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Couple opens online store with over 170 black-owned products from over 58 business

Couple opens online store with over 170 black-owned products from over 58 business

Meet Troy and Aurora Nkrumah Dixon, the owners of The Necessities Company, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based storefront and online platform that sells more than 170 products from Black-owned businesses around the world. Some of the products that they sell include fresh produce, laundry detergent, toothbrushes, batteries, light bulbs, and more. Many people want to support Black-owned,...

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Meet the black woman creating the most powerful executive personal brands for women in corporate America and beyond.

Meet the black woman creating the most powerful executive personal brands for women in corporate America and beyond.

From near homelessness to running a premium brand consultancy, Deandra Coleman, a former c-suite Black executive, has mastered the power of brand elevation. And she’s disrupting the careers of America’s top leading executive women inside her new program, The Double Comma Woman Experience. It’s the most connected, luxurious way to advance your executive personal brand into...

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Black chef shares unique and delicious summer African cooking classes online for kids, 3 to 15 years old.

Black chef shares unique and delicious summer African cooking classes online for kids, 3 to 15 years old.

Mirabel Umenei, a mother of three and the founder of Motherland Cooking Xperience, has launched interactive, virtual cooking lessons for children ages 3 to 15-years old that highlight Africa’s culinary diversity. The online classes combine cooking lessons with singing, Kiswahili lessons, and live music. The summer camp began on June 7th and ends on August 21st....

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Black non-profit founder believes investing in today’s youth can change the narrative of tomorrow.

Black non-profit founder believes investing in today’s youth can change the narrative of tomorrow.

As Art of Transparency (AOT) approaches its six-year anniversary, founder Mikkita Moore prepares to extend her focus to providing teenagers with the resources that will motivate and encourage their personal growth and development. Moore understands the circumstances and situations that equate to the lifestyles of those that some deem the invisible youth. By building healthy relationships and...

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Woman founder makes history, launches newest black-owned herbal product brand

Woman founder makes history, launches newest black-owned herbal product brand

A holistic approach to health and immunity. While quarantining, with two small children, Kiki Ford decided to launch Nature’s Nurtures after realizing how disconnected Black Americans had become from natural medicinal remedies. She has made it her mission to bring awareness to the Black community about the many Caribbean and African plants that can address common health...

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NBBF partners with a $1.2 billion Atlanta-based organization to accelerate wealth-building in black communities.

NBBF partners with a $1.2 billion Atlanta-based organization to accelerate wealth-building in black communities.

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta has announced a partnership to support the launch and growth of the National Black Bank Foundation (NBBF), whose Co-Founder and General Counsel is Ashley D. Bell (pictured). The Community Foundation is serving as fiscal sponsor of NBBF as it awaits its final IRS determination letter which will allow it to act...

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Black-owned nail salon featured in Facebook’s National Small Business Campaign.

Black-owned nail salon featured in Facebook’s National Small Business Campaign.

Jennifer Purnell, the founder of September Nail Salon, a Black-owned business in Germantown, Tennessee, is proud to announce that her company is being featured in a nationwide Facebook campaign called “Good Ideas Deserve to Be Found”. The campaign is designed to help people understand how personalized ads help them discover new things they love and support...

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Black psychiatrist launches new podcast to reduce pandemic-induced stress and anxiety.

Black psychiatrist launches new podcast to reduce pandemic-induced stress and anxiety.

Meet Dr. Ericka Goodwin, a Harvard-trained Board-Certified Psychiatrist, who has launched a new podcast called Better with Dr. Ericka that offers a reprieve for busy, stressed and overwhelmed professionals that are ready to hop off the hamster wheel of life and live better. During the pandemic, 4 in 10 adults in the U.S. have reported symptoms of...