Daymond John hosts Black Entrepreneurs Day presented by Chase

Black Entrepreneurs Day, Daymond John, black wealth, education

In 2020, in the wake of George Floyd, Daymond John started Black Entrepreneurs Day. Driven by a deep-rooted desire to help his community build businesses instead of burning them, John developed the global streaming show to inspire, educate and provide bottom-line financial support to Black entrepreneurs around the country.   On Oct. 6, 2022, John, who rose […]

Luxury event producer Crystal Bailey inspires women

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Luxury event producer Crystal Bailey has been producing and creatively directing events for clients such as TV One, CleoTV, Hennessy, The Loews Hotel, Milano Di Rouge, and more. Bailey has developed the See Opportunity and Rise (SOAR) platform, which helps women develop in business, and realize the potential. The annual SOAR conference serves as a […]

Glam-Aholic Lifestyle brand is changing the business of luxury

Mia Raym Glam-Aholic, Travel, Luggage, Accessories

Mia Ray, a Detroit-bred entrepreneur, is making waves in the billion-dollar luxury lifestyle space. The mom, entrepreneur, and curator of the Glam-Aholic lifestyle is on track to bring in $25 million in revenue for 2022. A retired fashion blogger, Ray took her love for fashion and created the Glam-Aholic Lifestyle brand for savvy young women […]

Former basketball pro launches Iungo World app in Ghana

Iungo World, App, Tech, entrepreneurship

Jerry Johnson spent 13 years playing at the highest level of international basketball in Turkey Belgium, and Kazakhstan. Earning multiple championships, and individual awards, Johnson is now turning his focus to connecting the basketball world through his social platform app, Iungo World. Recently, the social sports platform Iungo World struck a deal with Ghana Basketball […]

Caesar Walks captivates with new luxury shoe collection

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Luxury shoe designer and shoemaker Ganesia Wveighlin stepped into the fashion industry by launching Caesar Walks at just 29. Determined to change the narrative of consumers’ perception of luxury shoe designers, especially black women, Wveighlin is positioning herself to make a change. Initially launching with the Saint Plousious loafer collection, a handmade Italian velour fabric […]

Charron Monaye gives writers tips to make their books successful

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Charron Monaye knows what it means to be a struggling writer. Embarking on her journey to become an entrepreneur and writer, she was broke, had no business knowledge, and was clueless regarding marketing. A single mother going through a divorce and facing eviction, there was little hope in sight. The only thing she possessed was […]

Africatown is a hub for Black economic empowerment

Africatown, Leadership, black economic development, entrepreneurship

K. Wyking Garrett, the CEO of Africatown, had one goal in mind when developing this economic hub, to empower Seattle’s Black community. Africatown, also known as the District or Central District (CD) is an epicenter for Black people in Seattle. Inside Africatown, there is Africatown Community Land Trust Seattle, Africatown Central District Preservation and Development […]

Hijabified Clothing owner builds brand while working in sanitation

Hijabified Clothing, Nadirrah Winters, entrepreneur, fashion,

Philadelphia native and owner of Hijabified Clothing Nadirrah Winters knows what it means to get your hands dirty while building a business. Winters, a sanitation truck driver, spends her days driving the streets of Philadelphia picking up waste and hauling it into her truck. Working a nine-to-five while building her clothing business is a sacrifice […]

How Jamisa Mclvor went from supermarket cashier to managing 23 properties

Jamisa Mclvor, real estate, property management,

At the age of 19, South Philadelphia native Jamisa Mclvor was living a simple life working as a cashier. Today, Mclvor is the owner of Rosebud’s Investments, which manages 23 properties. She recently sat down with us to share her story. How did you get your start in real estate? An opportunity to transfer ownership […]

Dine & Design provides fun and safe COVID-19 activity

Dine & Design, Covid-19, Atlanta Business, Eryn Jackson, Sip and Paint, 90's Theme

Covid-19 has had a tremendous impact on the way we live, what we do, and who we can see. As restrictions limit our activities, growing frustrations and boredom have set in for many. Staying connected to others and finding safe activities to take part in are essential for our well-being during these times. Atlanta-based startup […]

Louie V Gutta pens ‘Black Man in Amerikkka’ as a call to action

Louie V Gutta pens 'Black Man in Amerikkka' as a call to action

Vincent Robinson, better known as Louie V Gutta, is no stranger to the sight of brutality. The North Philadelphia artist, writer and producer has been personally affected by racism and discrimination beginning at an early age. With writing and feature credits for artists including Meek Mill and French Montana, Louie V Gutta’s voice is already […]

Nikki Natural is heating up ‘Love & Hip Hop Miami’

Nikki Natural is heating up 'Love & Hip Hop Miami'

Nikki Natural is the newest cast member on the reality series “Love & Hip Hop Miami,” and she is certainly heating things up. So, who exactly is Nikki Natural? The Miami native, whose real name is Neisha Cooper, is more than the ex-girlfriend of rapper Trick Daddy. She is a Florida International University alumna with […]

Nicole ‘The Lip Doctor’ Bell redefining cosmetic dentistry

Lip Doctor, cosmetic dentistry, black doctors

Long Island native Dr. Nicole Bell, also known as “The Lip Doctor,” has risen to success as a result of fusing dentistry and advanced esthetics. After graduating from Baldwin Senior High School, Bell attended Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York, on a full academic scholarship. Her dental career began with studies at Meharry Medical College […]

Kings and Queens restaurant owner Sammed Okyne dishes up West African cuisine

Kings and Queens restaurant owner Sammed Okyne dishes up West African cuisine

Sammed Okyne, a Liberian native who immigrated to the United States in 1997, knew at a very young age that his purpose was to leave an impact. During his time as a student at Penn State Brandywine, Okyne launched a series of neighborhood events that brought the county together to bond over food, music and […]

Long-drive champion Maurice Allen fights for diversity in golf

Long-drive champion Maurice Allen fights for diversity in golf

Golfer Maurice Allen is breaking records and making history as a major contender in professional long-drive competitions. Allen is one of the world’s top long drivers, as they are called, who compete against each other to see who can hit a golf ball the hardest, fastest and farthest. In 2018, Allen was the first African […]

Radio personality Jasmine Sanders gets intimate

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Jasmine Sanders is a media maven known for her powerful voice, warm spirit and infectious personality. With years of experience under her belt, she has become a multi-media powerhouse, youth mentor and burgeoning author. She currently dominates the airwaves alongside comedian, actor and REACH Media syndicated radio host DL Hughley as co-host of the top-ranked, […]

Posh Hair Boutique owner Adia Bell offers helpful advice for salon success

Adia Bell, hair salon, entrepreneur, fashion, beauty

Whether you are a hairstylist starting your career or a seasoned expert in the industry, an understanding of the business landscape is critical to your success. The beauty business isn’t a nine-to-five kind of industry, and Adia Bell knows this very well. A licensed stylist for 13 years, Bell is the owner of Posh Hair Boutique, a full-service […]

TV One launches Cleo TV with exciting new shows in the lineup

cleo tv, television, media, women of color

Launched in January 2019, CLEO TV is a lifestyle and entertainment network targeting millennial and Gen X black women. Named for the Egyptian queen, CLEO TV will offer content that defies culturally demeaning stereotypes of women of color. The network promises a diverse offering of short-form and long-form content including travel, home design, cooking, talk shows, movies, […]

Author Ameenah Muhammad-Diggins shares the Black Muslim experience

Ameenah Muhammad-Diggins, author, entrepreneur, muslim, change agent

Ameenah Muhammad-Diggins is an American author, speaker and business consultant who was voted to the Nur 25 list of Muslims who are breaking barriers by the Huffington Post. Although her professional experiences are heavily concentrated in the areas of branding, self-publishing, and marketing, Muhammad-Diggins is also helping families increase their active and passive income through […]

Social media star Summerella releases first EP

Summerella, social media, celebrity, music, entertainment

You may know Summer Boissiere, better known as Summerella, from Vine where she amassed a cult-like following of 1.5 million before Vine was shut down. Since 2013, Summerella has transitioned into a social media celebrity and has successfully used her platforms to share her musical talents with the world. Her music career began in 2015 with […]