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What do you get when you put hundreds of well-dressed black folk, a great DJ, an open bar, and boundless black excellence into a trendy event space in New York City ? Well, if you’re me, you likely get a weeklong hangover, but you also get The Root 100 gala, our annual celebration of the year’s 100 most influential…

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Three Nigerian sisters, Lilian, Marysonia and Mirian Ugokwe founded one of the top-selling Afrocentric clothing and accessory brands online, Dashiki Pride. The company was founded in 2014 and the sisters were inspired by the pursuit to move our culture far beyond the stereotypes of what people see. We wanted people to appreciate the Afrocentric culture […]

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Sisters are doing it for themselves; that was the point consistently driven home by the new documentary She Did That, which premiered at the 2018 Urbanworld Film Festival in late September. Helmed by PR veteran, successful blogger and first-time filmmaker Renae Bluitt, the documentary turns the lens on several members…

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She was once rejected on Shark Tank, now she’s breaking ground on her very own store. Today’s Grio Good News Report comes from Detroit, Michigan, where Melissa Butler, the CEO of The Lip Bar is making her dreams come true. Back in 2012, Butler had an idea to create a lipstick line that truly complemented her […]

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For years Washington D.C. has been known as “The Chocolate City” and it is the home to well-known black-owned businesses like Ben’s Chilli Bowl, Florida Avenue Grill, Oohs and Aaahs, The Howard Theatre, and more. But with Gentrification taking over, the city has undergone incredible. That’s why Black D.C. residents have teamed up to recreate a […]

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If you’ve been watching the OWN Network’s highly addictive Mind Your Business with Mahisha, you’re no doubt familiar with The Foot Nanny, the latest business to benefit from beauty guru Mahisha Dellinger’s guidance. The Aug. 25 episode introduced us to Gloria Williams, who’d built her business upon a rare and huge…

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The city of Minneapolis flipped the script on a wannabe #PermitPatty by helping a 13-year-old black boy start a hot dog stand business.

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With an increasing number of states bending toward the legalization marijuana, the burgeoning market is […]

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  Suffering from a mental illness can become extremely overwhelming and even leave victims feeling […]

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When it comes to beauty, Kristen “KJ” Miller and Amanda E. Johnson refuse to settle. In September, 2015, the two friends and former Harvard Business School classmates set out to solve a cosmetics problem they kept running into: High-end makeup brands didn’t seem to have the right nude lip shades for black women. “Is it […]

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Godwin Gabriel is looking to move in on the ride-sharing tech business with an app called Moovn, which he hopes will be able to compete with Uber and Lyft.

The post Black-owned ride-sharing app ‘Moovn’ is Uber’s latest competition appeared first on theGrio.

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Yes, you read that right. EquiTable is a recently developed app that splits the bill based on […]

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In the wake of Standard Bank economist Chris Hart’s suspension over an alleged racist tweet, […]

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According to RisingAfrica.org, Anesi and Osine Ikhianosime, 13 and 15 years old respectively, have developed […]

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The Peebles Corporation The Peebles Corporation is located in Miami, Las Vegas and Washington, D.C. […]

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Atlanta Blackstar recently spoke to animator, educator, and entrepreneur David Heredia about his new project Heroes […]

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According to USA Today, the amount of Black engineers at Facebook and Google is only […]

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  Music mogul, entrepreneur, and now actress, is there anything Nicki Minaj hasn’t tried? As […]

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African American business owners face many challenges when it comes to successfully launching and expanding […]

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OPINION - Customer service needs to be the first thing that black-owned businesses need to do correctly. Fair or not, it is one of the top barriers that prevent repeat customers from developing...

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OPINION - While promoting the products of black-owned businesses, I have heard many different reasons explaining why blacks do not support their own community's efforts. Below are my responses to each one.

The post 4 half-truths about black-owned businesses — and why you should still buy black appeared first on theGrio.

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ANALYSIS - Here are five important lessons that I’ve learned over the past few years that will make your journey into tech entrepreneurship a lot smoother...

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theGRIO REPORT - Brigette Kidd, co-founder of That's Suspicious Behavior (TSB), won best presentation and received a $50,000 investment to further develop her phone app...

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