Black entrepreneurs

6 Reasons Black Diversity Officers Struggle and What CEOs Can Do to Fix It

If CEOs want to promote racial equity in their workplaces, they need to do much more than just hire a few Black and Brown people for token positions.

This Couple Created "HairBnb" for Salons. Now It's in 900 Cities.

ShearShare is helping 40,000 hair professionals and businesses across the country play musical barber chairs.

Liz Brody

Ava DuVernay Built a Safety Net In Case "Hollywood Kicks Me Out"

The filmmaker started independent film distribution company ARRAY so she'd always have a "liberated territory" where she could tell stories she cared about.

Carena Liptak

As a Black Woman in Business for 2 Decades, Here's How I've Learned to Navigate Microaggressions and Racism in Networking

Networking is a critical tool in an entrepreneur's toolbox, but it's not an easy one for people of color — and as a Black woman entrepreneur, I'm all too familiar with the microaggressions and sometimes outright racism we have to brush aside. Here are some tips for navigating networking as a person of color.

Bianca B. King

Black Woman Entrepreneur, From the Stripper Pole to Owning a Million Dollar Trucking Business

Ashley Thomas completely transformed her life and founded the nation's first Black woman-owned transportation call center to recruit truck drivers.

6 Ways to Offer Allyship to Black Entrepreneurs

Black entrepreneurs still struggle to find funding and feel embraced by the general entrepreneur community. In honor of Black National Business Month, here are six ways you can offer allyship to Black entrepreneurs this month and beyond.

Nika White

'Bias Is a Business Killer,' Says the Co-Founder of the Largest Black-Owned Wine Company in the U.S.

Here are three lessons Robin McBride and her sister have learned while building McBride Sisters Wine Company.

Mita Mallick

Robert "Don Pooh" Cummins of Brooklyn Chop House on Opening Restaurant Doors

Interview with the Brooklyn Chop House owner and franchising expert about working in the music industry, opening restaurants, and creating avenues for black entrepreneurs.

13-Year-Old Makes History as Youngest Black Person to Get Accepted Into Medical School

Thirteen-year-old prodigy Alena Analeigh Wicker just reached an awe-inspiring accomplishment.

Wendy Medina

Odell Beckham Jr. Met His Business Partner At A Drake Concert. Now They're Rethinking What It Means to Be An Athlete-Turned-Entrepreneur

After years of building things behind the scenes, OBJ and his business partner Ajay Sangha are finally ready to talk business.

Jason Feifer

Formerly Enslaved Black Man Nearest Green Taught Jack Daniel Everything He Knew About Whiskey. Today, the Founder of Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey Celebrates His Legacy.

Fawn Weaver, founder and CEO of Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, launched the Nearest Green Legacy Scholarship Fund for Green's direct descendants, and is paving the way for other BIPOC founders.

Amanda Breen

How This 'Shark Tank' Vet and Her Game-Changing Invention Are Revolutionizing Personal Safety

Raquel Graham shares what she's learned in building Roq Innovation and its Headlightz Headbands.

Mita Mallick