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5 Top Black Business Owners You May Not Know, But Should

AFRICANGLOBE - Five African American business leaders whose successes is paving the way for future generations. Liggins took over as CEO of Radio One in 1997; under his leadership, he took the company public in 1999. The company has since expanded into 22 markets, with 18 million listeners, making it the nation’s largest African American owned and operated urban-market radio broadcasting company in the United States.

Black Business Owners In Austin Area Outperform State

AFRICANGLOBE - Despite Austin being the country’s only large, fast-growing city with a waning African-American population, businesses owned by Black residents in the greater area appear to be outperforming those in the rest of the state.

Another Black Business Owner Is Being Forced Out Of Detroit

AFRICANGLOBE - Earlier this year we reported on two Black business owners who felt they were being wrongly evicted from their leases. The story is one that's becoming more and more popular as Detroit becomes increasingly gentrified. As new owners purchase buildings, many long-time tenants are being forced out.

Which Are The Best Cities For Black Businesses?

AFRICANGLOBE - If you are a Black entrepreneur looking to locate a new business in the most profitable location possible, NerdWallet crunched the economic data for you. General tip? Georgia is pretty hot.

Black Business Owners Ignored In Their Own Community

AFRICANGLOBE - It may have been no more than a knee jerk reaction to actions in Ferguson, Missouri. However, calls for Black boycotts of White businesses were music to the ears of Memphis Black business owners. They often complain of being ignored in their own communities.

The Best States For Black Business Owners

AFRICANGLOBE - According to most recent data from the Census Bureau’s 2007 Survey of Black Business owners, the number of Black-owned businesses in the U.S. increased by 60.5 percent between 2002 and 2007, reaching 1.9 million, . In comparison, the national rate of businesses peaked at a mere 18 percent during that same period.

Resources for Black-Owned Business Success

If small business owners are the economic engine of the U.S., minority business owners are increasingly providing the power. The number of Black-owned businesses rose...

Business Ownership Vital to Success of the Black Community

Often we hear that most small businesses fail because of a lack of capital.  We hear the tails of woe, and some are quite...

NYPD Cop Breaks Black Man’s Arm, Who Complained to Internal Affairs...

Jimmy Findley who owns Diamond Cuts Barber Shop on Rutland Road in Brooklyn is today walking with his arm in a sling courtesy of The New York Police Department (NYPD).