Black entrepreneurs

Taraji P. Henson: Your Mission Must Be Stronger Than Your Fear

The actress and entrepreneur has opened up about her own mental health - and now she's helping others do it, too.

Robin D. Stone

· 6 min read

Before He Became a Revolutionary Coffee Roaster, He Photographed Revolutionaries

Red Bay Coffee founder Keba Konte has been documenting political movements for decades, and says the events of this year have had a "profound impact" on Black businesses. But there's been loss and fear, too.

Frances Dodds

· 7 min read

The Mogul of Black Celebrity News: 'Now Is When Your Competition Is At Its Weakest'

MediaTakeOut's founder Fred Mwangaguhunga talks about running the leading Black celebrity gossip site in the era of Black Lives Matter, and why now is the time for media disruption.

Frances Dodds

· 12 min read

The 6-Figure Tutor: Jay Veal of INC Education

The Dallas-based CEO on continuing to teach while managing tutors and helping nurture Black and minority students.

Chinwe Onyeagoro

· 6 min read

Black Ex-Franchisees Sue McDonald's In Racial Discrimination Case

52 Black ex-franchisees file a $1 billion racial-discrimination lawsuit against McDonald's, claiming the company sent them on 'financial suicide missions'

Kate Taylor

· 6 min read

Pharrell and Jay-Z Drop Single Celebrating Black Entrepreneurship

The "Entrepreneur" music video features Tyler, the Creator, Issa Rae and a dozen other Black entrepreneurs.

Jessica Thomas

· 2 min read

His Criminal Record Disqualified Him From Receiving PPP. So He Pushed Back, and Got the Rules Changed.

Troy Parker's cleaning and construction business hires returning citizens who struggle to find work elsewhere. When he was told he was ineligible for stimulus funds because of mistakes he already paid for, he started making calls.

Frances Dodds

· 9 min read

U.S. Black Chambers Celebrates Juneteenth's 150th With Launch of byblack

The national advocacy group's president explains why it's chosen to honor the landmark holiday by rolling out a new platform for finding and supporting black entrepreneurs.

Kenny Herzog

· 8 min read

How This Tech CEO Is Leading His Company Through Racial Unrest

He founded Holler to help people communicate with empathy. Now, the world needs that kind of thinking more than ever.

Jessica Thomas

· 6 min read

Instagram Reviews How Its Policies and Algorithms Negatively Affect Black Users

CEO Adam Mosseri says the social network needs to 'better support' underrepresented groups.

Stephanie Mlot

· 2 min read

6 Ways You Can Support Black Businesses Long-Term

Want to see lasting diversity and equality in your entrepreneurial community? Here are some ways to put your time, money, leadership and know-how to work on evening the playing field for minority-owned businesses.

Frances Dodds

· 9 min read

Black-Owned Restaurants and Businesses You Can Support Right Now

Looking for a way to help African American businesses affected in your community? Try some of these options.

Entrepreneur Staff

· 4 min read