Black Businesses

To cap off Black Business Month, we found some great Black-owned companies for all back-to-school shopping needs. You're welcome in advance!

Although this is the strangest Black Friday that many of us will experience in a long time due to the pandemic – it isn’t stopping retailers from hosting Black Friday sales or from people going out (or online) to shop. Here are five Black businesses you can support on Black Friday: HAIR & BEAUTY  TAILORED […]

Submit your Black-owned business to be featured online.‘s (BAW) Black-Owned business initiative aims to give Black business owners the opportunity to share their business with our audience. Business owners have the opportunity to share their business on our submit page. If you’re submitting your business, please include a logo and a brief description. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. […]

Check out some of the best black-owned hotels around the world. Travel and support black businesses at the same time!


CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Four Democrats vying for their party’s presidential nomination honed in on the economic concerns of the black community during a forum Saturday in South Carolina, a state where nonwhite voters will play a major role in next year’s primary election. Appearing on stage one at a time, Sens. Cory Booker of […]

Cyber Monday provides a chance to support Black-owned companies offering online discounts and sales for their goods during the holiday season.

Steve Hightower, the current CEO and founder of Hightowers Petroleum of Ohio, worked as a janitor cleaning floors and toilets before becoming one of the nation’s top oil tycoons. Hightower’s secret to success is that he simply believed in himself and didn’t let the many barriers that stood in front of him to deter his […]

All photos courtesy of Renae Bluitt at, with permission granted from merchant. Recent studies have shown that the lifespan of a dollar in the Asian community is 28 days, in the Jewish community the lifespan of a dollar is 19 days, and the lifespan in the Black community is approximately six hours. Six entire hours. […]

Magic Johnson has taken life after sports to a new level. Not only does he own everything from his now trademark Magic Johnson Theaters to Starbucks and Fatburger’s franchises, now he’s building schools. Next week, Johnson opens two new locations of his Magic Johnson’s Bridgescape Academy in the Chicago area. These schools add to the […]

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Commerce made an announcement that will change the fortunes of a number of minority business owners: Through a grant…

Whether it’s caused by a fleeting crisis in confidence or a brief lack of focus, even the most-prosperous entrepreneurs can find themselves taking a stutter-step…