Art for heart sake…


Some things in life are so artistically and visually enchanting that neither paint nor photo can add to its magnificent allure. This is as true of many Black women as it is of nature’s most glorious visions. Its sensational sea; its lushest landscape; and its most elegant of animals, stand alongside Black women’s beauty as something to declare to a silently adoring, yet envious, world!

It is they, Black women, who are the Cinderellas’ who roam among us…and it is they for whom the saying… ‘Envy seeks to destroy that which it most admires’…has never been more true.

(c) Menelik Charles.

100 black-owned businesses to support 365 days a year


Jermaine Dupri and Killer Mike joined Usher and the Influencer Coalition family at Atlanta’s only Black-owned financial institution, Citizens Trust Bank. We decided to create a list of 100 businesses you too can support all year round.

A statement from Usher, “Empowerment starts with ownership. We’re here supporting Citizens Trust Bank as a Black bank, but it also stands for the support of all the Black businesses that they support. Its all about supporting our own,” Usher explained.

Lets take it a few steps further, by supporting as many black businesses we can find all year round. Also, remember to join our #2millionjobs campaign by supporting local or online black businesses #eachandeveryfriday. Visit for more details.

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The success of the first major Black-owned laundry detergent company is inspirational



It’s never too late to start a business and the purpose behind the first major Black-owned eco-friendly laundry detergent company, True Products, is the founder’s desire to leave a legacy. Before launching in November 2012, founders Ali B. Muhammad, Malik Saleem, and Abdur-Rahim Muhammad had already made a name for themselves individually as restaurateurs, veterans, business owners, and consultants. Together, they each lent their business know-how to create the True brand in hopes of leaving an impact on their families and respective communities.

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Black families matter


Black love over everything. Everything they say bad about us. I will crush. There’s still plenty of amazing black fathers and mothers, strong black families and loving couples. I do this because they try to say we don’t exist, so…. I consciously over validate black people, because after the war that has been waged against us. We need it.

Black love – She matches my blackness


It’s black love over everything. If you stay on social media for too long it will try to convince you that black men don’t date or even like black women and black women all want white men. Don’t believe the hype. Its BS. There are still plenty of black men that love and appreciate black women and plenty of black women who love and appreciate them back. I salute you guys.