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November 28, 2022

Uncle, Two Nephews Launch Newest Black Family-Owned Film Production Company in the Midwest

Founders of Frameline Media Films

Meet John Ford, Brian Wilson, and their uncle, Terry Coleman, the founders of Frameline Media Films, a Black-owned film production and videography company located in the Cleveland, Ohio area. Not only can they shoot and produce documentary films, but they also offer the best and most affordable wedding photography and videography services in the midwest.

November 25, 2022

Black Mom of 3 Quits Job, Launches Nail Polish Line That Caters to Women with Darker Skin

Jacqueline Carrington

Meet Jacqueline Carrington, a wife and mother of 3 children from Los Angeles, who is the founder and CEO of People of Color, a Black-owned nail polish brand that was created to complement the various shades of brown skin. She had worked in the hospitality industry and the property management industry before leaving her job to pursue a dream as a full-time entrepreneur.

November 22, 2022

A Black Man is the CEO of the Country’s Largest Preschool System With 75,000+ Students

Dennis R. Maple

Meet Dennis R. Maple, the chairman and CEO of Goddard Systems, Inc., the company behind The Goddard School, one of the country's largest early childhood education providers.

November 21, 2022

Black Mom and Daughter Create First Interactive STEM Somi Doll, Win Innovation of the Year Award

Bukola Somide and her daughter Olusomi

Bukola Somide, and her 8-year-old daughter, Olusomi, the creators of the first-to-market African American interactive Somi, the Computer Scientist doll, are celebrating having won the 2022 ExCITE Innovation of the Year award presented by CodeCrew. The doll helps to increase a child’s knowledge and interest in STEM.

November 19, 2022

Entrepreneur/ Designer Creates Sugamama, the First Ever 18-Inch Black Superhero Doll

Shaneisha Dodson

Shaneisha Dodson, founder and CEO of a popular Black-owned retail platform for kids called Brilliant Girl, has launched the Sugamama doll, the world's first 18-inch Black superhero doll. She says that her company's goal with all of its designs is to create more representation for black girls in the toy industry.

November 18, 2022

Black Couple Sells Their 236-Acre Farm in Upstate New York to Developers for $13.7 Million

Chid Liberty and Georgie Badiel-Liberty

Meet Chid Liberty and Georgie Badiel-Liberty, a husband and wife from Rhinebeck, New York, who have reportedly sold their 236-acre farm for $13.7 million. They had been the owners of the upstate property for nearly a year after buying it for $8.5 million in 2021.

November 17, 2022

These Three Black Entrepreneurs Own 38 Grocery Stores and Just Received $13.5M to Buy Six More

Founders of Yellow Banana

Three African American entrepreneurs — Michael Nance, Ademola Adewale-Sadik, and Walker Brumskin — who met while attending Yale Law School are now the founders of Yellow Banana, a Cleveland, Ohio-based retail firm that owns and operates 38 Black-owned grocery stores with annual revenues in excess of $130 million. Most recently, Chicago’s City Council’s Finance Committee has granted them a $13.5 million subsidy to buy and transform six more grocery stores.