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Detroit Native Launches Black-Owned Haircare Manufacturing Facility

Gwen Jimmere found herself on the cusp of unemployment and that’s how Naturalicious began. Determined to create an extra flow of income, the then-single mom began selling haircare products that she made ...

Added April 01, 2020

Meet The Woman Behind The First Black-Owned Prepaid Carrier Storefront

Chaymeriyia Moncrief was just 24-years-old when she founded her tech company that’s now valued at more than $5 million. Tesix Wireless was launched after Moncrief had a bad experience with a cell phone ...

Added April 01, 2020

Lagos, The Largest City In Africa, Is On Lockdown To Stop The Spread Of COVID-19

Lagos, the largest city in Africa, went on complete lockdown on Monday at 11:00 p.m. for the next two weeks. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari announced the lockdown on Sunday. As of Tuesday, the country ...

Added March 31, 2020

Texas Expands Quarantine Requirement For Out-Of-State Travelers

Texas is expanding its quarantine requirement for out-of-state travelers in an effort to slow down the spread of the coronavirus. Governor Greg Abbott is ordering that air travelers from California, Washington ...

Added March 31, 2020

A Black Expat From New York Documents Life In Paris While The City Is On Lockdown

Tiffanie Davis moved from New York City to Paris back in 2017 to get her Master’s in Business Administration in International Luxury Brand Management. She tells Travel Noire, “I was craving an international ...

Added March 31, 2020

Delta Offers Free Flights To Medical Workers Traveling To Areas Hardest Hit By Coronavirus

It goes without saying that members of our medical community are the true heroes when it comes to the coronavirus outbreak that continues to spread across the world. In an effort to support their tireless ...

Added March 31, 2020

Virtually Immerse Yourself In St. Lucia’s Culture With This New Live Web Series

We’re all feeling the effects of self-isolating due to COVID-19 and many travelers around the globe are missing their favorite pastime — seeing the world. As a way to curb your travel blues, the St. Lucia ...

Added March 31, 2020

This Black-Owned Beauty Brand Aims To Reconnect Black Travelers With Their Heritage

For over 20 years, friends Liha Okunniwa and Abi Oyepitan have shared a deep love for natural hair and African beauty secrets. The two women, both based in London, attended college together and bonded ...

Added March 31, 2020

If You’re A Foodie And Beach Lover, You’re Gonna Want To Visit St. Maarten And St. Martin

The Caribbean arguably has some of the best food in the world. If you’re a foodie and love relaxing by the beach, your next island destination should be St Maarten/St Martin. Encompassing only 37 square ...

Added March 30, 2020

Cheap Flights You Can Purchase In April For Post-Quarantine Travel In May

We may be social distancing and under quarantine until late April, but it’s not too early to begin making plans to travel in May. If you’re already considering your first post-quarantine getaway, we have ...

Added March 30, 2020

How Kiana Calder Is Creating A Safe Space For Black Artists To Showcase Their Work

In 2018, Kiana Calder decided to end Black History Month by celebrating art. But not just any art, she held an event titled the Unapologetic Art Expo to celebrate and honor black artists in the New York ...

Added March 30, 2020

New Orleans’ Mayor Regrets Not Canceling Mardi Gras After No Warning From Federal Government

Each day we’re learning more and more about the severity of COVID-19 and the effects of not adhering to social distancing measures. As of last week, the state of Louisiana reported more than 2,300 confirmed ...

Added March 30, 2020

ESSENCE Moves To Postpone 2020 ESSENCE Festival Until Fall

Just a few weeks ago, Essence announced their plans to move forward with the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture scheduled to take place July 1-5 in New Orleans. However, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise ...

Added March 28, 2020

2020 ESSENCE Festival In New Orleans Postponed Until Fall

Just a few weeks ago, Essence announced their plans to move forward with the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture scheduled to take place July 1-5 in New Orleans. However, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise ...

Added March 28, 2020

This Houston Chef Is Opening A Grocery Store To Help Feed His Community During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Chef Jonny Rhodes opened the popular Houston restaurant Indigo in 2018, and in the time of a declining restaurant industry, Rhodes is making the best with what he’s been given and serving the community ...

Added March 28, 2020

Four Seasons Hotel Offers Free Rooms To New York Medical Workers Who Worry About Infecting Families

Every day, essential workers sacrifice their health to provide services for those who are in need. That is especially true for medical workers in New York, where the coronavirus has taken a major toll ...

Added March 27, 2020

Black-Owned Business To Support That Will Help Get You Through Social Distancing

Being stuck at home doesn’t mean you can’t have any fun. These black-owned businesses will deliver their products straight to your door to ensure you stay relaxed, well-fed, and properly mellowed during ...

Added March 27, 2020

Meet Donae Burston Of La Fete du Rosé: The Black-Owned Rosé Brand That Also Gives Back To Underserved Youth

Baltimore native Donae Burston has worked in the luxury spirit industry for over 15 years. From brands such as Dom Perignon and Veuve Clicquot to Hennessy and Moet & Chandon, Burston is no stranger ...

Added March 27, 2020

8 Tips To Help You Get A Refund On Travel Plans Cancelled Due To COVID-19

Many of us have had trips planned for a while and as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we now have to cancel them. While many travel companies are offering options to reschedule, some travelers would ...

Added March 27, 2020

An Island In The Maldives Has Been Turned Into A ‘Luxury’ Coronavirus Quarantine Facility

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread around the globe, many hospitals and treatment centers are overwhelmed by patients. From James Dyson inventing new ventilators in just 10 days to fashion ...

Added March 26, 2020

If You Can Help, Donate To These Global Charities  Amidst The Coronavirus Outbreak

Sooner or later, the impact of COVID-19 will reach us all. As daily uncertainties mount, many of us are trying to figure out how we can help those in need. From over-crowded hospitals to rising unemployment ...

Added March 26, 2020

March 28 Is Weed Appreciation Day, Here Are 5 Black-Owned Dispensaries To Help You Celebrate

Mark your calendars, because 4/20 is not the only day of the year to nationally celebrate the medicinal and recreational properties of cannabis. March 28 is National Weed Appreciation Day and we would ...

Added March 26, 2020

Those Who Have To Travel For Work During COVID-19 Share Their Stories

A lot of us are now adjusting to a life working from home but not everyone is as fortunate. There are those in service positions who have to still show up for work despite the risks. A specific group of ...

Added March 26, 2020

Global Charities That Need Your Dollars Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

Sooner or later, the impact of COVID-19 will reach us all. As daily uncertainties mount, many of us are trying to figure out how we can help those in need. From over-crowded hospitals to rising unemployment ...

Added March 26, 2020

These Hotels Are Live Streaming Their Views To Make You Feel Like You’re On Vacation

Health experts and political leaders have made it clear: social distancing and staying home are some of the best ways to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. But that doesn’t mean you can’t sneak ...

Added March 26, 2020