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Ex-Convict Turned Entrepreneur Launches First Black-Owned Instant Ramen Noodles Brand

Ron Freeman, chef and founder of the first Black-owned instant ramen noodles brand

While in prison, Ron Freeman learned that most prisoners love to eat ramen (a Japanese noodle soup) and often even use it as an alternative to money. So when he […]

Another Black Woman-Owned Startup Makes History — Raises $1 Million in Funding!

Caroline Wilson, CEO/founder of AfroAvenue

Tech entrepreneur Caroline Wilson has launched AfroAvenue, a hybrid social media e-commerce platform, with 7 figures first round funds raised to join internet giants. London, UK — AfroAvenue is pleased […]

Black-Owned Telecommunications Company Debuts First 5G Smartphone Designed in the U.S.

Freddie Figgers, inventor of first 5G smartphone designed in the U.S.

Black inventor, and self-taught software engineer, Freddie Figgers, has released the newest phone from his telecommunications company, the Figgers F3. Changing the narrative of the smartphone as we know it, […]

Over 500 Black Authors Attended This Conference -- And Now Many of Them are Bestsellers!

Red Ink Conference in Chicago

Chicago, IL — From sold-out audiences in Detroit three years in a row, to packed rooms in both Atlanta and Charlotte, The Red Ink Conference is taking the literary map […]

Black Entrepreneur Turns Down Medical School to Launch a Line of Toxin-Free, Herbal Hair and Body Products

Shanetta Wilkins, founder of Aari & Co.

Nationwide — Aari & Co., a natural hair and skin care line founded by Shanetta Wilkins that is dedicated to celebrating and nourishing all skin and hair types from crown […]

Meet the 12-Year Old Boy Who Designs Bow Ties for Homeless Dogs

Darius Brown

Newark, NJ — Darius Brown, a 12-year old boy from Newark, New Jersey who was diagnosed with developmental delays, has created a profitable business through his hobby of creating bow ties. […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches Unique YouTube Channel to Solve Small Business Problems

Nina Ross

Nationwide — There is a new all-business YouTube channel that outlines how to deal with a host of everyday business-related scenarios. These short videos – 10 minutes or less in […]

Black Hair Care Entrepreneur Releases Book to Educate Women Who Are Prisoners to Their Weaves

Angela Brown, founder of D'Serv Professional Haircare Products

African American author and hair care entrepreneur, Angela Brown, releases new book entitled “How to Get the Healthy Back in Your Hair” and a line of all-natural hair care products […]

Black-Owned Family Brand Launches New Apparel Line That Promotes Wealth and Entrepreneurship

Black-owned Family Brand store apparel

Nationwide — The Family Brand Store™, started by Lavette Minn, aims to create stronger and productive families by encouraging them to build unique and productive family brands. Family brands created […]

Meet the Founder of the Newest Black-Owned Beauty Supply Company That is Redefining Industry Standards

Arlington, TX — BPolished Beauty Supply, an Arlington, Texas-based beauty supplies platform and brick-and-mortar-shop that covers everything from conditioner and shampoo to protective style items such as wigs, crochet hair, […]

Criminal Defense Attorney Turned Entrepreneur's New Board Game Keeps Teens Out of Prison

April D. Preyar, creator of JustUs Junkie's Trials & Trump boardgame

April D. Preyar, creator of the game, says that 35 minutes of play can save teens from having to serve 3 to 5 years in jail. Nationwide — Chicago native, […]

Black Entrepreneur to Open Luxe Beauty Brow and Spa to Keep Brows Envious and Waterproof this Summer

Luxe Beauty Brow and Spa in Baldwin, NY

Krystal Smith, MAC Cosmetics Expert, Opens Luxe Beauty Brow and Spa; Grand Opening Scheduled for July 7th Baldwin, NY — A new Black-owned business called Luxe Beauty Brow and Spa is set […]

Phoenix’s Largest Black Business Marketplace Now Open Daily

Archwood Exchange

Archwood Exchange joins forces with Afri-Soul Marketplace to showcase local entrepreneurs and revive Eastlake community legacy Phoenix, AZ — The Valley’s premier monthly Black-business bazaar is now open every day. […]

Founder of Black-Owned Hair Care Brand Creates Chemical-Free, Unique Formula For All Hair Types

Josie Castor, founder of Odyssey Hair Care Products

McDonough, GA — Josie Castor, creator and founder of Odyssey Hair Care Products, has launched her new hair care line for all different hair types made with organic plant-derived ingredients.

Black-Owned Company Finds Success Selling Natural Products For Men and Women With Bedroom Issues

Black couple

Nationwide — Live Natural, the company formally known as Alpha RX Plus which has successfully helped men control erectile dysfunction for 7 years, now has a new product on the […]

12-Year Old CEO and Her Mom Launch Subscription Box That Instills Confidence in Young Girls!

Alex and Patrice Hopkins, founders of Confident Girls

Kidpreneur Alex Hopkins and her mom, Patrice, have curated a box that delivers self love and serves as a launch pad for self-awareness and self-esteem programming for girls across the […]

Black-Owned Hair Care Product Line Grows Beards and Thinning Hair

Angela Brown, founder of D’Serv Professional Hair Care Products

D’Serv Products Has Helped So Many People Who Gave Up on Healthy Hair Nationwide — D’Serv Professional Hair Care Products was manufactured, invented by Angela Brown and launched in 2016. […]

Support Black Women Business Owners and Earn Rewards at BlackGirlsAllowed.net

Leigh Langston, founder of Black Girls Allowed

Nationwide — Supporting Black women-owned businesses and finding engaging quality content for, by, and about Black women just became profitable and a lot more fun! Launched in 2017, BlackGirlsAllowed.net is […]

Black Inventor Launches “Pick My Brain” Flash Cards & Tour to Help Entrepreneurs

Tara Darnley

Greensboro, NC — Starting on June 22, 2019, Dreams Inspire Reality Consulting will take their “Pick My Brain” flash cards on a national tour. The tour is inspired by Tara […]

Meet the Founder of the First Black-Owned Beauty School to Open in Horry County

Shaneka Hammond Brown, owner of SHB International Hair Academy

Conway, SC — The SHB International Hair Academy School of Cosmetology is open and accepting students who are interested in getting the training required to embark on a lucrative career in […]

Teaching Black Women How to Turn Their Purpose into Their Paycheck

Nicole Roberts Jones on the cover of Speakers Magazine

Nicole Roberts Jones, CEO of the Fierce Factor Lab, is the Cover Story of Speakers Magazine Nationwide — The June issue of Speakers Magazine is online and extra printed copies […]

This Mom, Dad, and Granddad All Graduated From the Same College… Together on the Same Day!

Mom, dad and granddad graduating college together

Waldorf, MD — Three family members – Shamir Taylor, who is 35-years old, his 37-year old wife, Nyema Taylor, and his 62-year old father, Raymond Richardson – have all recently […]

Corporate Counsel Men of Color Returns For 2nd Men of Color Life, Strategies and Power Networking Conference

Corporate Counsel Men of Color

The gathering, held on June 6th and June 7th at the Marriott Marquis Convention Center in Washington, DC, brought together men of color from multiple industries, including STEM, Law, Finance, […]

All About the National Alliance of Black School Educators

NABSE members

Nationwide — For almost 50 years, the National Alliance of Black School Educators – abbreviated as NABSE – has worked toward enriching academic opportunities and success for African American children. The non-profit […]

Best-Selling African American Author, K.C. Mills, to Launch Seminar on How to Be a Successful Writer

Author K.C. Mills

Atlanta, GA — On Saturday, June 15th, 2019 international bestselling author KC Mills will present “The Journey To Number Ones” Seminar. The event will be held at Courtyard Atlanta Cumberland/Galleria, […]

Introducing the World’s First Black-Owned Inspirational Eyewear Company

Isiah Fowler, founder of Swav Eyewear

Nationwide — Meet Isiah Fowler, the 28-year old entrepreneur who believes that everything you do in life starts with a vision. He is the founder & CEO of SWAV Eyewear, […]

Scholarships Available for Young Black Boys' Weekend Leadership Academy at Princeton University

Young Black Boys Weekend at Princeton

Nationwide — Scholarships are now available for the annual Weekend Intensive of leadership activities for 8th and 9th grade African American male students from across the country. Scheduled for August […]

Black Graduate Gives Back to Her Alma Mater By Awarding Scholarships to HBCU-Bound Students

Zollie McClendon Memorial Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Entrepreneur and philanthropist, Tyger McClendon, gives back to her Alma Mater by awarding scholarships to students that are attending Historically Black Colleges or Universities. Cleveland, OH — Tyger McClendon is […]

Black Accountant Hailed a Hero For Settling His Client's $500K IRS Debt For Just $12K

Dr. Curtis Webley

Nationwide — Chicago businessman, Dr. Curtis Webley, is being hailed a hero by locals who have had unsurmountable income tax problems with the Internal Revenue Service. Quite recently, Dr. Webley […]

Meet 24-Year Old Dr. Ashley Roxanne, the Youngest Black Osteopathic Doctor Ever

Dr. Ashley Roxanne Peterson

Atlanta, GA — Yes you read that right, Dr. Ashley Roxanne Peterson is just 24-years old and a medical doctor after starting medical school at 19-years old. She is one […]

Women of Color Are Ready to Lead More Organizations

Della Mack, author of Confident is She

Nationwide — Women of color in leadership roles often ask for support on how to be successful in the work environment and haven’t always found the answer. Della Mack is […]

Mom of a Teen Millionaire to Host Summit Teaching Other Parent Managers How to Do the Same

Tamara Zantell, CEO of Raising A Mogul, with her daughter Zandra

The Raising a Mogul Family Business Summit is all set to take place in Atlanta this June, welcoming parent managers nationwide. Atlanta, GA — Raising a Mogul Brand Management & […]

Founder of BlackWoman.Biz Community to Infuse $6 Million into Black Women-Owned Businesses

Natasha Taplin, founder of BlackWoman.Biz

Nationwide — BlackWoman.Biz is tackling the low sales revenues of Black women-owned businesses with an online community to learn, mentor, buy, and sell. The new program for Black women entrepreneurs […]

African-American Mom and Banker Creates Financial Literacy Flash Cards and Activity Book to Help Parents Teach Their Children About Finances

Ashley M. Clark, founder of Sense 2 Cents

Nationwide — Understanding how to manage finances has become one of the most critical skills today. Very few Americans save for emergencies, and many live from paycheck to paycheck. If […]

Founder of Alabama Kids Code Announces Black Tech Alabama Conference

Jackie Whitehead, founder of Alabama Kids Code

Birmingham, AL — Award-winning STEM education program, Alabama Kids Code, is conducting the State of Alabama’s inaugural Black Tech Alabama™ conference. The technology conference will focus on diversity and inclusion […]

11-Year Old Entrepreneur, William Inlaw, Turns Pain into Passion Through Fashion with Walni

William Inlaw, founder of Walni

New York, NY — Turning pain into passion and making it happen is a life lesson that many will encounter throughout their lives. However, 11-year old William Inlaw, has cracked […]

U.S. Black-Owned Law Firm Expands Its Practice to Africa, Representing Persons Before the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights in Tanzania

Attorney Zulu Ali

Nationwide — The Law Office of Zulu Ali (ZuluAliLaw.com), a Black-owned law firm based in Riverside, California, has announced that it has expanded its practice to Africa representing Persons before […]

This Web Site Profiles More Than 10,000 Black-Owned Businesses

Black-owned businesses

Nationwide — There are more than 2 million businesses owned by African Americans in the United States, and at least 10,000 of them are profiled on a popular web site […]

Maryland's Newest Black-Owned Bed and Breakfast is an All-Inclusive Sanctuary of Luxury and Elegance

Wellspring Manor and Spa, a Black-owned Bed and Breakfast

Wellspring Manor & Spa Delivers a Memorable and Magical Experience Prince George County, MD — Just outside of Washington D.C., newly opened Wellspring Manor & Spa (www.wellspringmanor.com) is nestled in […]

Man Who Killed Two Black Shoppers in a Grocery Store Found Incompetent for Trial

Gregory Alan Bush

Jeffersontown, KY — Gregory Alan Bush, the man who was facing several charges for fatally shooting two Black shoppers at a Kroger grocery store in Kentucky last year, has been found currently […]

New Black-Owned Skincare Line For Women of Color Signs Supermodel Jessica White as Brand Ambassador

Supermodel Jessica White

Nationwide — Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and Skin Care Specialist, Dr. Myla Bennett, has officially signed Supermodel Jessica White, as the the official brand ambassador for her recently launched skincare […]

Black Educator Turned Entrepreneur Launches Products to Help Children Grow Emotionally Stronger

Karen Cuthrell, founder of The Feeling Friends

Nationwide — The Feeling Friends®, created by African American educator and entrepreneur Karen Cuthrell, is a Social Emotional Learning program that teaches children to identify, express, and manage their feelings. […]

New Black-Owned Tech Venture Helps Minorities Know What To Expect When Taking Medications

Melanie Igwe and Kwaku Owusu, founders of Drugviu

The website, Drugviu, aims to make it easier for people of color – including multiracial individuals – to find out what to expect when they take medications for specific diagnoses […]

First Ever Black-Owned Toddler Shoe Line Set to Make Its Debut With Legacy Retailer

Yolandra Rodgers, CEO and Founder of Tippy Tot Shoes

New York, NY — Tippy Tot Shoes, founded by Yolandra Rodgers, is famous for its luxury walkers for babies. As the first Black entrepreneur to launch such a shoe line […]

Black-Owned Ice Cream Shop in NYC Getting National Attention

Michael Mikey Cole, founder of a Black-owned ice cream shop

Everyone in New York City seems to love the world’s first and only pop-cultured inspired ice cream shop called Mikey Likes It Ice Cream and it’s creating quite a buzz […]

Entrepreneur Believes He Can Employ Thousands in the Black Community by Expanding His Free App

Steven A. Williams, founder of the Blue Book Black News app

Nationwide — Did you know that African Americans are not only frequent users of social media, but also have helped build social media platforms like Twitter into the giants they […]

Family-Owned Potato Chip Brand Celebrates 3 Years in Business

Anderson family, founders of Symphony Potato Chips

Nationwide — The road to entrepreneurship is a long one, but once there, the ability to maintain can be just as hard if not harder. The Anderson family, founders of […]

Black Designer of Baby Products Introduces a New Fashionable, Handmade Baby Sleeper

Shambrica Washington, founder of Tiny Toes & Tiaras

The multi-use Nestie, a baby mat or bassinet, is beautifully made for nap time, sleep time, tummy time, co-sleeping, and floor play. Colorado Springs, CO — Tiny Toes and Tiaras, […]

The Only Black-Owned Luxury Hotel in Downtown Baltimore is Owned By This Couple

Founders of Ivy Hotel in Baltimore

The next time you are in Baltimore, Maryland, consider staying at this Black-owned establishment called The Ivy Hotel founded by a local entrepreneurial power couple, Eddie and Sylvia Brown. A […]

2nd Annual Black Business Conference to Engage Bold Innovators, Thought Leaders, and Entrepreneurs

Attendees at the EpiConference

The epiMediaGroup, LLC hosts the second annual epiConference, an exclusive business conference designed and developed for the serious business owner scheduled to take place in Atlanta, GA, October 26-27, 2019. […]

First Black Woman to Own a Line of Chalk Paint Celebrates Grand Opening of Her Retail Location in Downtown Cleveland

Founder of Coco's Chalky Paints

Nationwide — Coco, as the founder and creator of Coco’s Chalky Paint Powder has come to affectionately be known by not only her children – who gave her the fun moniker – […]

Black-Owned Tech Firm Delivers On Demand Lawn Service With New App

Founders of Mowr Technologies

Lansing, MI — Lawn care and maintenance are now just a few taps away with the Mowr Technologies app. This innovative idea allows you to order and schedule services with […]

Houston-Based Author to Host Annual Financial Literacy Event for Teens

Lonnie R. Mathews, author of Spend Everything

Nationwide — Financial author Lonnie R. Mathews has traveled a long and difficult road to realize his passion in life, armed with degrees in finance and accounting Lonnie has worked […]

Black-Owned Food Manufacturer, Neilly’s Foods, to Expand Nationwide Distribution to More Than 3,000 Kroger Stores

Founders of Neilly Foods

York, PA — Neilly’s Foods, a York-based company have announced that they will expand the distribution nationwide of 6 SKUs of their all-natural and easy-to-prepare Rice Mixes. The expansion is […]

Investment Club Seminar Teaches African Americans How to Start an Investment Club

Kevon L. Chisholm, founder of Black Wallstreeter Consultation Services

Kevon L. Chisolm, Esq., a leading investment club advisor, is hosting an investment club seminar to show people how to start an investment club and its financial benefits on May […]

Three Major Events to Empower Black Writers, Authors and Speakers

Black authors, writers and speakers

Speakers Magazine Publisher Partners with NCWCFR, Black Speakers Network and SpeakerCon Detroit, MI — The May edition of Speakers Magazine has Dr. Abraham Shanklin, Jr. as the cover story. Dr. […]

Creator of Innovative App Designed to Help Motorists Get Back on the Road Quickly and Safely Launches Funding Campaign

Bootros Belance, founder of the OTRA app

Bootros Belance is a Haitian immigrant who cites his father’s experience as a mechanic as the motivating force behind the app’s creation Miami, FL — Bootros Belance, founder of OTRA […]

Once Homeless, This Entrepreneur is Now America's Favorite Black Luxury Fashion Designer!

Isaac Moore, luxury fashion designer

Houston, TX — Isaac & Moore Luxury Fashion, is the brainchild of entrepreneur Isaac Moore. The up and coming Black American luxury designer, who went from homelessness to becoming a […]

Mother of 4 Children Launches New Blog About Women Making Moves in Business and at Home From the DC Area

Shaunese Alexander, founder of She's Making Moves Blog

Nationwide — Shaunese Alexander, a wife and mother of 4, is also the founder of a new blog called ShesMakingMoves.com. She created the blog for mothers who have a desire […]

Black Family-Owned Business Introduces Fried Catfish Brand to 1,200 Grocery Stores Nationwide

Founders and owners of Joe's Gourmet

Joe’s Gourmet has partnered with Inland Seafood to offer the ultimate fried catfish experience in more than 1,200 Food Lion locations nationwide Nationwide — Joe’s Gourmet has proudly announced a […]

4 of the Top Black Investors Who Go Beyond Their Industries

Jay-Z, Diddy and Nelly

Nationwide — Success isn’t always about how much money you have. Sometimes, investing some of that money into a business or cause you believe in is even more rewarding than […]

Black Organization Raises $65K For NYC Students Participating in the SBI College and Career Prep Institute

SBI Annual Benefit Gala Alumni and Supporters

Harlem, NYC — Sound Business, Inc. (SBI) hosted its 5th annual Benefit Gala on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 at the Harlem Stage Gate House in NYC to celebrate their valued […]

Introducing a New Black-Owned Hair and Beauty Supply Store in Columbus, Ohio

Dasha Tate and Deanna Jones, founders of Regal Beauty in Columbus, Ohio

Regal Beauty is a hair supply store with a boutique feel! Columbus, OH — Regal Beauty is Central Ohio’s newest Black-owned hair and beauty supply store. Located at 973 E […]

National Author Pens Fourth Book of Awakening Methods of Forgiveness

Creating Masterpiece From a Master Mess by Stephanie Wilson-Coleman

Chicago, IL — Stephanie Wilson-Coleman, PhD, didn’t always depict the picture of coolness and calm that she exudes on the cover of her newest book, Creating A Masterpiece from a […]