Taste of Soul Highlights Sadé Miller, Multi-faceted Entrepreneur

For the last 17 years, the Taste of Soul accelerated the reach of Black entrepreneurs, working as a vital resource in the collective community. This year, that energy and support was matched by multifaceted businesswoman, Sadé Miller. Reflecting on her presence at 2023 Taste of Soul, Miller observed the bridge between her businesses and its pipeline in supporting the Black community.

IN MEMORIAM: Keeping the Legacy of Legendary Supremes Star Mary Wilson Alive

“I was extremely shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of a major member of the Motown family, Mary Wilson of the Supremes,” Motown founder Berry Gordy wrote in a statement emailed to NNPA Newswire shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday. “The Supremes were always known as the ‘sweethearts of Motown.’ Mary, along with Diana Ross and Florence Ballard, came to Motown in the early 1960s.

Report: Companies Owned by Women of Color Account for 89 Percent of All New Women-Owned Businesses

The annual report, based on U.S. Census Bureau data adjusted by Gross Domestic Product data, found that women-owned businesses continue to trend above all others. Over the past five years, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 21 percent, while all enterprises increased by only 9 percent.