5 Ways Black Business Owners Can Give Back with Purpose

Your business is your “baby.”  You started it for a reason: you had a why and a passion that you wanted to turn into profit. If you inaugurated your business before 2021, the difference then and now is that the pandemic has brought on a spirit of giving this country has never seen before and […]

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Stellantis is Leveling the Playing Field for Black Suppliers

Stellantis and the National Business League (NBL) today launched the inaugural collective of the National Black Supplier Development Program, a group of 15 Black-owned businesses representing geographic diversity and a range of disciplines and commodities. The program also announced the addition of a diverse group of eight corporate partners that will enhance the development and business […]

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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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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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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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Loan Approved: The Largest Black-Owned Bank in the US Gives Black Business Borrowers a Chance

OneUnited Bank, the world’s largest Black-owned bank in America, has recently joined forces with Lendistry, a technology company – also Black owned –  to help Black Business owners access capital and build generational wealth with loans ranging from $50,000 to $5 million through the “OneTransaction Program.” The bank was initially established in 1968 (as Unity […]

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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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Hello NAACP: An Alliance to Build Generational Wealth In the Black Community

As of October of last year, the NAACP has acquired part ownership in Hello Alice, the fastest growing online platform exclusively designed to help small and minority owned businesses start, manage and grow their diverse customer bases. This is a major win for Black business owners, who are often invited to the table but not […]

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Chris Paul

Chris Paul Collaborates with Koia, 100% of Proceeds Going Towards HBCUs

Phoenix Suns All-Star Chris Paul, a big supporter of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), has partnered with a plant protein drink company to help fund scholarships for students who attend HBCUs. Koia, a 100% plant-based beverage company co-founded by a Black woman, Maya French, is collaborating with Paul and the nonprofit clothing line, Support Black Colleges, […]

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Black-Owned Bodycam App, ANJEL Tech, Partners with Black Moms to Protect Black Youth

ANJEL Tech, a Black-owned cloud-based application that turns any smartphone into your own personal body cam, has announced a historic partnership with 1 Million Madly Motivated Moms (1M4). This organization, led by African American moms and aunties, was created to address police brutality through legal action and legislative policy education. The partnership strengthens moms’ well-being and […]

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