Viola Davis and Husband Launch New Book Publishing Company

Viola Davis and Husband Launch New Book Publishing Company (Photos credit: ELLE Magazine)

New York Times bestselling author and Academy Award-winning actor Viola Davis is getting into the book publishing industry! Davis and her husband, Julius Tennon, are joining forces with author and publisher Lavaille Lavette to launch JVL Media, a new publishing house seeking to champion under-represented voices in the book world.  “This endeavor embodies our collective […]

50 Cent Launches Second-Largest Black-Owned Studio in the World

The mogul set his sights on Shreveport, LA, as the perfect location! Rapper and entrepreneur Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson recently announced the launch of his new production company, G-Unit Studios, in Shreveport, Louisiana. For Jackson, who is behind a slew of shows including BMF and Raising Kanan, this move signifies an exciting expansion for future […]

Chef Sam Davis-Allonce’s ‘Hot N Saucy’ Hot Sauce is Now Available at Target

Get it while it’s hot! Hot N Saucy hot sauce is now available at Target. Hot N Saucy is your classic hot sauce, reimagined. Seven vegetable-based sauces curated in small batches are available in several bold and bright flavors with equally bold and bright colorful sauce blends. According to the Hot N Saucy website, in […]

Tatyana Ali Launches Limited Series of Baby Quilts for Black Maternal Health Week

The actress and singer has another great talent–sewing! Tatyana Ali is going beyond the screen to champion Black maternal health with the launch of Baby Yams, a limited-edition series of baby quilts. Inspired by her own experiences, Ali is turning her passion for sewing into a way to uplift Black mothers and advocate for better […]

Mielle Organics Founder Monique Rodriguez to Launch Investment Fund

She’s set her sights on a new goal!  Monique Rodriguez, the entrepreneur behind the successful haircare brand Mielle Organics, is embarking on a new venture: launching her own investment fund, according to Inc. This comes roughly a year after selling Mielle Organics to consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble.  Details on the fund, including its […]

Meet The Formerly Incarcerated Business Owners Behind This Jersey Healthy Meal Prep Company

Meet The Formerly Incarcerated Business Owners Behind This Jersey Healthy Meal Prep Company (Photo credit: David Lewis/NJ.com)

They’re hoping to inspire others to live healthier, freer lives. Three New Jersey natives went from behind bars to business owners when they opened MacroBites, a Black-owned, health-conscious meal prep company that focuses on wellness, nutrition, and providing cuisine for the culture. Macrobites is the first Black-owned ready-to-eat meal service company in the nation and […]

Brown Girl Jane Becomes First Black Woman-Owned Fine Perfume Available at Sephora

They’re making sure we all smell great this summer! According to a recent article in Women’s Wear Daily (WWD), Black-owned fragrance brand Brown Girl Jane has achieved a major milestone with its official launch at Sephora. With this significant moment in beauty retail, Brown Girl Jane becomes the first Black woman-owned fine fragrance line to […]

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