For Black women balancing family life with impacting their communities, entrepreneurship can increase opportunity, flexibility and freedom, writes Kerry Mitchell Brown, PH.D., of Race Forward.

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Issa Rae has opened a fourth location for her community-driven café Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen in Los Angeles.

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Keshia Knight Pulliam and Arian Simone launched a $5 million venture capital fund for Black women entrepreneurs.

A new report shows that the number of businesses owned by African-American women has grown 332 percent since 1997, according to Fortune magazine. The recently published study, 2015 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report (pdf), commissioned by American Express Open, shows that the overall number of female-owned businesses grew by 74 percent between 1997 and 2015, […]

Miss Jessie’s Co-Founder Miko Branch joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss her new book, Miss Jessie’s: Creating a Successful Business from Scratch–Naturally. When asked how Miss Jessie’s got started, Branch explained that it started during “bath-time” with her son. “It was during bath-time that I was no longer able to keep straight hair straight […]