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From Living in a Shelter after Hurricane Katrina to Launching a Successful Bow Tie Company | Shoppe Black

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FacebookTwitterMailOakland, CA based designer, Rashima Sonson is the owner of SONSON®, a bow tie brand that offers unique bow ties made of African wax print fabric, lamb leather, pearls, and Swarovski stones. In 2005, her life drastically changed from the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina. After being displaced to Philadelphia and living in a shelter, Rashima had to start her […]
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Black Women Entrepreneurs to Purchase Fashion Fair Beauty Line From Johnson Publishing For $1.85 Million | Black News

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FacebookTwitterMailNew Orleans, LA — According to published reports, New Orleans native Desirée Glapion Rogers and her business partner, Cheryl Mayberry McKissack will purchase the iconic Fashion Fair beauty line from Johnson Publishing Company; the former publisher of Ebony and Jet magazines for $1.85 million. On Thursday, November 7, 2019, a bankruptcy judge approved the sale of Fashion Fair to Winnetka, […]
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Black Owned Esports Company Raises $50 Million | Shoppe Black

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FacebookTwitterMailPlayVS, a Black owned Esports company which develops software used to operate high school esports competitions, announced recently that it had completed a $50 million Series C funding round. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates, which also headed up the company’s $15 million Series A in summer 2018. Other investors in the round include Battery Ventures; CAA cofounder […]
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54Kibo, the Digital Marketplace Showcasing The Beauty of African Aesthetic and Luxury Décor | Shoppe Black

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FacebookTwitterMail54kibo is the premier luxury digital home décor retailer for interior design professionals and consumers. The brand was launched in 2018 by Nana Quagraine. Nana was inspired after her travels back and forth between over a dozen African countries and her home in Brooklyn, New York. These travels helped her identify the strengths across the continent that could be exported […]
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Military Spouse of the Year” Talks Helping Others Become Successful Entrepreneurs | Black Enterprise

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FacebookTwitterMailBeing a Military spouse isn’t easy. Between dealing with frequent deployments, job changes and cross-country moves, you’re holding together the family on the home front and trying to keep your own identity. So about 6 years ago when Lakesha Cole, a Marine Corps spouse and mother of two, was faced with the family’s fifth deployment, she decided to create something […]
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Meet the woman behind new distillery honouring black slave who taught Jack Daniel how to make whiskey | Face2face Africa

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Theodora Aidoo, Face2face Africa Fawn Weaver is behind new distillery honouring black slave who taught Jack Daniel how to make whiskey. Pic credit: Master of Malt. Featured Image contributions of black people to America’s history across various fields have, over the years, been largely forgotten and this is also evident in the spirits industry. The story of how Jack Daniel […]
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