Business

Just in time for Juneteenth celebrations, Walmart lined it's shelves with it's one of a kind Juneteenth Ice Cream. According to WRAL the ice cream had a swirl of red velvet and cheesecake flavors and urged buyers to "share and celebrate African-American culture, emancipation and enduring hope." Juneteenth, or June 19,...
In an age where pretty much everything can be done online, becoming a digital nomad is no longer a wild, unattainable dream. If you don't know, a digital nomad is someone who can work from anywhere in the world because the type of work they do allows it.  No matter if...
The amount of black women entering the tech industry is growing rapidly every year. From detail-oriented data analytics to fast paced customer-facing technical roles, we're doing the work to not only find, but create spaces for ourselves within a male-dominated industry.  And with all of these brilliant, creative minds still...
Slutty Vegan
Slutty Vegan is reaching new heights. The founder and CEO, Aisha “Pinky” Cole, recently announced that she had raised over $25 million through Series A funding. In effect, this has taken the valuation of Slutty Vegan to a clean $100 million. The significant investors who helped Aisha reach this milestone are Enlightened...
Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey. Everyone knows who she is, and most of up grew up watching The Oprah Winfrey Show. And it should surprise no one that she is the wealthiest female entertainer in the world, with an eye-watering net worth of $2.8 billion. This is an astronomical feat for a woman who...
Popular feminine product brand 'Honey Pot' is trending because consumers noticed the company, known for its plant-based feminine hygiene products, has altered its formula. They are black-owned and co-founded by Beatrice Dixon, who started The Honey Pot Company in 2012. A few years ago the company faced racist trolls after Beatrice...
black woman owned small business
If you're here reading this post, chances are you've started your own small business or, at the very least, are taking steps to make it happen. That alone is a pretty big leap of faith, so congratulations on making it to this point in your journey!  We fully understand that starting...
Rihanna
It’s no secret that Rihanna is among the most captivating singers of this century. She has thrilled the world with hit after hit, and there’s hardly a household that doesn’t know her songs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWA2pjMjpBs However, Rihanna is also one of the wealthiest Black women in the world. Despite being in the industry for...
Patrisse Cullors is now admitting that she lied when she said she only uses the group’s $6million LA mansion for official business. According to The Daily Mail Cullors, 38, told the Associated Press Monday that she used the opulent seven-bed Studio City compound - purchased in cash by BLM in...
Godbody is the newest black-owned beauty salon in Oakland, California. The thing that makes Godbody unique is that it's not just your regular run of the mill salon where you go and get your hair done and then dip.  No, it's a whole hair and beauty destination specializing in healthy, holistic...
Ulta came under fire over the weekend after an insensitive promotional email some shoppers felt referenced the designer's suicide. According to People Ulta is apologizing for sending out an advertisement that promoted a Kate Spade New York fragrance in an insensitive manner. "Come hang with Kate Spade," the email blast...
Remember Blaque? The R&B/Pop girl group released hits like 808 and Bring It All to Me. Blaque’s Brandi Williams decided not to settle just for being an internal music sensation. She also acted in Honey and Bring It On. Now, she is adding entrepreneurship to her resume. The Pandemic Inspired Brandi Williams The pandemic affected...
Black-owned banks are essential to our community. The first bank that catered to the Black community in the United States was Freedman’s Bank. Established in 1865 by President Lincoln, it gave Black Americans financial literacy—who, at the time, owned less than 1% of the nation’s wealth. Since then, Black-owned banks have been...
New York City’s very own Miracle Izuchukwu is destined to break barriers. The Nigerian-born is joining the 1% of Black woman pilots who work with major commercial airlines all around the world. Still just 24 years old, Miracle is currently training so she can become a Commercial Airline Pilot. This, in essence,...
When it comes to nail polish, there are a million options out there. However, nail polish brands owned by Black women are not that common. This is despite the fact that Black women are responsible for some of the coolest nail art. So, it’s essential to shine a light on them. Below are...