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This Family-Owned Ghanaian Label Wants You to Take a Piece of Ghana Wherever You Go

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Photo of Essie & Nana Brew-Hammond via Exit 14 By Brook Bobb A love of clothing runs in Nana Brew-Hammond’s family. Before her grandmother started one of Ghana’s first and only female-run advertising agencies, she was a seamstress, and Nana’s mother, Delphine, grew up helping with measurements, sewing, and cutting fabrics. Nana’s sister, Essie Hammond, was also born in Ghana,…

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7 Things To Know Before Starting Your Own Business

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By Michelby Coco Whitehead January is all about new beginnings and executing ideas. For many women, that means finally saying bye-bye to the 9 to 5 and starting their own business. The National Women’s Business Council reports that there are over 1,500,000 black-owned female businesses in the United States. While sisters have always been capable of doing it for themselves,…

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Founder of SheaMoisture, Richelieu Dennis, Acquires Essence From Time Inc.

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Rich Dennis By Angela Helm Essence Communications Inc., the 47-year-old mutliplatform brand that owns Essence magazine and the annual Essence Festival, has gone back to black (ownership), having been acquired by Essence Ventures LLC, an independent African-American-owned company,  Essence Ventures announced in a press release. The Essence brand was not part of the historic, nearly $3 billion sale of Time…

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Black Friday Fact: This Could Be Why Your Small Business Is Failing.

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  By Michelby Whitehead Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. It takes expertise in your industry, patience, tough skin, and excellent time management skills to see the profits you desire. If you are putting these things into practice but still haven’t garnered desirable outcomes in your small business, I have a question for you. Do you support other…

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Share Your Fav Black-Owned Beauty & Hair Care Products For A Chance To Win!

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Urban Hydration Coconut Oil Hair Care Bundle Hi Ladies, We’ve got another fab Urban Hydration Coconut Oil Hair Care Bundle to give, so if you didn’t win the first time, here’s your chance! This week, we’d like you to share your favorite black-owned beauty and hair care products! It’s a great way for all of us to know what black-owned…

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Here’s Why You Should Try Sacha Cosmetics

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I first learned of SACHA Cosmetics through Beauty Vloggers who frequently use the Sacha Buttercup setting powder as one of the final steps in their beauty routines. It’s Amazon’s #1 best-seller in face powder and it is great for medium to dark skin tones. It’s highly-coveted in the makeup world and beauty lovers appreciate its multiple purposes. The product can…

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Have you heard of Marjani Beauty?

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Marjani Beauty Company is one you should know. They are a one stop shop online “beauty destination for melanin women by melanin women.” Continue Reading No more searching for hues that match your skin tone in today’s mass beauty market. Their company does the homework for you! To insure every product is melanin approved, they are tested by their own…

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