Branding and digital strategist Christina Brown is the founder of lovebrownsugar.com

5 Things About Digital and Branding Strategist Christina Brown

by S. Tia Brown

You may recognize branding and digital strategist Christina Brown as one of the faces of Dove Beauty Bar’s recent campaign or from her popular... Read More

Direct Marketing Millionaire Breaks Down How it Works

Direct Marketing Millionaire Breaks Down How it Works

by S. Tia Brown

You’ve heard of direct marketing. It’s a process that allows people to sell products and services directly to the public, removing the middle man... 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

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Smoothie Queen JJ Smith Talks Green Juice and Cents

by Karu F. Daniels

If you don’t know who JJ Smith is, you better ask somebody—perhaps one of the more than 1.2 million folks who keep up with... Read More

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Focusing on Wall Street, Rev. Jesse Jackson Wants Equal Rights and Equal Access

by Madison J. Gray

When Rev. Jesse Jackson held the first Wall Street Project Economic Summit in 1997, Bill Clinton was president, the Black unemployment rate was 10.5... Read More

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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

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

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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

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Entrepreneur Combines His Cycling Startup with Social Justice Quest

by Ryan K. Smith

Brandale Randolph believes there is a budding Black cycling market, rife with Black cycling clubs, triathlon athletes and folks who just ride for leisure.... 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