We asked four black businesswomen how they got their start. Here’s what they said. | USA Today

Talis Shelbourne, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, USA Today Artist Jasmine Wyatt poses next to some of her artwork at the Bronzeville Collective, 393 West North Ave. Angela Peterson / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Featured Image Back in the 1950s and ’60s, Milwaukee bustled with African American-owned businesses. But a combination of changing demographics and concentrated poverty dimmed […]

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These Extraordinary Shirts Define Black Pride | Buzzfeed

Treye Green, Buzzfeed Naomi Wadler talks about gun violence at a Smithsonian Institution event on December 7. (Erin Schaff; Lily illustration), Featured Image We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — […]

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EyeSeeMe bookstore teaches children the value of African-American history | USA Today

Tanisha Sykes, Special to USA TODAY, USA Today Jeffrey and Pamela Blair are the co-owners of EyeSeeMe African American Children’s Bookstore in University City. CAROLINA HIDALGO | ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO, Featured Image As African American parents, Pamela and Jeffrey Blair of St. Louis, Missouri, always taught their four children about their history and helped […]

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Salamander Resort Gets Five-Star Rating: An Interview with Sheila Johnson | The Network Journal

Sergie Willoughby, The Network Journal Sheila Johnson, owner, Salamander Resort & Spa, Featured Image Ever think of opening a world-class luxury resort & spa over 340 gorgeous acres of land in an idyllic setting? Entrepreneur Sheila Johnson thought about it a decade ago after visiting a quaint area in Loudoun County, Virginia; and in 2013, […]

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Fast Food Mogul, Serial Entrepreneur La-Van Hawkins Dies at 61 | Black Enterprise

Samara Lynn, Black Enterprise Illustration by Neal Fox, Featured Image La-Van Hawkins, a black entrepreneur in the food industry, just died at the age of 61, reports Crain’s. Hawkins was featured several times in BLACK ENTERPRISE magazine. In 1995, his business, La-Van Hawkins Inner City Foods, ranked No. 45 on the BE 100s listing of […]

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