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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 […]

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 […]