority teens from California to Connecticut are vying for one of 50 spots in the At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy. Students wanting to […]

Diva by Cindy -- A Hair Care Brand with a Heart That Keeps on Giving

Cindy Tawiah, founder of Diva By Cindy

Baltimore, MD — Cindy Tawiah has discovered the secret to longer and healthier hair. She created a line of hair care products to enrich and inspire women by giving them […]

3-City Black Business Tour Sweeps Through the South to Inspire, Educate African American Entrepreneurs and Authors

Bold and Brave Igniting the Fire Conference

Nationwide — The Igniting the Fire Bold & Brave Women’s Summit occurs March 4th, 2017 in Mobile, AL to set the stage for the Three-City Black Business Tour Sweeping through […]

Breast Cancer Survivor Using Memoir to Build a Much-Needed Oncology Center in the Caribbean

Karla Antoinette Baptiste, author of Did in Your Heels

— 100% percent of the proceeds will go to establish the oncology center in St. Vincent — Dallas, TX — In 2007, not long after fulfilling her dream of living in […]

"Misplaced Passion” Will Rock Your Heart and Soul with Poetry to Inspire Your Choices

Misplaced Passion by Ebony Brown

— Freele Spoken Poems Give Clever Anecdotes and Deep Metaphors, Creating a Unique Experience for Readers — Houston, TX — Ebony Brown will inspire readers to find their purpose with […]

Nationally Acclaimed Visual Artist Shanequa Gay Brings the Plight of Black Men to Canvas

Shanequa Gay's Plight of Black Men Exhibit

— Upcoming Shanequa Gay exhibit portrays the contemporary African-American experience. — Spartanburg, SC — In celebration of Black History Month and Women’s History Month, Wofford College presents a solo exhibition […]

Award-Winning Actress & Producer Tangi Miller Makes Her Directorial Debut at the Pan African Film Festival

Tangi Miller, Director of Diva Diaries film

Los Angeles, CA — Television, film actress and producer, Tangi Miller, makes her directorial debut with her new film, ‘Diva Diaries’, in which she also produces and co-stars, at the […]

Entertainment Industry Leaders Partner with MPAC to Cultivate Opportunities in Television in Houston

MPAC Daytime TV Panel

— MPAC welcomes representatives from WeTV, TVOne, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television, Will Packer Television, some of television’s most popular shows, along with local journalists and other major players for a […]

Black Entrepreneur's Weight Loss Company Helped Her to Lose 74 Pounds Without Exercise -- Now She is Focused on Helping Others!

Chandra Harris, before and after

Philadelphia, PA — Chandra Harris is the co-founder of Fit, Firm, and Fabulous which produces the Extreme Weight Loss Protocol system. She started the company out of necessity. She knew […]

Civil Rights Activist Essie Berry Says She Wants an Apology From Steve Harvey For Lying

Essie Berry and Steve Harvey

Nationwide — Essie Berry, civil rights activist and widow of Fred “ReRun” Berry from the 1970’s sitcom “What’s Happening”, is breaking her silence after nearly 3 years. Berry has been […]

Program is Showing the Black Community How to ‘Buy Back The Block’ -- One Investment at a Time

Lynn P., founder of Buy the Block

Denver, CO — Following the successful creation of ‘Buy The Block’ (www.BuyTheBlock.org) as well as the passionate contribution of the community towards ensuring that the movement’s goal of raising the […]

Iconic Television Actress T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh Joins Cast of Seeso's "There's... Johnny!"

T'Keyah Crystal Kemah

Los Angeles, CA — After making us laugh for so many years, iconic television actress T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh is gracing the small screen again in a starring role on Seeso’s […]

10-Year Old Entrepreneur Using Her Profits to Give Back and Inspire Other Girls

Gianni Graham

Almost every little girl wants a Barbie doll, but not all little girls can afford them. It took one creative and inspired little girl to solve this problem by donating […]

Philadelphia Poet Brings the Issue of Black Women and Depression to the Stage in Karen Moore’s Choreopoem "Poetik Blues: A Sistah’s Story"

Karen Moore

Nationwide — Karen Moore Enterprises with the Sistah Talk session sponsored by Urban Poetik Ministries Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the Empowering Black Women Beyond the Blues […]

Nearly 50% of U.S. Children Now Live in Poverty -- And Trump Wants to Cut These Programs!

American child living in poverty

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) reports that 43 percent of all children in the U.S. now live in low-income families. This includes 30.6 million children, including 5.2 […]

Traci Otey Blunt Named President of RLJ Entertainment’s Urban Movie Channel

Traci Otey Blunt, president of Urban Movie Channel

Silver Spring, MD — Robert L. Johnson, Chairman of RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) today announced the appointment of Traci Otey Blunt as President of Urban Movie Channel (UMC). UMC is […]

Highly-Anticipated Documentary Explores Women, Trauma and Success

No More Chains Documentary

— “No More Chains: Succeeding Against The Odds” documentary set for red carpet premiere and national screening tour to help women thrive post-trauma — Fredericksburg, VA — No More Chains: […]

Minority Report Featured Black Owned Businesses Announces the Ultimate Black Love Gift Guide and Exclusive Interview with Black Love Day creator

Acts of Kindness Awards

The Ultimate Black Love Gift Guide and Exclusive Interview with Black Love Day creator, Ayo Handy-Kendi Nationwide — Black Love Day is celebrated on February 13th and has been every year […]

25% of African Americans With This Serious Health Condition Won't Find Out Until It's Too Late!

African American HIV Awareness program

Developing HIV does not have to be a death sentence. With proper treatment, HIV does not have to progress to full blown AIDS. The problem is that 25 percent of […]

Meet Annie Malone - The First Ever Black Woman Millionaire (Before Madam CJ Walker and Oprah Winfrey)

There are millions of women entrepreneurs in the United Statess that are running successful businesses, and many of them have even reached millionaire status. In fact, according a study by The American College, up to 45 percent of American millionaires are women. Few of these, however, are African American. But success runs in our race. Meet Annie Malone, the first Black woman millionaire

There are millions of women entrepreneurs in the United Statess that are running successful businesses, and many of them have even reached millionaire status. In fact, according a study by […]

Commanding Documentary About Workplace Discrimination To Screen At Hollywood Black Film Festival

Invisible Women Documentary

— “Invisible Women: Being a Black Woman in Corporate America” — Oakland, CA — Head Not The Tail Productions (HNTT Productions) is delighted to announce that its powerful and inspiring […]

Healthcare Solutions Company Introduces the EZ Lift™ Vest -- A Transfer Lift Device for Mobility-Challenged Patients of all Ages

Founders of EZ Lift Vest

— The company is on a mission to enhance dignity, independence and the quality of life for patients and loved ones who are at risk for unintentional falls. — Bradenton, […]

"Mommy, Please Help Me Get My Baby Back" -- The New, Captivating Novel By Shaquana Jackson Is Now Available

Shaquana Jackson, author of Mommy Please Help Me Get My Baby Back

— Author Shaquana Jackson announces the launch of her latest, breathtaking novel ‘Mommy, Please Help Me Get My Baby Back’. This amazing book is now available to order at Amazon.com […]

Founder of Denver's First Black Woman-Owned Coffeehouse to Host Art & Soul Music Showcase to Benefit Children in Sierra Leone, West Africa

Entrepreneur Lynn Baker and Artist Donte Jana

— Denver-based Good Mornings Coffeehouse, owned and founded by African American entrepreneur Lynn Baker, is taking services to the next level with the “Passion4Arts Project” initiative event on Thursday, August […]