ShoppeBlack

Shoppe Black’s Entrepreneurs Commit to Business — And Each Other

by Glenn Jeffers

It started with a Facebook post. Curator and entrepreneur Shantrelle Lewis took to the social-media site to find sharp-dressed brothers for her exhibition, “The... Read More

From DC to QVC: Risky Moves Help Family Recipe Go National

From DC to QVC: Risky Moves Help Family Recipe Go National

by Eric Easter / Urban News Service

When Starbucks asked April Richardson to mail its CEO a sample of her cake, she went a step further: She sent herself. “I tried... Read More

digital

Digital Entrepreneurs Touch on Black Wall Street Spirit with Archer & Pine

by Alley Olivier

Marc Clarke and Morgan Gantt are both huge promoters of the Buy Black movement. So much so that they have taken the next step... Read More

Take Your Career to the Next Level in 2017

Take Your Career to the Next Level in 2017

by Shanita Hubbard

Somewhere between being remarkably under employed and painfully over worked I learned that it’s possible for fear to trespass on your sanity and arrest... Read More

Dollars

Community Building: Your Guide to Recycling Black Dollars

by Glenn Jeffers

Want better schools, resources and services in your neighborhood? The first step is supporting businesses that are owned by people who look like you.... Read More

Entrepreneur How-to: Upgrading From Home Office to Business Space

Entrepreneur How-to: Upgrading From Home Office to Business Space

by S. Tia Brown

Like many people Jasmine Graham decided to become an entrepreneur after getting laid off, but unlike many of her peers she’s still in business.... Read More

[The Upload] ConnXus Connects Black-Owned Tech Companies With Dollars

[The Upload] ConnXus Connects Black-Owned Tech Companies With Dollars

by Lynne D Johnson

The numbers still aren’t adding up for African-Americans in tech. A new study conducted by Lawless Research (on behalf of Techstars and Chase for... Read More

african american women laptop computer

In the Black Tour Targets, Empowers Female Entrepreneurs

by Taiia Smart Young

In her early 30s, Odyssey Media founder and CEO Linda Spradley Dunn made great money at IBM selling large frame computers. But even as... Read More

action

Action Figures: Black Entrepreneurs Making It Happen

by Angela P. Moore

Truly successful business owners understand that wealth isn’t quantified only by the size of one’s portfolio; it lies in the ability to manifest a... Read More

Apollo

Influencers: Kamilah Forbes Sets a New Course for the Apollo Theater

by Alley Olivier

Legends have been born and celebrated within the storied walls the Apollo Theater, a cultural institution built on the shoulders of Black soul. Everything from music... Read More