Daymond John

Daymond John Invests $150,000 into Black Fish Fry Brand

by Shantell E. Jamison

The founders of Joe’s Gourmet Fish Fry should be happy campers. Why? Because Shark Tank host and million-dollar investor, Daymond John just blessed the Atlanta-based fish... Read More

Natural Hair Bans

Chicago TV Reporter Builds Business to Solve Hair Headaches

by Shantell E. Jamison

A Chicago-based television news reporter has launched her own business in response to her own “hair headaches.” According to a press release sent to... Read More

John Legend

How John Legend is Supporting Former Inmates

by Shantell E. Jamison

Teresa Hodge isn’t just an entrepreneur, but a former inmate. And now she can confidently say she has help from John Legend. According to... Read More

Equal Pay Day

Business Organization to Host Women’s Entrepreneurship Seminar

by Shantell E. Jamison

If you are a woman who owns a small business based in Chicago, here’s good news. The Small Business Majority, in conjunction with Accion,... Read More

Equal Pay Day

Things May Have Just Got Easier for Entrepreneurs in Chicago

by Shantell E. Jamison

Entrepreneurs in Chicago may have a reason to smile thanks to a new online lending portal. Black Enterprise reports that Chicago City Treasurer Kurt... Read More

Oprah Winfrey honored in TIME's 'Firsts' series.

Oprah Launches Comfort Food Line, ‘O, That’s Good’

by #teamEBONY

Oprah Winfrey has no limits. In addition to having more than three decades of experience in film, television and production, the actress and business... Read More

Want to Get Your Product into Retail Stores? Learn From a Pro

Want to Get Your Product into Retail Stores? Learn From a Pro

by Tamara E. Holmes

Entrepreneurship requires consistent hustle, so it’s easy to see why FLO Wines is a company Marcus Johnson is proud of. Getting retailers to buy... Read More

Linda Johnson Rice Gives Lessons in Black Business

Linda Johnson Rice Gives Lessons in Black Business

by Danielle Pointdujour

Entrepreneurship has been threaded in the fabric of the Black community for years.  Our creative and innovative minds, whether spotlighted in public or unknown... Read More

Brown Toy Box Tackles Representation in Toys

Brown Toy Box Tackles Representation in Toys

by Elizabeth Aguirre

I’ll never forget last Christmas, the first time my child really got into playing with Barbie type dolls, and my mission was to find... Read More

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