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While the plight of the Black community is still top of mind for many the less than treatment continues. Reports show our entrepreneurs are not being given a fair shake when it comes to federal support. As spotted on The New York Times research is now showing that Blacked owned businesses experienced a more tedious and […]

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Whether it’s caused by a fleeting crisis in confidence or a brief lack of focus, even the most-prosperous entrepreneurs can find themselves taking a stutter-step…

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Commerce made an announcement that will change the fortunes of a number of minority business owners: Through a grant…

Since the 19th Century, African-American-owned banks have played a vital role in the economic development of our communities. Between 1888 and 1934, there were more than 130 U.S. banks owned by African-Americans, which is believed to have been the force behind the explosion of African-American businesses, which grew from 4,000 in 1867 to approximately 50,000 […]

Los Angeles (NBCNews)–Magic Johnson had some advice from up and coming business owners at a conference in Los Angeles designed to bring together investors and business owners from the inner city. NBC Los Angeles reports: “What you could do is rub elbows with them. Trade information. Tell them what you’re doing, what your business is, […]

As the black owner of a hair salon with such celebrity clientele as Angela Bassett, Paula Patton, Phylicia Rashad, Diana Ross and others, Daisy Curbeon managed a staff of six hair stylists for more than 10 years. A former runway model, she had worked her way up from sweeping beauty shop floors to styling for […]

From BVonMoney.com: BP is getting criticism from civil rights leaders about African Americans being left out of the highly profitable oil clean up process. According to a recent investigation by the NAACP, minority contractors are not being given an opportunity to make money by cleaning up the spill that has destroyed the livelihoods of so […]

From CNN.com: Billionaire businessman Bob Johnson has chosen Liberia for his latest venture, the country’s first top class hotel.