Meet Victoria Christopher Murray and ReShonda Billingsley, entrepreneurs and founders of Brown Girls Books, an exclusive boutique publishing company committed to providing a voice for the next generation of authors. Murray is one of the country’s top African-American contemporary novelists with over two dozen titles.
Instagram announced last Wednesday that they’re adding in a “Black-owned” label for U.S. based shops. Business accounts are now able to display the “Black-owned Business” label on their bio and may be included on the shops page to help bring in more customers. In recent
Like everywhere else, Los Angeles restaurant owners have been struggling during the pandemic. The good news is outdoor dining has recently returned to Los Angeles! And while we’re at the end of Black History Month, what’s a better way to pay tribute than to check
Last year, when the world was on lockdown and people were gathering in the streets to protest the murders of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, we witnessed the positive change a community can bring. Sparked by the increasing power of the Black Lives Matter movement,
Slutty Vegan, an Atlanta based vegan burger shop, is defying restaurant odds during these tumultuous times and thriving more than ever. Pinky Cole, founder and CEO of Slutty Vegan ATL, had her concerns, as did many other restaurant owners, at the beginning of the pandemic.
Raising capital for your startup is not easy. It is even more difficult if you are a woman, particularly a woman of color. However, Black women have recently begun to turn that around. According to CNN Business, Black women are the fastest growing group of
In 1988 he made the cover of Time Magazine. In 1989 the movie “Lean on Me” was loosely based on his unconventional methods as a principal at Eastside High School, Paterson, New Jersey. Joe Louis Clark was truly an original; an educator who was not
Google. We all know this large tech company that, over the years, has completely implemented itself into our daily lives. From using their search engine to using their products, Google is one of the most popular large corporations in the world—no one can deny that.
If being an Emmy Award-winning actress, mother, activist, and online yoga instructor wasn’t enough, Kerry Washington is also a business investor. It was announced earlier this week that Olivia Pope (aka Mira Gaffney to my fellow Psychos) has invested an undisclosed amount into startup Aurate,
The world is full of fearless innovators. Meet the Rising Stars making a difference in their communities and industries. Who is Trinity Jagdeo? Trinity Jagdeo is the founder and CEO of From We Can’t To We Can. At 19 years old, she is also a
We are living in such a surreal time, between dodging COVID-19, and all of the headline news of police brutality towards unarmed Black people. In response, companies across the nation have donated to many Black organizations, honoring Juneteenth as a paid holiday, and are finally
When it comes to cranking out good music, Shawn “ETCETERA” McClain cuts no corners. He has evolved into a musical force all his own. ETCETERA has been featured multiple times on the red carpet for the Grammy’s. He has worked on multiple platforms of this
Drumroll for our June Instagram spotlight account! Introducing CEO and self-made entrepreneur, @mosesthemogul! Moses Mbai is a young entrepreneur who started his own coffee company called 5th Generation Coffee. He is also discoverGREY’s Instagrammer of the month for June 2020. Moses stays engaged with the
With so many companies vocalizing their support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement, it’s so easy to jump on the band wagon and post a blackout photo on social media and then go about your day. However, what really matters is taking action. If you’re a business
Fred Mwangaguhunga is an angel investor, journalist, and a self-made New York millionaire entrepreneur. As CEO of MTO News (Media Take Out News), he created an online platform that caters specifically to African American celebrity culture. Even though the COVID-19 pandemic proves to be a
The proverbial “American Dream”: To have a big house, a family, a car, a white picket fence, and a dog. This was the stereotypical thought of what it was to be American over the last half century. This idea, implanted in our minds for generations,
The world is full of fearless innovators. Meet the Rising Stars making a difference in their communities and industries. Who is Asa Leveaux? Asa Leveaux is an author, decorated combat veteran, adventurer, father, and founder of both Genius Academy and The Queer School. Currently, he
Who says it too late to reinvent yourself? At just over age 50, Karyn Pettigrew is entering what she calls Act 2 of her life. She is the founder and CEO of 1 Bag Travel Warrior and its lead clothing brand, ZoeGoes. ZoeGoes is a