Business

Inspiration sometimes comes from the most unexpected places. For 22-year-old Hogoè Kpessou, she self-titled her brand to help remove the negative feelings she felt towards her name. Turning Stigma into Celebration After moving to the United States at six years old, Kpessou experienced a lot of bullying because of her name....
So we are charging for ice now? That's the question on social media as commenters react to a man who is calling out Kandi Burruss for charging extra for ice at her Blaze restaurant. Ryan Williams is a Criminal Defense and Car accident lawyer from Atlanta and he wrote on...
Santia Deck is an athlete who is getting used to making history and showing that she is anything but average. Last year, she became the first female athlete to play football after signing a multi-million dollar deal. Now, she has taken her shoe brand, Tronus, a step further by signing a...
Nappy Head Club
When it comes to conversations about the impact of colorism and texturism has on black representation, clothing brands aren't typically the ones leading the narrative— but Nappy Head Club is different.   Founded by two sisters, Rikki-Richelle and Rachel Topping, Nappy Head Club is a clothing and lifestyle brand that was...
Black-Owned Shoe Brand Partners with Neiman Marcus
Most shoe brands tend to focus on children and adults, but what about toddlers? That’s where Tippy Tot Shoes comes in. This is a luxury shoe brand for toddlers. Its shoes follow timeless styles that make a statement. Its goal is to make toddlers feel and look fantastic. Designed for children from birth...
Joycelyn Mate and Rachael Twumasi-Corson founded Afrocenchix in 2011. This is a company that sells natural and organic hair care products for women with curly, tightly coiled, and Afro hair. They formed the company to help themselves and others like them to take care of their hair in the healthiest way...
Jam Master Jay’s Daughter Tyra Myricks Says The Book 48 Laws Of Power Helped Her To Level Up Her Money
Tyra Myricks, Jam Master Jay’s daughter, is offering free advice on how to kill it financially. These are the methods she claims to have used to become successful. The 28-year-old entrepreneur is earning 7 figures a year from her hustles. She used to work with Drake as the director of development,...
Every kid needs a backpack and supplies when going to school, and few take this more seriously than Amariyanna Copeny, who is also known as “Little Miss Flint”. She recently raised over $10,000 online to get and distribute more than 1,000 backpacks to Flint students. Her goal was to help children...
Mental health awareness - Carrie Bledsoe
Where there's a will, there's a way and Carrie Bledsoe is the proof. Like many others dedicated to mental health awareness, Bledsoe is a talented graphic designer who has just released a line of notebooks to help her and others deal with mental illness. However, Bledsoe also happens to be homeless. Due...
X’ernona Woods is the founder and creator of Kid Millionaire, an innovative personal financial development program aimed at children. The program is available in Chicago public schools for now, but it might expand soon enough. Woods was inspired to learn about financial literacy when she was still in elementary school. One...
Entrepreneur Shares That Her Boyfriend Randomly Sent Her A Wire of $100K For Her Business
Entrepreneur, author, and speaker Nichole Lynel, recently went viral when she shared a post about her boyfriend who wired her $100,000 to invest in her business. Nichole is the owner of the luxury retail store SHOP NICHOLE LYNEL and the creator of Boss Chick 101 a course about creating entrepreneurial...
UNLIT Hangover Recovery - Lia Lee
Most of us grown folks know exactly what it feels like to have a hangover. Whether it's a splitting headache or a stomach that can't hold anything down, the next morning isn't nearly as fun as the previous night.  And entrepreneur Lia Lee knew that a cure for the next-day-blues...
Now, this is food for the soul! Quianah Upton, a social justice advocate, event producer and artist, is currently raising funds to make a Black-owned eatery and greenhouse a reality. Her goal is to make a lush dining café within a greenhouse, called Nourish Botanica. A Refreshing Idea She plans to...
10-Year-Old Black Girl Launches Crayon Line for Brown Skin Tones
Now, this is something that’s long overdue! Bellen Woodard recently launched a crayon line that focuses on brown skin tones. She’s fittingly called it More Than Peach. She was inspired to make the crayon line when she was in class. Her classmates asked for the skin-colored crayon, and it was peach-colored...
Gourmet cookies, Lara from Fleurs et Sel
Selling cookies isn't exactly the first thing people think to do after losing their job amid a global pandemic, but for Lara Adekoya, it was her golden ticket. After losing a long-held job at Nordstrom, the 28-year-old Black woman from LA took her unemployment as a sign that it was...
22,042FansLike
2,683FollowersFollow
2,507FollowersFollow
14,700SubscribersSubscribe