Black People Should Have Paid Attention to the Dominican Republic Before Tourists Started Dying

In recent months seven Black tourists have died in the Dominican Republic. The question for many people now is, “Is it safe to travel to the DR?” That question, however, is slightly misguided and a few years late. The Dominican Republic has shown hostility to Black people for some time and sadly, the deaths of […]

Who Will You Make Rich This Weekend?

It’s Friday! The workweek (for some) is over and the focus is on relaxation and fun. Relaxation and fun, however, literally represents billions of dollars changing hands this weekend. With billions of dollars moving, someone is bound to strike it rich this weekend. Our focus should be making sure Black entrepreneurs are among the fortunate. […]

Why Do Black Businesses Charge So Much Though?

You’ve heard that question before and you may have asked it a time or two. Walmart can sell you a bar of Dove soap for around a dollar but a Black entrepreneur making soap might easily be twice that. What gives? There are a variety of factors that influence pricing but let’s just take a […]

2 Black Owned Companies To Accessorize & Upgrade Your Skin

Watches are not only a useful accessory but one that will actually enhance your partner’s look. Vieryle Watches should top your list. A Black owned company, Vieryle crafts watches that communicate high end luxury, without the burdensome high end pricing. This watch company makes its products to be worn, cherished and simply admired. This is Black owned luxury at […]

A Clothing Line 100% About Black Culture

Which designer are we mad at, this week? It’s hard to keep up these days because routinely some designer brand comes out with a racist sweater or throws Black customers out of their store. But we don’t need to keep track with who is racist or doesn’t support our community. Put your money behind a […]

US House Committee To Have Hearing On Slavery Reparations

Cory Booker (D-N.J.) is running for President in 2020 and recently secured 12 co-sponsors for a reparations bill. The bill would would create a commission to study the impact of slavery and offer proposals to compensate descendants of slaves for centuries of injustice. A Hearing on the bill is set to take place next week […]

Black People Here Die Of Cancer At Alarming Rates, No One Seems To Care

There is a place in America where Black people dying of cancer is alarmingly normal. It’s called “Cancer Alley” but of late the locals are calling it “Death Alley” because of the severity of the matter — even the water is poisonous by now. St. James Parish, Louisiana, according to census figures, has a little […]

Cancel Aunt Jemima — Try These Black Owned Pancake Brands

No food screams “breakfast” like pancakes. Many of us have childhood memories of sitting at the table with a stack of delicious pancakes. Some of us — I won’t say names but their initials start with me — even love them for dinner. Pancakes are also big business. Kodiak Cakes — whom no one has […]

3 Brands That Will Make Your Lifestyle Healthier And Cleaner

You’ve always done things a certain way. From the soap you use to the way you approach fitness, we do what we’ve always seen done, typically. But what if there was a better way? What if what you’ve always done isn’t best for you? When we know better, we do better. You might be familiar […]

Meet The 24-Year-Old Helping Brands Go Viral On Social Media

Covania Washington thought her color played a role in her being fired from her job. She was hired by one of Chicago’s biggest fashion design companies as Social Media Manager right out of undergrad. In two years she helped the company grow their revenues, brought on internationally known clients, redesigned their digital presence and began […]