Articles in Business

Local, Woman-Owned Shoe Company Takes Louisiana by Storm

by Millions Two One Staff on

"For every pair of shoes purchased, we give away a pair of shoes to a child or family in need. This outreach is done as an expression of our gratitude." Abana Shoes... Read full article

How Theaster Gates Is Revitalizing Chicago's South Side, One Vacant Building at a Time

by Natalie Moore - Smithsonian Magazine on

“There was no grand ambition. When you root in a place, you start making things better. I wasn’t on some divine mission,” he says. Two years later he bought the building next door for $16,000. That became the Archive House, ... Read full article

Black Business Directory Collaboration with the U.S. Black Chambers

by Angie Bee on

"We have seen companies receive as much as a 2,000% return from being listed on the USBC Directory. We connect new businesses to our affiliate chambers and partners across the country. We connect our businesses with consumers."... Read full article

Russell Simmons Aiding Digital Diversity

by Lisa Respers France - CNN on

"All Def Digital is going to have a social justice platform and it won't be a news platform, it will be a social justice platform," said Simmons. "I'm an occupier. I run a network and the All Def Network is a progressive network. . ."... Read full article

Black Female Entrepreneurs Shine on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

by Brandon Andrews - Black Enterprise on

The full potential of black female founders has yet to realized. Black women are, perhaps, the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in America.... Read full article

20 Black Angels Worth Knowing For Minority Startups

by Carolyn M. Brown - Black Enterprise on

The Number of Black Investors Funding Startups is Small but Growing!... Read full article

Meet the First African American Woman to Hold a Patent for a Natural Hair Product

by Kandia Johnson - Black Enterprise on

Gwen Jimmere, 2014 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition winner, talks about how she did it.... Read full article

Business Exchange: The True State of Black America

by William Reed - Washington Informer on

Black voters accept second-class treatment from politicians.... Read full article

She's Happy Hair; From The Trunk of a Car to a Million Dollar Enterprise

by Angie BEE on

When Marcus Bowers graduated college with a degree in business, he knew that his company would not only revolutionize shopping options for African Americans, but he wanted his company to encourage entrepreneurship for youth. ... Read full article

Mrs. CEO: How to balance business and love, Part 1

by Koereyelle DuBose - Rolling Out on

In a world that wants us to think we can’t have it all, I refuse to believe we have to choose between having money and having a honey.... Read full article

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