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

Desiree Glapion Rogers and Cheryl Mayberry McKissack

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 […]

Award-Winning Black Speaker, Author and Trainer Teaches Others How to Create a Successful Speaking Business

Dr. Chike Akua, founder of SuccessQuest Speakers Boot Camp

Nationwide — Speaking and training is a multi-billion dollar industry. More and more schools, companies and organizations are seeking and paying qualified speakers big dollars to come in and solve […]

Manager Fired After Two Black Men Arrested in Starbucks Has Filed a Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Black men arrested in Starbucks

Philadelphia, PA — Shannon Phillips, a former regional manager at Starbucks, has filed a lawsuit for racial discrimination claiming that the coffee giant fired her after the highly-publicized arrest of […]

Black Entrepreneurs Launch New Healthguv App, Giving Users Access to the Latest Healthcare Issues

Joe Creadle, founder of Healthguv app

The Healthguv App allows members to stay updated about the latest medical issues and concerns. Toms River, NJ — Medical social networking just got even easier with the newly launched […]

Once Homeless Herself, Entrepreneur Launches Credit Repair Program That Has Helped 600+ Families Become Homeowners

Princess Butler, founder of Financial Advantage Solutions

Nationwide — 8 years ago, Princess Butler was homeless and struggling with debt, but now she is the CEO & founder of Financial Advantage Solutions which has helped more than […]

2nd Annual Photography Conference Exclusively Celebrates Black Photographers

Black Photographers Conference

Tomayia Colvin, a Texas woman on a mission to empower and celebrate Black photographers recently hosted the second one-of-its-kind photography conference. It was met with resounding success. Houston, TX — […]

A New Directory Has Been Launched to Profile Black-Owned Businesses Nationwide

Black business owner

Nationwide — The new Directory of Black Owned Businesses and Organization (DOBOBO) is a national consumer driven web-based advertising and marketing business. Many times, consumers who will not do business with […]

How to Improve Your Nursing Career Through Specialization

African American nurse

Nationwide — To help you pass the boards, attend Valley Anesthesia so that you may better prepare for the exam and improve studying.

A Rewarding Occupation: The Best Careers for Helping Others

African American personal trainer

Nationwide — If you want a job that provides a great sense of satisfaction every working day, you might be best suited to a career helping others. Thankfully, there are […]

4 Reasons Why Black Entrepreneurs are Starting Storage and Warehousing Businesses

African American owner of a warehouse and storage business

Nationwide — As the population continues to rise exponentially, so does the need for personal and corporate storage. People will always need a place to store their belongings, and companies […]

New Debt Relief Program For Women Launches

Man helping woman in debt

Nationwide — A new program has been launched to assist women in the United States who are overwhelmed with debt. The program, Debt Help 4 Women, aims to help millions […]

Meet the Father and His 3 Sons Who've Created the First Ever Virtual Video Business Card Service

Gregory Cherry and his sons, the founders of VB Virtual Branding Solutions

Nationwide — Gregory Cherry, an African American father and his three sons — Greg Jr, Isaac, and Isaiah — are the inventors of new technology that allows business owners to […]

Free Program Teaching African Americans How to Invest in Gold and Medical Marijuana Stocks

African Americans learning how to invest

Nationwide — Hundreds of thousands of Americans generate wealth each year from investing in the stock market and other commodities, but many African Americans continue to miss out on such […]

African American Couple Creates New Social Media Platform For Students Worldwide

Dwight and Angelique Morrison, founders of PS Remember

Nationwide — Dwight & Angelique Morrison, are the co-founders of PS Remember, a new social media platform that connects students in over 100 countries. Through it’s unique and powerful search […]

Top African American Speakers and Communication Industry Professionals to be Honored at SpeakerCon

Cheryl Wood on the cover of Speakers Magazine

Event Visionary Cheryl Wood is featured on the cover of this month’s issue of Speakers Magazine Detroit, MI — The October issue of SPEAKERS Magazine is online and the printed […]

Award-Winning Black Entrepreneur to Be Honored With a Doctorate Degree

Velma Trayham, founder and CEO of ThinkZilla Consulting Group

Velma Trayham, founder and CEO of Thinkzilla Consulting Group, is being honored with a Doctorate Degree from Higher Place Christian University Alpharetta, GA — Velma Trayham, founder and CEO of […]

2nd Annual Gold Women’s Wellness Business Breakfast at the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

Gold Women's Wellness Business Breakfast

Light of Gold PR Hosts the Upcoming 2nd Annual Gold Women’s Wellness Business Breakfast at the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month Panel of Experts […]

Introducing the Newest Black-Owned Graphic Design Firm in the Midwest

Andra Taylor, founder of TaylorMade Media

TaylorMade Media, LLC has launched a new on demand, unlimited graphic design service. Nationwide — While most unlimited graphic design companies offer on demand service; they stop at helping companies […]

Supercharged Summit to Kick Off Black-Owned App That Helps Professionals and Entrepreneurs Boost Productivity

Supercharged Summit by Kwanza Jones

Los Angeles, CA — SUPERCHARGED® by Kwanza Jones announces the 2nd Annual SUPERCHARGED Summit which will be held on Saturday, October 19th at City Market Social House in downtown Los […]

Black Entrepreneur Celebrates Selling 50,000 Pairs of Shoes With Newly Released Designs

Tarik Edmonson, founder of Nagast Footwear

Nationwide — It is time to invest in some new Black-owned footwear to show off, and Atlanta-based Nagast Footwear has just released two of their newest African inspired sneakers. “The U.N.I.T.Y.’s” […]

Seminar to Teach Black Youth the Economics of the $50 Billion U.S. Horse Industry

Abdelkebir Ouaddar (Morocco) aboard Quickly de Kreisker at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Nationwide — Economics of the $50 billion U.S. Horse industry offer opportunities to minority youth and entrepreneurs. But, there are significant hurdles to overcome. For this reason, the 2019 Tom […]

Entrepreneur Creates Coupon Program For Black-Owned Businesses to Compete With Groupon

Danielle McGee, CEO of Black Business Boom

Nashville, TN — While many startups and small businesses struggle with building customer loyalty, Black-owned businesses must work even harder because of negative stereotypes. One common misconception is that all […]

Tina Knowles Joins the Boss Network For Its All-Black Awards Gala Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Ladies That Lead Conference

Ladies That Lead Conference

Chicago, IL — On Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, The BOSS Network will host its 10th annual Ladies that Lead Conference, presented by Prudential Financial. Opening night will kick off with […]

MUSC Diversity and Inclusion Office to Host 3rd Annual Inclusion to Innovation Summit November 7-8 in Charleston, South Carolina

Keynote Speakers at MUSC Inclusion to Innovation Summit

Keynote speakers are social justice advocate and thought leader Howard Ross, and global health consultant and educator Dr. Lisa Moreno, President-Elect of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Charleston, SC […]

26-Year Old Entrepreneur Went From Being Homeless to Owning a Subway Franchise in 12 Months

Chris Williams, Subway Franchise owner

Chris Williams is beating the odds as a man from the southside of Chicago. East Cobb County, GA — Chris Williams has gone from being homeless to making history as […]

Why Starting an LLC in the US is a Great Idea in 2019

Black business woman starting LLC

Nationwide — The American limited liability corporation deserves credit for being an incredible innovation. It is a way for people to limit their legal liability. It is also an option […]

Founder of Black-Owned Cultural Center/ Book Store in Atlanta to Launch Free Festival

Kazemde Ajamu, founder of the Black Dot Culture and Art Festival

Event Brings Together Food, Art, Live Music and More for a Culturally Immersive Experience Atlanta, GA — Kazemde Ajamu has always had his eye – and heart – on bringing […]

Meet LaDonna N. Smith, the Entrepreneur Empowering Youth With Her Award-Winning Financial Literacy Program

LaDonna N. Smith

Nationwide — LaDonna N. Smith knows what it’s like to enter adulthood with no financial know-how. After many years of being tied down by debt and poor financial management, LaDonna […]

Lewis T. Powell Featured on September Cover of The Boss Mann Magazine

Lewis T. Powell on the cover of Boss Man Magazine

Nationwide — Lewis T. Powell, the multifaceted actor, filmmaker, screenwriter and musician graces the September cover of The Boss Mann Magazine.

American Tax Geeks is Giving $112 Million to African Americans to Start Thousands of Franchises

American Tax Greeks

Nationwide — American Tax Geeks is known as the franchise company that pays all of the startup costs for it’s franchise owners. But now they’re specifically giving $112 million to […]

NYC Program Launches 54th Year of Teaching "How to Build a Growing Profitable Business" Workshops

Fall 2018 WIBO Graduates

New York, NY — Beginning the week of September 16th in New York, Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO) will launch their 54th year of workshops teaching new and existing entrepreneurs […]

Barber-Comedian Turned Entrepreneur Launches New Line of Black Men's Hair Grooming Products

Garrick Dixon's Hair Grooming Products For Men

Nationwide — Garrick Dixon just recently launched his Dixon’s 1737 Men’s Hair Grooming Products, and it has already taken Hollywood by storm. Notables such as Sean Kingston, David Banner, Tony […]

African American Marketing Agency Founders to Host VIP Event to Promote Tourism in Long Island, New York

Donyshia Boston-Hill and Shanoy Skeete

Le Diner En Blanc Long Island, The most sought-after dinner at a secret location returns for their 3rd edition September 15th Member Registration & Waitlist Open Now Long Island, NY […]

Unique Black Woman-Owned Therapy Practice Helps Busy Professionals Prioritize Self-Care

Lequita Brooks, MSW, LCSW CEO, Founder of Therapy Topia

Therapy Topia promotes solution-based therapy practices for wellness and balance Jacksonville, FL — Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? It’s totally understandable! Professionals juggle many roles and typically neglect self-care. Established in […]

Black Nurse Tells Her Personal Story in New Book About Her Lucrative Career at the Head of the Bed

Crystal Grant, author of Acceptance Granted

Springfield, MA — In recent years, the National Center for Health Statistics estimated upwards of 48 million inpatient surgical procedures performed per year in the United States. Safely administering anesthetics […]

How Black Entrepreneurs Can Boost Their Online Business

Black entrepreneur boosting his business online

Nationwide — Running an online business is difficult; it involves a lot of work, and it can feel as though you are getting nowhere at times. However, when that hard […]

6 Restaurant Design Tips for Black Restaurateurs

Black restaurant owner

Nationwide — It’s time to optimize your restaurant’s design—you can reach a new level of excellence and impress the patrons of your establishment. We provide six simple restaurant design tips […]

Howard University School of Business Launches New Diversity Coaching Program

CoachDiversity Institute Howard University

Washington, DC — The Howard University School of Business (HUSB) has launched its new Executive Certification in Diversity Coaching (ECDC) program. The program is a collaborative partnership with the award-winning […]

To Protect the Innocent, Black-Owned Tech Startup is Developing an App That Will Monitor Police Misconduct

Police brutality and misconduct

Birmingham, AL — In 2017, Maria Watkins, an African American entrepreneur, founded the RightThere Corporation (RTC). The organization was incorporated in 2018 with an exemplary board of directors, including a […]

African American Best-Selling Author to Reveal Her Secrets During Upcoming Writer’s Retreat

Valerie J. Coleman speaking at one of her workshops

Campton, KY — 97% percent of writers have an unfinished manuscript or unwritten idea. Fortunately, Dayton-based best-selling author and award-winning publisher, Valerie J. Lewis Coleman, is working to change this […]

Mom Who Taught Her 3-Year Old Son How to Read and Write Launches Course For Other Parents

Andrea Stephenson, founder of the Simply Outrageous Youth course

Washington, DC — Andrea Stephenson was a full-time working mom who thought her son would learn the alphabet by the age of 3 or 4. However, by utilizing fun and […]

Actor to Launch International Black Book in 2020 -- Creating a Cyber Wakanda!

Kay Benjamin, founder of the International Black Book

Leimert Park, CA — International Black Book (IBB) is developing a directory of businesses and non-profits (NGOs) for the African diaspora. Not since the ambitions of Marcus Garvey to connect […]

Amazon is Looking to Hire More Than 700 Employees For Work-At-Home Job Openings

Amazon employee working at home

Nationwide — BlackJobs.com, created by the founders of BlackNews.com and BlackBusiness.com, has partnered with Amazon to promote their virtual (or “work-from-home”) positions available to qualified individuals who live in certain […]

Black Consumers and Sellers Gear Up For Historic We Buy Black Convention

We Buy Black Convention

On Aug. 23-25, 2019, over 120 Black-owned vendors and consumers will gather at the second-annual We Buy Black Convention in Atlanta at the Georgia International Convention Center. There will be […]

Founder of Black Male-Owned Bridal Boutique Makes History in a Female-Dominated Market

Steve Larkin, founder of Remi Raine Bridal

Remi Raine Bridal was founded and created by Steve Larkin in Chandler, Arizona. Perhaps the only African American male boutique owner in the United States, Steve has made his business […]

Mason Engineering Hires a Chief Diversity Officer

Christopher Carr, Chief Diversity Officer at Mason Engineering

By Ryley McGinnis Nationwide — Christopher Carr’s enthusiasm for diversity and inclusion in higher education and STEM springs from his experiences growing up in Missouri, and it is that background […]

Black-Owned Custom LEGO® Subscription Box Aims to Create Global Citizens and Develop Engineering Skills

Real Life Bricks, Black-owned custom Lego subscription box

Seattle, WA — Real Life Bricks, a company created to fill the LEGO® toy diversity gap, is set to offer their Real Life Bricks Playbox – a custom, monthly LEGO® […]

Black Entrepreneur Who Opened Three Real Estate Firms in 5 Years Speaks at NAREB National Convention

Tamairo Moutry, Black real estate mastermind and entrepreneur

Tamairo Moutry, a successful entrepreneur and real estate mastermind, has opened three real estate companies in less than 5 years, and is opening her next one in Illinois before the […]

Award-Winning Author, Erica Pullen, Releases New Book to Empower Black Children

America's Most Wanted by Erica Pullen

Nationwide — Erica Pullen, award-winning and international children’s author, captivated fans with her first book Believing in Myself and has launched the release of her new book I Am America’s […]

Black Entrepreneur to Use His Own Money to Provide 1,000 Teachers' Classrooms With School Supplies

Freddie Figgers, founder of Figgers Communications

Nationwide — Freddie Figgers, founder and CEO of Figgers Communications, recently had a chance to speak at a public school in Florida. While he was there, he met a 68-year […]

Founder and CEO of Black-Owned Heathcare Company Wins EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Tommy Duncan, founder and CEO of Trusted Health Plan

Trusted Health Plan, District of Columbia is transforming healthcare through proven innovative, holistic and affordable member-focused approaches that get results Washington, DC — Tommy Duncan, founder and CEO of Trusted […]

First Black-Owned and Operated Marketplace is Coming to Miami

Overtown Marketplace Miami

Overtown Marketplace, the country’s first Black-owned and operated marketplace, is coming to one of Miami, Florida’s oldest and most historically significant neighborhoods. A soft launch event on August 17th is […]

Black Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Gather for Second Annual Business Conference, Awards Gala and VIP Breakfast

Stacie NC Grant on the cover of Speakers Magazine

The July issue of Speakers Magazine features Dr. Stacie NC Grant, creator of #FaithpreneurWeekend2K19, international speaker, celebrity host and author. New York, NY — Last year was the inaugural which […]

Founder of Black-Owned Organic Hemp-Derived CBD Brand Launches Startup Academy for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Cory Holmes, founder of Holmes Organics CBD products

Nationwide — It’s not often that an emerging industry arises which is why Holmes Organics Founder and CEO Cory Holmes decided to launch his cannabis business. The Farm Bill of […]

Introducing the First Ever Black Woman-Owned Rideshare Service for Kids

Shan Cureton, founder and CEO of Kiddie Commute

San Diego, CA — You don’t have to be a parent to know that parenting is a full-time job with barely any breaks in between; and ensuring your child is […]

23-Year Old Becomes Youngest Black Entrepreneur to Own His Own Fleet of Trucks

Jalen Uboh, founder of All American Freight

Based in Atlanta, Jalen Uboh is only 23-years old, but he already owns a fleet of 4 semi-tractor trailers. Although being very young, he has already successfully built a multi-million […]