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One-of-a-Kind Hair Accessory Created Through Inspiration From a Car Charger -- One African American Woman Inventor's Story

Charmin Edwards, founder of Rocyalox

— “Wrap-N-Twist – That’s It!” — Chicago, IL — Entrepreneur Charmin Edwards (Damron Health and Beauty) was unable to find anything on the market to properly hold and adorn her […]

Grandmother Writes Novel about Nazi Atrocities and Heroic Black Soldiers in WWII

Lebensborn Experiment by Joyce Yvette Davis

— A blend of fact, fiction and scientific fantasy — Upland, CA — The Lebensborn Experiment: Book I, by Joyce Yvette Davis, deals with two little-known subjects of the Second […]

This 22-Year Old Woman Wants to Be the Mayor of Detroit -- And She's Running for Office!

Myya D. Jones

Detroit, MI — Myya D. Jones is just 22-years old, but she believes that she can be the next mayor of the city of Detroit. She was born and raised […]

At the Well Summer Leadership Academy Equips Girls of Color at Princeton and Swarthmore College

At the Well Summer Leadership Academy at Princeton

New York, NY — For the seventh straight year, the At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy (ATW) will offer its two week summer enrichment program for minority girls entering […]

Music Industry Veteran Shanti Das Teams Up With the American Heart Association to Recruit Volunteer Ambassadors to Drive Healthy Living in Urban Communities

Shanti Das, American Heart Association volunteer ambassador

Dallas, TX — Music industry mogul Shanti Das and the American Heart Association are teaming up to bring awareness to heart disease and stroke, the social determinants of health and opportunities […]

Writer Krystal M. Harris to Pen New Graphic Novel/Comic Book Series Featuring Five Black Female Martial Arts Warriors

Krystal M. Harris, writer of the Venomous Five

— Harris, who is also a talented actress, is co-starring in the highly anticipated “New Edition Story” biopic on BET — Nationwide — Between acting, heading a production company, and […]

13-Year Old Entrepreneur Making $100K a Year Doing This -- And She's Training Others Girls to Do the Same!

Asia Newson, Super Business Girl

Being a successful entrepreneur is not dependent on age, as shown by this 13-year-old from Detroit, Michigan. Her name is Asia Newson, and she is known locally and nationally as […]

$85 Dollar African American Dolls -- Can They Really Sell?

Founder of Naturally Perfect Dolls

Jason and Angelica Sweeting, who live in Miami, Florida with their two young daughters, are the founders of Naturally Perfect Dolls, which sells high-end baby dolls with multicultural skintones and […]

Entrepreneur Inspired By Her Daughter Creates First Ever Patois-Talking Jamaican Doll

Saffron Jackson, founder of Zuree Dolls

Saffron Jackson, a 38-year old Jamaican entrepreneur, is making headlines for creating Zuree Dolls – unique baby dolls that look Jamaican and speak the language of Jamaican Patois. She says […]

African American Fashion Blogger Launches Fashion-Forward Luxury Travel Accessory

Natasha Bernard, founder of Fashion Fab Boutique

A leather passport cover and luggage tag set designed with jet-setting fashionistas in mind. Tampa, FL — Fashionista and award-winning blogger, Natasha Bernard of the increasingly popular fashion and lifestyle […]

A National Day of Racial Healing on January 17th Will Help Americans Heal and Overcome Deep Racial Divisions

Dr. Gail Christopher

Dr. Gail C. Christopher America’s Wire Writers Group Washington, DC — Just five days before inauguration of Donald Trump as the country’s 45th President, millions of Americans on January 15 […]

New Black-Owned Lingerie Line Heats Up the Market

Sadia Sisay, founder of BeingU Lingerie line

Black British entrepreneur Sadia Sisay has created a beautiful line of lingerie called BeingU that women of color everywhere will love. Not only are her creations sexy and comfortable, but […]

Black Women Business Moguls to Compete on "Queen Boss" Reality TV Show Hosted by Tracey Edmonds

Queen Boss Reality Show on Centric

Over 500,000 new businesses start up each month in the United States, and African-American women represent the fasting-growing group of entrepreneurs. But how do these women know if they have […]

First Ever Black Woman-Owned Comic Book Store on the East Coast Gets National Attention

Ariell Johnson, owner of Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse

Philadelphia, PA — When entrepreneur Ariell Johnson opened her comic book store and coffee shop in Kensington, Pennsylvania back in December 2015, it became an instant hit both locally and nationally. […]

Black Hairstylist Turned Entrepreneur Creates Snap Weave, an Innovative Patent-Pending Hair Extension System

Snap Weave

— Snap Weave allows women to create a full hairstyle of any length or texture in minutes – with no glue, needles, or installation tools! — Atlanta, GA — Leave […]

"For Black Girls" Movement Re-Launches in 2017 to Empower Women By Celebrating Black Beauty and Achievements

For Black Girls

Lancaster, PA — For Black Girls celebrates the beauty of Black girls and women as they relaunch this month. Ruby L. Taylor, M.S.W., founder of of the movement and alumna of […]

Compton's First Ever Black-Owned Business Celebrates 60 Years

Katherine Banks, founder of Naka's Broiler in Compton

More than 100 local residents recently gathered together to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Naka’s Broiler, a Black-owned restaurant which also happens to be the first ever Black-owned business in […]

Black Married Couple Releases New Book About Infertility Entitled, "Why Not Us?" -- On How Love Helped Them Overcome Their 12-Year Journey

Why Not Us By Sandra and Octavian Braxton

New York, NY — Sandra & Octavian Braxton have been married for 18 years and met while serving in the U.S. Air Force. Like most married couples, they wanted to start […]

Black Author/Thinker Reveals the Truth About 18 Controversial Subjects in Her New Book, "Psst: Please Somebody Speak The Truth"

Pssst Please Somebody Speak Truth by Dr. Karen Sloan-Brown

Nationwide — Dr. Karen Sloan-Brown says, “Stop the Lies! The 2016 Presidential election was built on a foundation of lies. Hillary Clinton was the victim of so many. Donald Trump […]

More Than 6,000 Low Income Families in D.C. Will Lose Their Welfare Benefits in 2017

Low Income DC Residents

Most people welcome a new year with promises of better things to come. But for thousands of welfare recipients in Washington, D.C., it’s a different story. For them, 2017 may […]

Super Mom Disrupts $121 Billion Dollar Skin Care Industry From Her Kitchen

Funlayo Alabi, founder of Shea Radiance

Funlayo Alabi grew up in West Africa where shea butter was considered a cure for everything. Many years later after immigrating to the United States, her son began to suffer […]

L’Oréal Sued By Black Women Who Say the Company's Hair Relaxer Product Burned Their Scalp and Left Them Bald

Black women suing L'Oreal after product burned their scalps

Nationwide — Several African American women who used L’Oréal’s SoftSheen-Carson Hair Relaxer product are now suing the brand for $5 million dollars after their usage of the product resulted in […]

Black Mom Gets Arrested After Calling Police After a White Man Choked Her Son

Jacqueline Craig, woman arrested after man choked her son

Nationwide — Jacqueline Craig, an African American mother from Fort Worth, Texas, called the police when her 7-year-old son said that a man choked him, but she was the one […]

After 30 Years of Research, Black Physician Releases New Innovative, Customized Weight Loss Program

Dr. O.Bey

— EAT One/Half brings to light for the first time, successful strategies for healthy weight loss. Newly uncovered, this versatile approach reveals technical and universal sources of support. Innovative, it […]

Amazing Scholarship Program For Low Income Women Now Open

Jeannette Rankin Scholarship Awardees

The Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund awards scholarships every year to low-income women who are 35 years of age or older. Named after Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to […]

First Black Female-Owned Beef Jerky Company Earns Major Respect in Hollywood!

Marjorie's Beef Jerky

— Marjorie’s Beef Jerky Was on Fire Being Loved by Over 200 VIP Celebrities at The American Music Awards Gift Exchange in Hollywood on November 19th 2016! — Hollywood, CA […]

Black Male Celebrities Support "I'm A Brilliant Little Black Boy" Children's Book -- Inspiring Black Boys to Be Brilliant

I'm a Brilliant Little Black Boy

Nationwide — When Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Vin Diesel, Blair Underwood and more top name celebrities show up and participate in a launch video for one cause, you know […]

How This Blogger Secured $50K in Sponsorship Deals in 120 Days

Michiel Perry, founder of Black Southern Belle

Black Southern Belle launched over a year ago. Founder Michiel Perry created the web site to fill a need for more black vendors in the area of good food, black […]

Black Women Should Beware of These 5 Symptoms -- They Could Be Signs of HIV

Black woman with doctor

An estimated 1.2 million people in the U.S. were living with HIV at the end of 2013, according to the U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention. Although African Americans […]

Entrepreneur Leadership Award Will Honor Velma Trayham at the Annual Houston Power Professionals’ Holiday Soiree!

Velma Trayham, CEO of ThinkZILLA PR Group

— ThinkZilla’s CEO, Velma Trayham, is scheduled to be honored on December 8th by Houston Power Professionals at its annual Holiday Soiree. — Houston, TX — Velma Trayham is a […]

The Real Reason Why Black Babies Die Twice As Often As White Babies

Black mother with baby

The Centers For Disease Control reports that African-American women and their babies are at a higher risk for pregnancy and birth complications, including pre-mature birth. Premature delivery is the most […]

The First Black Woman in Space is Also a Successful Entrepreneur

Dr. Mae Jemison, entrepreneur and the first Black woman to go to space

You might say, ‘The sky is the limit’ when it comes to Dr. Mae C. Jemison. Not only was she the first woman of color in the world to go […]

"Chocolate Soufflé" - A Captivating Story of Seduction, Humor and Revelation Among Black Professionals in 1980’s and 1990’s NYC

Trish Ahjel

Atlanta, GA — Just like Terry McMillan’s Waiting to Exhale did in the 90’s, the spotlight on friendships and relationships for young black professionals has been catapulted to the forefront […]

The Legacy of 'Black Wall Street' Revitalized With Archer & Pine

Morgan R. Gantt and Marc Clarke, founders of Archer & Pine

— New Curated Online Marketplace Featuring Artisans to Empower ‘The Black Dollar’ — New York, NY — Archer & Pine is a curated interactive online marketplace featuring distinctive creators of […]

Civil Rights Icon Dorothy Height Becomes 15th Black Woman to Be Honored With U.S. Postage Stamp

USPS stamp honors Dorothy Height

Washington, DC — Every year, the United States Postal Service (USPS) releases a new series of Forever stamps. This amazing collection of stamps features beautiful art, distinguished Americans and historic […]

Black Author Empowering, Building Women and Showing Them How to "Be Still"

Be Still By Marilyn Randolph

Nationwide — Crystal City Publishing announces the release of Be Still the first work of Marilyn Randolph – a survivor of molestation, rape, and abuse. Her story serves as the […]

Black-Owned Hair & Skincare Company Launches New Innovative Smartphone App

Koils By Nature App

— The New App Is Now Accessible on the Apple App Store and the Android Market — Atlanta, GA — Koils By Nature, an all-natural hair and skin care products company, […]

Atlanta Teen’s Documentary on Ghana to Air on PBS Nationwide

Nzinga Anasa Braswell on the Tavis Smiley Show

— “A Queen’s Discovery” is a Story of A Transformational Journey to Africa — Atlanta, GA — A Queen’s Discovery follows a father and daughter’s mission trip to Africa. The […]

Women Entrepreneurs: Create a Six-Figure Business by Cashing-In on Your Passions While Living a Life You Love

Six Figure Mastermind Retreat Speakers

— Metro Detroit Two-Day Mastermind Retreat is The Ultimate Experience for Women in Business to Strategically Map Out Super Success in 2017. — Detroit, MI — The impact of the […]

Son of NBA Star Derrick Rose Inspires New Children’s Book

PJ's Shy Town by Kim Dulaney

Chicago, IL — A new rhyming, character-building children’s book co-written by renowned children’s author Kim L. Dulaney features the family history of NBA superstar Derrick Rose and his young son, […]

Black Business Women Rock! to Host 5th Annual Conference & Expo in Los Angeles on December 10th

Black Business Women Rock Conference and Expo

Los Angeles, CA — The 5th Annual Black Business Women Rock! Conference & Expo is set to take over L.A. on Saturday, December 10th, 2016 from 9am-4pm. This year’s event, […]

Popular Female Comedian, Heather Hatton, Named As One of the Sexiest Women in Comedy

Heather Hatton

— Talented, beautiful and famous standup comedian, Heather Hatton, breaks into the list of the top sexiest comedians in the world. — Nationwide — Popular for her hilarious stunts and […]

First Ever Black Female Doctor to Receive a Patent For a Medical Invention

Patricia Bath

Dr. Patricia Bath is the first African-American female doctor in U.S. history to receive a patent for a medical invention, but in actuality. In 1986, she invented the Laserphaco Probe […]

Study Confirms This Nutrient Can Give Black Women Higher Breast Cancer Survival Rates

Black woman getting Vitamin D from sunshine

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among African American women. Although breast cancer occurs more among white women, the mortality rate is 39 percent higher in African Americans […]

Revolutionary Black-Owned Craft Beer Company Wins $200K Funding Competition

Black-owned Honeymoon Brewery Wins $200K Miller Lite Tap the Future Competition

Being Black and a female did not stop Ayla Bystrom-Williams from beating out 13,000 competitors to win this year’s Miller Lite Tap the Future competition in Chicago. Her company, Honeymoon […]

"Love My Body Again" Book Signing Set for December 9th!

Love My Body Again By Tamala Austin

— Author and J.I.V.E. Juice Company owner, Tamala Austin, starting a nationwide movement encouraging others to make a commitment to create their best bodies. — Houston, TX — For years, […]

Black Veterinary Entrepreneur Celebrates Her 1st Year in Business Offering 3-D Printing and Design Services

Dr. Turnera Croom

— Vets In 3D by veteran and veterinarian, Dr. Turnera Croom, celebrates its first complete year of using the burgeoning technology of 3D printing to teach veterinary skills and produce […]

Fashion Entrepreneur Reveals How She Funded Her Idea to Target Plus-Sized and Curvy Women

Camille Newman, founder of Pop Up Plus

Camille Newman, is the founder of Pop Up Plus, a very successful online fashion business that sells dresses (and confidence) to plus-sized and curvy women. Born to Jamaican parents, but […]