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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 […]

Man With HIV Wins $75K Lawsuit After Barbershop Refuses to Cut His Hair

Man with HIV wins lawsuit against barbershop

Los Angeles, CA — King of Kuts, a barbershop in Los Angeles, California, has been slapped with a court order to pay more than $75,000 to Nikko Briteramos after refusing […]

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 […]