She Is Black And A HBCU Alumni  With A Net Worth Of Over Half Of A Billion Dollars

She Is Black And A HBCU Alumni With A Net Worth Of Over Half Of A Billion Dollars

How did she succeed with the deck stacked against her? First off she is Black, second she's is woman, third she was educated at a Historically Black College or HBCU for short, these were some details that defined her. So imagine her hurdles as a business owner in the late seventies when a white male was the leading image for business ownership.

Can A Knowles Help Revive The First Black Social Platform

Can A Knowles Help Revive The First Black Social Platform

Black Planet is a social networking platform which was born in 2001. It was very popular among Black and African Americans as it was a platform which, as the name suggests, almost exclusively marketed to people of color. Black Planet was the first major social network that actually gave its users the freedom to be creative, allowed them to connect and engage with people socially.

Will Black People Continue To Use Gucci As A Symbol Of Status After The Blackface?

Will Black People Continue To Use Gucci As A Symbol Of Status After The Blackface?

Gucci has become the latest designer to upset the masses of black people with it's latest apparel. About a year ago or so it was H&M who had blacks in an rage when displaying an ad with a little black child in a garment which had referenced a monkey on the front of it. Many blacks called and agreed to boycott H&M to send a message of disapproval. This incident with Gucci is very different in many ways.

Poverty And Discrimination Couldn't Stop This Black Billionaire

Poverty And Discrimination Couldn't Stop This Black Billionaire

Growing up during the 60s in a racially divided and segregated small town of Clinton Missouri was tough. With the country in the battle to desegregate tempers and violence ran high. David would do his part to further change by being a participant of a small group of black teenagers who integrated the local white only swimming pool. 

The Son Of A Haitian Immigrant Owns One Of The First Black Wine Companies In Oregon

The Son Of A Haitian Immigrant Owns One Of The First Black Wine Companies In Oregon

Bertony Faustin is the son of Haitian immigrants who made a home for themselves in New York. His in-laws owned a wine vineyard just outside of Portland Oregon and had been selling their products to local wineries for years. Then one day Bertony had an idea about creating his own brand.

The National Negro Business League

The National Negro Business League

The National Negro Business League can be considered as the first National Black Business Directory. It was founded in 1900 by Booker T. Washington in Boston Massachusetts. It was the belief of Mr Washington and other founding members of the NNBL that economic success could provide opportunities and help improve the lives of all blacks living in the United States.

Arlenda’s Connect The Dots of Texas

Arlenda’s Connect The Dots of Texas

Arlenda’s Connect The Dots of Texas- TOWA advocates for community, individuals, and people with disabilities by providing answers through our business advocacy model. Our services are nontraditional and unlimited for poor minorities. We cultivate initiatives for black business owners and communities with projects, resources, and action by applying T.I.M.E.! This program was designed with the disabled minority families in mind, within our communities. 

New Black Owned Cookware Company Launches

New Black Owned Cookware Company Launches

New Cookware Company
Cookware Company in the Greater New York Area
 
Newark, NJ- 12/17/18: Karibe is launching a line of diverse cookware in 2019. Offering high quality products at a competitive price compared to the market. Led by engineers focused on providing excellent customer satisfaction. We will be using the technical background of company leaders to challenge the market. While also offering products that will show you a glimpse of Karibe culture.

Five Black Owned Law Firms In South Florida

Five Black Owned Law Firms In South Florida

Living in South Florida can is a dream for some, and heaven for others. Beautiful sun, fast cars, clubbing and nightlife makes south Florida the place where everyone wants to be. However with fun, sometimes you are bound to get into a little trouble that requires an appearance before a judge. Well there is no need to fear. Whether you need help with a felony, starting a business in the state, facing eviction, or deportation, we have many qualified Black owned law firms qualified to help 

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