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July 30, 2020

12 Black Women Become Published Authors After Completing Unique Signature Program

Twelve Women of Color Impart Stories of Healing, Hope, and Survival

12 women of color authors who completed the T.A.L.K. Publishing program

In a historic feat, twelve women of color are now published authors after completing T.A.L.K. Publishing’s signature program, MyAuthorLab. The 90-day program serves as a creative incubator for individuals who aspire to share their story — raw yet refined.

July 17, 2020

HBCU Grad Launches Game-Changing Publication For Black Entrepreneurs

Ashley Little, founder and Editor-In-Chief of Creating Your Seat At The Table International Magazine

Meet Ashley Little, founder and Editor-In-Chief of Creating Your Seat At The Table International Magazine - an online and print magazine for the growing entrepreneur. The publication provides real-life strategies and solutions from experts who are changing the narrative in their respective industries.

July 16, 2020

African American Behavioral Scientist Continues Groundbreaking Work

Golden Apple book series by Edgar J. Ridley

Today’s domestic and global conflicts have continuing threads that underlie them, not the least of which are issues over religion and race. These issues are informed by one enduring ingredient: symbolism.

June 30, 2020

Founder of Black-Owned Podcast Network Celebrates Reaching 2.4 Million Downloads of New App

Bennie Randall, founder of the Bshani Radio Network

Bennie Randall, founder and CEO of the Bshani Radio Network, launched his app earlier this year and already has a total of 2.4 million downloads to smartphones, tablets, and other portable devices worldwide on both Android and iPhone platforms.

Black Woman-Owned Book Store in Chicago Overwhelmed With Book Sales

Danielle Mullen, the owner of Semicolon Bookstore in Chicago, with her staff

Danielle Mullen, the owner of Semicolon Bookstore, a Black-owned book store in Chicago, says that the global Black Lives Matter campaign has resulted in a huge financial boost for her business. She says that her store has gone from selling 3,000 books a week to 50,000 books a week.

June 22, 2020

List of 300+ Incredible Young Black CEOs and Business Leaders Published Online

These young CEOs are as young as 5-years old, but have accomplished more than most do in a lifetime.

Renowned young mogul brand management & consulting firm, Raising A Mogul, LLC, is introducing the world to more than 300 Black-owned brands owned and operated by young CEOs - many of whom are too young to drive. Ranging from ages 5 to 19, each of their names, web sites, and social media handles have been compiled and published online.

June 16, 2020

How a Stay-At-Home Mom Earns Up to $2,500 Sharing Free Videos During COVID-19

Stay-at-home mom

Nyla Douglas is the Co-Founder of Ron Douglas Publishing. A former Wall St executive, she left a promising career in banking to spend more time with her family and pursue her entrepreneurial endeavors. She has since helped build Ron Douglas Publishing into a 7-figure business.

Entrepreneur Creates Coloring Books That Teach Black Children How to Speak a New Language

B.M. Hardin, author of Color Me Bilingual coloring book series

B.M. Hardin, a best-selling suspense & thriller writer, has released a new coloring book series called Color Me Bilingual. It's the first-ever book collection of its kind that helps African American children learn how to speak another language as they color.

June 9, 2020

Black Woman CEO Launches App to Give Writers an Exclusive Social Platform

Lynette Edwards, founder of the Writers Rock app

Meet Lynette Edwards, who has developed a mobile app called Writers Rock™ that provides a direct platform for writers, bloggers, editors, illustrators, storytellers, book clubs, and more while providing resources and information from all across the United States. The app has multiple chat rooms, monthly contests, allows each user to create their own profile, and offers a list of events upcoming in each state. The app is currently available for download in the iTunes App Store and will be launching on Google Play this summer.

May 18, 2020

Best-Selling Authors and U.S Army Veterans Unite to Open an Indie Bookstore

Qiana Cannon and Ashley Marie Knight, founders of Word Unite Bookstore

Qiana Cannon and Ashley Marie Knight, two best-selling authors and military veterans, have parterned to launch a vibrant pop-up store on a Texas military installation called Words Unite Bookstore and Event Center LLP. Their motto is “Words Have the Power to Unite Us All!” It was this very concept that motivated them to come together in unison to bring forth an environment that unites the community through literature.

April 30, 2020

Meet the Writing Coach Helping Black Authors to Write Best-Selling Books

Venchele Saint Dic, founder and CEO of Pathway Coach Writing

Venchele Saint Dic, founder and CEO of Pathway Coach Writing, has introduced an entire suite of services - coaching, writing and editing - to help aspiring authors who want to write a bestselling book. As an Amazon best-selling author herself, she also helps writers of all ages to get their work published in newspapers, magazines, academic journals, and more.

April 7, 2020

Earl G. Graves, Sr., Founder of Black Enterprise Magazine, Dies at 85

arl G. Graves, Sr., founder and original publisher of Black Enterprise Magazine

Earl G. Graves, Sr., the founder and publisher of Black Enterprise Magazine, has sadly passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. He was 85-years old and was one of the most influential and well-known executives in the world.

December 11, 2019

New Book Teaches You How to Get Rich While Black... Without Being an Athlete, Entertainer or Drug Dealer

How to Get Rich While Black... Without Being an Athlete, Entertainer or Drug Dealer by Chuck Starks is a book that every Black American should read. Racial discrimination in America has changed the way Black people must see themselves and their options to becoming financially wealthy.

December 5, 2019

Oldest Black-Owned Bookstore in the Country Founded 60 Years Ago is Still Thriving

Marcus Books, the oldest Black-owned book store in the country

Marcus Books, based in Oakland, California, is known as the nation's oldest Black-owned bookstore. Founded by the Richardson family in the 1960s, the establishment is still going strong and is still very relevant in the publishing world, allowing Black history and creativity to be recognized and preserved.

October 1, 2019

Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy and Doing Deals

A roadmap for Africa’s revitalization and future growth is outlined in a landmark book by a leading expert who demands that Africans must lead the transformational charge and profit first from their nation’s burgeoning energy sector. Energy can and must work better for Africans. Billions: The Future of African Energy and Doing Deals by leading energy expert NJ Ayuk is a call to arms as he lays out his comprehensive strategy for making the oil and gas industry the fundamental mechanism in revolutionizing Africa.

September 10, 2019

Entrepreneur Creates Flashcards That Teach Children About Black Millionaires and Billionaires

Thiah Veona created the Raising Black Millionaires Flashcards after being inspired by Robert F. Smith’s generous donation to pay off Morehouse graduates' student loan debt.

Thiah Veona Muhammad, founder of Raising Black Millionaires Flashcards
Thiah Veona Muhammad, founder of Raising Black Millionaires Flashcards

New Orleans-based media company, Raising Black Millionaires, has just released the first volume in their series of Raising Black Millionaires Flashcards, to empower parents and educators of Black children with an effective and easy tool that builds self-confidence, high self-esteem, and limitless earning potential for all ages. The once blog turned media company produces infotainment products and resources to help raise Black children to be wealthy and maintain wealth, and they’re causing huge mental shifts for Black families and classrooms across the nation.

May 28, 2019

Gentrification Threatens Black-Owned Bookstore in Washington, DC

Sankofa Video Books & Cafe in Washington, DC

Sankofa Video Books & Cafe, a Black-owned bookstore that has been a part of Washington D.C. for the last 2 decades, is facing a threat of impending closure after being slapped with a huge amount of property taxes. Sankofa's co-founder Shirikiana Gerima believes the move could be considered modern-day gentrification.

May 24, 2019

3 Siblings Launch African American Cartoon Series Based on the Characters in Their Books

The Fennell siblings with their animated characters

Jiyah, Jace and Merl Fennell are not your typical siblings. Not only are they all published authors, but they have also just launched their very own African American animated series based on the characters in their books - themselves!

May 14, 2019

4 Modern African American Mompreneurs to Inspire You

Ozi Okaro, Black mompreneur

Raising children while running a business is no easy feat. Motherhood and business ownership each come with its own unique challenges, and juggling them all can be difficult. However, these four modern African American “mompreneurs” have conquered these challenges and come out on top. Now, their success stories prove to moms everywhere that they don’t have to choose between their careers and their families.

April 6, 2019

3 Black Business Bloggers That You Should Know

Bloggers Melinda Emerson, Lamar Tyler, and Deborah A. Bailey
(left to right) Melinda Emerson, Lamar Tyler, and Deborah A. Bailey
A key part of starting your own business is getting advice from experienced individuals who have found success in the business world. Whether it’s reading their books or following their blogs, it’s crucial that you’re closely following those who can give you the information you’re looking for.