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September 25, 2020

Mompreneur Creates All-Natural and Vegan Skincare Line to Soothe Her Daughter’s Eczema

Lydia Gibson, creator of Eva Jenae Naturals

Lydia Gibson, creator of Eva Jenae Naturals, is driven by the belief that nature provides all we need to achieve our healthiest skin and hair. Every ingredient she uses has a purpose and delivers results. Her brand is proof that skin and hair care can be simple, yet effective.

September 15, 2020

8-Year Old YouTuber Launches Business Selling Coronavirus Kits

Bryson Best, a third-grader and kid YouTuber

Coronavirus is molding the next generation of entrepreneurs, proving that age is not necessarily a measure of success. Just ask 8-year old Bryson Best, a third-grader and kid YouTuber, who literally turned lemons into lemonade by transforming an idea into a thriving business despite COVID-19.

September 9, 2020

First Black-Owned Hemp Farm in Georgia Forms Historic Partnership

Founders of Green Toad Hemp Farm and the Holiday Firm

Green Toad Hemp Farm, a Black-owned company dedicated to producing the best quality CBD hemp products for holistic health and wellness, has formed a strategic partnership with Manisha Holiday, founder and CEO of The Holiday Firm. The partnership between the two Black-owned companies will create numerous jobs in Atlanta, GA and kick-off an initiative to educate the community about the health benefits of hemp and CBD.

August 28, 2020

Hand-Crafted African Print Accessories Blend Culture With Fashion and Safety


Blasian Collections is the newest line of apparel that celebrates Black culture while also keeping its customers safe during the pandemic. Launched in 2020 by fashion designer Jasmine Lee, her trendy Ankara-print accessories include washable face masks for men and women with matching neckties, headbands, and head wraps.

August 6, 2020

Founder of Black-Owned Healthcare Company Celebrates 10 Years in Business

Nichelle Jones, founder of Jones Health and Benefits

Jones Health and Benefits is celebrating a unique milestone for a small business. Nichelle Jones, the company's owner, president, and managing broker has announced that her Atlanta-based agency is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

June 26, 2020

24-Year Old Cancer Survivor Turned Entrepreneur Launches Mobile Cancer Screening App

Shamim Nabuuma Kaliisa, a 24-year old social entrepreneur from Uganda

Meet Shamim Nabuuma Kaliisa, a 24-year old social entrepreneur from Uganda, who is the mastermind behind a popular cancer screening app that is helping thousands of women in various countries throughout Africa. A cancer survivor herself, her company offers innovative artificial intelligence-guided E-Oncology services to diagnose cervical and breast cancer. Both of these types of cancers, if detected and treated early, can save a person's life.

June 25, 2020

Entrepreneur Launches Black-Owned Boutique That Delivers Plants to Your Home

Alexis Sims, founder of Leaf Me

Leaf Me, a houseplant brand launched by founder Alexis Sims, is a Detroit-based online store that delivers tropical houseplants with health benefits directly to your home. The company also provides interior plant decor consultations to help clients pick the right plants for their light and humidity.

June 23, 2020

Black Women Founders Bring COVID-19 Screening Stations to Schools, Offices, Prisons and More

Lynda Dorman and Carolyn Howell, founders of Orange Wall Enterprises

Two entrepreneurs — Lynda M. Dorman, CEO and Carolyn E. Howell, President of Orange Wall Enterprises — have made history as the first Black women to sign a distribution and licensing deal for autonomous screening stations that recognize the initial symptoms of COVID-19. These stations, produced by Promobot, a Robotics and AI Technology company, are being installed in high traffic areas such as office buildings, prisons, schools, college campuses, healthcare facilities, places of worship, transportation stations, movie theaters, museums, or anywhere people gather.

June 19, 2020

Black Nurse Partners With Black-Owned Brand to Launch Her Own CBD Store

Jacqueline Stokes, registered nurse selling CBD products

Meet Jacqueline Stokes, a Registered Nurse from Chicago who has partnered with a Black-owned brand called Healthy Place Botanicals to launch an online store with CBD products. Her web site offers a wide variety of natural products like shampoos, soaps, facial moisturizers, coffee, tea, and even weight management products - all made from CBD oils or other essential oils.

June 9, 2020

Meet the Founder of the Black-Owned Feminine Care Brand You Need to Know About

Arion Long, founder of Femly feminine care products

Arion Long founded Femly after being diagnosed with a reproductive illness that was linked directly to chemicals in popular feminine care products. Prior to starting the company, she had no idea that added ingredients like nylon, rubber, and bleach were lurking inside the sanitary pads and tampons she was using! As a result, she decided to be the change she wanted to see and create a company that gives back!

June 3, 2020

Black Female Psychologist Creates First Ever Therapy Card Deck For Women of Color

Ebony Butler, Ph.D., creator of My Therapy Cards

Ebony Butler, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist and Food Relationship Strategist who is also the creator of My Therapy Cards - the first card deck and self-help tool of its kind created to help women of color work through self-limiting beliefs and habits keeping them from developing into their highest selves.

May 29, 2020

Virtual Black Fitness Trainer Receives $400K Investment From Two Private Equity Firms

James Fisher Jr, founder and CEO of Mission Fit Fitness

Meet James Fisher Jr, founder and CEO of Mission Fit Fitness, which has just received a $400K investment from two private equity firms - Wellvest Capital and the Green Health Firm. James, who is a personal trainer and fitness instructor, helps employers who are turning to online and virtual options to help meet their employees' health and wellness needs.

May 22, 2020

Couple Opens New Black, Veteran-Owned CBD Store Offering Natural and Holistic Products

Nikki and Antonio Carrington, founders of Burning Bush Oils

Radio show personalities Nikki "The Yin" and Antonio "The Yang" Carrington have launched their new company, Burning Bush Oils, and are already experiencing overwhelming success in the ever-growing realm of CBD. As users and believers of CBD, they did not know of anyone who looked like them who they could turn to get quality products or even ask the questions which matter to those in need.

May 13, 2020

Black Single Mom of Four Reveals How to Open a Profitable Residential Assisted Living Home

Jane Nk Nwanne, author of HeartWork

Jane Nk Nwanne, a healthcare worker turned entrepreneur, is sharing her secrets in her potentially life-changing book entitled HeartWork: How To Open & Operate Your Own Profitable Residential Assisted Living Home. As an author and educator, she now leads the way in helping other women become business owners while simultaneously helping society.

April 27, 2020

Black Woman Entrepreneur Using Robot Technology to Disrupt the Beauty and Wellness Industry

Dayo Ogunniyi McIntosh, CEO and founder of Yateou, Inc

Meet Dayo Ogunniyi McIntosh, CEO and founder of Yateou, Inc, a clean beauty tech brand that manufactures plant-based hair and skincare products using essential oils with the help of robot technology! Her company also produces aromatherapy products, and ultimately, she is creatively combining the concept of an apothecary... with robotics.

April 13, 2020

Black Woman Scientist Files Patent For Possible Coronavirus Treatment, Seeking FDA Approval

Darnisha Harrison, founder of Ennaid Therapeutics

Darnisha Harrison, founder and CEO of Ennaid Therapeutics, says that scientists working for her company have found a drug that is showing promise in laboratories at blocking the continued spread of COVID-19. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, her company uses its artificial intelligence (AI)-based drug discovery platforms to develop anti-viral drugs.

Black Woman Entrepreneur Develops Software to Treat COVID-19 Patients Remotely

Star Cunningham, founder and CEO of 4D Healthware

Star Cunningham, founder and CEO of 4D Healthware, a Chicago-based Black-owned healthcare startup, has developed software that allows COVID-19 patients to be diagnosed and treated while at home. The impressive new technology helps to reduce the number of patients infected with the coronavirus from having to go to overcrowded hospitals.

April 8, 2020

The CEO of AARP is a Black Woman For the First Time in History

Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO of AARP

Jo Ann Jenkins is the first African American CEO ever to be appointed at AARP - the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. Since joining the organization in 2010 and heading it since 2014, she has transformed AARP into a leader in social change, dedicated to empowering people to choose how they live and age.

April 1, 2020

Clothing Boutique Retailing Reusable, African-Print Face Masks For Frontline Workers

African-print face masks sold by Aloha Glamour

Alexis Williams, founder of a local clothing boutique in Gulfport, MS, is doing her part to simultaneously fight the spread of the coronavirus and bring awareness to African culture. Her company, Aloha Glamour, is selling reusable Ankara-print face masks in response to the desperate need for protective measures against the spread of COVID-19.

March 18, 2020

Magic Johnson Invests in Black-Owned Plant-Based Immune System Boosting Product Line

Magic Johnson with the owners of Naturade

Naturade is a Black-owned manufacturer of plant-based cough and cold formulas, premium soy protein powders, and more. Recently, former NBA champion turned entrepreneur Earvin "Magic" Johnson has announced that he is partnering with and investing in the company to bring these products to underserved and urban communities.