Kyle initially began designing clothes because his mother couldn't afford new clothes for him. He was propelled by the mini
What's the inspiration behind African Barbie? "I had an idea of how I wanted the this to visually come across and I had saw
The recent comments by President Barack Obama regarding "Blacks should stop complaining" is certainly a concern of African
After making the decision to leave my corporate job and build the life that I desired, I started my own business with the mission of helping other people do the same.
The African-inspired dolls are all about empowering black girls.
On Monday the countdown began - four days until Friday, three days, and so on. At the age of 27, being this unfulfilled was no way to live and so I did what they tell you never to do. I quit. And here's why.
Black Businesses are growing nationally in the Black Community, and African American Chambers Commerce across the nation are at the forefront of building America's next movement.
Economic justice is a racial justice issue and power dilemma. Without strong black working-class groups, nothing of lasting substance can be done electorally, politically, or economically.
A native of South Central Los Angeles, John Hope Bryant was always a business-savvy kid. Now, the CEO and Founder of Operation HOPE, a non-profit that brings financial literacy to low-wealth communities, Bryant just wrapped the organization's 2016 HOPE Global Forums Annual Meeting.
I was on Facebook when I saw this link about this black woman in Philly that has opened a comic book and coffee shop. I was elated myself. Can you say, "road trip?"
In today's society the majority of what's said about Black men isn't flattering and leaves out really important facts. I know, because as a Black man and BMe Community Manager in Philadelphia, I have pretty much heard them all.
It's a movement that I am proud to be a part of, and this fun interview with Christine St Vil, was exciting for me. As a woman, and black business owner, it is thrilling to see our community join together to allow black businesses to shine.
Ebony Costain, the founder of Ujamaa Box, was imbued with the spirit of entrepreneurship by her parents who owned a residential painting company.
True, social justice and political activism can help solve many of the continuous problems facing our community, but what about economic growth and stability to help heal our struggling neighborhoods?
For many of us, 2014 was an emotionally devastating year because of the seemingly continuous news stories of unarmed citizens falling victim to lethal police brutality. Many of us protested in 2014 and yet have not yet seen the change that wanted. So what are we going to do about it?
History has shown repeatedly that business dreams are birthed through chaos and from the ashes of despair, new business ideas rise. I encourage all the small and black-owned businesses impacted by looting and fire in Ferguson, MO to stay in the game and to know that their customers are waiting for them.
Targeting the correct group of consumers is critical to successful frand development. Attempting to launch a marketing campaign to target everyone is not an effective strategy. Focus on the specific traits that determine the ideal consumer for your business.
Brown was simply his own man who could embrace, identify with, and at times defend black activism. He clearly wanted the world to see and think of him as much more than an entertainer -- and he knew he'd be both praised and vilified for it.
The N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art sustains Detroit's creative legacy and builds momentum for the future. Photo courtesy