Interior Designer

Black Interior Designer Opens Her Own Studio After Her Work Was Stolen

From creating department store environments and styling mannequins, Marissa Nelums discovered the passion that would ignite her journey as an interior designer. But when an interior design firm stole her work, Nelums was determined to pursue entrepreneurship full-time. On Saturday, Nelums celebrated the opening of her first brick-and-mortar showroom, Glasshouse Interior Design, on the South Side of Chicago […]

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Lisa Bonner

Entertainment Lawyer, Lisa Bonner, Guides You Through the ‘Legaliteas of Entrepreneurship’

Lisa Bonner has held numerous titles throughout her career: entrepreneur, travel writer, and entertainment attorney working in film, music, television, digital, and production. Bonner, who serves as the managing attorney of Bonner Law PC, knows everything about starting a business from a legal perspective. She has represented and advised clients in negotiating recording and publishing agreements, […]

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Beauty Supply

Why Beauty Supply Stores Continue to Thrive

There are approximately 13,000 brick and mortar beauty supply retail stores across America. Even with the influx of technology, these stores continue to thrive. In fact, reports in Beauty Business Magazine, shows, in the height of the Great Recession of 2008, the Beauty Supply Business grew by 12%. Why is that? Various reasons.  The multi-billion-dollar […]

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Tax Credit

Founder and CEO Introduces Black-Owned Businesses to the Employee Retention Tax Credit Program

Meet Debra Thomas, founder and CEO of Debudd Marketing, which is currently helping thousands of Black-owned businesses to better understand and take advantage of the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) Program. Black businesses have suffered irreparable harm due to the ongoing pandemic. Sadly, many of these businesses were shut out of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and had […]

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Black-owned Start-ups

Top 8 Black-Owned Start-Up Tech Companies to Invest in for 2022

There are thousands of Black-owned businesses that are seeking venture capital and investors. The industries vary greatly, as well the locations and the amount of capital needed. Below, we’ve published a list of this year’s top eight Black-owned businesses to invest in. All of them are start-up tech firms, and all of them are already […]

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Rosen Skincare

Founder of Rosen Skincare Defies Acne Skincare Barriers for Black Women at Ulta Beauty

Twenty-six-year-old UCLA graduate, skin connoisseur, and California native Jamika Martin is reimagining inclusivity in the clean cosmetic industry with her brand, Rosen Skincare.  The UCLA graduate has gone from formulating products in her dorm room at UCLA to selling products at retail conglomerates like Target and Urban Outfitters. Rosen Skincare now graces the shelves at Ulta Beauty.  Martin […]

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Avonya's Blends Seasonings

Black Entrepreneur Signs Major Grocery Store Distribution Deal for Her Line of Low-Sodium Seasonings

Meet Emily Avonya Jefferson who had a severe reaction to a medication that almost took her life when she was 16. She was hospitalized for several days due to this reaction. Her road to recovery was long, in which she had to go through physical therapy to help her walk again as well as speech therapy. Today, […]

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Michael Irvin

Michael Irvin Joins TradeZing as an Investor and Board Member

Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin has joined TradeZing as an investor and a board of adviser member. According to a press release, TradeZing is a live-streaming, social engagement, Web3 platform designed for Millennial and Gen Z traders. The platform is designed to harness the power of community and content creation to elevate, entertain and educate users […]

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Daymond John

Daymond John Shares How His Mom Became FUBU’s First Investor

It’s no secret how FUBU clothing founder Daymond John turned the brand from underground to mainstream, but what may be a bit less known is how much his mother helped. John took advantage of a recent appearance on the Club Shay Shay podcast with NFL Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe to express just how much Margot John helped him achieve his dream. During […]

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Green Toad Hemp

Georgia’s First Black-Owned Hemp Farm is Laser-Focused on Health and Wellness

The co-founders of Georgia’s first Black-owned hemp farm, The Green Toad Hemp, are striving to encourage and educate Black farmers while building their brand. The farm’s chief operating officer, Dwayne Hirsch, and chief executive officer, Reginald Reese, have different backgrounds but shared goals. After discovering CBD, the eager business partners established the hemp farm in July 2019 and received its license in […]

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