Small Business

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot Tuesday joined the Chicago Department of Planning and Development (DPD), elected officials and community members to announce $10 million in new business development...

Eric Kearney, president and CEO of the African American Chamber.

The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky African-American Chamber of Commerce, the largest African-...

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed unanimously the Expanding Opportunity for Minority Depository Institutions Act, H.R. 5315. Introduced by Ohio Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (...

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, New Flyer of America (the largest bus manufacturer in America) and Transportation Diversity Council announce a commitment to a National Community Benefit...

This week, the House Small Business Committee under Chairwoman Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) held a hearing examining the issue of patent diversity and how a lack of diversity in the innovation...

Toja Cawley, founder of Hairocracy Edge Control device 
 
Hairocracy is a Black-owned venture founded by entrepreneur Toja Cawley that...
Does your nonprofit meet your community’s needs?

As 2019 – and the decade – comes to a close take a moment to ask the critical questions.

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OneUnited Bank, the largest Black-owned bank in America announces BankBlack X, a nationwide plan to close the racial wealth gap.

The goal of BankBlack X is to galvanize...

This is the busy season for most nonprofits. Organizations are simultaneously “closing out” this year and planning for next year. Development directors and executive directors are keeping a close...

NAACP's "Her Idea" HBCU tour seeks to address the problems Black female businesses face.

As the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs, Black women face obstacles on every...

 
When Polly decided to take over Toko Imports it was not a direction she envisioned her life taking - but it was one of...
What makes a good fundraising program?

Does meeting your organization’s financial goal define the success of your fundraising program? If you receive a windfall gift that takes you over the top, do you feel prepared to meet...

Part two of a three part series

Many people confuse marketing and branding. Some think a logo is a brand. Not so, a logo is one manifestation of a brand. Here’s what we...

Ron Busby Sr., the founder and CEO of the U.S. Black Chambers Inc., Black-owned businesses can be boosed if the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement is signed.

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KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City today announced the publication of its latest history book, Let Us Put Our Money Together: The Founding of America’s First...

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