Mike Epps

Mike Epps Set to Open Comedy Club in Downtown Detroit

It’s an exciting time for comedian Mike Epps and his career. According to Detroit Free Press, “the star comedian is set to launch a multipurpose entertainment and dining establishment in downtown Detroit.” Born in Indiana, Epps rose to prominence when he joined the Def Comedy Jam tour in the mid-1990s. He’s principally known for stand- up comedy. […]

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Food Truck

What You Should Know About Charleston, South Carolina’s Largest Ever Black Food Truck Festival

2022 is a big year for Charleston, South Carolina, as the city has its largest Black Food Truck Festival this weekend.  The event started as a passion project for founder and CEO Marcus Hammond. He wanted to create a space “for Black people by Black people” because other events in the city just didn’t cut it for […]

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26-Year-Old Black Woman Becomes One of the Youngest Subway Franchisees in the U.S.

Macon, MI, native Tyra Ivory held on to the saying “When one door closes, another opens,” which led her to make history. Rejection To Making History Initially, for her career plan, the 26-year-old envisioned becoming a dentist. However, her application to dental school was rejected.  The setback allowed her to pivot into her latest business move: Becoming a Subway franchisee — […]

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Slim + Husky's

Black-Owned Slim + Husky’s Pizza Beeria Helps People Land Jobs in Their Hometown

Once Clint Gray, Derrick Moore, and EJ Reed came to the realization that their city of Nashville, TN, didn’t have its own signature pizza, an idea started cooking up in 2015 — open a restaurant. Without any culinary background, the three best friends went on to launch their own gourmet pizza chain, Slim + Husky’s. Under […]

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Black-Owned Goodr Opens Six New Grocery Stores with Denver Public Schools

Goodr is continuing to reach new heights! Last week, CEO and founder Jasmine Crowe announced the rollout of the company’s expansion. With Denver Public Schools, Goodr opened the first of six new grocery stores. During the ribbon-cutting ceremony, Crowe stood beside Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Superintendent Dr. Marrero. Back in September 2021, Goodr opened its […]

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Brunch in a Bottle

Bring Brunch Home with This Black-Owned Wine Company Brunch in a Bottle

The era of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a trying time. We experienced many losses and struggled with unexpected difficulties. But it has also given rise to many positive changes. People found creative ways to adapt and pivot. New entrepreneurs were made and businesses were born. One such business that came to be during this […]

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Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Haddish Plans to Build Grocery Store in LA

Tiffany Haddish plans to open a grocery store that will primarily focus on communities of color called Diaspora Groceries. She says the name honors people removed from their native land.  If you’re a Haddish fan, then you know she has never shied away from sharing her story about experiencing homelessness. Opening a grocery store is her way of […]

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Black Couple Sells 236-Acre Farm to Luxury Hospitality Brand in $13.75 Deal

Serial entrepreneurs and power couple Chid Liberty and Georgie Badiel Liberty reportedly sold their massive upstate property in Rhinebeck, New York, according to Black Enterprise. The off-market sale of the 236-acre biodynamic farm closed earlier this month for an impressive $13.75 million. Six Senses, considered one of the world’s most luxurious hospitality brands, is now […]

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Black-Owned in Seattle — The Best Black-Owned Shops to Show Love to

Seattle has always been one of my favorite places to visit and try new foods. Even though the Northwest states don’t get enough shine from the culture, we have a heavy presence in Seattle and it’s important we support their Black-owned businesses as well. Here are five Black-owned shops to show love to. Communion Restaurant & Bar Chef […]

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Diddy Enters $185 Million Deal That’s Set to Create the Nation’s Largest Black-Owned Cannabis Company

Sean “Diddy” Combs plans to break down barriers as he makes his debut into the cannabis space. The acquisition will impact three states: According to a press release, Diddy has entered into an agreement with Cresco Labs and Columbia Care to acquire licensed marijuana operations in the following states: New York Massachusetts Illinois Deal Valued At Nearly $185M […]

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