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Black-Owned Business: "Damn It! I Don’t Want To! The No Bullsh-t Organizational Planner You Need" Is The Planner To Close Out 2021 The Right Way!
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Black-Owned Business: “Damn It! I Don’t Want To! The No Bullsh-t Organizational Planner You Need” Is The Planner To Close Out 2021 The Right Way!

The past six months have been a doozy, quarantine, vaccinations, reopening, and trying to figure out what is next. There is no time like the present to hit the reset open and plan! Journaling has countless benefits — from bringing more mindfulness to your life to boosting your creative inspiration. Plus, putting pen to paper […]

Con Edison Is East’s Top Energy Company When It Comes To Diversity, Says Group
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Con Edison Is East’s Top Energy Company When It Comes To Diversity, Says Group

Con Edison has been ranked the top energy company in the eastern United States when it comes to commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion.   The listing comes from DiversityInc, which has ranked large U.S. companies since 2001. The assessment collects data across key areas, including leadership accountability, talent programs, workforce practices, supplier diversity, philanthropy, […]

Radio Personality DJ Chocolate Launches Luxury Fashion Brand For Black Greek Letter Organizations
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Radio Personality DJ Chocolate Launches Luxury Fashion Brand For Black Greek Letter Organizations

P. “DJ Chocolate” Frazier recently launched Grown & Greek Fashion – a luxury fashion and apparel company catering to the D9 Lifestyle. The virtual launch provides access to the Grown & Greek flagship collection of accessories. The collection is vibrant, chic, and colorful. The leather products are beautiful and functional at the same time. The […]

Juneteenth Shop & Sip In Harlem
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Juneteenth Shop & Sip In Harlem

Experience Harlem will kick off their 15th anniversary with a special summer Juneteenth edition of their successful event series, SHOP & SIP HARLEM highlighting Harlem’s Black-owned businesses with a weekend filled with supporting restaurants and restaurants across Harlem. SHOP & SIP – Juneteenth celebrates the roots of the now-observed holiday in New York state; Juneteenth […]

New Wrapping Paper Celebrates Diversity In Children’s Gifting
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New Wrapping Paper Celebrates Diversity In Children’s Gifting

Greentop Gifts, the décor and apparel company that is best known for Christmas holiday products featuring the African-American character Clarence Claus, has officially launched a new birthday gift wrap collection that celebrates diversity amongst children.  In an era where representation matters, the new “his and hers” collection includes two festive and celebratory reems, featuring the […]

Snoop Dogg and Michael Harris Honored at The Black Business Association’s “Virtual Salute to Black Music”
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Snoop Dogg and Michael Harris Honored at The Black Business Association’s “Virtual Salute to Black Music”

Rap/Hip-Hop music icon and philanthropist, Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus and businessman/philanthropist Michael Harris are this year’s honorees for the Black Business Association (BBA),“Virtual Salute to Black Music Awards” on Thursday, June 24, at 5:30 -7 PM. The BBA is the oldest ethnic business organization in the State of California and will host its Annual event […]

Meet The Chef Behind Only Black-Owned National Ice Cream Company
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Meet The Chef Behind Only Black-Owned National Ice Cream Company

Chef Liz Rogers is the founder and executive chef of Creamalicious Ice Creams. The brand just launched in grocery stores nationwide including Walmart. It is the only African-American-owned national ice cream brand in production. Chef Liz crafts her blissfully Southern artisan desserts by celebrating her roots and community. Making national headlines (Food&Wine Magazine, The TAKEOUT), […]

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The Women Songwriters Of Fame To Induct Iconic Hitmakers

The Women Songwriters’ Hall of Fame (WSHOF), founded to honor women whose body of work represents the best of the heritage and legacy of modern American music, will pay homage to 10 noteworthy female songwriters on June 25, 2021. The stellar event taking place at the opulent Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, […]

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Bridging the Gap: The Knowledge House Addresses Digital Divide with National Program Expansion

The Knowledge House (TKH) announces their nationwide expansion to provide free digital skills training in coding and design programs through technical training, career support, and a comprehensive network of partners to help disconnected job seekers secure rewarding careers in the tech economy and become financially independent. This programming will serve young people, ages 14-35, in […]

Danisha Rolle Puts The "Super" In Superwoman
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Danisha Rolle Puts The “Super” In Superwoman

Danisha Rolle is your modern-day superwoman, a mother, wife, and trailblazing serial entrepreneur, producer, and magazine owner. Rolle has been in love with success and putting in the work to make her business dreams come true almost her entire life. One of her most prized beloved and highly anticipated possessions shared with husband retired NFL […]

NBA All-Star Turned Tech Entrepreneur Baron Davis On The Future Of Innovation
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NBA All-Star Turned Tech Entrepreneur Baron Davis On The Future Of Innovation

Two-time NBA all-star, startup investor, and producer Baron Davis was one of a number of notables who participated in the annual Collision conference which was conducted over a three-day period virtually this year. Many of the who’s who in media, business, beauty, and more gathered to discuss trends in their various arenas. However, Davis is […]

Meet Anastasia Linkpon, The Young Recipient Of HOPE One Million New Black Business & New Black Entrepreneurship Initiative
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Meet Anastasia Linkpon, The Young Recipient Of HOPE One Million New Black Business & New Black Entrepreneurship Initiative

New York born and raised Anastasia Linkpon is the 7.5 year-old active, bilingual, and engaging second grader and now e-boutique owner of BoujFleaMarket and one of the youngest recipients of HOPE One Million New Black Business (1MBB) initiative in conjunction with Shopify.  Anastasia and her mom, Adriane Mack, serial entrepreneur and CEO of Miss Mack […]

New Ways To Access Tech Grants For Women Entrepreneurs Of Color
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New Ways To Access Tech Grants For Women Entrepreneurs Of Color

Join free event with WE NYC, BE NYC & GameChange and learn from insiders how best to access important SBIR grants for tech founders. Learn about powerful but elusive SBIR grants for women entrepreneurs working on research, tech and tech-driven projects. The event will offer an inside look at National Science Foundation SBIR grants that […]

Women's Empowerment Extravaganza, Hosted By Yandy Smith, Theresa Bowe And Others
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Women’s Empowerment Extravaganza, Hosted By Yandy Smith, Theresa Bowe And Others

The highly anticipated second installment of “Heels & Motivation” will be set in Atlanta on April 18, 2021, 4-7pm.  Unlike other empowerment “drive” gatherings, Heels & Motivation represents unity, close knit bonds, and aid in connecting long-term business relationship.  CEO Theresa Bowe has hand selected an all-star panel including television personality and author Yandy Smith […]

Government Prioritizes Small Businesses In Second Round of PPP
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Government Prioritizes Small Businesses In Second Round of PPP

By Anthony Quinones According to Unidos US, only 8 percent of Black-owned businesses received the aid they requested in the first round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. At the same time, many large companies were able to apply and secure PPP loans, even though they had the financial means to stay afloat. As a result, […]