Entrepreneurship

SheaMoisture has teamed up with Angela Yee for the creation of a grant program for Black entrepreneurs using their businesses to drive community impact.

Entrepreneur Jesse Ross plans on opening a hub for Black, Brown, Indigenous, and women-owned businesses in North Minneapolis.

Through the initiative, Techstars and JP Morgan aim to allocate over $80 million in funding to over 37 accelerators supporting diverse founders by 2025.

The National Business League—which was founded by Booker T. Washington in 1900—has unveiled an initiative that aims to digitize one million Black-owned businesses by 2028.

Dean's Beauty Salon and Barber Shop has evolved into a community mainstay.

Rapper Lil Baby and entrepreneur Lemont Bradley are teaming up to create 100 jobs for young adults in Atlanta.

Media visionary Cathy Hughes will be inducted into the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame for her pivotal contributions.

Club Lambda in Brooklyn spotlights the need for queer spaces designed for people of color.

Entrepreneur Robert Thomas founded Houston’s first Black-owned grocery store, District Market Green Grocer, to eradicate food insecurity.

Tennis phenom Naomi Osaka is launching her own sports agency.

Retired NFL running back Marshawn Lynch is now part-owner of the NHL's Seattle Kraken team.

A Black Tennessee-based couple opened a grocery store to combat food insecurity in South Memphis.