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August 3, 2022

HBCU Student Once Abducted From Campus Now Owns a Thriving Black-Owned Real Estate Firm

Lisa Grant, founder of See Wee Homes

During her sophomore year at college, Lisa Grant was abducted at gunpoint near a female dorm at Hampton University in Virginia. As the perpetrator asked for directions, he forced her into the car, held a gun to her head, and drove off campus. Lisa pled for her life and jumped out of the moving car onto a busy highway.

July 25, 2022

Mom and Daughter Open 2nd Black-Owned Apparel Store in Century City Mall, 5 Minutes From Beverly Hills

Lakeisha Jackson and her daughter, Katelyn

Entrepreneurs Lakeisha Jackson and her daughter, Katelyn, the owners of lifestyle athleisure brand SGH (Sweat. Grind. Hustle) Apparel, have made history again with the opening of their second apparel store. This time, their newest location is located at Westfield Century City Mall in Century City, California just five minutes away from Beverly Hills.

July 21, 2022

Husband and Wife Open Newest Black-Owned Cutting Edge Beauty and Wellness Store in Hollywood, Florida

Stacey and Martin Clarke, founders of Asili Beauty

Stacey and Martin Clarke have long used their sales and business development skills to help clients create successful companies across South Florida. Now the husband and wife team have used their expertise to work for themselves as the new owners and operators of Asili Beauty and Wellness store located in Hollywood, Florida, where they offer cutting-edge, sustainable, carbon-neutral beauty and wellness products from around the world.

July 11, 2022

Former Intern is Now the Owner of San Diego's Only Black-Owned Chick-fil-A Restaurant

Amber Thomas

Amber Thomas, who was an intern at Chick-Fil-A just five years ago, is now the owner of her very own Chick-Fil-A restaurant franchise in her hometown of Spring Valley, California, a suburb of San Diego.

July 10, 2022

Meet the Formerly Homeless Mom of Two Who is Now the CEO of 8 Successful Companies

Janay White

Janay White, affectionately known as “The GOAT” of entrepreneurship is the CEO of eight successful companies including J White Enterprises. A mother of two from Jacksonville, Florida, Janay cultivates and creates opportunities for individuals to attain financial freedom and become prosperous in generational welfare.

July 6, 2022

HBCU Grad Makes History, Acquires Fuddruckers Brand and All 92 Restaurants For $18.5 Million

Nicholas Perkins, owner of the Fuddruckers Brand

Nicholas Perkins, a graduate of both Howard University and Fayetteville State University, has made history as the new owner of the international Fuddruckers restaurant brand. He was formerly one of the company's largest franchisees, but now has full ownership of all 92 of the company's restaurants in the United States, Canada, Panama, and Mexico.

July 4, 2022

Meet the 17-Year-Old Black Teen Who Just Opened a Rolled Ice Cream Shop

A'Ron Burns, founder of Roll-N-Sweetz

Meet A'Ron Burns, a 17-year-old high school student and entrepreneur from Omaha, Nebraska who has launched his own brick-and-mortar ice cream shop called Roll-N-Sweetz. He makes history as one of the youngest restaurant entrepreneurs in the state of Nebraska.