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15-Year Old Black Teen Entrepreneur Signs Licensing Deal With the NBA

Young entrepreneur Moziah “Mo” Bridges was just 12 years old when he appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank to promote his Memphis based company, Mo’s Bows, which manufactures handmade bow and neckties. Now 15, this young Black teen just signed a licensing deal with the NBA, giving him the rights to manufacture his products with the logos of NBA clubs. The NBA is excited about the launch of the Mo’s B...Read More

Young Genius Brothers, 11 and 14 Years Old, Graduate from High School and College

Two genius brothers from Texas, Carson and Cannan Huey-You, have simultaneously graduated from high school and college. Carson, who is just 14 years old, just graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in physics. He was the youngest graduate in the school’s history. Cannan, who is just 11 years old, just graduated from high school and will start studying at TCU in the fall R...Read More

12 Reasons Why Black Businesses Fail Within The First 12 Months

The rate of African American businesses failing today is at an all time high. We all know that 80% of businesses crash and burn within the first year. Not to mention, when starting a business the last thing you want to hear is why or how you could fail, but addressing the reasons for failure up front, you’ll be much less likely to fall victim to them yourself. I can proudly say every last point li...Read More

Lawmakers call on FBI to help find string of missing black girls in Washington

The Congressional Black Caucus is calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the FBI to help in the search for missing black girls in the Washington, D.C., area, following an alarming string of missing children cases from the nation’s capital. The District of Columbia logged 501 cases of missing juveniles, many of them black or Latino, in the first three months of this year, according to ...Read More

Meet Tiera Guinn: At 22 She Works For NASA, Will Graduate From MIT With 5.0 GPA

When it comes to achieving your goals, many say it’s never too late. However, the elite few come along at times to show you that it’s never too early. One of those elite few is a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) named Tiera Guinn (pictured). Guinn, 22, is a MIT senior who is on pace to graduate this spring with an overwhelmingly great 5.0 GPA. She already has more earning...Read More

Instead Of Having A Birthday Party, This Chicago 6-Year-Old Fed The Homeless

Chicago kindergartner gives up her birthday party to instead help feed more than 125 homeless people. https://t.co/fpSK1dBA67 pic.twitter.com/dHrHjNxiMY — ABC News (@ABC) March 13, 2017   Instead of having a big cake and tons of presents, a Chicago 6-year-old decided the best gift to receive for her birthday was the feeling of giving back to others. According to ABC News, Armani Crews decided...Read More

Founder of Denver’s First Black Woman-Owned Coffeehouse to Host Art & Soul Music Showcase to Benefit Children in Sierra Leone, West Africa

(left to right) Artist Donte Jana and Lynn Baker. founder of Good Mornings Coffeehouse Denver, CO — Good Mornings Coffeehouse, founded by Lynn Baker, by is bringing art back to the community in their upcoming event Passion4arts Art & Soul Music Showcase to be held on Thursday, August 17th from 5pm to 9pm at the Soiled Dove Underground at 7401 E 1st Ave, Denver, Colorado. This event will host е...Read More

Commanding Documentary About Workplace Discrimination To Screen At Hollywood Black Film Festival

Oakland, CA — Head Not The Tail Productions (HNTT Productions) is delighted to announce that its powerful and inspiring documentary Invisible Women: Being a Black Woman in Corporate America has been accepted for screening at the 2017 Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF). The influential film, skillfully directed by Melody Shere’a and executive produced by her talented sibling Monica Simmons, is th...Read More

Black-Owned General Contracting Company in Philadelphia Announces New CEO

Philadelphia , PA — Choates General Contracting, the 2014 Best of Philly general contracting company, has announced Tyrone Pitts, the local former Ivy League basketball star and entrepreneur, as the new CEO for the Philadelphia-based minority-owned company. Choates General Contracting, recently completing work on the new Mormon Temple at 17th and Vine in Philadelphia, is excited to welcome Mr. Pit...Read More

Powerful Networking Event to Kick-Off New Black Chamber of Commerce in Virginia

Norfolk, VA — On Black Friday, November 25th, a newly minted Black Chamber of Commerce named Black BRAND will ignite a powerful movement within Hampton Roads to honor local community leaders and successful black business owners at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in downtown Norfolk at 6 p.m. The event, The Black Diamond Affair, will serve as the official launch of the organization to the public and is an...Read More

Top 5 Black-Owned Handbag Brands

American women spend as much as $160 on a handbag and own an average of about 11 handbags. Ten percent of women have more than 20 bags in their closet, 20 percent spend over $200 on a handbag, 8 percent spend over $400. Check out these black-owned hand bag brands by both African and African-American designers: #1 – Minku: Minku is considered the Hermes of Africa when it comes to handbags. Th...Read More

African American Woman Doctor Pioneers a Different Way to Treat Stress in Children

San Francisco, CA — A pioneer in the field of medicine, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is a leader in the movement to transform how we respond to early childhood adversity and the resulting toxic stress that dramatically impacts our health and longevity. By revealing the science behind childhood adversity, she offers a new way to understand the adverse events that affect all of us throughout our lifetime...Read More

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