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26-Year Old Black Woman Entrepreneur Launches Low Cost Organic Grocery Store

Olympia Auset, founder of SUPRMARKT

26-year old Olympia Auset, a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Howard University, grew tired of having to travel 2 hours by bus every time she wanted to […]

Black-Owned Construction Firm Awarded Contract to Replace Contaminated Water Lines in Flint, Michigan

Rhonda Grayer, Vice President of WT Construction

W.T. Stevens Construction, a Black-owned construction firm with about 25 employees, has been awarded a multi-million dollar service contract to replace more than 18,000 lead corroded pipes across the city […]

Exclusive Collection of African-American Party Invitations and Stationery Products Launches

Yolanda N. Ingram, CEO/Founder of Sweet Berry Lane

— Sweet Berry Lane is a cool online destination for African-American invitations and stationery products with unique designs and trends. — Holly Springs, NC — It is obvious how special […]

UMC - Urban Movie Channel Presents the Poignant and Powerful International Documentary, "The Man Who Mends Women"

The Man Who Mends Women

— Exclusive Premiere Friday, May 19, 2017 — May Highlights Also Include: #ThrowbackThursdays with Season 1 of Braxton Family Values; Military Drama Stand Down Soldier starring Jeryl Scott (The Walking […]

Mother and Teen Son Launch Movement to Help Black Families Create Generational Wealth Through Business Ownership and Personal Financial Success

Lavette and Yungche, mother/son founders of the Family Brand Movement

— In a nation where 49% of children are living in poverty, the family brand movement has been started to extract the true potential in family bonds — Nationwide — […]

Tony Nominated Broadway Actress Brenda Braxton Releases "The Little Black Book of Back Stage Etiquette"

Brenda Braxton, author of Little Black Book of Back Stage Etiquette

New York, NY — Tony nominated Broadway actress and entrepreneur Brenda Braxton, will celebrate the release of her first self-published title, The Little Black Book of Back Stage Etiquette with […]

Best-Selling Novel, "Tryin' to Sleep in the Bed You Made," Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Grand Style at 25th National Conference of Go on Girl! Book Club

Books by Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant

— New York Times Best-Selling Authors, Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant, Will Lead All-Star Anniversary Performance in Chicago on June 3, 2017. — New York, NY — In celebration of […]

Black Israelis Are Twice as Likely to Be Arrested for Crimes They Didn’t Commit -- Young Ethiopian Immigrant Sitting in Israeli Prison without Trial

Rivka Yeshayhu, a Black Ethiopian Israeli

Nationwide — Rivka Yeshayhu is a 21-year old Ethiopian-Israeli, a dedicated daughter and sister who works hard to support her family. Rivka lost her father at a young age and […]

"Scholarship Mom" Shares Money-Saving Secrets In Her Book -- How To Send Your Kids To College For Free

Gwen Thomas, author of The Parent's Guide to Sending Your Kids to College

— “The Parent’s Smart Guide to Sending Your Kids to College Without Going Broke” — Washington, DC — It’s that time of year when millions of college-bound students and their […]

Summit Aims to Correct Asian Beauty Supply Store Manager Beating and Choking a Female Black Customer

Beauty Supply Summit

Nationwide — Beauty Supply Institute, a training and consulting organization founded in 2007 by former business & economics professor and 3-time store owner Devin Robinson, is hosting its 1st Annual […]

Rolling Out the Red Carpet For African American Women, and Building Something Massive Together (For Us and By Us!)

Black Girl Powerhouse

Nationwide — The Black Girl Powerhouse campaign is the brainchild of national best-selling author and successful entrepreneur, Brenda Hampton. The resort-style commercial property is designed as a meeting place for […]

Desiree Peterkin Bell Announced as Featured Co-Author of New Book, "Women Who Inspire"

Desiree Peterkin Bell

— Contribution to focus on core belief “Purpose, Not Position” — Nationwide — Desiree Peterkin Bell, President and CEO of DPBell & Associates, is collaborating on a ground-breaking book, Women […]

First Ever Black-Owned Organic Ice Cream Chain Enjoying the Sweet Taste of Success

Mercy Kitomari, founder of Black-owned ice cream chain

Mercy Kitomari is the founder of Nelwas Gelato, a Black-owned organic ice cream chain. Based in Tanzania (East Africa), her company makes 30 different flavors of rich and creamy ice […]

Black Houston-Based Attorney Says She Has an Open Arms Policy

Attorney Annie Scott

Houston, TX — After Annie Scott became licensed as an attorney, her ambitions for law practice led her to the Prosecutor’s office. It was in her role as Cameron County’s […]

NYU Appoints Lisa M. Coleman as Chief Diversity Officer

Lisa M. Coleman, Chief Diversity Officer at NYU

As NYU’s Inaugural CDO, Coleman to Lead Efforts to Improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Hiring, Admissions, and Culture New York, NY — New York University President Andrew Hamilton today […]

Whoopi Goldberg Launches Organic Medical Marijuana Products to Help Women Deal With Menstrual Cramps

Whoopi Goldberg's new line of medical marijuana products

Another positive use for medical marijuana has been targeted by actress and TV personality Whoopi Goldberg who recently launched a new cannabis line that is specifically designed to relieve painful […]

Black Relationship Expert (Who Has Been Married 3 Times) Says in New Book That "Marriage is a Trap in Disguise"

Papoo Outland, author of Marriage is a Trap in Disguise

— Author Papoo Outland challenges readers to think objectively and take pragmatic decisions and actions regarding marriage. — Nationwide — Author Papoo Outland announces the official launch and availability for […]

What Happens When "12 Years a Slave" Meets "The Wizard of Oz?" -- You Get "Mulatto Girl Aggie, 13: Name on the Ledger"

Mulatto Girl Aggie 13 by Lakesa Cox

Nationwide — Imagine a teen from present day being transported back to the year 1816. Then imagine if that teen finds out she’s not only in the year 1816, but […]

14-Year Old Releases Her Third Book -- Aims to Inspire Other Youth to Read, and Be Successful in School, Life & Business

Esssynce Moore, teen author

Hillside, NJ — 8th Grade Middle School Chronicles: The Year That Changed Everything… is written by teen author, Essynce Moore.

Beyoncé Launches New Scholarship Program For Young Women

Beyonce Scholarship Program

Beyoncé Formation Scholars Program is open to young women who plan to attend one of four participating colleges and major in creative arts, music, literature or African-American studies. Four scholarships […]

Black Women Professionals, Leaders and Entrepreneurs to Be Empowered and Honored at Washington, DC Area Luncheon

Bold Brave and Beautiful Luncheon in DMV area

Nationwide — On Saturday, April 29, 2017, EPNET will host its 8th Annual Bold, Brave & Beautiful Women in Business Luncheon. The theme is “Women Not Built to Break,” and […]

13-Year Old Nigerian-American Accepted into Duke Gifted Program

Noella Upke Roberts

Missouri City, TX — Back in 2013, Noella Ukpe Roberts of Missouri City, Texas, was narrating adorable videos of her favorite folktale, Lǎo Lǎo Tóu, in fluent Chinese. Today, the […]

Black-Owned Handbag Brand, Gregory Sylvia, Continues to Grow and Give Back

Gregory and Terri “Sylvia” Pope, founders of Gregory Sylvia handbags

Charlotte, NC — Emerging brand, Gregory Sylvia, recently unveiled its latest must-have handbag styles. With classic and timeless designs, Gregory Sylvia continues to set high standards for leather bags. The […]

Two Black Female Tech Entrepreneurs Launch First Ever Peer-to-Peer Identity Verification and Background Check Platform

Patricia Wilson-Smith and Tavonia Evans, founders of Safe2Meet

— Patricia Wilson-Smith and Tavonia Evans raised $165K from angel investors to launch Safe2Meet.com – a unique service that protects consumers from online predators. — Atlanta, GA — Safe2Meet.com, a local […]

Woman From Mississippi Loses 230 Pounds By Simply Doing This!

Theresa S. Thames

Theresa S. Thames from Southern Mississippi weighed 280 pounds by the time she was 14 years old. By the time she was 33, she weighed 447 pounds. Yet she was […]

Young Black Inventor's Device Locates Lost Kids -- Innovative New 'Gotcha' GPS Tracking Device Ensures Nothing Will Ever Be Lost Again, Not Even a Kid

Taylor Baloney, inventor of the Gotcha tracking device

— Innovative New ‘Gotcha’ GPS Tracking Device Ensures Nothing Will Ever Be Lost Again, Not Even a Kid — San Jose, CA — Find My Everything Inc. is excited to […]

Mental Health Expert, Dr. Sheila D. Williams, Uses Her Memoir, ‘My Mother’s Keeper’, to Inspire and Motivate Others to Live Unapologetically and Create the Future They Desire

Dr. Sheila D. Williams, author of My Mother's Keeper

Nationwide — Are you holding on to a family secret? Have you become stagnant due to a past that haunts you? Are you ashamed, embarrassed or afraid to expose something […]

Author and Holistic Health Champion, Debra Peek-Haynes, Launches "First Ladies Healthy Cooking Contest" as Part of Her Heart2Heart Detroit Tour

Debra Peek-Haynes

— Sponsored by Meijer (Detroit) — Detroit, MI — Debra Peek-Haynes, author and holistic health champion, returns to Detroit’s faith-based community May 6, 2017 with a message of wellness and […]

36th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Fundraising Awards Gala Celebrates 'Black Women Did That' -- Honoring the Brains, Grace & Power of Black Women

Harlem Business Alliance Fundraising Awards Honorees

Saluting: Sylvia Rhone, Jeanne Wardford, Vera Moore, Dyana Williams, Glynda C. Carr, Kimberly Peeler-Allen, Jodie Patterson, Dr. Aletha Maybank and La-Verna J. Fountain Event Sponsors: Airbnb, Harlem Community Development Corporation, […]

Black, Married, and... Entrepreneurs -- Baltimore-based Power Couple Launches Custom Purse Line for Black Sororities & HBCUs!

Husband and wife team, Quinn Conyers and Isa Abdul-Raheem

Baltimore, MD — Black Sorority members and graduates of HBCUs will soon have a sophisticated alternative to showcase their college spirit after custom clutch company, Purse Paparazzi, announced a plan […]

African-American Nurse Overtakes Psychiatric Industry -- Mental Health Care Options Just Got Better!

Glennae E. Davis, founder of NaesVision

Los Angeles, CA — African-American professionals facing discrimination, looking to hire attorneys, been referred to mental health services, or expecting to be ‘made whole’ hoping equality will come through administration […]

“We’ve Got Stories” is the Theme for the 2017 Girlfriends Getaway to Martha's Vineyard

Sister & Friends shopping

Nationwide — Sisters & Friends Getaway to Martha’s Vineyard’s 2017 theme is “We’ve Got Stories.” In addition to a fun week to relax, rejuvenate, laugh and reflect, storytelling sessions focus […]

Author and Social Worker Releases New Book, “When I Grow Up,” to Educate Children About Extraordinary Career Opportunities

When I Grow Up by Jessica McEachern

Nationwide — Who’s ready for a great new book! When I Grow Up by author Jessica McEachern, MA, MSW, emboldens young readers, ages two to ten, to imagine a multitude […]

Black-Owned Family Wellness Center Gives Houston Area Families Affordable Basic Health Services

Kimberly Barrow, founder of Kimberly Cares LLC

Houston, TX — Kimberly Cares is a Houston-based family wellness center created by Kimberly Barrow, Family Nurse Practitioner, because of her personal experiences with being uninsured. This full service primary […]

Denver Community Newspaper Celebrates 30 Years of Publishing

Denver Urban Spectrum Publisher Rosalind J. Harris

— Denver Urban Spectrum’s “Power 30…More Today Than Yesterday” Honors Community — Denver, CO — Denver Urban Spectrum, an award-winning monthly publication, has been spreading the news about people of […]

The First Ever Black-Owned Gym For Women in This Country is About More Than Just Fitness!

Mildred Apenyo, founder of Fit Clique in Uganda

Mixed gyms are common in the U.S. but not in other countries, like Uganda. Men in Uganda do not welcome women exercising with them and also object to their wearing […]

Walmart Planning to Do More Business With Women Entrepreneurs

Walmart working with woman entrepreneurs

Women-owned businesses that have contracts with Walmart Retail giant Walmart is taking another big step forward to include more women-owned businesses in its sourcing, and this time they are being […]

"Silence No More," a Liberating Memoir by Dr. Kenisha Burke, Encourages Individuals to Break Their Silence and Talk About Their Pain

Kenisha Burke, author of Silence No More

Nashville, TN — Dr. Kenisha Burke empowers individuals to tell their stories, however painful they may be. Many victims of abuse, infertility, eating disorders, and other hurtful pasts are afraid […]

Black Author, Speaker and Former City Councilwoman Releases New Book on the Art of Juggling

Art of Juggling by Sylvia Jordan

Southfield, MI — By all accounts, women have never been so empowered, or under more pressure. As Sylvia Jordan explains in her new book, The Art of Juggling: The Successful […]

White Girl, Black Doll -- 2-Year Old Shuts Down Cashier Who Questioned Her Choice

2-year old girl Sophia who prefers a Black doll

Nationwide — While in a Target store recently in South Carolina, Brandi Benner told her 2-year old daughter Sophia to pick out a prize for finishing her potty training. After […]

12-Year Old Chef Tavia Wins $10K on Food Network Show

Chef Tavia Isaac

12-year old Tavia Isaac from Chester, Pennsylvania, had a big secret that she had to keep for four months. The secret was that she was chosen as the top winner […]

CEO Celebrates 17 Years of Ties to the Detroit Community

Ms. Goal Digger by Alison Vaughn

— Alison Vaughn, Founder of Jackets for Jobs, Inc, is Ms. Goal Digger and declares that Success is Sexy! Her book shows readers how to set goals, have a millionaire […]

Black-Owned Magazine Publisher Celebrates Her 2nd Year of Publishing -- Catering to the Textured, Natural, Curly Hair Market

Angela Turner, founder of Curls, Twists, Coils and Kinks Magazine

A.Turner Publishing is a Las Vegas, Nevada based Black-owned magazine publishing company, founded by entrepreneur and native New Yorker, Angela Turner. The company publishes Curls, Twists, Coils, & Kinks Magazine […]

Bulivian Founder Hosts Free Weight Loss Webinar With Comedian & Actress Kim Coles

Dr. Tabatha Carr ND and actress/comedian Kim Coles

— Set to take the mystery out of weight loss, Bulivian founder, Dr. Tabatha Carr ND will host a free webinar on April 9th at 5 p.m. PDT and 8 […]

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 […]

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 […]