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Black Entrepreneur Develops New 911 Alert App Thats Keeps Family Informed When There's an Emergency

Steven VanDyke, creator of 911 Alert app

Nationwide — Steven VanDyke, an entrepreneur from Atlanta, has developed a new app called 911 Alert that connects families together when an emergency occurs. Once downloaded, the app will automatically send […]

Black-Owned Luxury Wigs Company Donates Thousands of Masks and PPE Supplies to NYC Hospitals

Taylor Jones, Donation Coordinator with RPGSHOW

New York, NY — RPGSHOW, a leading provider of luxury wigs in partnership with sister company, MyFirstWig, is giving back to the community with a donation of vital PPE materials […]

Mompreneur Launches "How to Start Your Own Vending Business" Online Training Courses

Jasmin Smith, founder of the new vending machine business online training series

Nationwide — Jasmin Smith, a talented African American mompreneur with two young children, is launching an online series of live trainings on “How to Start and Grow Your Vending Business” […]

Closure of Hair Salons Triples Sales For Black Entrepreneur's Do-It-Yourself Hair Care Products

Angela Brown, founder and CEO of D'Serv Healthy Hair

Nationwide — Angela H. Brown, a hair care professional of 38 years, is now an entrepreneur and the founder of D’Serv Professional Hair Care Products for men, women, and children. […]

Entrepreneur Giving Away $1 Million to Those Who Lost Their Jobs Due to the Coronavirus Outbreak

Willie Wilson

Chicago, IL — Willie Wilson, a philanthropist and entrepreneur from Chicago, has announced that he will donate $1 million to people who have lost their jobs because of the coronavirus […]

New Book Encourages Women of Color to Pursue Careers in Technology

Women of Color in Tech bookcover

“Women of Color in Tech” will be available wherever books and ebooks are sold on April 14th; virtual panel discussion live at 6pm EST on the same day. New York, […]

Black Woman Entrepreneur Wins Major Contract to Develop California State Funded Web Project

Zhe Scott, founder of SEO Queen

Nationwide — Meet Zhe Scott, founder of the SEO Queen, who recently won a major contract from the state of California to design, develop and launch the state’s official web […]

New Program Helps Black-Owned Businesses Sustain Growth Through a Troubling Economy

HT Major, founder of Excellent Presence

Raleigh, NC — Esteemed African American business results strategist H.T. Major, founder of Excellent Presence since 2012, has launched the Marketing Twists Growth Acceleration System: Premium. MTG Premium is a […]

Self-Made Millionaire Gifting Her Most Proven Program to Black Women Entrepreneurs For Hope During Coronavirus Quarantine

Black women entrepreneurs

Nationwide — Dr. Venus Opal Reese is paying it forward by empowering Black women entrepreneurs to stop living in fear and start using this quarantine time to create a home-based […]

43-Year Old Black Entrepreneur Sadly Dies From Coronavirus

Marlowe Stoudamire, Black entrepreneur dies from Coronavirus

Nationwide — Marlowe Stoudamire, a well-known entrepreneur from Detroit, has reportedly died from complications related to coronavirus at the age of 43. His colleagues and people across the city are […]

Hip-Hop Artist Releases New Music About Black Wealth and Ownership

Lou Anthony

Philadelphia, PA — The first single from Lou Anthony’s debut studio album SELF: Something Everyone Looks For was released in September, and the music video came early this March. In […]

Meet the Woman Who Just Acquired Elijah Muhammad's Renowned Chicago Mansion

Wendy Muhammad, owner of Elijah Muhammad's Chicago mansion

The Wendy L. Muhammad Foundation is building a cultural center to exhibit the business and economic developmental impact of Elijah Muhammad, the Nation of Islam and iconic Black entrepreneurs at […]

25-Year Old Entrepreneur Launches Vegan Hair and Skincare Brand Celebrating Self-Love

Love Atiya, founder of vegan hair and skincare product line

Nationwide — Meet Love Atiya, the first 25-year old unschooled Black woman to launch – not one, two or three – but four self-love inspired businesses; with her newest business […]

Black Entrepreneurs File Federal Lawsuit Against U.S. Attorney General For Discrimination in the Cannabis Industry

Plaintiffs: Aaron Barfield left & Peter Manning Right. Members of Black Excellence In Cannabis

Seattle, WA — Members of a group called Black Excellence In Cannabis filed a federal lawsuit earlier this month against Washington State Governor Jay Inslee and Washington State Liquor and […]

Black Family-Owned Business That Launched 40 Products on Amazon Featured in New Commercial

Family owners of Darlyng and Co

Nationwide — Darlyng & Co., a lifestyle kids brand, has become the first Black-owned family business to be featured in a national advertising campaign launched by Amazon. The national campaign […]

Mom Recruits 13-Year Old Daughter to Be CEO of Their Inspirational Cosmetic Brand

Miah Pasha, 13-year old CEO of The Beat House Cosmetics

Augusta, GA — Danielle and Miah Pasha are a mother-daughter duo who are taking the cosmetic world by storm with their new company, The Beat House Cosmetics. Teasing customers with […]

Black Inventor Creates 3 New STEM Certified Board Games That Teach Entrepreneurship

Elliott Eddie, inventor of the STEM certified board game

Nationwide — Meet Elliott Eddie, an entrepreneur who has created four different STEM certified board games that teach entrepreneurship to both children and adults. His newest board games include a […]

Millennial Couple Launches $100 Million Dollar Affordable Housing Initiative

Majesty and Elize, founders of INTL Realty Partners

Atlanta, GA — Majesty and Elize are two career driven individuals who happened to match on a popular dating app. The pair quickly utilized Majesty’s entrepreneurial prowess and Elize’s marketing […]

Al Sharpton and Andre Perry to Speak on The State of Black Culture, July 23

Al Sharpton and Andre Perry

Cincinnati, OH — Vibe Cincinnati, presented by the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau and The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce, has announced The State […]

Lessons From Black Millionaires Used to Launch Online Network & Mastermind For Entrepreneurs

Bro Bedford With Other Black Millionaires

Nationwide — Brother Bedford, best-selling author and creator of Conversations With Black Millionaires, has launched The Masters Of Business Network & Mastermind as an online community that provides lessons and training […]

Investors Invited to Tour Africa for Free to Explore Business Opportunities

Africa map

Nationwide — Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Africa Investment Guide (AfricaInvestmentGuide.com) is a Africa-focused real estate investment, management and travel planning company with a track record of 10+ years, 130 U.S. […]

2020 Conference For Black Authors Expands to Two Days

Black authors attending the Red Ink Conference

Detroit, MI — From sold-out audiences in Detroit three years in a row to packed rooms in Atlanta, Charlotte and Chicago, The Red Ink Conference is the nation’s premier conference […]

These 10 and 12-Year Old Sisters Have Just Written and Released Their 3rd Book

Gabby and Gigi, young sister authors of three books

Nationwide — Gabby and Gigi, two young sisters from Southern California, have proven that you can never underestimate the imagination and vision of children. The sisters convinced their mother, Phnesha […]

Meet the Black Woman Now Running DC's Fastest Growing Digital Ad Agency

Liz Ott, President at Threespot

Washington, DC — Premiere digital agency Threespot, headquartered in the nation’s capital, continues to push the industry’s boundaries of ethical and social responsibility forward. Today they elevated Liz Ott to […]

Black Physician Releases New Book Teaching Other Doctors How to Launch a Profitable Practice

Profitable Practice by Dr. Hassan Akinbiyi

Most physicians earn six-figures annually; yet, many still lack the business acumen needed to truly achieve financial independence. Therefore, to aid new attendees in building a lucrative, independent practice while […]

This Black-Owned Line of Natural Oil Fragrances Helps Women "Spice" Up the Bedroom

Oslyn Cummings-Cave, founder of FllowerBox

Nationwide — Meet Oslyn Cummings-Cave, founder of the newest line of intimate and sexy natural oils for women that can literally heat up the bedroom. The brand is called FllowerBox, the […]

3 Young History-Making Brothers Honor Those Who Made Black History

Founders of the FB Candle Company

Nationwide — 14-year old Collin, 11-year old Ryan, and 9-year old Austin Gill made history in 2019 by being the first youth entrepreneurs accepted into The Workshop at Macy’s program. […]

Who’s Involved in Buying or Selling a Property?

African American family in front of new house

Nationwide — Getting involved in the sale or purchase of a property can be an exciting experience as you take your next step in this defining point in your life. […]

African American Dadpreneur and His Son Create Innovative Basketball Training Tool

Chad Briscoe and Jamir, founders of Ball By Yourself

Nationwide — Chad Briscoe and his 9-year old son, Jamir, have created a basketball training tool called Ball By Yourself® Strap, the world’s first and only basketball training tool that […]

24th Annual Black Writers on Tour Conference & Southern California Black Business and Tech Expo — All Under One Roof

Dr. Rosie Milligan, founder of Black Writers on Tour

Nationwide — Dr. Rosie Milligan brings the largest Black cultural event for Southern California — the Black Writers On Tour Conference & Southern California Black Business and Tech Expo under […]

Actor Bill Duke and Other Black Notables to Headline Soul Wealth Summit, March 7-9, 2020

Bill Duke to headline Soul Wealth Summit

Other Black scholars and speakers that will be part of the program include Dr. Germaine Willams, Keidi Awadu, Ona Brown, and Ann McNeil. Nationwide — When actor Bill Duke arrived […]

What is a Working Capital Loan?

African American man applying for working capital loan

Nationwide — If you are a business owner, you’ll know how difficult it can be to cover your day to day expenses and ensure a steady cash flow. At times, […]

Couple Turned Marriage Mentor Coaches Launch Free Seminar on Finding Self Worth and Success for Children

Paul and Kisha Houston, founders of Relationships Matter International

Baltimore, MD — Paul and Kisha Houston, founders of Relationship Matters International, have launched free seminars and workshops on building potential, purpose and success geared toward ages 10 to 18 […]

Couple Whose Burger Products Are Sold in Grocery Stores Nationwide Launch New Online Course

Chevalo and Monique Wilsondebriano

Husband & wife team, QVC Customer Choice Food Award winners with products in Walmart, Kroger, Costco & Whole Foods, offer online course for chefs, home cooks, and caterers Charleston, SC […]

Meet the 6th Grade Author Who’s Inspiring More Kids to Write

6th grade author Connor Benjamin Littlejohn and his mom, Amanda

As his list of published books grows, child author and mom are on a mission to help more kids write books Washington, DC — In 2018, Amanda Miller Littlejohn helped […]

Meet the Entrepreneur Who is Helping Detroit’s Black-Owned Businesses to Survive and Thrive

Jennyfer Crawford, founder of All Things Detroit

Detroit, MI — Small Business Advocate Jennyfer Crawford, founder of Ask Jennyfer, has devoted her career to increasing exposure for makers and entrepreneurs. Her clients are among those who take […]

Black-Owned Hair Extension Company Rebrands & Launches Free Wig Customization Service for 2020

Mayvenn Free Wig Customization

Nationwide — Continuing the brand’s mission to provide high quality beauty products with an unparalleled shopping experience, Diishan Imira, founder and CEO of Mayvenn, is starting out 2020 with a […]

Web Site Launched to Connect Potential Homeowners With Black Realtors

Black family homeowners

Harlem, NY — RealBlackAgents.com has been launched to connect home buyers and sellers with the best Black realtors in every city across the country. 

One of the Largest Black-Owned Law Firms in California Names Black Female as Partner

Zulu Ali and Whitney Ali

Nationwide — The Law Offices of Zulu Ali & Associates, one of the largest Black-owned law firms in California’s Inland Empire, names Attorney Whitney Ali as Partner. Attorney Whitney Ali […]

Meet the Sibling Authors Who Help Kids Manage Money and Invest in Real Estate

Andrea Stephenson and Linsey MIlls, authors of Teach Your Child Money Through Play

Washington, DC — Siblings Andrea Stephenson and Linsey Mills have over 40 years of combined experience in teaching youth financial literacy and have made it their mission to expose children […]

National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals Forms Historic Partnership

Jason Dunn, Sr., Chairman of NCBMP

Bold partnership strengthens diversity & educational strategy Dallas, TX — Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide, is proud to announce a partnership with the […]

Hollywood Exec Releases New Book, “Dirty Lil Secrets: Nobody Wants to Tell You About the Entertainment Industry”

Nationwide — The Hollywood industry is buzzing about Cheryl Cobb, author of the groundbreaking book Dirty Lil Secrets: Nobody Wants to Tell You About the Entertainment Industry. Cobb is one […]

Black-Owned Leadership Program Extends Its Agreement With Ohio State University For a 2nd Year

Carter D. Womack, founder of Leadership at its Best

Columbus, OH — Dr. Carter D. Womack, President of Leadership At Its Best, has announced that The Ohio State University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Trio Upward Bound program has […]

Black-Owned Line of Herbal Products Now Sold in Giant Supermarket Chain

Roger Gore, founder of G'Natural Herbal products

Roger Gore, CEO and founder of G’Natural Herbal Products, has announced that his award-winning company’s new line of hair care products, Alpha Club for Men, is now available at over […]

Black Stanford Student Cracks "Magic Code" to Building Long Term Economic Wealth Across Black America and Worldwide

James Mason, Black Stanford University student

Nationwide — Stanford University block chain student, James Mason, says that he has cracked the ‘Magic Code’ to transforming the economic trajectory of Black people in America.

From Extreme Poverty to Becoming One of America's Top Mentors For Black Business Coaches

Muria Nisbett, business coach

Nationwide — Meet Muria Nisbett, who grew up in extreme poverty on the Caribbean island of Tortola. She was raised by her grandfather who was a struggling farmer, and her […]

Black Engineer Develops Patented Solar Power Technology Being Used By HBCUs

Matthew N. Portis, founder of SolGreen solar power table workstations

Solar-powered workstations developed by Matthew N. Portis are already being used by several HBCUs across the country including Bowie State University and the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). […]

Meet the CEO Who Just Opened Her 4th Real Estate Company Within 6 Years

Tamairo Moutry

Nationwide — Tamairo Moutry, a very successful real estate broker, is celebrating the launch of her fourth real estate company. She now has real estate companies in four different states […]

Program Offers Free Classes in Photography, Filmmaking and More to Underserved Youth

Teens learning photography at B-Roll Media and Arts in Maryland

B-Roll Arts & Media, based in Laurel, Maryland, helps teens learn to love learning Washington, DC — When high school students Chinarose Riley and Monchelle (Momo) Gray stepped out of […]

From the Projects... to Becoming a Wealthy Real Estate Investor -- New Book "Poverty Curse Broken" Explains It All

Dr. Roberta Hoskie

Nationwide — “Nothing is Impossible.” That is what Dr. Roberta Hoskie wants everyone to understand. This isn’t just a commonly spoken platitude, but a mantra – a way of thinking […]

Make the Dash Count: MLK Day Event Focuses on the Blueprint to Create Impact by Crafting a Vision to Build Lasting Legacy

Dr. Geneva J. Williams on the cover of Speakers Magazine

Dr. Geneva J. Williams to Host Vision 2020 Conference to Show Women How to Find Their Purpose and Power Detroit, MI — Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King had a dash: […]

African American Stock Trader Hosting Seminars Nationwide to Teach Beginners How to Flip and Invest In Stocks

J.R. Fenwick, founder of Flip That Stock

Nationwide — FLip That Stock is a Black-owned stock market education and technology company that specializes in teaching beginners how to trade and invest in stocks. J.R. Fenwick, an experienced […]

Meet the Founder of a Movement and Fashion Brand That Empowers Women

Chaya Kennedy, founder of Fab Maven

Nationwide — Fab Maven, a societal movement and women’s fashion brand, is helping to uplift and empower women across the country through shared experiences. By helping women overcome life’s many […]

Meet the Man Who Paved the Way For the First Black Member of the Delaware Supreme Court

Samuel L. Guy

The 1991 Delaware NAACP “Diversity in the Legal Community” Initiative Provided the Leadership For the Creation of Opportunity in the State of Delaware Judicial Branch of Government. Nationwide — Wilmington […]

Black-Owned Contractor Launches Multi-Million Dollar Joint Venture With Major Real Estate Developer

African American construction worker

Philadelphia, PA — Choates G Contracting, a Black-owned construction firm based in Philadelphia, has officially announced its restructuring which includes a new partnership team bringing more than 60 years of executive, […]

Meet the Woman Helping Black Entrepreneurs Invest in Cannabis Stocks

Cimone Casson, founder Cash Out Cannabis seminars

Detroit, MI — Michigan’s Green Rush is getting a much-needed injection of diverse voices into the burgeoning industry. Cannabis Financial Planner, Cimone Casson, has teamed up with Minorities for Medical […]

Microsoft to Partner With Huge HBCU Hiring Event For Software and IT Professionals

HBCU Connect hiring event

Nationwide — HBCU Connect and Microsoft have partnered to offer an amazing opportunity to  software engineering professionals. On February 13th, the two companies will host a special Recruitment and Networking […]

Founder of Black-Owned Supplement Brand Breaks New Ground With Products That Cater to Black People Worldwide

Ernesto Sigmon, founder of Black Edged supplement products

Houston, TX — Ernesto Sigmon, founder and CEO of Black Edged, LLC, has launched an entirely new approach to the nutritional health supplement and wellness space. With his launch, Black […]

Founders of Children’s Book Publishing Company Launch Black History Month Curriculum Giveaway

Founders of Melanin Original

Nationwide — The founders of Melanin Origins, a children’s book company that publishes biographies about African-American leaders, are practically giving away their English-Language Arts Black History Curriculum for a limited […]

Small Black-Owned Tech Firm Gets Favorable Ruling in Lawsuit Against Healthcare Giant Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente Hospital

Nationwide — ViQUAL Medical Technology LLC, an African American-owned biotech firm recently had a California Judge grant their attorney’s Motion to Compel against Kaiser Permanente, a large healthcare behemoth. ViQUAL […]

7-Year Old Releases Catchy Song Teaching Financial Responsibility, Raps About Not Owing Rapper 50 Cent Money

Kennedy O'Neal, 7-year old rapper of Piggy Bank song

Nope, she doesn’t rap about sipping on Patrón or “partying in da club” – you know, the typical rapper stuff. Kennedy O’Neal raps about something more important – financial responsibility. […]

How to Become a Tradesman

African American woman tradesman

Nationwide — Learning and perfecting a trade is a respectable career goal, and it’s one that will always be in demand. Households and businesses alike will always need the assistance […]

8 Ways a Business Administration Degree Can Help Aspiring Entrepreneurs

African American college student

Nationwide — Anyone who wants to become a successful entrepreneur will need to start thinking about the educational efforts that will be encountered during the process of developing the business […]

Black Entrepreneur Releases First Ever Shoppable and 100% Customizable Cookbook

Shaun Chavis, founder of LVNG book

LVNGbook helps you cook, eat, and build lasting habits to manage your health Atlanta, GA — When doctors tell patients to change the way they eat for health, 7 times […]