Vegan Cheese

Software Engineer Launches Successful Black-Owned Plant-Based Vegan Cheese Brand

Meet Dianna King, a software engineer and food connoisseur from Atlanta, Georgia, who is also the co-founder and CEO of Eat UNrestricted, one of few lines of plant-based vegan cheese products owned by an African American woman. As hundreds of thousands of people switch to plant-based diet plans, vegan cheese is occupying a large portion of […]

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BookDawg Sports

Father and Son Duo Launch First Ever Black-Owned Athletic Supply Company

Meet Oronde Booker and his 14-year-old son, Kendall, who are making history as the founders of BookDawg Sports, the first ever Black-owned athletic supply company. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the company is already taking pre-orders for its flagship product called HW101, which is a basketball made with premium microfiber composite leather that offers amazing grip and […]

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Ries

Black-Owned Travel Bottle Company, Ries Beauty, Now Sold in Sephora

If you haven’t heard of travel beauty brand Ries yet, you’re in for a treat. The brand, whose name is inspired by the word “toiletries,” is the first reusable travel bottle partner to launch in Sephora.  The founder of Ries, Megan Graham, is a Black woman who was once the beauty market director at Vogue.  Graham tells WWD, “Ries is […]

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20 Black-Owned Clothing and Accessories Companies in Austin, Texas

Check out these Black-owned clothing and accessories companies next time you’re in Austin, Texas. Buying local and buying Black-owned are great ways to give back to the community when visiting. Splurge on some clothing from a unique creator. Or, even some accessories. This list includes African- inspired clothing and delicate and classy jewelry. It also includes […]

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São Paulo

São Paulo’s First Black-Owned Art Gallery is Bringing The Art World to Brazil

São Paulo, Brazil is quickly becoming a hub for artists. In the past decade, the eclectic city has experienced a renaissance, and more Black Brazilians are being amplified in the creative space. Igi Lola Ayedun returned to her home country of Brazil after working in Paris’ fashion industry for almost ten years. She was immediately was […]

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Black-Owned

5 Black-Owned Companies Dedicated to Keeping Our Community Fit

Health is wealth as they say, so it’s a worthwhile investment. How do you center self-care? Do you like taking high- intensity interval training (HIIT) or boot camp classes where you can work up a sweat with others? Do you prefer workouts that are more dance- based like Zumba or pole dance? How about something with […]

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LeBron James

LeBron James and Drake Become Part Owners of AC Milan Soccer Team

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron “King” James and Canadian recording artist Drake are now part owners of an Italian soccer team. RedBird Capital Partners recently announced that they had purchased the soccer club Associazione Calcio Milan, better known as AC Milan, for $1.2 billion. Along with RedBird, according to The Financial Times, Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees franchise, and a Los Angeles […]

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Underneath

Entrepreneur Ti Taylor Relaunches Underneath Skin Care After Initially Earning Over $1M In First 4 Months

For her skincare line, this entrepreneur is coming back even bigger. Ti Taylor, a member of the viral duo The Taylor Girlz, is set to launch Underneath Skin 3.0 — a relaunch of what’s being called a multimillion-dollar skincare brand — according to a press release.  Initially started in 2019, the rebrand follows the launch of Taylor’s Underneath Skin […]

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Brewery

First Black-Owned Brewery in Montgomery County, Maryland Plans to Expand to Virginia and Beyond

Black Viking Brewing, the first Black Brewery in Montgomery County, Maryland, hopes to expand into Virginia next year amid hopes to become the first Black-owned brewery with national distribution. WTOP reports Black Viking Brewing, founded last October, currently distributes its beer in Maryland and Washington D.C. Black Viking is owned by Head Brewmaster Jamil Abdur-Raoof and Chief Visionary Officer Shaun Taylor. Taylor told […]

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Asset

Black-Owned Asset Management Firm to Make History with Acquisition of Contact Lens Manufacturer

Black Pearl Global Investments – a Black-owned asset management firm focused on reducing health disparities across the globe – has entered into an agreement to acquire Florida-based contact lens manufacturer, Hydrogel Vision Corp. (HVC). As a result of the acquisition, HVC will be known as Black Pearl Vision, becoming the only Black-owned and woman-owned contact lens manufacturer in […]

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