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Military Spouse of the Year” Talks Helping Others Become Successful Entrepreneurs | Black Enterprise

Being 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 she could take with her. Cole launched She Swank | Too, a curated shop for women and girls, with only $500. Today the She Swank | Too brand has grown through three deployments, traveled to customers in 50 states and […]

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The ‘world’s smallest, portable record player’ takes off after ‘Shark Tank’ airing | CNBC

Claire Rodgers & Sophia Fraioli, CNBC Shark Tank, CNBC, Season 9. Featured Image ven at the peak of digital music streaming, vintage record players have stood the test of time amongst true music enthusiasts. Logan Riley, former creative education lead at Apple, liked to spend his Saturdays going to the record store, which ultimately sparked a product idea that would land him a spot on “Shark Tank” Season 9. Riley set out to invent the RokBlok – the “world’s smallest, portable record player.” The product eliminates the inconveniences that come with record players – large size, hefty price tag, and […]

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25 Black Owned Yoga Studios #NAMASTE | Shoppe Black

Regular yoga practice has been shown to have tremendous physical, mental and spiritual health benefits. We’ve compiled a list of Black Owned Yoga Studios for you to support. Let us know which others we should know about! Black Owned Yoga Studios Embraced Yoga (Washington D.C.) Shoppe Black Staff, Shoppe Black Full article @ Shoppe Black Share This +FacebookTwitterMail

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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 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 CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE, Shoppe Black

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Black Owned Music Venues | AFRO

Nyame-Kye Kondo, AFRO 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 that enabled these movements to be successful, is Black owned music venues. Providing Black musicians with consistent work, and the opportunity to display their art in a familiar and often times welcoming environment, the foundation for live music in D.C. would be nothing without Black owned […]

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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

Photographs by Marti Corn; Text by Mark Murrmann , Black News.com — “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 care to remember,” shares Culture Greetings’ founder, Dr. Dionne Mahaffey. It’s a problem Mahaffey has solved for the rest of us. Launched today, her Atlanta-based company, Culture Greetings, offers contemporary greeting cards specifically geared towards Black people and other people of color. The cards can […]

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Philadelphia Printworks: Activism Never Looked so Good | Shoppe Black Even if you’re the most vocal of activists, Philadelphia Printworks will help you expresses your views, thoughts and beliefs without even having to say a word.

Even if you’re the most vocal of activists, Philadelphia Printworks will help you expresses your views, thoughts and beliefs without even having to say a word.

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