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Entrepreneur Makes History, Launches First Black-Owned Credit Monitoring Company

Quintel Sumrall

Nationwide — In a historic milestone for the financial and technology sectors, Quintel Sumrall, the visionary entrepreneur behind ISeeCredit.com, has become the first African American to own a credit monitoring […]

Black Entrepreneur's Travel Company Hosts Luxury Group Trips to Africa Several Times a Year

Jay Cameron, founder of Maximum Impact Travel

Nationwide — After a successful 12-year run organizing summer camps for children, Jay Cameron has now expanded his passion for fostering unforgettable travel experiences through his company, Maximum Impact Travel. […]

Young Black Woman Quits Exciting Microsoft Job, Launches Groundbreaking Wooden Watch Collection

Shanayla Sweat, founder of A Few Wood Men

Nationwide — In a bold move that underscores the power of entrepreneurship and representation, Shanayla Sweat, a dynamic young Black woman, departed from her exciting role at Microsoft to establish […]

Black Entrepreneur to Make History Combining African and Hawaiian Culture in New Collection For Phoenix Fashion Week

Alexis Williams

Nationwide — Alexis William, Founder of Aloha Glamour, will showcase her 2024 Spring Collection “Married to The Culture” at Phoenix Fashion Week at Chateau Luxe on October 20-21, 2023. Her […]

Black Sibling Entrepreneurs Making History with All-Natural, Plant-Based Haircare Products

Glynnis and Shelly Smith

Nationwide — Meet Glynnis and Shelly Smith, the dynamic sister duo behind Meme Natural You, a Black-owned line of all-natural, plant-based products that are making waves in the world of […]

Meet the Black Woman Whose AI No-Code Tools are Helping Black and Brown Entrepreneurs

Angel Heath

Nationwide — Angela Heath, founder and CEO of TKC Incorporated, proudly introduces the launch of AI Biz Generators and SmartBots. These cutting-edge, intuitive artificial intelligence tools along with business training […]

Mom of 4 Launches First Black Female Owned Plant-Based Infant Formula Startup

April Kelly, founder of Sure!

Nationwide — Meet April Kelly, an African American mompreneur with four children who is also the Founder and CEO of Sure!, an innovative, plant-based infant formula alternative that is set […]

Meet the Founder Whose Platform Uses AI to Support Black Women Mentally and Emotionally

Nijiama Smalls

Nationwide — Nijiama Smalls, Founder and CEO of The Black Girl’s Guide to Healing Emotional Wounds, has launched a virtual platform that innovatively uses an AI wellness coach named Rashida […]

Leading Black-Owned Tour Company & New Orleans' Only Black-Owned Historic Jazz Club to Present an Evening of Live Jazz & Creole Dining

Billie Holiday photo by Jerry Dantzic 1954

Nationwide — New Orleans five-star rated tour company All Bout Dat Tours LLC and The Historic Sweet Lorraine’s Jazz Club are partnering to present an evening of world-class jazz performed […]

Black Woman Who Secured $5M in Affordable Housing For 250 Families Now Fighting Aggressive Breast Cancer

Dr. Sarah Michelle Washington

Nationwide — Meet Dr. Sarah Michelle Washington, a mother and visionary leader whose DC-based non-profit organization is responsible for securing and negotiating stabilized housing in excess of $5 million for […]

Meet the Founder Whose Platform Has Helped Black Moms Raise $1M For Their Baby's Needs

Kimberly Jolasun, founder of Villie

Nationwide — Kimberly Jolasun, the founder of Villie.com, is celebrating that her trailblazing platform has helped countless Black moms create their own online fundraisers to raise money for their baby […]

Founder of Black-Owned Tech Startup Launches Online Service For Mentoring and Therapy

Emery McClendon

Nationwide — Meet Emery M. McClendon, Esq., a successful inventor, attorney, and the founder of The Odd Pro (T.O.P.), a pioneering Black-owned tech startup that provides individuals with an all-encompassing support […]

Two Stock Trading Experts Create Fun Online Game to Teach African Americans How to Trade Options

JR Fenwick and Eric Johnson

Nationwide — Meet J.R. Fenwick (known as “The Stock FLipper”) and Eric V. Johnson (known as “The Options Professor”), the creators of an online game called FLip That Option. The […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches LyingClient.com, a Platform That Exposes Dishonest Customers

Tamera Preacher

Meet Tamera Preacher, the founder and CEO of LyingClient.com, a website she envisioned after having three consecutive bad experiences with difficult customers. On one occasion, her general contracting company, one […]

Founder of Chicago-Based Black-Owned Firm Celebrates Making the Inc. 5000 List for the First Time

Shayna Atkins

Nationwide — Inc. has revealed that AtkCo (Atkins Coordination, inc) ranks No. 1395 on the 2023 Inc. 5000, its annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The prestigious […]

Black Entrepreneur Releases Newest Shoe Designs For Fraternities and Sororities of the Divine 9

Kam Ballard, founder of bce Shoes

Nationwide — Kam Ballard, the owner of b.c.e. Custom Shoes, based in Birmingham, Alabama, is determined to change the shoe game for organizations within the Divine 9 by creating unique […]

Black Founder Celebrates Her Fashion Brand Being Ranked on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Jessica Brooks

Nationwide — Jessica Brooks, founder and CEO of J. Brooks Boutique, an Atlanta-based women’s apparel company, is celebrating having achieved a ranking of 446 on the prestigious 2023 Inc. 5000 […]

Black Mom of 5 Launches New Product to Help Women Recover After Childbirth

Britnee Wheeler

Nationwide — Britnee Wheeler, a military spouse and mother of five who is also the founder and CEO of Rose Maternity Co., is thrilled to launch an innovative, patent-pending product […]

16-Year-Old Black Teen With 3 Degrees Becomes America's Youngest Full-Time Teacher

Shania Muhammad

Nationwide — Shania Muhammad, a 16-year-old girl from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma who already has three college degrees, has become America’s youngest full-time salaried teacher. She is currently teaching the third […]

Single Dad of Two Makes History, One of Few Blacks Inducted into Speakers Hall of Fame

Dr. Delatorro

Nationwide — Dr. Delatorro McNeal II, a single dad of two daughters, has been a professional speaker for 20 years, and has now made history as one of the only […]

96-Year-Old Black Woman From Alabama, Selling Newspapers For 50 Years and Counting

Louise Nall

Nationwide — Meet Louise Nall, a remarkable 96-year-old Black woman from Montgomery, Alabama who’s been selling The Tuskegee News newspapers for over 56 years and counting.

Black Founder of Fastest-Growing Online Community For Women Investors to Present at 2023 Invest Fest in Atlanta

Cassandra Cummings

Nationwide — Cassandra Cummings, founder and CEO of The Stocks & Stilettos Society, the fastest-growing online community of women investors is set women scheduled to address the attendees at this […]

Celebrity Black Dentist, Dr. Catrise Austin, Unveils VIP Smiles Dentistry Relaunch in New York City

Dr. Catrise Austin

Nationwide — Celebrated dentist Dr. Catrise Austin announces the exciting relaunch of VIP Smiles Dentistry Practice, centrally located in Midtown New York City. Amidst the vibrant celebration of Black Business […]

Black Entrepreneur Sues Kaiser Permanente For $50 Million For Alleged Theft of Intellectual Property

George McKinney

Nationwide — George McKinney, the founder and CEO of ViQUAL Medical Technology LLC, a small Black-owned firm, has been embattled in a tooth-and-nail legal brawl with Kaiser Permanente that has […]

17-Year-Old Black Student Could Earn Her Teaching Degree By Age 19

Hannah Pearson

Nationwide — Hannah Pearson, a 17-year-old college student from Robeson County, North Carolina, is on track to become a licensed teacher before turning 19. She finished high school early, and […]

Black Entrepreneur Says DOJ is Covering Up the Theft of Her Firm's Multi-Million Dollar Federal Contract

Jeroll Sanders

Nationwide — When Democratic presidential appointees at Treasury and IRS terminated The Writing Company’s (TWC) federal contract so they could pass it to their non-minority associate, TWC turned to the […]

Meet the Black Teen From Memphis Who Gives Free Haircuts to the Homeless

Darnell Wells

Nationwide — Meet Darnell Wells, a 19-year-old barber who works at “The Shop” in Memphis, Tennessee. This summer, he took his skills to the streets, providing free haircuts for those […]

Meet the Black Entrepreneur Who Has Generated $10M For Coaches, Course Creators & Business Owners

Tony Smith

Nationwide — Tony Smith known as @TunedinTony is the visionary force behind Bizlaunch.io, a creative marketing agency for online business coaches and entrepreneurs. Using sales funnels, he has generated an […]

Black Woman Entrepreneur, Owner of 50 Airbnb Properties, Launches Construction Firm to Build Affordable Housing in Florida

Janay White

Nationwide — Meet Janay White, an African American entrepreneur from Jacksonville, Florida, who owns more than 50 Airbnb properties. She also owns J White Construction Inc, a Black woman-owned construction […]

Entrepreneur Releases Version 2.0 of Black Foodie Finder App with Better Features

Brax Rich, founder of Black Foodie app

Nationwide — Black Foodie Finder, the leading platform for finding and supporting Black-owned food businesses, has announced the relaunch of its app. The updated app includes a number of new […]

John Girton Named Exec VP and Chief of Staff of Martin University

John Girton

Nationwide — Martin University is pleased to announce that John Girton, Jr. has been named Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff. Previously, he was the University’s Vice President of […]

Meet the Black Woman Behind Six Nursing Schools Across the Chicago Area

Ebony Shene

Nationwide — Nurse Ebony Shene’ is the founder and CEO of Scott School of Careers, a Black-owned allied healthcare school that teaches students the basics of nursing through its Certified […]

Black Female Entrepreneur and Investor Giving Away Free Land in Ghana and Helping Diasporans Repatriate

Dawn Dickson

Nationwide — Dawn Dickson, a visionary African American female entrepreneur and investor, has made a bold move to Ghana, spearheading a remarkable initiative to help diasporans purchase land and build […]

Young Black Entrepreneur Launches Exclusive Wearpacks in Collaboration With Divine Nine Fraternities and Sororities

Chad Justin

Nationwide — 24-year old Chad Justin, founder and CEO of CHVD JUSTIN, has announced the release of a new line of his flagship wearpacks in collaboration with the Divine Nine […]

After Two Failed Businesses, HBCU Grad Turned Fashion Designer Sells Out Her Newest Design in an Hour

Shirah Ray

Nationwide — Shirah Ray, a veteran fashion stylist with over 20 years of experience and the owner of David Lee’s Boutique (named after her late father), has achieved an extraordinary […]

Black Woman Entrepreneur Launches Organic Tea Products Inspired By Her Great-Grandmother

Michelle Watson

Nationwide — Meet Michelle Watson, the founder and CEO of IngenuiTea, a Black-owned line of organic tea products. When her phone kept ringing, she was sure there was a problem. […]

Documentary Reveals Story About Black Automotive Executive Making History Exporting Electric Vehicles to Cuba

John Felder

Nationwide — In April 2023, filmmakers Peter and Pamela McNeil began producing a documentary called Driving Towards Change that tells the story of John Felder, the African American CEO of […]

Black Travel Nurse Turned CEO Develops First Ever Line of Scrubs Made With Organic Hemp Fabric

LaQuanza Dockery

Nationwide — LaQuanza Dockery, an accomplished travel nurse with a master’s degree in leadership and management, is also the founder and CEO of SkynRN, the only scrub line in production […]

Founder of the Largest Association for Black Tax Professionals to Host 2nd Annual Conference

Dr. Shonda Love, founder of the ABPT Tax Conference

Almost 1,000 African American tax and accounting professionals are expected to attend Nationwide — Meet Dr. Shonda Love, an award-winning tax coach that is also the founder of the Association […]

Former Miss Black USA Winner Launches Program to Help Aspiring Pageant Coaches Get Certified

Ocielia Gibson-Sprowl, former Miss Black USA

Nationwide — Ocielia Gibson-Sprowl, the winner of the 2012 Miss Black USA pageant, has partnered with the National Association of Urban Etiquette Professionals (NAUEP) to launch a Pageant Coach Certification […]

12-Year-Old Black Entrepreneur Launches Line of School Supplies to Help Fund His TV Show

Nicholas Buamah

He Also Plans to Raise Funds to Purchase Healthcare Insurance For 5,000 Children in Ghana Nationwide — Nicholas Buamah, a 12-year-old philanthropist and bestselling author from Metro Atlanta, has taken […]

11-Year-Old Black Culinary Prodigy Releases New Cookbook, “Gourmet Meals With Grade School Skills”

Kid Troy

Nationwide — Kid Troy LLC is thrilled to announce the release of a remarkable cookbook, Gourmet Meals with Grade School Skills, authored by the exceptionally talented 10-year-old culinary sensation, Kid […]

George Fraser to Unite 1,000 Black Entrepreneurs/ Professionals at 23rd Annual PowerNetworking Conference

George Fraser

Nationwide — The 23rd Annual PowerNetworking Conference (PNC) will take place August 2-5, at Hilton America’s Houston, TX. Attendees will learn how to build effective relationships, build and scale 21st-century […]

Black Relationship Expert Helping 1,000’s of Women Achieve Emotional Wellness, Creates New App

Koren Norton

Nationwide — Koren Norton has worked as a relationship counselor for more than 15 years helping thousands of women to heal and recover from broken relationships and to become empowered. […]

64-Year-Old HBCU Grad, Former Social Worker, Launches App to Prevent Police Brutality and Hate Crimes

Maria Watkins

Nationwide — Meet Maria Watkins, the founder and CEO of RTC Protech, the first ever patented Black-owned app with a 24/7 call center that aims to minimize both police brutality […]

Black Chef, Founder of Black-Owned All-Natural Soul Food Seasoning Mix, Releases 42-Page Cookbook

Chef Darren Cambell

Nationwide — Meet Darren Campbell, the founder and CEO of Palmetto Blend, a Black-owned soul food seasoning product that offers an authentic taste to food with no artificial preservatives. He […]

13-Year-Old Black Entrepreneur Opens Her Heart to African American Foster Children and Their Unique Hair Needs

Lena Ford, founder of Embrace Their Roots

Nationwide — Lena Ford, a blossoming serial entrepreneur from Marietta, Georgia, is proud to announce her new initiative “Embrace Their Roots Campaign.” She is proof that age is just a […]

Three HBCU Athletes Sign NIL Management Deal With Black-Owned Firm, Jefferson Sports Enterprise

Three HBCU athletes

Nationwide — Jefferson Sports Enterprise (JSE) has welcomed three new Division 1 HBCU athletes to the family. Jamari Jones, Cameron Gardner, and Shelby Carson, all from Mississippi Valley State University, […]

Single Black Mom Inspired by Madam CJ Walker Launches Makeup Franchise for Global Beauty Entrepreneurs

Yana Johnson

Nationwide — Meet Yana Johnson, a single mompreneur who launched Yana Cosmetics Makeup as a franchise opportunity for beauty entrepreneurs. After watching a movie about Madame CJ Walker, Yana quickly […]

Taco Bell Hires First-Ever Black CEO to Run Its Almost 8,000 Restaurants Worldwide

Sean Tresvant, Taco Bell CEO

43-year-old Sean Tresvant has made history as the first-ever African American CEO of Taco Bell. He will oversee the popular Mexican fast-food chain’s almost 8,000 restaurants worldwide and is taking […]

12-Year-Old Launches Natural Skincare Line for Black and Brown Kids

Bron Chappelle

Nationwide — After a lay off from her job as an IT Federal Contractor, Patrice Chappelle, a wife, and mother of one, turned a challenging situation into a new opportunity. […]

Black Hollywood Talent Agent Creates Film Distribution and Streaming Platform For Indie Filmmakers of Color

Tiauna Jackson

Nationwide — Meet Tiauna Jackson, a renowned Hollywood talent agent, who is the mastermind behind Jacksmacked, a highly anticipated Black-owned film distribution and streaming platform that offers a groundbreaking opportunity […]

Black-Owned Brand Launches Ongoing Lace Wig Install Challenge to Help Women Suffering from Alopecia

Kafune Amor Hair Lace Wig Install Challenge

Nationwide — Shemika Jackson, the founder and CEO of Kafune Amor Hair, a Black-owned company that specializes in custom-made wigs for women suffering from alopecia or thinning hair, has launched […]

Three White CEOs Whose Racist Behavior Got Their Companies in Major Trouble

White CEOs

Nationwide — Several CEOs have created scandals recently after making racist remarks or taking discriminatory action. Former CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman was forced to resign after making statements targeting George […]

Wealth Expert Has Helped Hundreds of Black Families to Pay Off Their Homes and Become Real Estate Investors

Sam Ayeni

Nationwide — Sam Ayeni, the founder and CEO of AfriKare Life Financial Company, has helped hundreds of Black families to pay off their debts, pay off their mortgages, and then […]

Seven Inmates Makes History, the First to Earn College Degree From Yale Prison Education Initiative

Graduates From the Yale Prison Initiative

Nationwide — Seven inmates in New Haven, Connecticut have earned an Associate Degree in General Studies, making them the first graduates from the Yale Prison Education Initiative, a joint initiative […]

Meet the Black Scholar Who Has Spent 30 Years Researching Inventors of Color

Keith C. Holmes

Nationwide — Keith C. Holmes, researcher and founder, has spent over thirty years researching inventors of color. His company, Global Black Inventor Research Projects, Inc., which began in Brooklyn, New […]

After 7 Years of Research, Black Entrepreneur Finally Develops New Hair Growth Oil Formula

Mariah Lovemore, founder of Naija Beauty Products

Nationwide — Mariah Lovermore, an African American cosmetologist who is also the founder and CEO of Naija by Lovemore beauty products, spent seven years researching and developing a hair growth […]

60-Year-Old Personal Fitness Trainer Invents Revolutionary All-in-One Push-Up Bar for Home and Commercial Gyms

Earl Jenkins

Nationwide — E. Earl Jenkins, founder and CEO of Core Champion, Inc, a health & wellness company, specializing in fitness training equipment, accessories, apparel, and supplements, has launched the Core […]

Black Astrophysicist Makes History Again — This Time, in Haircare

Miona Short

Nationwide — In 2018, Miona Short became the first Black woman to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in astrophysics. 5 years and one layoff later, […]

20-Year-Old Black Woman Graduates College, Named HBCU Entrepreneur of the Year

Aaliyah Duah

Nationwide — Aaliyah Duah, a recent graduate of Virginia State University, has been named HBCU Entrepreneur of the Year in recognition of her outstanding work in promoting financial literacy and […]

Black Financial Expert Reveals Game-Changing Blueprint For Money Management and Financial Freedom in New Book

Dorethia Kelly

Financial expert, Dorethia Kelly, offers dynamic insight and achievable strategies in her new book, #MoneyChat, to empower readers to get out of debt, manage their money and boost their credit […]

CEO of Black-Owned News App, Hayti, Launches Largest Aggregation of Black Podcasters in History

Carey Wheelous, CEO of Hayti

Nationwide — Cary Wheelous, the CEO of Hayti, the leading Black-owned news aggregation app that pulls content solely from Black publishers, has announced that it is officially the largest source […]

Young Black Fempreneur Reveals How She Turned a $100 Investment into $200K with Dropshipping

Shonae Jones

Nationwide — Shonae Jones, a successful dropshipper and the young CEO of The Fempreneur Agency, is empowering a new generation of women entrepreneurs with her inspiring story of how she […]