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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Tax

5 FREE Tax Preparation Resources for Black-Owned Businesses

Don’t let the stress of tax season get you down. I know, I know. You have to get your receipts gathered and organized by date and find all those invoices from old clients. Not to mention all the other documents and information that need to be collated and deciphered.  Because of this, your tax situation […]

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Footwear

Founder of Black-Owned Luxury Nude Footwear Line Celebrates 4 Years in Business

Jeneba Barrie, the founder and CEO of Dallas, Texas-based Jeneba Barrie Nude Footwear, a diverse and inclusive luxury skin-tone (nude) shoe line, is celebrating four years of business. Jeneba originally launched in 2019 after running a successful Kickstarter campaign. Her company is dedicated to redefining the meaning of “nude” shoes from one or two shades of […]

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Target

Target Expands Deal with Best-Selling Black Doll Company, Orijin Bees

Since launching on Target.com last year, Orijin Bees will expand their partnership by now offering a selection of their best-selling dolls in Target stores across 40 US states, showcasing not only the variety of beautiful skin tones we have in our Black and Brown skin but also the array of curly hair patterns and textures. Bestsellers from […]

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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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Coconut Water

Black Man Launches the First and Only Black-Owned Coconut Water Brand

Gregory Lowe II, an African American entrepreneur from New York City, launched 100 Coconuts in 2018 after he learned about the many health benefits that coconut water has. From that point forward, he became the first and only Black owner of a coconut water brand. Coconut water is known for its several nutrients that can help increase […]

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PopShop

Black-Owned PopShop Local Vends Popular Products in Your Favorite Travel Destinations

There have been plenty of times when I was walking through the airport or through a hotel and it dawned on me that I’d forgotten something important at home. Whether it’s lash glue or my electronic toothbrush, there always seems to be something that gets left behind that I need on my trip.  Thankfully, serial […]

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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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