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The Woke Woman’s Guide To ‘Financial Literacy’ From Money Expert Lola West

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Written by Erickka Sy Savane Actress Kerry Washington, who is working with the AllState Purple Purse campaign which works to fight against financial abuse for women who are experiencing domestic violence and can’t afford to get out of the relationship, recently raised the question of “financial literacy.” It brings up a very good question for many African American women who are…

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Black Women Lead The Boom in America’s Women-Owned Businesses

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Between 2007 and 2016, women entrepreneurship has grown dramatically with women-owned firms now numbering 11.3 million (11,313,900), employing 9 million (8,976,100) and generating more than $1.6 trillion ($1,622,763,800,000) in revenue. That’s according to the 2016 State of Women-Owned Business Report commissioned by American Express OPEN. The report also noted that it is minority women–namely Black women–who are spearheading this explosion…

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Black Buying Power Is Now $1.3 Trillion Strong And Not To Be Ignored

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Written by Nikki Igbo Black Entrepreneur recently reported that Black buying power is forecasted to be $1.3 trillion this year. Continue Reading A 2014 Nielsen report entitled “Powerful. Growing. Influential. The African-American Consumer” specifically noted that the African-American woman is “a trendsetter, social maven, head of household and business and community leader” and is “becoming more empowered with saving, spending…

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Thinking Of Launching Your Own Boutique? This Brand Box Has Everything You Need To Get Started

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Thinking of launching your own brand? Or perhaps you already have one and need some help rebranding? There’s a one-stop shop for that, and it’s called The Brand Box. Continue Reading The Brand Box by Brand My Boutique is an all-exclusive branding package that meets businesses where they’re at. The package includes web and logo design, custom poly mailer bags, flyers,…

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This Entrepreneur Just Launched A Delivery App For African and Carribean Food

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Pictured, Boyede Sobitan, co-founder of Oja Express Written by Mike Orie of Afrotrak.com Chicago entrepreneur Boyede Sobitan was having a hard time finding ethnic grocery stores in his city. His frustration led him to creating the app, Oja Express. Continue Reading The app has one goal, to allow you to order your favorite African and Carribbean groceries from the comfort…

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