Tag: black-owned businesses

Tracee Ellis Ross on Entrepreneurship & Supporting Black Businesses

Tracee Ellis Ross on Entrepreneurship & Supporting Black Businesses By Vanessa Etienne Tracee Ellis Ross has always dreamed of being an entrepreneur. And in 2019 with the launch of her haircare line Pattern Beauty — a curly girl-friendly collection of shampoos, conditioners, gels, creams, tools and more — the Black-ish star, 49, made that dream a reality. “I wanted to have a business and I…

Shontay Lundy On How To Grow Seven-Figure Business

By: Shontay Lundy, as told to Alexis Jones I’m Shontay Lundy, the founder of Black Girl Sunscreen, and I’m a millionaire—a title I never considered possible for myself. I was born in the small town of Newburgh, New York. Today, it’s one of those places that people from the city migrate to because you get more for your dollar. And it’s undergoing…

Former Model Starts A Black Woman-Owned Talent Agency

By Cheryl Robinson Joy Kingsley-Ibeh, celebrity stylist and the founder of the Kinglsey Model+Talent Management agency (KMTM), serves as a role model for young women within the modeling industry. As a Black woman-owned agency, she is setting a higher standard for talent management. KMTM is a boutique, full-service talent agency specializing in providing diverse talent to fulfill its clients’ commercial,…

25 Black-Owned Beauty and Fashion Brands to Support

25 Black-Owned Beauty and Fashion Brands to Support Following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police brutality, many Americans are mourning, protesting and standing in solitude against centuries-long racial injustice. Supporting black-owned businesses is one of the many ways to support the black community during this trying time. There are a wide variety of black-owned businesses that are often…

Beyoncé’s Directory of Black-Owned Businesses to Support

Beyoncé’s Directory of Black-Owned Businesses to Support Beyoncé has many founders, owners and entrepreneurs of color jumping for joy after including them in her directory of Black-owned businesses. In addition to releasing a new song, “Black Parade,” on Juneteenth, her website was also updated to feature an organized list curated by her go-to fashion stylist, Zerina Akers. On Instagram, Akers presented @black.owned.everything and…