Meet the Founder of a Thriving Black-Owned, Vegan-Friendly Beauty Brand

By Black News

Meet Nynoka Grant, founder and CEO of Akoyn Beauty, an Atlanta-based Black-owned company that manufactures vegan-friendly personal care specialty products that are especially for women. Their premium soaps, skin creams, and body butter are handmade from the finest all-natural ingredients. Now, more than ever, taking care of yourself and remaining stress-free is a priority. Continue reading Meet the Founder of a Thriving Black-Owned, Vegan-Friendly Beauty Brand

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Actor Hill Harper launches The Black Wall Street platform aimed at empowering investors of color

By Frank Holland, CNBC

Nearly a century after Black Wall Street — a center of Black business in the Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma, that was destroyed in a racial attack — “The Good Doctor” actor Hill Harper is launching a fintech app of the same name to empower investors of color. Continue reading Actor Hill Harper launches The Black Wall Street platform aimed at empowering investors of color

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Hennessy Announces $1MM Acceleration Fund to Champion Next Generation of Black Entrepreneurs

SOURCE Hennessy

NEW YORKMarch 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Hennessy, the world’s best-selling cognac, today unveils the “Never Stop Never Settle Society,” a comprehensive growth accelerator co-created with the Marcus Graham Project (MGP) to ensure a more equitable landscape for Black entrepreneurship. Continue reading Hennessy Announces $1MM Acceleration Fund to Champion Next Generation of Black Entrepreneurs

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Macy’s Celebrates Black Creatives With Icons of Style

-Macy’s celebrates Black creatives with today’s launch of Icons of Style, a collaboration with five Black visionaries to help move the fashion world forward. Featuring exclusive designs across ready-to-wear, men’s, and shoes by Zerina Akers, Misa Hylton, Aminah Abdul Jillil, Allen Onyia and Ouigi Theodore for brands found only at Macy’s, each creative artfully designed a fashion-forward capsule of must-have spring items, inspired by their unique perspective and dynamic style. Continue reading Macy’s Celebrates Black Creatives With Icons of Style

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Shaquille O’Neal becomes founding partner, investor in new ad agency focused on diversity

The Wall Street Journal

Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal has become known since retiring from the game for his prolific work as a celebrity pitchman, working in front of the camera to help brands including Papa John’s and Frosted Flakes win customers. Continue reading Shaquille O’Neal becomes founding partner, investor in new ad agency focused on diversity

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