Dapper Shooz

17-Year Old Entrepreneur Launches Sneaker Brand in His Mom’s Garage

Meet Utlwanang Mmeti, a 17-year-old student from South Africa who is the founder and CEO of his very own sneaker brand called Dapper Shooz. Utlwanang, who is from a small town called Rustenburg, officially launched his company this year but has been working hard to spread the word about the brand through social media and […]

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Pediatric

Single Mother of 2 Opens First Black-Owned Pediatric Practice in Galveston County, Texas

Meet La Tosha Holmes, CPNP-PC, a Certified Nurse Practitioner from Webster, Texas, who at 42 years old has launched iCare Pediatrics, the first ever Black-owned pediatric practice in Galveston County which is just 30 minutes away from Houston. La Tosha, who graduated from the University of Texas School of Nursing when she was just 27 years […]

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Casa ELM

Inside Casa ELM: A Black-Owned Luxury, Adults-Only, Guesthouse in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Welcome to Casa ELM, a Black-owned luxury, adults-only, community-facing boutique in San Miguel de Allende. Focused on expanding the horizons for Black expats looking to make the move, this space screams exquisite.  “Enjoy a glass of wine on one of two balconies, spend time stretching and meditating in the meditation studio, stretch out with a book […]

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Cookies

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with These 10 Black-Owned Cookie Companies

African-American cuisine has inspired food cultures and palettes around the world. From desserts to fried chicken, the Black influence can be tasted in restaurants and in kitchens everywhere. That same influence has trickled over into baked goods. With National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day just passed, there’s no better way to celebrate than by indulging in […]

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Lisa Home Mortgage

CEO of Lisa Home Mortgage Helps Philadelphia Homebuyers Get Up to $10K in Grants

Lisa K. Farrell, founder and CEO of Lisa Home Mortgage, a Black-owned federal and multi-state licensed mortgage company, is working with first-time homebuyers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to help them qualify for and receive up to $10,000 in funding to be used toward a downpayment and closing costs. The Philly First Home Grant does not require monthly […]

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Law Firm

Largest Black-Owned Law Firm in California Recognized by American Institute of Trial Lawyers

Led by attorney Zulu Ali and his daughter, attorney Whitney Ali, the Law Offices of Zulu Ali & Associates, LLP, the largest Black-owned law firm in California’s Inland Empire, has been named Best Law Firm by The American Institute of Trial Lawyers. The American Institute of Trial Lawyers is an invitation-only professional organization composed of premier […]

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LaserTag

Father and Son Launch Chicago’s First Black-Owned Portable LaserTag Company

Meet Jermaine Young and his son, Terriquee, the founders of MKETag, the first Black-owned renowned portable laser tag event production company based in Chicago, IL. The company has been approved by The Chicago Park District to launch the LaserTag in the Park AfterDark series across local community parks in June 2022. MKETag is thrilled to announce […]

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Madame C.J. Walker

Madame C.J. Walker’s Great-Great-Granddaughter Brings Hair Care Line to Walmart

Naturalistas can now get their hands on hair products from Black hair care royalty. The Root reports that the family of pioneer Madam C.J. Walker — the first African American woman millionaire — has created a reboot of her iconic hair line that has launched at Walmart. Madam C.J. Walker’s Legacy Lives On Walker’s great-great-granddaughter A’Lelia Bundles and Cara Sabin, CEO […]

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Convicted Felons

Atlanta Restaurant Owner Launches Pitch Contest to Help Convicted Felons

Convicted felons in Atlanta, GA, will now have a chance at a new start, thanks to the efforts of entrepreneur Chad Dillon. Making A Difference  The 31-year-old CEO and Founder of The Boiler Seafood Atlanta wanted to help his community beyond the restaurant walls. Recognizing those near and dear to his heart have been incarcerated or faced potential […]

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