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  • Pepsi Commits $2.5 Million To Create More Black Franchise Owners

    Pepsi Co

    According to a survey conducted by the International Franchise Association, Black franchise owners only account for 8% of the total market. To create more generational wealth and economic opportunities for those within the Black community, Pepsi has committed $2.5 million to establish a new wave of Black franchise owners across the country. The Pathways to […] More

  • This Black Woman Created A Self-Care Brand Inspired By Soulful Music

    Lola Pyne, owner of Oasis Candles

    Entrepreneurship Lifestyle 0 Image via Isis Nishae Music has served as the inspiration for many things in our lives. One Black woman entrepreneur decided to use her love of music to create a collection of scented goods and candles to help establish the perfect vibe at home. Lola Pyne is the founder of Oasis Soul […] More

  • This Black Woman Has a Company That Mentors Over 1,000 Prisoners

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    During these challenging times, Lynda Monroe is inspiring over 2 million people monthly with her story of resilience and life coaching for success. When she was born, her doctor said she would not live past 10 years of age due to her congenital heart defect. She successfully defied the odds when she became a mother […] More

  • Starbucks To Link Executive Pay To Diversity Goals

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    Starbucks will increase diversity within its company by tying executive pay to diversity goals for the coffee giant. The company did not specify how it will tie pay to diversity goals but Starbucks did establish a goal to raise the number of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) within its ranks. Starbucks is shooting […] More

  • Grow Your Business By Launching A Podcast. These Master Classes Show You How

    Grow Your Business By Launching A Podcast. These Master Classes Show You How

    The podcast industry continues to balloon and shows no signs of stopping. More than one-third of Americans over age 12 consume podcasts regularly, and big companies like Spotify and Pandora are changing their platforms to accommodate more listeners. This is a perfect opportunity for entrepreneurs and professionals to leverage podcasts for business growth. The medium […] More

  • Learn How to Manage Your Business’s Finances Easily With This $45 Accounting Bundle

    Learn How to Manage Your Business's Finances Easily With This $45 Accounting Bundle

    Accounting is a necessary practice in every successful business, and it involves way more than just tracking your expenses. Accounting includes recording your financial transactions for statements, determining your budget for business decisions based on forecasting, determining how much the products and services you provide should cost, and much more. Large corporations employ entire departments […] More

  • Fifth Third’s Top Bankers Seek To Help Black Firms Manage Twin Pandemics Of COVID-19 And Race

    Fifth Third Bank

    African American entrepreneurs, for the most part, continue to face the stark realities of operating businesses while lacking access to capital and a team of strategic advisers. Today, these challenges have intensified in a business climate marked by “the COVID-19 economy.” When the novel coronavirus pandemic struck roughly six months ago, multitudes of companies—from corporate […] More

  • Facebook Unveils New 3-Month Holiday Initiative For Black Businesses

    Facebook

    As the holiday season approaches, many corporations and public institutions are doing their part to help Black and minority-owned businesses recover in the wake of the COVID-19, or novel coronavirus, pandemic. This week, Facebook has unveiled its new plan to help Black businesses with a new three-month campaign to highlight Black entrepreneurs. The social media […] More

  • Kerry Washington and Wes Moore Launch The Black Voices for Black Justice Fund

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    A new initiative was launched last week to help support Black leaders fighting to build a fair, equitable, and anti-racist America. In announcing The Black Voices for Black Justice Fund, with the goal of raising over $10 million, which will be used to support Black leaders as they seize this unparalleled opportunity to advance racial […] More

  • Black Cigar Smokers Find Community And Business Opportunities Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic

    Black Cigar Smokers Find Community And Business Opportunities Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic

    Cigars are a lucrative business within the U.S., receiving over $9 billion in revenue each year. It is also an industry that is almost exclusively white and Latino male owners with little diversity. For many Black cigar lovers, their passion inspired them to create a brand that reflects cigar smokers and enthusiasts that looked like […] More

  • Tamron Hall Announces Renewal of Daytime Talk Show For Third Season

    Tamron Hall

    Walt Disney Television has renewed the nationally syndicated daytime talk show Tamron Hall for a third season, according to The New York Daily News. “Tamfam, thank you for giving us the space and grace to have a real conversation every day. Life is about the tough talks; but for me, more than anything else, it’s […] More

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