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Black Women are Driving the Growth in Women-Owned Businesses

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iStock/monkeybusinessimages By Charlene Rhinehart There’s no shortage of news about the evolution of women-owned businesses in the past few decades. More women are diving into entrepreneurship and earning a bigger piece of the financial pie that keeps the economy moving. According to the 2018 State of Women-Owned Business Report, commissioned by American Express, the number of women-owned businesses increased by…

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Meet Kelechi Anyadiegwu, the Young Entrepreneur Who Turned Down a Deal on Shark Tank

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Kelechi Anyadiegwu By Winnie Gaturu When entrepreneurs present their businesses and ideas to the sharks on Shark tank, they all wish for one thing, to get a much needed boost. Some end up getting what they wanted or better, while others walk away disappointed. However, there are a select few who turn down offers made to them by the sharks…

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The Real Reason It’s Important Pat McGrath’s 1 Billion Dollar Makeup Co. Surpasses Kylie’s

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Pat McGrath & Kylie Jenner By Erickka Sy Savané Chances are, a lot of you have never heard the name Pat McGrath, the British-born makeup artist born to a single mother of Jamaican decent, who grew up loving makeup and got her start in the 80’s with designers John Galliano and Alexander McQueen. Since then, she’s worked just about every…

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Review: I Tried the Mega Popular Teeth Whitener Owned By This Multi-Millionaire Mom

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Amber Rose and Ramon Griggie of Express Smile Atlanta By Erickka Sy Savané When it comes to teeth whitening, the mother of all teeth whitening, at least as far as instagram is concerned, is Express Smile Atlanta (ESA). Go to their page and celebrities like Amber Rose, Kylie Jenner and even Teyana Taylor and hubby Iman Shumpert are packed like…

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Meet the Powerhouse Exec Behind ESSENCE Music Festival’s Empowerment Experience

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Gina Charbonnet via BlackEnterprise By Mwabi Kaira Within the minutes of talking to Gina Charbonnet, her love for New Orleans is apparent. Sure it’s home but her love goes beyond that; Gina is committed to showing the world New Orleans’ rich culture, contributing to its economy, encouraging young people to create businesses and continuing the cultural traditions important to the…

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Neighbor Calls Police on a 12-year-old Boy for Mowing the Wrong Lawn & Now His Business is on Fiyah!

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Reggie Fields of ‘Mr Reggie’s Lawn Cutting Service’ By Erickka Sy Savané Another day, another person calling the police on someone black for no good reason. There was ‘BBQ Becky‘ who called the police on some black folks who were chefing it up with a grill in the park. ‘Permit Patty’ who got her fingers in a tizzy and called…

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