Fort Myers

Black Developers Approved to Restore Famous Black Historic Center in Fort Myers, Florida

McCollum Hall, a historical site and commercial center in Dunbar, was built in 1938 by Clifford McCollum. Within the vicinity of Fort Myers, Florida, this property has been regarded as an essential landmark for the Black community. For several decades, the place has been a centerpiece of commerce, music, and entertainment that attracted some big-name […]

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Loyalty Bookstore

Black-Owned Bookstore Receives Funding for ‘BookMobile’

Loyalty Bookstore, founded by Hannah Oliver Depp, is a space where Black people, people of color, and queer people can build community through their shared love of diving into books. While Good Morning America highlighted the Black and queer bookseller’s bookstore for Black Business Month, her mission is to champion Black and diverse voices each day it […]

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WeKinfolk.com

Black IT Guru Launches Social Media Platform That Celebrate Black Culture, Unity, and Love

Meet Ernest L. Manning Jr., founder and CEO of WeKinFolk.com, an online space that celebrates Black business achievements while building social connections. He refers to this revolutionary platform as the “Black Facebook.” With nearly two decades of experience in the IT field, Ernest felt there was a void in cyberspace primarily for people of color. Using […]

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Community Giving

Create a Thriving Black-Owned Business Through Community Giving

Is it possible to be both the receiver and the giver of community charity?  For the Black entrepreneur, the answer is always a resounding “Yes!.”  If we are the first line of defense for our own community, then whether or not access to resources are equal and fair outside of it won’t technically matter too […]

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s First Black-Owned Tour Agency Allows Vistors to Explore Afro-Costa Rican Culture

Costa Rica’s first Black agency group is expanding experiences that will allow visitors to experience Afro-Costa Rican culture if they don’t have much time.  Soul Life Travel has a six-day trip to Puerto Viejo, which the founder says is the perfect introduction to Afro-Latin culture along the Caribbean Coast.  “A lot of our other tours allow people to go […]

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JPMorgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase Launches Tour Promoting Wealth-Building in Black Communities

JPMorgan Chase and Co is launching the Advancing Black Wealth Tour, an event spanning three cities designed to provide financial health education, wealth building seminars and other vital financial insights to Black communities. With stops in Los Angeles, New Orleans, and Philadelphia planned throughout 2022, the tour willhost prominent Black business leaders and entrepreneurs who will […]

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Unethical Marketing

Modern Day Bamboozling: Unethical Marketing in Business

As a savvy business owner, you understand the importance of effective and highly targeted marketing.  Effective marketing touches the consumers’ pain points in ways that similar products don’t. How?  Easy.  “Consumer Psychology”.  I know you might be asking yourself, is that even legal or ethical?  Yes.  Behavioral psychology in marketing is another story.    Consumer […]

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COVID-19

7 Pivotal Lessons Top CEOs Learned From Covid-19: Dear Entrepreneur…

On March 11th, 2020, nearly 2 years ago, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic.   On March 15th, New York and Ohio began to shut down their bars and restaurants.    Since then, we’ve experienced massive loss, a threat to democracy with an increase in hate, racism, and misogyny to boot.   So much […]

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OneUnited Bank Presents Plan To Create Economic Power In Black America

“Make Black History” Now Sends Economic Message to 30 Million Black Americans OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in the country, presents Make Black History Now, a plan for 30 million Black Americans to use the internet to organize their $1.2 trillion in annual spending power to build wealth and protect the Black community. […]

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