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October 9, 2022

Black Chef Makes History, Triples Orders of All-Natural Soul Food Seasoning Mix, From 3,000 to 10,000 Bottles

Darren Campbell

Meet Darren Campbell, a chef entrepreneur from Charleston, South Carolina who is the founder and CEO of Palmetto Blend, a Black-owned soul food seasoning product that offers an authentic taste to food with no artificial preservatives.

October 8, 2022

Meet the 11-Year-Old Boy From Ohio Running His Own Lawn Care Business

Tre'shawn Pittard

Tre'shawn Pittard, an 11-year-old boy from Toledo, Ohio, is successfully running his own lawn and gardening services business. He is a 5th grader at Riverside Elementary in North Toledo but makes time to manage and operate the business after school.

October 6, 2022

Black Woman Recovers from Life Support, Wins 2022 Miss Female Entrepreneur International Title

To celebrate her comeback, Felicia Jeffries has also reactivated her new book on small business funding

Felicia Jeffries

Felicia Jeffries, founder and CEO of Moore Financial Services and the Biz Credit Movement, and her team have been busy helping entrepreneurs build their businesses and their business credit. She was crowned Miss Female Entrepreneur International in August 2022, but not without going through a trial that would test her very ability to stay alive.

October 5, 2022

Black Woman Appointed As CEO of Higher Ed's Leading Data Integration and EdTech Company

Laqwacia Simpkins

AMSimpkins & Associates has announced the appointment of Laqwacia Simpkins as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this, she was Vice President of Infrastructure and Operations with AMSA.

September 30, 2022

Woman Formally on Welfare Quits 6-Figure Corporate Career to Help Black-Owned Businesses For Free

Robin Rogers, founder of 4BEBO

Meet Robin Rogers, the founder and CEO of 4BEBO, an online directory that makes finding and supporting Black-owned businesses easy and free. Robin, who grew up with seven siblings and a single mom on welfare, says that she quit her 6-figure job working for a Fortune 500 company for almost 20 years because she wanted to do all she could to help create and sustain more Black-owned businesses.

September 26, 2022

31-Year-Old Black Entrepreneur’s Vending Machine Business to Earn Him $500K This Year

Marcus Gram, founder of Joyner Vending

Marcus Gram, a 31-year-old entrepreneur from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the founder of Joyner Vending, a Black-owned vending machine business that is one of the fastest-growing companies in the US. In fact, it is projected to make $500,000 in sales in 2022 alone just 4 years since it was launched.

September 22, 2022

Developers Make History, Sell Out Black-Owned Micro Home Community in Less Than 2 Months

Developers of South Park Cottages

The group of African American real estate developers who are building a Black-owned micro home community called South Park Cottages in College Park, Georgia, were able to sell out all of their award-winning-designed, technologically-advanced micro homes in just 50 days.

September 19, 2022

Young Software Engineer Launches Successful Black-Owned Plant-Based, Vegan Cheese Brand

Dianna King, co-founder of Eat UNrestricted

Meet Dianna King, a software engineer and food connoisseur from Atlanta, Georgia, who is also the co-founder and CEO of Eat UNrestricted, one of few lines of plant-based vegan cheese products owned by an African American woman.

September 9, 2022

21-Year-Old Black Autistic Woman Makes History, Opens New Beauty Bar in Georgia

Aaliyah Alicia Thompson, owner of Aaliyah's Beauty Bar

Aaliyah Alicia Thompson, a 21-year-old African American woman from Stockbridge, Georgia, has made history as the first woman with autism in the country to open her very own beauty bar. She recently opened Aaliyah's Beauty Bar in Clayton County (just 15 miles from Atlanta) to provide hair and beauty care services.

September 2, 2022

28-Year-Old Black Entrepreneur Opens $5M Grocery Store in His Old Neighborhood

Donta Rose

Donta Rose, a 28-year-old engineer and entrepreneur, has opened his own Grocery Outlet supermarket worth $5 million within a new development in his former neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

August 25, 2022

Meet the Founder of the 1st and Only Black-Owned Coconut Water Brand

Gregory Lowe

Gregory Lowe II, an African American entrepreneur from New York City, launched 100 Coconuts in 2018 after he learned about the many health benefits that coconut water has. From that point forward, he became the first and only Black owner of a coconut water brand.

August 18, 2022

Black Female Accountant Featured in Forbes Magazine Twice For Helping to Grow 1,000 Minority-Owned Businesses

Robin Boyd, founder of Essential Accounting Consultants

For more than 20 years, Robin Boyd, founder and CEO of Essential Accounting Consultants based in Cleveland, Ohio, has been transforming Black-owned businesses into million-dollar enterprises by helping them implement strategic tax strategies that corporations utilized to accelerate business growth.

August 15, 2022

17-Year-Old Black Entrepreneur Launches His Own Sneaker Brand From His Mom's Garage

Meet Utlwanang Mmeti, a 17-year-old student from South Africa who is the founder and CEO of his very own sneaker brand called Dapper Shooz.

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.

June 27, 2022

Three Siblings Open First Ever Black-Owned Bed & Breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Owners of Keystone Inn in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Meet the three entrepreneurial siblings — Patrick, Christine, and Stephen Campbell — who have purchased a century-old home and transformed it into what is now Keystone Inn, the first-ever Black-owned bed & breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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.

June 16, 2022

39-Year Old Black Entrepreneur Makes History, Awarded $13.4 Billion Dollar Defense Contract

Isaac Barnes, founder of Eminent Future

Meet Isaac Barnes, the young founder and President of Eminent Future, whose Black-owned tech firm has been awarded a $13.4 billion dollar defense contract with the U.S. Airforce and the U.S. Spaceforce. Isaac is a marvel, reminiscent of young Black leaders transcending generations of relevant and personable individuals who have made such an extraordinary mark in history.

June 10, 2022

Black-Owned Sea Moss Brand Secures $600K 'Shark Tank' Deal With Kevin Hart and Mark Cuban

Alexiou Gibson

Alexiou Gibson, the 30-year-old CEO and founder of The Transformation Factory, has landed a $600,000 deal on Shark Tank. He also made history by being the first entrepreneur in the show's history to ever pitch a sea moss brand that features a unique line of vegan health supplements available in different exciting flavors.

June 1, 2022

Meet the 11-Year Old Pool-Playing/ Billiards Champion From PG County, Maryland

D'Angelo Spain

D’Angelo Spain is an 11-year-old African American boy from Bowie, Maryland that has already established himself as a professional pool player. He now plays in billiards tournaments all over the country and is already the top-ranked player in the 13 and under division of the Junior International Championship (JIC).