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June 5, 2019
The Only Black-Owned Luxury Hotel in Downtown Baltimore is Owned By This Couple
The Only Black-Owned Luxury Hotel in Downtown Baltimore is Owned By This Couple

The next time you are in Baltimore, Maryland, consider staying at this Black-owned establishment called The Ivy Hotel founded by a local entrepreneurial power couple, Eddie and Sylvia Brown. A bastion of world-class hospitality in a historic Mount Vernon mansion, this boutique hotel has 18 beautiful guest ro...

June 22, 2017
This Black Family-Owned Enterprise Owns 16 Fast Food Restaurants in Southern California
This Black Family-Owned Enterprise Owns 16 Fast Food Restaurants in Southern California

67-year old Reginald Webb started his career at McDonald's in 1973 and was manager and then regional vice-president for 12 years when the company offered him an opportunity to own his own franchise. He and his wife, Rene, did not hesitate. Now, the Webbs have 16 locations and all of them are located in San Bernardino...

June 22, 2017
27-Year Old Black Entrepreneur Raises $7.2 Million in Just 3 Days
27-Year Old Black Entrepreneur Raises $7.2 Million in Just 3 Days

Atlanta-based Patientory, the company behind an advanced healthcare app, has raised $7.2 million in a very successful online Blockchain token sale (not via Kickstarter, as previously reported). The block-chain startup, founded by CEO and Black entrepreneur, 27-year-old Chrissa McFarlane, enables the connecting of digi...

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June 5, 2019
Byron Allen Becomes First African American to be Part of a $10 Billion Media Acquisition
Byron Allen Becomes First African American to be Part of a $10 Billion Media Acquisition

Disney has finalized its deal to sell 21 Fox regional sports networks to Sinclair Broadcast Group in a transaction valued at $10.6 billion. Byron Allen, the entrepreneur behind Entertainment Studios and the owner of the Weather Channel, has teamed with Sinclair as an equity and content partner in the newly formed Diam...

February 8, 2017
The Newest Black-Owned Grocery Store on the Block -- Owned By a Former NFL Player
The Newest Black-Owned Grocery Store on the Block -- Owned By a Former NFL Player

Former NFL superstar, Tyrone Legette, played for the New Orleans Saints and several other teams before retiring in 1998. Now he is another kind of superstar -- he is an entrepreneur who recently opened his own grocery store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. From football to groceriesThe transition from sports to the food bu...

June 17, 2020
20-Year Old Black Founder of Skin Care Line Says She Made $1M in 8 Minutes
20-Year Old Black Founder of Skin Care Line Says She Made $1M in 8 Minutes

Meet Mariee Revere, the 20-year old CEO and founder of a skincare line called MoonXCosmetics that recently generated $1 million in sales within just 8 minutes. She, like many other entrepreneurs, has proven that despite the coronavirus pandemic, a small business can still be successful online. She actually ...

March 8, 2020
Black-Owned Construction Firm Wins Contract to Renovate Chicago Airport
Black-Owned Construction Firm Wins Contract to Renovate Chicago Airport

Bowa Construction, a Black-owned construction firm based in Chicago, has been selected as the primary contractor to construct a new police department facility with more training and office space inside Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The company is the first minority-owned contractor in the state of Illinois t...