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

[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

Philly Sisters Get ‘Saucy’ for Shark Tank

Philly Sisters Get ‘Saucy’ for Shark Tank

by Nina Reeder

The the first words you want to hear when confessing your dream to start a culinary business to your family definitely aren’t, “Can you... Read More

Black Brothas Making Flavorful Ice Cream

Black Brothas Making Flavorful Ice Cream

by Melanie Yvette

When it comes to finding delicious ice cream in the city of Baltimore, the rule is: you must visit the Taharka Brother's factory to... Read More

The Black Beauty Maven to Know: Kim Roxie

The Black Beauty Maven to Know: Kim Roxie

by Melanie Yvette

    Her journey began like many of ours: a young Black girl dreaming of being something amazing. But once she hit college, Kim... Read More