22 Black Owned Luxury Brands To Support Instead of GUCCI and Prada | Shoppe Black

Shoppe Black, Shoppe Black Undra Celeste. Featured Images Courtesy of Shoppe Black Gucci issued an apology for the offense caused by their “blackface sweater”. I don’t accept. In fact, at this point, I’m convinced that these “mistakes” are part of these folks’ marketing strategy. They can’t be that clueless. Tsemaye Binite Ozwald Boateng Brother Vellies […]

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The Black- and Woman-Led Success of a Chicago Ice Cream Company | WTTW

Daniel Hautzinger, WTTW Only one Fortune 500 company has ever been headed by a black woman – Ursula Burns, who ran Xerox from 2009 to 2016 – and that number is indicative of the immense challenges black women and other women and people of color still face in climbing the corporate ladder. So imagine what […]

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How One Woman Is Shattering The Glass Ceiling In Wall Street | Forbes

Janice Gassam, Forbes Lauren Simmons made history as the youngest and only full-time female trader at the New York Stock Exchange. IDA JOHN. Featured Image Despite progress made in making our workplaces more diverse, there are still several industries where the glass and concrete ceilings are more prevalent. One such industry is the financial industry. […]

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5 Small Business Grants for Black Women Entrepreneurs in 2019 | Black Enterprise

Tarra Jackson, Black Enterprise On average, black women workers are paid only 67 cents on the dollar relative to white non-Hispanic men, even after controlling for education, years of experience and location. (Photo by WOCinTech Chat | Flickr CC 2.0). Featured Image As women-owned businesses continue to grow, one of the significant obstacles they face […]

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Black-Owned Businesses Carve Out Space In An Increasingly Gentrified D.C. | Shoppe Black

Shoppe Black, Shoppe Black | Flowers rest on top of pictures Kalief Browder at a protest after his suicide in 2015. His family reached a settlement with the city on Thursday. Credit Lucas Jackson/Reuters . Featured Image It’s Friday night, and rapper Too Short’s “Blow the Whistle” is blaring inside of the only black-owned bar […]

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Black Owned Music Venues | AFRO

Nyame-Kye Kondo, AFRO With the D.C. fall art season in full swing, Black musicians and patrons alike are getting amped for a chilly season made warm by good music. Historically known for its soulful vibes, the development of Go-Go and hardcore punk music, Washington D.C. has a legacy of Black musical excellence. One important aspect […]

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[VIDEO] New Voices Foundation Acquires Madam C.J. Walker’s Estate To Create Think Tank For Black Women Entrepreneurs | Essence The Villa Lewaro estate will be used as a "learning institute, or think tank, to foster entrepreneurship for present and future generations," according to New Voices Foundation's Richelieu Dennis.

The Villa Lewaro estate will be used as a “learning institute, or think tank, to foster entrepreneurship for present and future generations,” according to New Voices Foundation’s Richelieu Dennis.

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Black-Owned Startup Combines Greeting Cards With Technology and Automation | Black News.com

Facebook0Twitter0MailPhotographs by Marti Corn; Text by Mark Murrmann , Black News.com Atlanta— “How many times have you found yourself in this scenario: It’s a friend’s or relative’s birthday and you’re driving to the store at the last minute to buy a card. You also must go get stamps. “I’ve been there more times than I […]

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