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May 2, 2023

This Black Mompreneur Makes $7K a Month Selling Children's Books

Ren Lowe, founder of Brown Unicorn Publishing

Meet Ren Lowe, an African American mompreneur who is the CEO/ Founder of Brown Unicorn Publishing. As an author of children's books and a self-publishing coach, she earns around $7,000 per month.

April 24, 2023

Mom and Son to Open First Ever Black-Owned Children's Bookstore in North Carolina

Victoria Scott-Miller

Meet Victoria Scott-Miller and her 11-year-old son, Langston, the owners of Liberation Station Bookstore in Raleigh, North Carolina, the first Black-owned children's bookstore in the state. With the help of her husband Duane and her other son, Emerson, the family aims to provide books that feature main characters who are Black to fight against the lack of diversity in literature.

March 10, 2023

Black Author Helps Entrepreneurs Soar to New Heights With New Book

Elzie D. Flenard

Elzie D. Flenard, III has released his latest title Flame Starter - The Art of Self-Mastery, an Amazon Best Selling book that is a must-read for high-achieving entrepreneurs looking to elevate their game without burning out.

February 24, 2023

$125K in Donations Pour in as Oldest Black Publishing Company Suffers Devastating Flood

Dr. Keith Gilyard

Last year marked the 55th anniversary of Chicago-based Third World Press Foundation, the oldest, independent, continuously operating Black publishing company in the nation. The Foundation marked the momentous occasion in the Fall of 2022 with gusto and invited their supporters, friends, authors, and family to celebrate with them at headquarters.

January 27, 2023

HBCU Grad Turned Multi-Millionaire Reveals How Broken Pieces of Life Drove Her to Success

Earica Alexander Cole

Earica Alexander Cole, an HBCU graduate of the Univ. of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and the first black multi-millionaire of Paparazzi Accessories, motivational speaker, philanthropist, financial advisor, and credit expert has written her first book. A memoir on her life’s journey thus far. Her book, Broken Pieces Created My Purpose, is filled with testimonials of experiences throughout her life. The release of the book is accompanied with a Self Guided Journal to Healing Your Broken Pieces.

January 23, 2023

Best Friends Who Made $2M in Two Years Now Helping Others Get Started in Billion Dollar Hair & Beauty Industry

Khat Rabbani and Ashley Williams

Khat Rabbani and Ashley Williams, best friends and the founders of Hair Are Us, a successful line of hair extensions that generated $2 million in revenue in just two years, have launched a new curriculum to teach other entrepreneurs everything they need to know about the Black beauty industry.

October 14, 2022

Black Woman, Former Corporate Auditor Turned Book Illustrator, Launches Coloring Books For Children and Adults

Jazmine McFadden

Meet Jazmine McFadden, a former internal auditor turned artist who is the founder and CEO of her very own online gallery and art store called Art of Jaz. As a painter, writer, and illustrator, she has created her company with a mission to bring back creativity and exploration of life’s abundance for all ages within the African American community.

June 20, 2022

One of the Nation’s Oldest Black-Owned Bookstores is Closing After 40 Years

Owners of Eso Won Books

Eso Won Books, one of the oldest and most popular Black-owned independent bookstores in Los Angeles, California founded by co-owners James Fugate and Tom Hamilton in the 1980s, has announced that it will be closing its physical store at the end of the year.

February 3, 2022

Entrepreneur Turned Artist Launches Empowering Black-Owned Greeting Card Collection

Tera Carissa Hodges

A world-renowned speaker, coach, and entrepreneur, Tera Carissa Hodges has been building an empowerment empire since 2006. Since initially launching her empowerment endeavors, she has coached over 10,000 women in over 25 countries and has spoken on over 100 platforms throughout the US, Europe, Canada, the Caribbean, and Africa. Her business is focused on empowering people, personalities, and brands through multiple forms including media, online teachings, coaching, e-books, conferences, and more.

November 25, 2021

Support These 25 Black-Owned Businesses on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Black customers buying from Black-owned businesses

Black Friday is the most popular sales day of the year in the United States. Small Business Saturday is also a huge sales day, and Cyber Monday is the most popular day in the states for online sales. Every year during this weekend (which follows the Thanksgiving holiday), retailers generate billions of dollars in revenue from anxious customers looking for the best deals. Sadly, Black-owned businesses are not as well supported.

June 24, 2021

Homeless Black Graphic Designer Releases Line of Notebooks to Help Combat Mental Illness

Carrie Bledsoe

Carrie Bledsoe, a homeless graphic designer, has launched the newest line of Black-owned notebooks to help deal with her personal mental health problems. Running around in circles with a lack of income and poor money management led to her downfall. At first, she didn't believe in jotting down her feelings. Now, however, she can finally pour her heart out into her notebooks until she is able to afford therapy.

February 10, 2021

Founder of Closed Down 25-Year Old Black-Owned Gift Shop & Bookstore Reopens Online

Mary Wilson, founder of Heritage House

What began as a love of collecting unique items that speak to the African American spirit and experience, now serves as a way for Mary Wilson, an African American entrepreneur, to share her passion with others. It was 25 years ago when she established Heritage House in Charlotte, N.C., originally coined as an African accessory shop.

January 5, 2021

New Book by Award-Winning Black Trademark Attorney Becomes #1 Amazon Best Seller

Radiance W. Harris, Esq., author of Trademark Like a Boss

Helping entrepreneurs and business owners avoid costly legal disputes that could put them out of business is the subject of a new book by trademark law expert, Radiance W. Harris, Esq.

December 11, 2020

These 5 Childhood Friends All Grew Up to Be Doctors and Lawyers

Childhood friends and authors of The Five Brothers

Five friends who have always treated each other as brothers since childhood have all grown up to become very successful in their careers in law and medicine.

October 30, 2020

Siblings Create Manga Inspired Graphic Novel With Two Black Girl Leads, Sign Major Publishing Deal

Tiana and Nia Scott, creators of Happy Monstah

There is a place for everyone in American Manga, a belief that has not only inspired, but launched the careers of sisters Tiana and Nia Scott. Their manga, Happy Monstah, proudly features Black girl leads at the center of a visually dynamic, multicultural adventure.

October 13, 2020

Entrepreneur Reveals How His $8 Investment Generated Millions in Sales

Allen Brown, author of 'Million Dollar Seed'

It’s not often that someone generates millions of dollars with only an $8 investment. Traditionally, when people set out to do big business, they put together business plans, seek out investors, and create fundraisers to start something that may or may not be successful. However, with changing his approach to do something he never did before, Allen Brown was led to a chance encounter that would completely shift the course for success in his life.

August 27, 2020

Popular Ecommerce Platform Helps Black Women and Girls Go Digital

Digital books from Black Girl, Real Money

Black Girl, Real Money is an online e-commerce platform that specializes in selling digital products for everyday Black women and girls. The web site offers an array of digital media content that is specifically designed to empower Black female leaders.

August 8, 2020

Founder of College Care Club Launches ‘The People’s Box’ Powered by Black-Owned Businesses

Kamry Selley, founder of a Black-owned subscription-based care kit provider called College Care Club

Kamry Selley, the female founder of a subscription-based care kit provider called College Care Club, has announced the launch of her company's individual box called The People’s Box featuring items from Black-owned businesses.

August 6, 2020

Black Woman Opens Magazine Headquarters in Texas for Entrepreneurs

Kandice Sherril, founder of Diamon Elite Magazine

Kandice Sherril, a serial entrepreneur and the founder of Diamond Elite Magazine, has opened a headquarters in Waco, Texas for her national publication. Her magazine, launched in October 2018, is a quarterly publication that spotlights entrepreneurs in all fields. In February of 2020, however, a lease was signed and dated for the magazine's headquarters where clients can come and receive business consultations, professional headshots, advertisement strategies, and more.

August 4, 2020

29-Year Old Quits Full-Time Job to Self-Publish First Book and Relaunch Magazine

Preech, founder of Entrepreneurs of Color Magazine

Born in Pensacola, Florida and given the name Jordan Nichols at birth, this young entrepreneur has already established himself as a Submit Matter Expert and is now recognized as a Marketing and Branding Consultant. You may know him by his spiritual name, Yerodin Ghedi Adwin Beluchi or by his stage name, Preech.