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hbcu grad supports 1,000 black owned businesses

HBCU Grad Supports 1,000 Black-Owned Businesses

Dante Lee, an entrepreneur and HBCU grad who started his marketing and PR firm while on campus, estimates that he has helped more than 1,000 Black-owned businesses generate $100,000 in revenue or more since the pandemic began. A graduate of Bowie State University class of 2002, he is infamously known as a marketing genius and...

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black owned fish fry restaurant launches franchise opportunity

Fish Fry Restaurant Launches Franchise Opportunity

‘Now that’s good eatin!’, the tag line for Joe’s Gourmet Fish Fry. This product is a golden light delicious seafood coating ready for your fish, shrimp, and vegetables. The Joe’s Gourmet brand is a dynamic one with restaurants right inside several Walmart stores across the country. And 2021 will be the golden year for this company...

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former army vet opens fitness center in Dallas

Former Army Vet Opens Fitness Center in Dallas

Meet 32-year old Destiny Nicole Monroe, the owner of Raw Fitness, a Black-owned gym and fitness center located in the Dallas, Texas area. As a certified strength and conditioning specialist, this former Army Veteran and software engineer already has more than half a million followers on Instagram (@DNicoleMonroe) and now offers online tailored workout programs. Destiny...

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Black-Owned Sauce Hits 99 Supermarkets

Black-Owned Sauce Hits 99 Supermarkets

Meet Reggie D. Smith, founder and CEO of STL Pure Heat, the perfect mix of flavor and heat that hit the scene in 2020. It became an instant household staple, and with three different flavors, Sweet n Spicy, Sweet and Mild, and Garlic Heat, there is something for every dish. Each bottle has a unique blend...

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wall street's oldest black-owned investment firm makes history

Wall Street’s Oldest Black-Owned Investment Firm Makes History

Meet Eric Standifer, CEO and President of Blaylock Van LLC, Wall Street’s oldest continually operating Black-owned investment banking firm. Recently, the company served as one of four exclusively Black-owned broker-dealers to syndicate Citi’s $2.5 billion bond issuance. Blaylock Van also completed a $14 billion new issue debt transaction with Apple as one of five minority-owned underwriting...

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nurse practitioner launches training program

Black Nurse Practitioner Launches Training Program

Dr. Patrice Little, a Family Nurse Practitioner in Georgia, has launched NP Student Magazine and a platform called NP Student University to help current nursing students and new graduates to better navigate their education and fill critical educational gaps. COVID-19 has disrupted nursing education in so many ways. With the nursing community focused on containing the spread of the...

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black owned bank to raise $10 billion in tech for underserved communities

Black-Owned Bank to Raise $10 Billion for Tech in Underserved Communities

Executives at Ingenious Financial have announced plans to raise $10 billion in capital to invest in unbanked and underserved communities. Darnell Parker, founder of Ingenious Financial, and Derek Taylor, Chief Operating Officer, say the $10 billion will fund the capital disbursement towards the following four initiatives: • $4 billion for the financial institution and holding company• $5...

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New “Sista Salon” Video Game For Black Girls

New “Sista Salon” Video Game For Black Girls

Jupiter Leo Productions LLC has launched their first app called Sista Salon for Apple iOS and Android platforms. Sista Salon is a role-playing game that teaches girls of African descent to celebrate their natural beauty while learning business and life skills. Girls can style their character at any time during the game to suit their mood with...

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dr gloria Anderson advance care planning

Dr. Gloria Thomas Anderson Bridges the African-American Disparity Gap in Advance Care Planning

Research indicates that African Americans have less access to palliative care, and many do not choose hospice in end-of-life situations. Actually, Black Americans are the most likely ethnic group in the US to select life support over palliative care and hospice.  This is one reason why Advance Care Planning (ACP) expert, Dr. Gloria Thomas Anderson, is urging...

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Marketing Consultant Christopher Thomas’ Clients WIN During A Global Pandemic Using His Unique Empathetic Formula

Marketing Consultant Christopher Thomas’ Clients WIN During A Global Pandemic Using His Unique Empathetic Formula

Marketing in general has many misconceptions and is a very sticky subject for most companies. Marketing during a global pandemic has had its own set of challenges. Some companies have proven NOT to be business that their clients, vendors and employees thought that they were. Why does there seem to be so many misunderstandings about...