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Black Dad Buys, Gives His 13-Year-Old Son 40 Acres of Land in California

Faheem Muhammad

Nationwide — Faheem Muhammad, an African American father and entrepreneur from San Diego, California, has gifted his son with 40 acres of land on his 13th birthday. He says that […]

21-Year-Old Black Entrepreneur With Autism Opens Nail School Just 8 Months After Opening a Beauty Bar

Aaliyah Alicia Thompson

Nationwide — Meet Aaliyah Alicia Thompson, a 21-year-old African American woman with autism from Hampton, Georgia, who has defied stereotypes and achieved incredible success as an entrepreneur in the beauty […]

Entrepreneur to Host Leadership Development Conference For Black Women in Corporate America

Laura Knights, founder of Black Woman Live retreats

Nationwide — Laura Knights, Founder and CEO of Knights Consulting LLC, will host the Black Woman Leading LIVE! Retreat + Conference on May 18-21, 2023 in Clearwater Beach, FL at […]

New Publication Helps Young Black Americans Explore Career Paths in the Forest and Conservation Sector

Black Faces in Green Spaces bookcover

Nationwide — A new first-of-its-kind resource, Black Faces in Green Spaces: The Journeys of Black Professionals in Green Careers, has just been released by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), Project […]

Black Mom, Teen Daughter Make History With Cosmetic Products in 600 Stores and New Amazon Partnership

Danielle Pasha and Samiah

Nationwide — Danielle Pasha, and her 17-year-old daughter, Samiah, the founders of The Beat House Cosmetics, continue to make history. Over the past three years, they have signed a major […]

26-Year-Old Black Woman Builds $35K Tiny House in Her Backyard, Rents Out Main House

Precious C. Price

Nationwide — Precious Price, a 26-year-old African American woman from Atlanta, Georgia, went viral after she built a luxury tiny home in the backyard where she lives completely rent-free. To […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches New Initiative to Support NYC High School Students as They Reach for Their Dreams

Kevin Benoit

Nationwide — Kevin Benoit, founder of Parlé Magazine, is proud to announce the launch of Parlé Endeavors, a New York city based 501(c)3 organization aiming to empower and support young […]

From $100 to $30 Million: Nigerian Immigrants Build Fastest Growing Black-Owned Creators Platform

Uyi and Faith Abraham

Nationwide — Uyi and Faith Abraham, a husband-and-wife team, are the founders of Vonza.com, a fast-growing software platform for creators and entrepreneurs to create and sell online courses. Uyi Abraham […]

Black Woman Creates First Ever 100% Dye and Fragrance-Free Products for Curly Hair

Angela Fields

Nationwide — Introducing CurlyCoilyTresses®, a new hair care line developed by Angela Fields, a woman who was inspired to research and create her own products after a painful chemical burn […]

Master’s Program for Black Scholars Invites Applicants for Inaugural Cohort

Booker T. Wade

WIT Offers Tuition-Free First Year for New Engineering Master’s Program for African American Students with Any Undergraduate Degree. Nationwide — Wade Institute of Technology (WIT), an experiential college that offers […]

Meet the Mom, Dad, and Two Daughters Providing Black Families With 6 and 7-Star Luxury Travel Experiences

Goring Family

Nationwide — Meet Glenn and Amanda Goring and their two daughters, Brooklyn and Lexington, the owners/operators of a successful luxury travel business called In-Style Travel. Mom and Dad book the […]

Private School Founded by HBCU Alumni Honors Black Boys and Men at Annual Community Awards Ceremony

Boys being honored Icon Prep

Nationwide — Icon Preparatory School (Icon Prep) is a Black-owned private school founded in Tampa, Florida in 2018 by FAMU alumni. After working in schools around the country, the founders […]

12-Year-Old Black Entrepreneur Awarded $25K Grant from Mayor of Tempe, Arizona

King Mauni, founder of We Kingz Bro

Nationwide — Meet King Mauni, the 12-year-old founder and CEO of We Kingz Bro, an inspirational apparel brand that empowers young men to build a life and future that they […]

8-Year-Old Partners With Her Grandmother to Launch Black-Owned Skincare Brand for Kids

Cheryl Brown and her granddaughter, Skye

Nationwide — Meet Cheryl Brown and her 8-year-old granddaughter, Skye, the founders of Skye Monroe Skincare, a Black-owned brand that has been described as “the best natural skincare for kids […]

Founder of Largest Black-Owned Cause Marketing Agency Proves Diversity is Good For Business

Jacqueline Moore, founder of CMRignite

Nationally recognized firm, CMRignite, has developed innovative campaigns for government, corporate and nonprofit clients for more than two decades. Nationwide — Diversity, equity and inclusion are good for business at […]

Black Entrepreneur and Real Estate Investor Launches Hedge Fund to Help Lower-Income Families Start Investing

Marlo Richardson

Business Bullish Investments was created to give the average individual knowledge and access to create generational wealth. Nationwide — Serial entrepreneur Marlo Richardson is seeking to educate and help individuals […]

Apparel Brand For Black Women Celebrates 25 Years With New Pants Suit Collection and More

Black women wearing pant suits

Nationwide — WomenSuits, an apparel company that has been dressing professional Black woman for more than two decades is celebrating its 25th year in business with a new active wear […]

Black Entrepreneur Makes History With Her Big Sister Sisterhood Clothing Brand That Empowers Women

Kieaira Francis

Nationwide — Kieaira Francis, founder and CEO of Big Sisters/Sisterhood, an online women’s clothing store centered on female empowerment and giving back, has now officially been certified by the U.S. […]

Founder of Financial Literacy Nonprofit Gives Young Black Children $40K in Stocks and Books

Prince Dykes

Prince Dykes, author and President of the Global Children Financial Literacy Foundation, introduces the only literacy program driven to incentivize children in becoming first-time shareholders of stocks. Nationwide — Global […]

Malik Yoba Partners with Black-Owned Digital Platform Designed to Securely Store Important Documents for Wealth Transfer

Martha Underwood and Malik Yoba

Nationwide — Award-winning actor, philanthropist and founder of Yoba Development, Dr. Malik Yoba, has partnered with Martha Underwood, the founder and CEO of a Black-owned technology company called Prismm to […]

Founder of Black Children's Book Week Takes This Year's Celebration to the Metaverse

Veronica Chapman

Nationwide — The second celebration of Black Children’s Book Week starts on February 26th, and people around the world are gearing up to participate. Founded in 2022 by social entrepreneur […]

19-Year-Old HBCU Student Receives $25K From Pharrell Williams For Gun Safety Technology

Kayla Austin

Nationwide — Kayla Austin, a 19-year-old sophomore at Howard University, pitched and won $25,000 at Pharrell Williams’ Mighty Dream Forum and Black Ambition in Norfolk, Virginia, last year. Her patent-pending […]

Mom-Daughter Duo Make History With Fastest-Growing Black-Owned Virtual Assistant Company

Founders of Essynce Virtual Assistants

Nationwide — Meet Starr Barrett and her 20-year-old daughter, Essynce, the founders of Essynce Virtual Assistants (EVA), a Black-owned virtual administrative support service designed to help other small businesses. Starr […]

Black Entrepreneur Releases Newly Developed System to Regrow Stubborn Hair Back

Angela Brown, founder of D'Serv Professional Hair Care Products

Nationwide — Meet Angela Brown, an African American hair coach and product developer who is on a mission to stop the fast growth of hair loss. Her hair loss product […]

Harlem Fine Arts Show Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary With 3 Days of 100 Featured Black Artists

Founder and organizers of the Harlem Fine Arts Show

The title sponsor of this year’s event is none other than Lexus of Manhattan, which is committed to culture, community, and commerce in New York City. New York, NY — […]

The Best Thing About Stealing $50 Million From a Black Woman Real Estate Mogul

Anne Kihagi

By Anne Kihagi Nationwide — These are complicated times and theft is more than robbing a bank. When a person is deprived of their hard-earned monies through illegality or scam, […]

Meet the Young Black Nurse Whose Platform Gives 1,000’s of Nursing Students a New Interactive Way to Study

Samantha Cepeda

Nationwide — Meet Samantha Cepeda, a licensed practical nurse, artist, and educator from Atlanta, who is also the founder and CEO of The Nurse Sam, a leading resource for visual […]

HBCU Grad, Founder of Largest Black-Owned Payroll Company, Celebrates 6 Years in Business

Byron Jennings

Nationwide — Meet Byron Jennings, a graduate of Prairie View A&M University who is now the founder and CEO of Next Generation Payroll, the largest Black-owned payroll, HR, and benefits […]

Black Educator Launches Training Series to Teach Activists How to Make Reparations Happen

J. Mase III

Nationwide — Author, public speaker, and consultant J Mase III has been spending his days as of late, teaching Reparations Frameworks to organizations, community members, faith spaces and schools. As […]

Black Designer's Visit to a Museum Inspired Her to Launch an Original Shawl Collection

Tenaria Drummond-Smith

Nationwide — When Queens New York designer Dr. Tenaria Drummond-Smith visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC, she had no idea that she was […]

Inc. 500 CEO Releases Revised Version of His Book, “Get Rich While Black... Without Being an Athlete, Entertainer or Drug Dealer”

Chuck Starks, author of 'Get Rich While Black'

Nationwide — Chuck Starks’ revised version of Get Rich While Black… Without Being an Athlete, Entertainer or Drug Dealer gives Black Americans the real reason they are poor in America […]

Black Mom Quits Six Figure Job, Partners With 11-Year-Old Daughter to Launch Self-Care Retreat

Toscha Dickerson and Kaleigh

Nationwide — Meet Dr. Toscha L. Dickerson and her 11-year-old daughter, Kaleigh, the mom and daughter duo that will be hosting a self-care retreat in New Orleans during the Essence […]

First Ever HBCU Business-Themed Conference in Washington, DC to Gather Successful Black Entrepreneurs

Attendees at the Black Entrepreneurs Homecoming Experience

30-year-old Jalynn Jones, who graduated from Fayetteville State University, says that her live event will focus on creating more millionaires in our communities. Nationwide — The highly anticipated 3rd annual […]

Black Couple From Virginia Purchase Home With 90 Acres of Land to Build Generational Wealth For Their Kids

Christopher O'Neal and family

From the 1920s to today, the percentage of Black Americans and other minority landowners has dropped from 14% to less than 2% nationwide. Here’s how real estate expert Chris O’Neal […]

Entrepreneur Launches Professional Development Program For Black Women Leaders

Laura Knights, founder of Black Woman Leading program

Nationwide — Laura Knights, Founder and CEO of Knights Consulting LLC, has launched the research-based Black Woman Leading® professional development program to address the unique needs of Black women leaders.

67-Year-Old Black Author of 30 Books Releases New Trilogy Series to Pitch to Netflix and Other Streaming Services

Becky DeWitt

Nationwide — Meet Becky DeWitt, a veteran author from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, who has written over 30 books about trials and tribulations from the ordinary everyday perspective. Now at […]

Young Black Traders Who Made $5M in One Year to Give Away $1M to Struggling Families

Founders of Algo Cheat Code

Nationwide — Meet 29-year-old Jehu Graham and 32-year-old Francis Kway, two young African American investors who are also the founders of Cheat Code Algo, powerful software that uses a series […]

This Black Entrepreneur Has Helped 100 Families Secure More Than $75K in Unclaimed Money

Felicia Jeffries

Nationwide — Felicia Jeffries, a veteran entrepreneur and the author of more than six books, says that in 2022, she was able to help 100 Black families secure more than […]

BOSS Network Launches Summit Honoring LL Cool J's Wife, Simone I. Smith

Simone I. Smith

Nationwide — On Saturday, December 3, 2022, The BOSS Network presents “The Launch Summit” sponsored by JPMorgan Chase. This annual event series aims to educate, empower, and promote minority women […]

15-Year-Old Black Teen's Apparel Line Pays Tribute to Wakanda, Kyrie Irving, and More

DJ Lee, founder of Socially Conscious Apparel

Nationwide — Meet DJ Lee, the 15-year-old founder and CEO of Socially Conscious Apparel, the fastest-growing Black-owned line of hoodies and t-shirts that pay homage to Black Panther, Kyrie Irving, […]

Founder of Black-Owned Natural Beauty Brand Makes History, Opens First New Distribution Center in Delaware

Joceylne Firmin, founder of Kiyamel

Nationwide — Jocelyne Firmin, founder and CEO of Kiyamel, a Black-owned company that creates natural bath and body products for babies and adults, has opened its first new distribution center […]

Designer of Luxury Africa-Shaped Bag Releases United States of Africa Passport Holder to Spark Conversation

United States of Africa passport holder

Nationwide — Known for designing the luxury Africa-shaped bag as a symbol to connect all African descendants, Afro-luxe label Orijin Culture has just released the new United States of Africa […]

Black Dad, Former High School Dropout, Partners With 18-Year-Old Son to Launch Financial Literacy Academy

Brandon Williams and son, Timothy

Nationwide — Meet 37-year-old Brandon Williams, a high school dropout turned entrepreneur from Miami Gardens, Florida, who has teamed with his 18-year-old son to launch CEO Financial Literacy Academy, one […]

Founder of Largest Black Business Discovery App Honored By PayPal, Featured in Mastercard Commercial

Mandy Bowman

Nationwide — Mandy Bowman, founder and CEO of Official Black Wall Street, the largest discovery app for Black-owned businesses, has been making waves in the media. Not only has she […]

HBCU Alumna Creates First Digital Financial Card Game for Young Black Youth to Close the Racial Wealth Gap

Ruby Taylor

Nationwide — In the United States, the total racial wealth gap is more than $10 trillion, meaning millions of families of color are disproportionately disadvantaged, lacking resources, mobility, and stability. […]

Meet the Black Woman Entrepreneur Whose Afrocentric Gift-Wrapping Paper Brand is Truly Making an Impression

Lorna D. Cheatham, founder of a Black-owned gift wrapping paper brand

Nationwide — Lorna D. Cheatham is the founder and CEO of Clera’s Creative Gifts, a Black-owned gift-wrapping paper and gift bag brand that is known for its unique Afrocentric-themed designs. […]

Trucking Entrepreneurs Magazine Launches 2nd Issue, Provides Insight for Moguls in the Transportation and Logistics Industries

Trucking Entrepreneurs Magazine

Nationwide — Early this year, Trucking Entrepreneurs Magazine was officially launched as a resource for trucking entrepreneurs with information on players in the industry, how to start and grow a […]

Meet the Founder of the Fastest-Growing Black Woman-Owned Line of Luxury Leather Designer Handbags

Elena Holtzclaw, founder of Theugi

Nationwide — Elena Holtzclaw, a talented entrepreneur and designer from Albany, New York, knows her leathers. She is the owner of Theugi – New York, a Black-owned line of premium-quality […]

Founder of the Largest Black-Owned Oral Care Company in the World Celebrates 10 Years in Business

Philip Garner, founder of Garner's Garden

Nationwide — Philip Garner, the founder and CEO of Garner’s Garden, a trendsetting all-natural oral care and skincare company is celebrating 10 years in business this year. The black-owned business, […]

Entrepreneur Launches Affordable Jewelry Collection That Honors Black Women

Wanda Jackson, founder of Mare Sheree Collection

Nationwide — Wanda Jackson, having dutifully contributed 19 years of service to the Social Security Administration, has launched her Maré Sheree Jewelry Collection with the intention of creating an impact. She […]

Atlanta Metro Bus Driver Makes History, Celebrates 50 Years on the Job

Coy Dumas, Jr

Nationwide — Coy Dumas, Jr., a 71-year-old MARTA bus driver in Atlanta, Georgia who is well-loved in the community, is being honored for having served his community for 50 years.

A Congressman’s Life-Long Fight to Bring Racial Justice to the US Military Awards of the Medal of Honor

Black war heroes

By Faton Tony Bislimi, PhD Nationwide — November 11 is Veterans Day in the United States. There is no higher award or honor that military heroes can receive than the […]

Meet the Career Coach Helping Black Women Transition to Well-Paying Tech Jobs

Shimeka Williams

Nationwide — Shimeka Williams, career coach and founder of Liberated Living LLC, has announced the official launch of her highly anticipated new book, The Confident Switch: How to Change Careers […]

Meet the Founder of Amour, the Newest Black-Owned Dating App For Singles

Jonathan Joseph, founder of AMOUR app

Nationwide — Meet Jonathan Joseph, Jr, the founder and CEO of Amour, a Black-owned innovative relationship-building app that highlights new matching and messaging features that increase your chances of finding […]

Meet Kescha Wilson, the HBCU Grad Who Mentored FBI Agents, Law Enforcement Officers and High Powered Career Women

Kescha Wilson

By Arthia Nixon, The Ambassador Agency Nationwide — Kescha Wilson, the mom who mentored both FBI agents and members of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, and whose […]

Founders of DMV Black Restaurant Week Kick Off 5th Annual Celebration, November 5-13, 2022

Founders of DMV Black Restaurant Week

Washington, DC — The 5th Annual DMV Black Restaurant Week 2022 will be held from Sunday, November 6, 2022 – Sunday, November 13, 2022, with a Food, Music, and Fashion […]

Largest Network of Black Women Professionals and Entrepreneurs Celebrates 13 Years With 2022 "Ladies That Lead" Conference

Cameka Smith, founder of the Ladies That Lead Conference

Nationwide — The BOSS Network, an online community of professional and entrepreneurial women who support each other through digital content, programs, and event-based networking, will continue its 13th-anniversary celebration with […]

Diana Lynch, the First Black Woman CEO to Develop an International Resort in the Dominican Republic

Diana Lynch

Nationwide — Diana Lynch, the only African American female CEO of an international development company, is constructing Samaná Bay Resort, the first Black-owned international golf resort in the Dominican Republic. […]

Entrepreneur Launches Online Marketplace for Black Artists and Crafters

Kumu Kalena

Nationwide — Meet Kumu Kalena, the founder and creator of HauteCoutureCrafts.com, an online marketplace for crafters and artists selling high-quality artwork and handmade crafts. It can also be used by […]

Meet the Two Black Multi-Millionaire Plastic Surgeons Putting Ghana on the Map

Drs. Michael Obeng and Jude Opoku Agyeman

Nationwide — Drs. Michael Obeng and Jude Opoku-Agyeman were born in Ghana and have contributed and continue to their nation of birth through their philanthropy. Both surgeons had very humble […]

DC-Based Black Entrepreneur to Appear on New Reality Show on the BLKGTV App

Kinyatta E. Gray, founder of Flights in Stilettos

Nationwide — Entrepreneur Kinyatta E. Gray has joined the cast of the newest business reality show, I’m the Entrepreneurs Social Connect. The show can now be previewed on the BLKGTV […]

Creator of Super CJ, a New Black Superhero Animated Series, Reveals Beautiful Complexities of Black Boys

Yaba Baker, creator of Super CJ Black Superhero series

Nationwide — Yaba Baker, Founder and President of Just Like Me World, has launched a new animation studio producing half-hour cartoons and animated movies featuring Black characters as superheroes, princesses, […]

Woman Makes History as the First Black Female Designer to Partner With Kohl's

Barbara Clarke Ruiz

Nationwide — Design expert Barbara Clarke Ruiz, best known for her bold and versatile athletic apparel and sportswear designs has teamed up with Kohl’s to design the company’s latest Tek […]

Black Woman Entrepreneur Known For Her Fleet of Trucks to Host 2022 Conference in Houston to Inspire Other Women

Kristi Jackson, founder of the Woman CEO Project

Nationwide — Kristi Jackson-Muhammad’s Global Power Tour, a collective of leadership workshops and entrepreneurial networking events to uplift Black women in business, will take place at The Post Oak Hotel […]