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Ayesha Selden, the self-dubbed ‘#WealthTwitter’s fav auntie’, i
Ayesha Selden, the self-dubbed ‘#WealthTwitter’s fav auntie’, is the true definition of a self-made real estate magnate and Black Excellence. The real estate investor started her journey to becoming a millionaire from the age of 18 years. Now, at 42, Ayesha owns over 40 rental properties. The trailblazer has also started...
As the coronavirus continues to disrupt business operations in all sorts of ways, some entrepreneurs have been able to outdo themselves despite the existing challenges. Whether these firms sell merchandises that are well-suited to the new normal or they have adapted to new business models, EACH company has curated effective...
6 Black Women Making Money Moves Right Now
Black women have been making money moves and creating history in their respective industries for years. From Lilla St. John, the first black woman to pass the New York Stock Exchange exam, to Maggie Walker, who became the first woman ever to open a bank, the legacy is massive and...
Dawn Dickson launches PopShop Local
There is no limit to the amount of wealth one can amass, and serial entrepreneur and innovator Dawn Dickson Akpoghene is a true testament to this statement. The tech-whiz recently launched PopShop Local, a progressive and contactless retail experience that uses unused spaces in airports, hotels, and convention centers. As a...
12-Year Old Black Girl Gets Accepted to Arizona State University
Every generation produces child prodigies. From Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1700s, to John Von Neumann (the mental calculator) in the 1900s, we now have Alena Wicker (a Lego genius). At the tender age of 12, Alena has raised the bar for African-American children by getting into Arizona State University...
black girl guide to investments
On our quest to becoming financially abundant, we come to understand that there are three pillars to wealth creation: debt management, income building, and the fun one—investment. Many of us believe that investing is reserved for rich men with nice suits in the big cities. Not only is that idea...
Adidas Model Who Posed With Armpit Hair In New Ad Responds To Criticism: 'I'm Beyond Proud'
Recently Adidas released pictures of their new collaboration with Stella McCartney starring professional pole dancer Leila Davis modeling a sports bra and high-waisted leggings, with her armpit hair on full display. We were not surprised that her body hair would be a hot topic despite how gorgeous the actual collection...
PR Firm Mercury Elects Rachel Noerdlinger As First Black Woman Partner
Mercury is one of the major bipartisan public strategy firms in the world. So, it’s no small matter that it recently promoted its Communication Strategist, Rachel Noerdlinger, to partner status. This is a historic move for Mercury as Noerdlinger becomes the firm’s first female partner in its entire history. She served...
Black Millennial Women
A recent survey by Credit Sesame found that in a group of 5,000 millennial women, 40% of them have a challenging time navigating the credit system, which naturally led to feelings of anger and shame. 35% of these millennial women indicated that their credit scores hurt them in life, significantly...
Cheers To Serita Braxton, Who Has Launched A Premium Tequila Brand
Meet Serita Braxton, a Black woman entrepreneur who has started her own premium tequila brand Monita Tequila is a line of premier tequila that Serita launched to show her love of Mexican cocktails and margaritas. The Maryland-born entrepreneur worked with spirits while she was in Washington DC. There, she frequented various Mexican...
Notorious B.I.G’s Daughter T’yanna Wallace Unveils Big Poppa Makeup Collaboration
A mascara named in honor of one of the world’s best hard-core rappers of all time? Now, that’s what we are talking about! T’yanna Wallace, the daughter of the late Brooklyn rap legend, Notorious B.I.G, is doing her dad proud. The 27-year old Brooklyn’s own ‘Princess’ is set to unveil her...
Deborah Archer - American Civil Liberties Union
The American Civil Liberties Union announced that Deborah Archer is its new president. Elected by the national board of the Union, Archer is the first Black woman to take the reigns of the 69-person board in the organization’s 101-year history. Archer takes over from Susan Herman, who resigned after leading the...
Alexis Kerr - Hallmark Mahogany Brand VP
One thing we love to see is black women making serious power plays in their respective industries and recently, former Cadillac exec Alexis Kerr was named the new vice president of Hallmark Mahogany. In this new role, Kerr will be in charge of expanding and improving the way people...
Jennifer R. Farmer - Black PR Veteran
Like many other black girls and women, being able to witness the swearing in of Vice President Kamala Harris was a moment of validation for Jennifer Farmer; It was a true testament towhat Black women can accomplish with hard work, tenacity, and a network of support. Farmer, a veteran activist...
Google Aims to Train 100,000 Black Women by 2022
Google continues to be at the forefront of building the pipelines of Black talent with its latest initiative. The tech giant launched an initiative to offer 100,000 Black women digital skills training by spring 2022. During the Coronavirus pandemic, 56% of women have left the workforce, with Black women being the...
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