Saturday, September 22, 2018

Tag: black owned businesses

Tired of Searching for Good Beer, HBCU...

Three HBCU graduates are offering their personal touch to a trendy craft beer bar in the heart of Harlem, N.Y. -- and beer lovers...

Philly-Based Management Firm to Form One of...

Philadelphia-based money management firm FIS Group is set to become one of the nation's largest Black-owned investment companies after agreeing to acquire North Carolina–based...

Black Entrepreneur Who Was Laughed Off ‘Shark...

https://youtu.be/rRgUQ9kscPc A Black female entrepreneur is getting the last laugh after inking a major distribution deal with retail giant Target. Former Wall Street financial analyst Melissa...

Black Construction Companies to Grab Significant Chunk...

A cohort of Black-owned construction companies stands to benefit from helping build the new $350 million Obama Presidential Center (OPC) in South Side Chicago. Firms...

Stay Woke: 5 Things Every Black Person...

https://youtu.be/OhSvMxE3K2Y A New York-based comedienne is hoping to make Kwanzaa cool again.  Kerry Coddett tells Atlanta Black Star that Black folks have become woke in...

Looking for a Black-Owned Business to Support?...

Finding Black-owned businesses to patronize this holiday season just became that much easier, thanks to a new mobile app. Digital platform Official Black Wall Street,...

How Franchising Could Be a Viable Option...

For an entire generation of African-Americans, the notion of wealth management is a foreign concept. Despite the fact that most African-Americans are hard-working contributors...

6 Black-Owned Creameries Whose Tasty Treats Will...

Dream Cream Ice Cream in Pittsburgh, Pa. Pittsburgh's Dream Cream Ice Cream shop is making dreams come true one scoop at a time! Borne out...

Nonwhite Business Owners In D.C. Just Got...

Members of the D.C. Council have approved emergency legislation that would give local nonwhite businesses a leg up when applying for permits to operate...

How Philly’s African-American Leaders, Business Owners Are...

A new community program in West Philadelphia is encouraging residents to spend their hard-earned cash at local Black-owned businesses. Even better, they'll be rewarded...

Could Black-Owned Businesses Benefit More from Black...

The notion that the Black community must become economically self-sufficient has been at the center of Black liberation for decades. From the Montgomery bus...

9 Black-Owned Companies Launched In 2016 to...

Innclusive: A Unique Lodging Service for the Black Traveler Formerly known as Noirebnb, Innclusive launched this year after several incidents of racial discrimination against Black...

Black Businesses Matter, Too: BLM Introduces Website...

In its ongoing efforts to improve Black lives nationwide, social justice organization Black Lives Matter has now made it that much easier for consumers...

Howard Alum Uses Key Legislation to Launch...

Drawing inspiration from the thriving Black town of Greenwood, Oklahoma, better known as Black Wall Street, a Howard University alum is looking to help...

Moving to Another City Just Got Easier...

It happens. You land a new job, find that special someone or simply seek new beginnings. Reasons aside, you are forced to pack up...

When Banking Black Was Not Enough, This...

You could call it a hidden-camera show, but that's not exactly what it is. It's so much more than that. When Atlanta entrepreneur La Detra...

Number of Black-Owned Businesses Grow, But Still...

A newly released report revealed that African-Americans still lag behind other groups when it comes to business ownership. However, the gap is slowly but...

Entrepreneur Creates Flourishing Community of Black-Owned Businesses...

Ahmir Young, founder of Egrassroots, has turned his passion to keep Black dollars within the Black community into a viable business. An online business directory,...

Black Woman-Owned Beer Brand Nabs Major Retailer,...

The Harlem Brewing Company is a Black-owned beer brewing company that owner Celeste Beatty hopes will inspire other Black entrepreneurs to get into the...

Survey: Improving Access to Capital Among Minority Business Enterprises...

Black-owned businesses are an engine of growth in the U.S., and they must be supported.  The United States is becoming an increasingly Black and...

WhereU App Inspires Black Consumers to Recycle...

The WhereU app aims to build the largest directory of Black-owned businesses. Launched in celebration of Black History Month, the app is available for...