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NBA, NFL and MLB Wives Meet in DC to Synergize!!!

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"The professional women in sports often operate behind the scenes, but they deserve to have their voices heard as well,” stated AJe’ English during an interview by the United States Black Chamber's Black Directory.... Read full article

How I Made It: Jewelry Designer Crystal Streets Talks Mastering Your Craft

by Kay Hudson - MadamNoire on

When I started styling we didn’t have social media as a platform, so a part of me feels like we had to work so much harder to market our business and solicit clients. However, I do realize this is the world we live in now.... Read full article

New Startup Accelerator Addresses Needs of Minority and Women Entrepreneurs Who Have Limited Access

by Carolyn M. Brown, Black Enterprise on

Limited access to private equity and debt financing remain persistent factors which inhibit both the creation and growth of businesses within minority communities and among women.... Read full article

The Newest Black-Owned Grocery Store on the Block -- Owned By a Former NFL Player

by THE BLACK AND MINORITY BUSINESS BLOG on

Former NFL superstar, Tyrone Legette, played for the New Orleans Saints and several other teams before retiring in 1998. Now he is another kind of superstar -- he is an entrepreneur who recently opened his own grocery store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.... Read full article

Sherman Weston, the Modern Day Chris Gardner of the Pursuit of Happyness

by Roger Caldwell/Millions Two One Staff on

Mr. Weston could be described as the modern day Chris Gardner, played by Will Smith in the Pursuit of Happyness before he went to work on Wall Street.... Read full article

Shea Moisture and the Need for Black Venture Capital Firms

by Charing Ball on

“Sundial’s sales have been largely in the U.S. and the products are predominantly purchased by African-Americans. Bain’s investment is aimed at boosting growth by targeting a broader market that isn’t defined by ethnicity, said a Bain Capital Manager... Read full article

Why Do Black Businesses Struggle?

by Julianne Malveaux (National Newspaper Publisher's Association Newswire Publicist) on

It is possible that the growth in minority and women owned firms could provide opportunities for women and people of color outside the traditional labor market, outside traditional corporate work.... Read full article

#BlackGirlMagic, Black Women are Leaders

by Millions Two One Staff on

"Many small businesses believe that once they get their woman or minority certified status that they are going to immediately gain business. Rapport, trust and relationships must be built."... Read full article

One of the Greatest Black Events of the Year is this Week!

by USBC Directory Staff on

This year's featured guests includes; Susan Taylor, Judge Greg Mathis, Angela Yee, Shirley Caesar, US Representative "Auntie" Maxine Waters, Senator Corey Booker, Roland Martin, Marc Morial, Georgia Mass Choir, April Reign, creator of #OscarsSoWhite.... Read full article

#NotOneDime! Buying Black on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

by Millions Two One on

“We have to find a way to redistribute the pain,” the Honorable Louis Farrakhan said, citing Martin Luther King, Jr. during an interview earlier this year on NewsOne Now with Roland Martin. ... Read full article

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