Keanna Barber discusses Black representation, mentors in entrepreneurship

Keeana Barber is the CEO of WDB Marketing, a one-stop marketing and promotions shop. The company offers graphic design, print services, web design, marketing and promotional strategies. Barber talked with rolling out about her business, Black representation in entrepreneurship and ways we can support Black businesses going forward. What led you to become an entrepreneur? Entrepreneurship […]

Keanna Barber discusses importance of Black entrepreneurship in the community

Keeana Barber is the CEO of WDB Marketing, which is a one-stop marketing and promotions shop. They offer graphic design, print services, web design, marketing and promotional strategies. Barber talks with rolling out about her business, Black representation in entrepreneurship and what are some ways we can support Black businesses going forward.

Kim Foxx shares the importance of voting at 4th annual L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala

The fourth annual L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala was an opportunity for small Black business owners in Chicagoland to network with each other and to be recognized for their exceptional work in the community. This year’s honorees were: Andrea Zopp, World Business Chicago Eric Williams, The Silver Room Thomas Crosby, The Insurance Exchange Oliver Kamanzi, Africa Global […]

3rd annual WDB L.E.G.A.C.Y. Gala is Black history in motion

Black businesses closed out Black History Month by gathering at Malcolm X College for the third annual WDB L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards Gala.  The gala’s goal is to bring 600 startup and established businesses together to network, share ideas and add value to each other. The event, held Feb. 23, 2019, also recognized six community leaders who […]

The L.E.G.A.C.Y. gala highlights Black businesses

In light of the success of Black Panther at the box office during Black History Month, the celebration of Black excellence continued at the L.E.G.A.C.Y. gala. WDB Marketing and Blue1647 gathered at Lacuna Lofts to celebrate and honor Black businesses. The gala highlights the key areas of importance in our communities: Leadership, education, growth, advocacy, […]

Keeana Barber of WDB Marketing helping Black businesses thrive

Black History is something that we tend to speak about as if all the accomplishments have been achieved. In truth, Black History is being made every day. As Black people continue to crush barriers and stereotypes every day, rolling out’s mission is to shine a light on those who empower themselves and, in turn, empower […]

WDB Marketing Group celebrates 10 years in business

WDB (What’s Da Business) Marketing Group celebrated its 10th anniversary with a gala and L.E.G.A.C.Y. Awards ceremony. The event was held at the Harold Washington Cultural Center in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago. Five business owners and community leaders were honored for building L.E.G.A.C.Y. (leadership, education, growth, advocacy, community and youth). The awardees included Diane […]