Tech News: Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs and Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter Partnering on Buisness

Hip Hop turned business moguls commonly known to fans as Diddy and Jay-Z are partnering on a business app. The app aims to uplift the African American business community by allowing users to locate black-owned and black-friendly business” in “any given city” according to Sean Combs. (TV One) He stressed this this isn’t about exclusion, but uplift. “This is not about taking away from any … Continue reading Tech News: Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs and Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter Partnering on Buisness

Richelieu Dennis’ New Voices Foundation Purchases Madame C.J. Walker Estate and Will Use as Think Tank for Black Women Entrepreneurs

Rich Dennis, who famously sold Sundial Brands, owner of Shea Moisture to Unilever, then turned around and purchased Essence Magazine is keeping busy. He purchased the private estate of famed black hair care entrepreneur, Madame C.J. Walker, for his New Voices Foundation. He plans to use it as a think tank for black women entrepreneurs. Image Credit: Historic New England/David Bohl The “Villa Lewaro” estate … Continue reading Richelieu Dennis’ New Voices Foundation Purchases Madame C.J. Walker Estate and Will Use as Think Tank for Black Women Entrepreneurs

Small Business Spotlight: Catching Up with Jessica Wells of Ms. Stugie’s Cookie Shoppe 2 Years Later

As you can see by now, we’ve made some major changes, but some things will remain the same and get amped up in the future. One of those things is the Small Business Spotlight interview series. Small businesses have been given a new turn on life in the past few years as many people are making a conscious effort to shop local and shop small. … Continue reading Small Business Spotlight: Catching Up with Jessica Wells of Ms. Stugie’s Cookie Shoppe 2 Years Later

Podcasts to Listen To: Check out Own the Narrative (with Rich Dennis) Episode 20 from Rants and Randomness with Luvvie Ajayi

Luvvie is loved around these parts. Her sense of humor aligns with ours, therefore she is an honorary digital member of the Diva Chronicles tribe. The self-described Side Eye Sorceress has plenty to say about pop culture and the tea is seldom random gossip, but always hot. She added podcaster to her repertoire and it’s a good one. She sat down with Rich Dennis of Shea … Continue reading Podcasts to Listen To: Check out Own the Narrative (with Rich Dennis) Episode 20 from Rants and Randomness with Luvvie Ajayi