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Among the many remarkable things that legendary rapper Nipsey Hussle accomplished in his illustrious life, he had scheduled a meeting on Capitol Hill to advocate for black businesses. Unfortunately, his meeting never materialized because Nipsey was gunned down in front of his Marathon Clothing store on March 31 in South Los Angeles. Reputed gang member…

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With movements on social media, such as #BuyBlack, #MoveYourMoney, #BankBlack and #SupportBlackBusinesses, African American banks continue to be vital to the economic growth of the Black community. Because of deadly police violence, influencers like Killer Mike have made a call to action. The idea is to get African Americans to do the #BlackTransferChallenge and move some…

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Whether you are a makeup enthusiast, beauty blogger or everyday working woman looking for the right products, we are here to help. We have compiled a list of 10 Black-owned beauty brands to share with our readers. It consists of new brands to try, and with it, we urge you to continue your support of Black…

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Kendall Bessent is an up-and-coming photographer to keep an eye on. Born and raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia, Bessent has boosted his photography career by working with local influencers and mainstream artists such as Wisdom ATL and Lil Baby. As Kendall Bessent’s photography business, Kengotrich, continues to grow, he manages to maintain full-time hours as…

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This fall, Black Restaurant Week is headed to the nation’s capital. Washington, D.C. will join Houston, New Orleans, and Philadelphia as cities on the Black Restaurant Week stop list. Black Restaurant Week celebrates Black talent in the food industry in various cities. DMV Black Restaurant Week was established by partners Tate Erinn Tucker, a professor for…

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A few short days from now, thousands of Black folks eager to relax, relate and rejuvenate will flock to The Big Easy for the 2018 Essence Festival, the nation’s premier event dedicated to Black music, film, art, politics, food, fashion and empowerment taking place July 5-8 in New Orleans. Between now and then, Joy Profet,…

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Aisha Taylor Issah is a woman who has learned to allow God to guide her steps. Issah balances both ministry and her passion for serving others in entrepreneurship. As the founder of Sistahs in Business Expo, she celebrates entrepreneurial women of color. No matter what she does, Issah puts God at the forefront and strives to serve…

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Jai nice of Kloset Envy

When Instagram users log onto the platform they are usually bombarded with hundreds of copycat fashion stores and ads. But through all the noise there is one voice that stands out from the pack. Jai Nice, the owner of the successful fashion company Kloset Envy, has never been conventional. From recreating pieces in her closet…

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In celebration of Black History Month, rolling out is highlighting important figures in Black culture. Today, we examine the accomplishments of Alfred L. Cralle. We all love ice cream, but many of us don’t know who made scooping the delicious dessert simple and easy to serve. Cralle was an African American businessman and inventor who was born in…

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SIB’S Breakfast Club was founded in 2008 by Sibyl Holloway to encourage support of African American business and enterprise through both social and non-social networking. SIB’S Breakfast Club is named as such, as the events are held monthly on Saturday mornings at a featured business from 10:00am to 2:30pm. They have a strong and supportive following that understands that the primary…

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Looking back on some of the prophetic speeches by the illustrious Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one can now start to see just how visionary this man was as we look around us, and see how successful young black entrepreneurs are becoming. For the encouragement of the next wave of future entrepreneurs, we have compiled…

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