Business

First African-American Owned Hostel
Got the travel bug? Diedre Mathis wants to make sure that you have a great place to stay while doing it! I first saw Deidre's story on Crisis Magazine and knew I had to share it here. Deidre Mathis Is The First African-American Owned Hostel. Diedre shared that she...
Essence Communications Making
The Founder Of Shea Moisture Richelieu Dennis Just Bought Essence Communications Making It Now 100% Black Owned Remember a few months ago when I shared this post that gave you a short list of publications that have predominantly black and multicultural content but are "white-owned"? Essence was one of those...
Sundial Brands
Unilever Announced That They Are Set To Aquire Sundial Brands Just to give you some context, Unilever also owns Axe, Dove and Hellman's Foods and today they announced that they are acquiring Sundial Brands, which means they now own Madam C.J. Walker, Nubian Heritage, SheaMoisture, and nyakio. With Regards To...
Have you ever had a friend that gets invited to all the parties and then regardless of what you have planned for the weekend she always wants to drag you along? Well, I am that friend and 'BOHO LOCS turning 1' is that party! We have worked Boho locs before...
Live On EmilyCottonTop
This Stylist Made 11K By Going Live On EmilyCottonTop - Here is What Happened! Since re-launching Emily CottonTop in 2016 one of the goals we have been very focused on was creating a platform that is interactive as well as profitable for me and other business owners that pay for...
Think back with me to circa 08, if you have been natural for awhile you probably just did the big chop and you were literally obsessed with your hair journey. Personally, I had a routine - go to work, come home, make dinner and watch youtube tutorials and chats...
Aubrianna Lash
Whenever I come across a story of a young woman or man doing it big it is hard not to get inspired by them. 12-year-old Aubrianna Lash is from Winston-Salem and she is the youngest student to graduate from a cosmetology arts program in North Carolina. This child literally made...
Black Woman Has Been Awarded
Construction Company Owned By A Black Woman Has Been Awarded. Michigan and the only Black Woman Has Been Awarded the service contract that would allow them to replace the contaminated water pipes in the city. Did I mention that the company is now was owned by a black woman?...
Community Commerce Impact Award
According to a press release CEO Richelieu Dennis awarded Tina Knowles Lawson the 1st Community Commerce Impact Award for her work empowering young women. We all know and love Tina Knowles Lawson! Not only did she raise two very famous black women but we have all grown to love her...
Nancy Abu-Bonsrah has made medical history because she is the first black Neurosurgery resident at John Hopkins medical school. Abu-Bonsrah was born in Ghana and immigrated to the United States when she was 15 yrs old and had been living in Maryland for most of her time in the US....
Breakfast Club Are Suing Revolt
Producers Of Power 105 The Breakfast Club Are Suing Revolt For Reverse Racism. I swear we cannot make this stuff up even if we tried! Raise your hair if you watch or listen to The Breakfast Club? If you do then this will story will be slightly interesting! According...
Blogging Tips for Starting Your Blog
After 6 years of blogging I have learned to really dive into what it is that I really like to do. I knew after a confusing year one that I had to identify definitively the one thing I could talk about forever and never get tired. in this article,...
first black woman phd physics
First Black Woman PhD physics from the University of Georgia. First Black Woman PhD physics- According to The Atlanta Black Star: Whitney Ingram will make history as the first Black woman ever to graduate from The University of Georgia with a doctorate in physics. The 27-year-old student, who also attended the college...
Media has been a part of our lives for as long as many of us can remember. How we consume it may have changed over the years as we see a decline in printed media in favor of digital media with the onset of the internet. Web sites and blogs...
Licenses For Hair Braiding Businesses
States Are Starting To Re-Evaluate Licenses For Hair Braiding Businesses. A few months ago I told you the story of Isis Brantley who went to jail for braiding in the State of Texas. She was braiding for a living without a cosmetology license which at the time was considered illegal....