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How This Illinois Career Advisor Pivoted to Business Consulting to the Tune of $2.1 Million

A self-proclaimed "business architect," Bianca S. Robinson helped her clients earn a collective $2.1 million in revenues last year.

Kiara Williams

· 5 min read

Don't Phone It In for Black History Month: 5 Ways to Show You'll Be Dialed In All Year

Black History Month is the quintessential time of year to center black voices in your company, but that effort shouldn't start and end in February. Here's five ways to engage and empower black employees all year-round.

Nika White

· 8 min read

Maggie Lena Walker Made History as the First Woman To Own a Bank in the United States

On top of that, she was a Black woman. The St. Luke Penny Savings Bank became a catalyst for economic advancement in the Black community.

Charlene Rhinehart

· 3 min read

Hair Clamp Inventor Is the First Black Woman to Hold Three Patents in Her Industry

Now Ceata Lash, the founder and inventor of the PuffCuff, aims to boost her company's value to $25 million in five years.

Jeffrey McKinney

· 5 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

· 10 min read

How to Watch or Listen to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Speeches Online

This Black American hero's words remain as powerful and relevant now as they were decades ago. Here's how to remember MLK's legacy using modern technology.

Jordan Minor

· 4 min read

The 6-Figure Esthetician: Tiara Calhoun-Smith of Sugar Suite Lounge

How one Dallas-based female entrepreneur is building generational wealth through her beauty business.

Chinwe Onyeagoro

· 6 min read

TechMae Proves How All-Female Digital Spaces Empower Women

Pamela Hibbler is at the vanguard of creating safe places for women to expand their professional networks.

Kanika Tolver

· 4 min read

Beyoncé and Peloton Team Up to Gift Fitness Classes to HBCU Students

The singer has donated two-year subscriptions to students at 10 Historically Black colleges.

Daniel Cooper

· 2 min read

'Shark Tank' Star Daymond John to His Younger Self: 'Get the Hell Out of Here!'

The FUBU founder and VC discusses his new, celebrity-studded livestream event to boost support for black- and minority-owned businesses. And how he thinks his younger self would do in a pitch meeting.

Kenny Herzog

· 6 min read

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