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L’Oreal USA Partners with NAACP to Launch Grant Program for Black-owned Small Businesses
February 11, 2021
As small businesses in America have been hit the hardest by the economic fallout of the pandemic and Black-owned businesses are shutting down twice as fast as others according to NBER, L'Oréal USA teamed up with the NAACP to identify the most promising Black-owned small businesses and entrepreneurs in the beauty industry that are most in need of investment. ... read more »
New ways to support Black-owned businesses
August 12, 2020
Starting today, merchants in the U.S. with a verified Business Profile on Google can add a Black-owned business attribute to their profile, making it easier for customers to find and support them. As part of our $300 million commitment to support underrepresented entrepreneurs, we’re also integrating the attribute into the digital skills training programs we offer Black business owners through Grow with Google Digital Coaches. And through Google for Startups Accelerator for Black Founders, we’re starting our work with the first cohort of 12 startups. ... read more »
Destination Crenshaw is for South LA and by South LA
January 16, 2020
The dawn of a new decade marks a series of innovative projects and initiatives to look forward to. If the theme of 2019 was about fighting to keep South LA intact as outside developers encroached further into our community, the beginning of 2020 is about spreading a message of defiance through unity and Black ownership. ... read more »
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Black Fact of the Day: May 25, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
May 25, 2019
    On this day May 25, 1919, Entrepreneur Madame C.J. Walker passed away at her villa in New York. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Mahisha Dellinger’s New Show Empowers Black Female Entrepreneurs
August 16, 2018
Mahisha Dellinger, creator of the multi-million-dollar hair company Curls, spoke to the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper about her new show Mind Your Business with Mahisha. The series, which premieres on the OWN Network, centers on Black female entrepreneurship. ... read more »
Local Event Suggests Bright Future for Cannabis Industry
July 5, 2018
Last Wednesday, June 27, Dr. Christopher Metzler kicked off his "Politics of Cannabis" Q&A series at WeWork Pacific Design Center. ... read more »
Angela and Vanessa Simmons Reveal their Keys to Being Successful Entrepreneurs and Mothers
June 21, 2018
Angela and Vanessa Simmons, the daughters of Joseph Simmons better known as the legendary New York DJ Rev Run, have broken away from the shadow of their father and built brands around motherhood, their love of fashion and beauty and reality television.   ... read more »
One-E-Way’s Earl Woolfork Launches Fundraiser for E-Clip Headphones
May 10, 2018
Woolfork created the E-Clip, wireless external headphones that can connect through AirPlay, Bluetooth and Wifi. ... read more »
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Black Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Ideas at Inglewood’s Sip & Sonder
February 1, 2018
The Los Angeles Black Investors Club bring a new Black Business networking event to Inglewood. ... read more »
Black Business Women Rock 2017
December 15, 2017
Check out our exclusive interview with Black Business Women Rock Founder/CEO Natalyn Randle and clips from the two-day weekend where women from all over shared their talents and insight! Reporter/Film Artist: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
Ray J Continues to Grow his technology brand with RayCon
December 14, 2017
Ray J is putting his money and his name behind a new consumer electronics venture, RayCon. ... read more »
Tana Tane Talks Business and Entrepreneurship on Canna Cool Lounge Red Carpet
July 23, 2017
Life coach, author and wife of rapper Dana Dane, Tana Tane talks about her new book "Get Your Career Life in Order." ... read more / watch video »
Civil rights advocate statue unveiled in Richmond
July 20, 2017
A monument honoring African-American civil rights advocate Maggie Walker has been unveiled in Richmond, Virginia. ... read more »
Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley Thomas speaks on family history
July 5, 2017
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas explains his lineage and how they arrived in Los Angeles. ... read more / watch video »
Nicole Murphy on business: “Don’t let fear hold you back”
February 22, 2017
Model and actress Nicole Murphy talks about her new workout app and her other business ventures. Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
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