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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

The New USBC Directory Live Online Show featuring DC's Black Bank

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RSVP FOR THE NEW USBC DIRECTORY LIVE - ONLINE SHOW, KICKING-OFF WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2019 AT 7:00 PM EST. Our FIRST episode of USBC Directory LIVE features our Corporate Partner & one of the oldest Black-owned banks in the country, Industrial Bank.... Read full article

5 Tips for Raising the First Round of Capital for Your Startup

by Carolyn M. Brown - Black Enterprise on

“Before raising a Series A, ask yourself if this is the right path for your company. Remember that money is a commodity, and you can get it anywhere. When you sign your Series A, you are committing to investors for the long-term. . ."... Read full article

Once Struggling Black-Owned Doll Company Now Sells 9,000 "Queens" and "Princesses" a Month

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Queens of Africa is Nigeria's first major line of fashion dolls created by local entrepreneur, Taofick Okoya. The company is so successful that they sell around 9,000 dolls each month. ... Read full article

Financial ‘Musts’ for Gen X Black Women

by A girlfriend’s guide to building wealth. on

Generation X, a demographic group (born between 1961 and 1981), is overshadowed in discussions, marketing efforts, and just about everything else, by baby boomers and millennials. ... Read full article

Brett J. Hart Becomes Acting CEO of United Airlines

by Courtney Connley - Black Enterprise on

Hart's new role makes him the sixth black CEO of a Fortune 500 company!... Read full article

What Do You Do When Your Boss Blocks Your Promotion?

by Written by Angie BEE on

“I’ve never been one that settled! I have always looked ahead and pushed ahead. There was always this uneasy feeling that there was more that was required of me” states Pressley. ... Read full article

New Minimum Wage Is a Victory, But Challenges Remain

by Erick Johnson - Atlanta Daily World on

“It phases in over time to provide flexibility for employers to adjust and minimize any impact on their bottom line. At $13 an hour, no one will get rich. But that pay will help people pay their bills.” Preckwinkle said. ... Read full article

Bed-Vyne Wine Founders Talk Nelson Mandela, Tasting Tips And Branding

by Kevin L. Clark on

Brooklyn, New York City is an ever-changing hub of possibilities. The borough, most famous for birthing greats such as Michael Jordan, the Three Stooges and Christopher Wallace, has another entry to be extremely proud of: Bed-Vyne Wine.... Read full article

8 Black Women Owned Businesses to Support on 'A Day Without a Woman'

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March 8th is "A Day Without A Woman" and WomensMarch.com is asking that everyone join in by avoiding to shop for one day (with exceptions for small, women- and minority-owned businesses), taking the day off, from paid & unpaid labor and wearing RED.... Read full article

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