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Marvina S. Robinson is a trailblazing entrepreneur who is redefining the Champagne industry. Robinson, who has been an entrepreneur since 2009, launched her own bubbly brand, Stuyvesant Champagne, in February 2020. She was inspired to name the brand after the neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, that shaped her. Her brand offerings include a salmon-colored Brut Rosé…

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If something doesn’t exist, create it. That’s exactly what David Cabello did. After only three semesters at Shippensburg University, Cabello and his twin brother, Aaron, dropped out of college. Natives of Bristol Borough, Pennsylvania, the twins moved to Philadelphia, hoping to make a change in the Black community. Working together, the twins created the first…

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With so many beauty brands out there, it can be hard to find one that’s right for you. If you’re a beauty lover who adores vegan, natural products and loves to support Black-owned businesses, we have just the list for you. Here are five Black-owned, vegan beauty brands that you should check out: Kaike You…

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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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I.O. Beauty Market is a Black-owned lifestyle and beauty marketplace that provides all-natural and toxin-free products for women. Founder Dixie Lincoln-Nichols is a certified health and wellness coach with a simple yet highly effective product initiative: S.A.G.E. (Safe, Authentic, Gorgeous and Eco-friendly). “I truly believe that beauty begins within,” Lincoln-Nichols says. “The wellness journey isn’t…

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Live Alkaline Water is making history as the first Black-owned water company to be sold on Walmart’s shelves. Co-founder Robert McCray sources this 100 percent natural alkaline water from a spring in North Carolina that’s been in his family for 100 years. One day, his aunt took him to the spring and said his ancestors…

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Welcome to Black History Month 2017, another opportunity to celebrate all beautiful things Black-owned, Black-inspired and Black-created. If there was ever a time in history where group economics was necessary, the time is now. The concept of group economics is that Black dollars circulate at least eight times before leaving the Black community. Therefore, the…

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It’s several days until Christmas 2016, and you haven’t even started buying gifts just yet. Or maybe you only have a few more items to get, but you just don’t know where to start. Or perhaps you prefer to shop local and #BuyBlack. Well, have no fear, because if you live in the metro Detroit…

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With the year winding down, the holiday season accounts for 30 percent of annual retail sales. According to Forbes, Americans will spend nine times the amount during holiday shopping than they will any other time of the year. As a Black consumer, it is important to strategize and find ways to shop Black-owned brands in order to…

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The Black funeral home business has always been an important institution in the community. There was a time when Blacks were refused the services of a White-owned funeral home because of racial prejudice. This gave the Black mortician an important role in the now multibillion-dollar industry and spawned many wealthy morticians. One funeral home in particular that…

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  One of the nation’s largest Black-owned banks has failed. Capitol City Bank & Trust was taken over by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance on Friday evening and appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. as receiver. All depositors are now being handled by a White-owned bank located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Founded in…

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