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Founder of Black-Owned Bakery in Chicago Buys Historic Candy Factory For $500K

Stephanie Hart, the owner and founder of Brown Sugar Bakery in Chicago, is buying out a historic 84-year old candy factory called Cupid Candies. To finalize the acquisition, she is using the funds from ...

Added September 27, 2020

Black Woman Entrepreneur Owns Two 7-Eleven Stores Right Across the Street From Each Other

Meet Alyson Rae Lawson, the CEO and founder of RaeLawson Enterprise LLC, a franchisee/operator of two 7-Eleven convenience stores with gas stations that are located right across the street from each other ...

Added September 26, 2020

Trump Attempts To Woo Black Voters With ‘Platinum Plan’

President Trump is making his most signifiaqnct effort to woo Black voters with what he calls his "platinum plan" for Black economic empowerment.

Added September 26, 2020

Texas Teacher Fired For Refusing To Stop Wearing Black Lives Matter Mask

Former charter school teacher Lillian White was fired from Great Hearts Western Hills after she refused o stop wearing Black Lives Matter masks.

Added September 26, 2020

Highlights From the Black Enterprise Women of Power Tech Summit

The most powerful Black women in tech talked about their career pivots, innovation, and opportunities at the Women of Power Tech Summit

Added September 26, 2020

Hulu Apologizes For Promoting Breonna Taylor Docuseries on Same Day of Grand Jury’s Announcement

HULU apologizes for being insensitive for promoting Breonna Taylor docuseries on the same day of learning of Grand Jury decision

Added September 25, 2020

Black Physicians Group Will Independently Vet Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines

A task force formed by the nation's oldest Black physicians group will be tracking the data on the varieties of vaccines currently in development

Added September 25, 2020

Breonna Taylor’s Mom: ‘I Have No Faith in the Legal System’

Tamika Palmer, the mother of Breonna Taylor said Kentucky's Attorney General Daniel Cameron was not up to the job of achieving justice for her daughter.

Added September 25, 2020

Costco Drops Palmetto Cheese After Founder Calls Black Lives Matter a ‘Terror Organization’

Costco has pulled Palmetto Cheese off of its shelves after the owner of the pimento cheese brand called Black Lives Matter a "terror organization."

Added September 25, 2020

4 White Iowans Arrested After Black Man’s Body Found Burned in Ditch

After finding the body of a Black man burned in a ditch in Iowa, authorities have arrested three white men and one white woman in connection with the death

Added September 25, 2020

Former LAPD Sergeant on Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron: ‘He Is Skinfolk, Not Kinfolk’

Former LAPD Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey has come out against Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron and stated, "I understand that he is skinfolk, not kinfolk"

Added September 25, 2020

Issa Rae Is Now The Face and Co-Owner of Hair Care Brand Sienna Naturals

"Insecure" creator and star Issa Rae is now the co-owner and face of Sienna Naturals, a new natural hair care brand with clean ingredients.

Added September 25, 2020

Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley Defend the Cops Who Fatally Shot Breonna Taylor

Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal argued that Breonna Taylor's death should not be grouped in the same category as the killings of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery.

Added September 25, 2020

Apple VP of Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson On Using Technology To Create Social Change And Knowing When To Make Your Exit

Lisa Jackson, the vice president of environment, policy, and social initiatives at Apple, offered master class on how technology can be used to create social change, knowing your worth, and mentoring the ...

Added September 25, 2020

Black Voters In North Carolina Are More Than Twice As Likely To Have Mail-in Ballots Rejected Than Any Other Race

A new study found ballots mailed-in by Black voters were rejected at more than twice the rate of any other race.

Added September 25, 2020

Seattle Police Officer Intentionally Rolls Bicycle Over Man’s Head During Breonna Taylor Protests

A Seattle police officer was caught on video riding his bicycle over a protestor’s helmeted head as the man was lying down in the street.

Added September 25, 2020

These Black Women Are Joining The Board of Directors For Sports Betting Platform DraftKings

DraftKings has announced the appointment of Jocelyn Moore and Valerie Mosley to its board of directors team.

Added September 25, 2020

Black Lives Matter Activist Exposed As White Woman Pretending to be Black

A white woman in Indiana who was posing as a Black Lives Matter activist, has admitted to putting up a facade and will seek help

Added September 25, 2020

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers Dies At 77

Former Chicago Bears running back Gale Sayers has died at the age of 77 Wednesday due to complications from dementia.

Added September 24, 2020

Black Women Tech Leaders Share How They Defied the Odds and How You Can, Too

Verizon Director Shellye Archambeau and Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer Rose Stuckey Kirk talked about the sacrifices they made in order to succeed.

Added September 24, 2020

Founder Zanade Mann Has Built a Community for Black Women Entrepreneurs

Black Enterprise's Portraits of Power series brings you insights from women leaders, such as Black Women’s Business Collective founder Zanade Mann

Added September 24, 2020

Former Correction Officer Creates Largest Virtual Gathering of Social Workers To Address Racism

A former corrections officer decided to use her voice to transition into a new career of social work and created a virtual gathering to address racism.

Added September 24, 2020

Ex-Cop Says Atlanta Police Worked With Land Developers to Arrest and Evict Black Residents

A white Atlanta police officer says he quit his job after finding out the police department was working with developers to arrest and evict Black residents.

Added September 24, 2020

The House of Representatives Pass Anti-Hair Discrimination Bill, The CROWN Act

The House of Representatives announced that has passed the CROWN Act to protect Black Americans wearing natural hairstyles from discrimination in the workplace or at school.

Added September 24, 2020

Comcast and Sean Combs’ REVOLT To Expand Network’s Availability To 30 Additional Markets

Comcast and REVOLT, the hip-hop content platform owned by Sean "Diddy" Combs, have partnered to expand the network's availability to new markets.

Added September 24, 2020