California Natural Hair Law Not A Victory But A Warning

Next month California could make history as the first state to protect the rights of people with braided, twisted or locked hair. State Senator Holly Mitchell of Los Angeles has introduced Senate Bill 188, the CROWN Act. CROWN stands for “Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair.” But the fact that in 2019 a […]

3 Barbers Link To Open The Hottest Vegan Restaurant In New Orleans

Black barbers are connected to the community like few others. From corporate professionals to returning citizens, everyone in the Black community has to come to the barbershop. That connection helps barbers know what we need as a community and connect us to it. Three barbers in New Orleans recently decided to start connecting their community […]

3 Black Owned Companies That Should Be Touching Your Body

Tribe Worldwide Apparel provides “Pro Black Streetwear Fashion for men, women, and youth.” Their line is unapologetically Black and uncompromisingly fashionable. As the weather continues to warm, your fashion should also heat up and this brand will help you do just that. When was the last time that you wore a shirt that turned heads? […]

Meek Mill Turned Away From Las Vegas Hotel, Calls It “Racist As Hell”

“If you come from our culture you should never step foot in the cosmopolitan hotel they just really racist as hell… something really has to be done in Las Vegas what they doing to black people!” That’s what rapper Meek Mill said on Twitter after he was turned away from the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. […]

2 Brands Just For Black Moms

Having a baby is an amazing experience. Living with one day-to-day can be challenging, however. Cuddling at home is one thing but what happens when you need to make a move? Baby Bundle offers baby essentials and travel accessories for families caring for their bundle of joy. Baby Bundle gives your family the best because […]

Memorial Day Is The Black 4th Of July

If honest, some black people find it difficult to fully embrace all the national holidays the country holds so dear. Memorial Day, however, stands as a shining exception. It is an example of how the darkest of human sentiments and bitter realities can be redeemed by the souls of Black folk. I was taught in […]

You Shouldn’t Be This Happy That It’s Friday

Friday. Just saying it sends joy and glee into your soul, doesn’t it? But that’s precisely the problem. The excitement we feel, the sense of relief and freedom we get from our work week ending means we are living in misery all week and hoping for a small reprieve from our jobs. Do you really […]

Black Enterprise Partners With Federal Agency To Promote Opportunities For Black Owned Businesses

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is the only Federal agency charged with helping minority-owned business compete and succeed. The Agency works to “link minority-owned businesses with the capital, contracts, and markets they need to grow.” The Agency’s mission is commendable and needed but like any entity, has its limitations. Partnerships are key in business […]

Once A Prisoner, Champ Bernard Hopkins Now Honored By Temple University

It’s not where you start but where you finish. Bernard Hopkins grew up in the Raymond Rosen housing projects in Philadelphia — it was tough sledding. By the time he turned 13 he was well into a life of crime and had been stabbed a few times. At the age of 17 Bernard Hopkins was […]

How The Gig Economy Can Help Black People Become Entrepreneurs

Have you noticed how many Black people are Ubering these days? How about the folks that deliver food or otherwise gig? Does it seem like they are disproportionately Black? Well they are, in fact. There are negatives associated with this new “gig economy” but there is a great silver lining — the gig economy is […]