Meet The Lady Behind MDMflow Brand Cosmetics

Meet The Lady Behind MDMflow Brand Cosmetics

This is a story we hear far too often where people of color are not satisfied with the number of opportunities presented to them, and in many cases, the shades of makeup available on the market, so they take some initiative and create their own lines. Florence Adepoju (“Flow” to her friends) was one of

Inmate Turns Prison Time Into Profitable Business

Inmate Turns Prison Time Into Profitable Business

Frederick Hutson, a former inmate, was making good money and could only see his life getting better. Instead, he ended up spending time in federal prison after bad decisions landed him back in the pen. “I served time in federal prison for distribution of marijuana,” says Hutson, a Brooklyn native, who grew up in Florida. “It was

Bishop TD Jakes: Multiple Streams of Income

Bishop TD Jakes: Multiple Streams of Income

In this video, TD Jakes gives a lively sermon in which he helps his congregation understand the fundamentals of good money management.  Jakes says that you shouldn’t have just one stream of income feeding your family’s bottom line and should instead have several streams. “Look, if you want to know the streams that are available

African American Businesses Struggling In The Valley

African American Businesses Struggling In The Valley

Clarence McAllister said it took him 16 years to grow his company, Phoenix-based Fortis Networks. He and his wife had to use personal credit cards to start the business because they couldn’t get a loan. And there weren’t many opportunities for him – or his fellow black business owners.

Rapper 50 Cent Compares Himself To Modern Day Slave

Rapper 50 Cent Compares Himself To Modern Day Slave

Rap mogul 50 Cent is crying foul over the bankruptcy payment plan approved by his trustee to pay off his $30 million debt to his creditors. He argued that the creditors’ payment plan is in violation of the 13th Amendment which abolished slavery 150 years ago. The 13th amendment states that slavery or involuntary servitude should

Why Do So Many Black Businesses Fail?

Why Do So Many Black Businesses Fail?

Have you ever wondered why so many black businesses fail? Many have an opinion, and one of twelve listed by HBCU Buzz caught my attention: No Experience. There’s nothing wrong with trying something new, but don’t go in blind, because you’re sure to come out on the losing end. Lack of resources, bad customer service,

Dysfunction Within The Black Business Community

Dysfunction Within The Black Business Community

From the #BlackLivesMatter Movement to Farrakahn, the plan they have this season is to boycott Christmas. The idea is to unite together, and show America that as much as they may hate black people, they need the black dollar. So by keeping our money in our own pockets, those who give us pain, receive pain in return. Sounds simple