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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 […]

Meet the Black Entrepreneur Behind the Latest Advances in 3D Scanning and Printing

David Lynshue, founder of Capture It in 3D

After reading an article about a 3D printed gun, Capture It in 3D CEO, David Lynshue, knew there had to be a better way to utilize new 3D technology. Nationwide […]

Black-Owned Hair Care Enterprise Releases Revolutionary New Edge Control Device

Toja Cawley, founder of Hairocracy Edge Control device

Nationwide — Hairocracy is a Black-owned venture founded by entrepreneur Toja Cawley that offers a collection of high-quality hair and facial products. The company sells hair extensions, male wigs and […]

Meet the Founder of One of the Fastest Growing Black Woman-Owned Travel Agencies in the Country

Shironica Roberts Jack, founder and CEO of Four Corners Travel and Cruises, with her staff

Dallas, TX — Four Corners Travel and Cruises is a Black woman-owned premier travel agency that trains, equips, and teaches people how to travel while making an extra stream of […]

Entrepreneur Launches Online Fashion Marketplace to Connect Black Designers with Consumers — Promises "No Blackface" Designs

Nia Noceta, founder of BlackHaute.com

Nationwide — Digital marketing expert and serial entrepreneur, Nia Noceta, has launched BlackHaute.com… “The Black fashion marketplace.” The site is dedicated to making it easier than ever to support Black […]

Entrepreneur Creates Interactive Calendar Empowering Black Girls to Explore Different Career Fields

Martinique Brown, founder of the Today I Want to Be calendar

Nationwide — If you are like the millions of individuals who go to work on Monday and say, “I can’t wait until Friday,” then you can definitely relate to Martinique […]

Meet the Credit Bros, Two Entrepreneurs Who Have Helped 50 Families in 6 Months Become Homeowners!

Christopher Watson and Aaron Steede, founders of The Credit Bros

Nationwide — When it comes to building credit, these two names are highly sought-after in the African-American community – Christopher Watson (who resides in Nashville, TN) and Aaron Steede (who […]

Introducing the Litty Board, a Black-Owned Invention That Helps You ‘Level Up Your Vision Board’

Alyse Howard, founder of The Litty Board

Alyse Howard’s new product combines the science of visualization, power of action and art of design. Nationwide — The average do-it-yourself vision board only has pictures of things you want; […]

The Only Black Woman-Owned Beef Jerky Brand Continues to Make History

Michelle Timberlake, founder of Marjorie's Beef Jerky

Nationwide — Michelle Timberlake, founder of Marjorie’s Beef Jerky, continues to make history as founder of the only Black woman-owned company in the country that manufactures, distributes and sells it’s […]

Struggling Single Mom Transforms From Convicted Felon to Successful Entrepreneur

Sharon Steele

Nationwide — Sharon Steele was once a struggling single mom who suffered from abuse, depression, and she even went to prison. But now she is a successful entrepreneur, motivational speaker, […]

Wellness Expert Teaching Black Women How to Re-Energize, RePurpose and ReTool in 10 Days

Tonya Kinlow, author of The 10 Days

Chief Transformation Officer, Tonya Kinlow, shares methodology for personal transformation. Nationwide — Feeling overwhelmed about entering a new decade? Not sure where and how to shift your energy to ensure […]

Entrepreneur Creates Digital Eco-System For Black Businesses and Non-Profits to Connect, Communicate & Collaborate

David Cole, founder and CEO of Uhai

Nationwide — Uhai, a Black-owned SaaS (Software as a Service), is launching an permission-based messaging & collaboration solution in 2020 for the modern organization.

New Book Teaches Inmates How to Build Credit While Incarcerated

African American inmate thinking

Oakland, CA — Platinum Publications has announced the release of The Inmates Step-by-Step Guide: How to Build Your Personal Credit While Incarcerated (paperback – 247 pages ISBN:1645506746 – 9781645506744 available […]

African American Tax Strategist to Release New Book Revealing Little-Known Tax-Saving Secrets

Michel Valbrun, author of Prolific Profit

Nationwide — Few small businesses know a tragic secret: their accountant could be killing their business, slowly and steadily. But help is on the way. Releasing on January 20, 2020, […]

Jason Dunn Sr. Elected Chairman of National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals

Jason Dunn, Sr.

Organization takes bold step into the future with name change and new leadership Alexandra, VA — For the first time, the National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals, formally National Coalition […]

New Financial Literacy Curriculum Teaches Black Youth How to Invest in the Stock Market

Kamari Chisolm discussing how to calculate gains/losses from stock purchases.

Nationwide — Black Wallstreeter Consultation Services is now offering a financial literacy curriculum for youth. The primary purpose of the curriculum is to provide financial education and discipline at an […]

Black Entrepreneur Becomes One of the First to Launch Cruelty-Free Skin and Hair Care Products

Ayanna Henderson, founder of Mademoiselle Beauty Products

Nationwide — Ayanna Henderson, CEO and founder of Mademoiselle Ayanna and Ayanna Beauty, (www.ayannabeauty.com) is one of the first African American entrepreneurs to launch a line of cruelty-free beauty products. The […]

Atlanta’s First Black Owned LGBT “Blogazine” Launches Kickstarter Campaign, Seeks to Raise $10K

Founders of Gaye Magazine

Nationwide — Gaye Magazine is the first Black-owned LGBT publication in Atlanta, GA to structure their business model as a blogazine, which is a unique fusion of a blog and […]

Black-Owned Consulting Firm in Houston Celebrates 10 Years of Sparking Small Business Success

Nicole Michelle, Managing Partner of Madison Brothers

Nicole Michelle, Managing Principal of Madison Brothers Consulting, has helped more than 250 women achieve six-figure incomes. Houston, TX — With its focus on financial freedom and offering tax and […]

African American Online Marketer Reveals How to Host Successful, Profitable Events

Born Logic Allah teaching a course

Born Logic Allah, a successful entrepreneur and respected marketing expert, has launched a Masterclass on how to host and monetize events using Eventbrite. San Antonio, TX — Have you ever […]

First Black Woman-Owned Non-Emergency Transportation Company in New York Gives Back

Qadirah Rasheed, founder of MedSafe Transport

Nationwide — MedSafe Transport, Inc. is kicking off the holiday season with their second annual Thanksgiving charity feast, Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at noon. Taking place in Copiague, New York, […]

Shop Black Week Is Projected to Set Historical Numbers for Black-Owned Businesses

Shop Black Week

Nationwide — What started out as a campaign by several dozens determined organizations asking every American to support Black-owned businesses for a week has morphed into a world-wide movement.

Kidz Biz Book Series Plants Seed of Entrepreneurship in the Next Generation

Kidz Biz book series by Gwen Richardson

Houston, TX — Kidz Biz is a children’s book series created by Houston-based author and entrepreneur, Gwen Richardson. The objective of the series is to plant the seed of entrepreneurship […]

Black Women Entrepreneurs to Purchase Fashion Fair Beauty Line From Johnson Publishing For $1.85 Million

Cheryl Mayberry McKissack and Desiree Glapion Rogers

By Taylor A. Sylvain, New Orleans Agenda New Orleans, LA — According to published reports, New Orleans native Desirée Glapion Rogers and her business partner, Cheryl Mayberry McKissack will purchase […]

Black-Owned Law Firm Named Among Top 10 Law Firms by Attorney & Practice Magazine

Attorney Zulu Ali and his staff

Nationwide — The Law Office of Zulu Ali, a Black-owned law firm, has been named one of the Top 10 Law Firms in California in the areas of Criminal Defense […]

Founders of Black-Owned Fitness Company Acquire Popular Marketplace App

Founders of Fitnuss LLC

Nationwide — Gadsden, Alabama-based Fitinuss LLC has finalized an agreement to acquire the iOS app SWAP club from Atlanta-based startup ReKindness LLC. The company plans to expand beyond iOS functionality […]

From the Smithsonian to the Kitchen: African American Art is Transforming the Home Decor Business

Shades of Color home decor collection

Carson, CA — Just a few decades ago, Black art was hard to come by in mainstream markets. Artists were largely only viewed at African American museums and at niche […]

Black-Owned CBD Startup Academy Celebrates First 100 Students Enrolled in It’s Program

Cory Holmes, founder of Holmes Organics

St. Louis, MO — As Cannabidiol (CBD) use becomes more mainstream, demand for these products continues to grow. With a projected value of $20 billion by 2024 in the U.S. […]

Black-Owned Watch Brand Backed By Richard Branson Launches New Line of Modular-Interchangeable Fashion Watches

Will Adoasi, founder of Vitae London watches, with Richard Branson

Nationwide — Vitae London watches, founded by Black entrepreneur Will Adoasi, is launching a new line of modular-interchangeable fashion watches on Kickstarter. The brand is backed by Richard Branson and Virgin […]

First Annual Millionaire Mastermind Entrepreneur Summit to Empower Black Business Women

Entrepreneur Summit Awards

Summit to Honor Leading Entrepreneurs and Highlight Innovative Approaches and Best Practices for Aspiring Business Owners on December 16th Atlanta, GA — The Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit […]

Black Entrepreneur Creates First Ever Social Networking App to Bridge Wealth Gap

Darren Walker, founder BEAN NOW app

New Orleans, LA — BEAN Now, the social networking app designed to foster relationships and connect members of the African American community, has launched its free app for iOS and […]

“Shop Black Week” Campaign to Boost Support For Black-Owned Businesses Will Be From November 22-29

Shop Black Week

Nationwide — As consumers across the U.S. gear up for holiday deals on sales merchandise, this Black Friday, a coalition urges buyers to make it a Shop Black Week. More […]