Lifestyle

Cardi B’s Producer, Other Top Producers, Host Music Beat Auction

By: Sequoia Blodgett

We’ve heard of silent auctions, but this is a new one. Top producers in music have gotten together to host a private Beat Auction giving the opportunity to upcoming and established music professionals to acquire high-quality compositions that are not easily accessible otherwise. Some of these producers include Zaytoven, one...

Three-City Tour Highlights Artists of Color and Innovators

By: BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

On Dec. 5, Salute Life presents The Unplug Art Experience. The event, which is part of a three-city tour highlighting and for artists of color, will be held in Miami at the WeWork Brickell City Centre. From Salute Life’s website: The Unplug Art Experience is more than an exhibition – we are a...

Black Barber Makes Nearly Half a Million Creating ‘Man Weaves’

By: Samara Lynn

Vice is reporting that a black barber based out of Maryland, is making a lucrative business creating hair weaves for men. Thirty-five-year-old barber Wade Menendez glues natural and synthetic hair to balding men’s scalps and then styles them into their remaining hair. From Vice News: Menendez began installing hair over...

As an Afro-Latina, Gina Rodriguez’s Comments Don’t Surprise Me

By: Lydia Blanco

First things first, Latina women can be and say racist things, too. In many Central and Latin American countries and communities, black women — let’s just say what it is, black people — are often erased or seen as second-class citizens. That reality is the first thing that came to...

Ultimate 2018 Holiday Gift Guide From Black-Owned Businesses: Books

By: BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

Ultimate 2018 Holiday Gift Guide From Black-Owned Businesses: Books For Kids: I’M A BRILLIANT LITTLE BLACK BOY! I’m a Brilliant Little Black Boy is targeted to African American children ages 6-11 years old.   I Am Unique  I Am Unique is a book and global empowerment brand reaching children in the United...

ULTIMATE 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FROM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES: Food and Drink

By: BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

ULTIMATE 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FROM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES: Food and Drink Chocberry Kreations   (Image: chocberrykreations.com) Know someone who is always here for chocolate-covered strawberries? Chocberry Kreations allows them to become their own chocolatiers with this DIY chocolate dipping kit. Capital City Mambo Sauce   (Image: shopcapitalcity.com)   Capital City...

Ultimate Buy Black Gift Guide: Home, Decoration, Baby, and Pets

By: BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

ULTIMATE 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FROM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES: Home, Decoration, Baby and Pets Beddley (Image: beddley.com)   Beddley makes gorgeous, snuggly duvet covers designed to cover a duvet with zero hassle. That Melanin Life (Image: That Melanin Life/Etsy)   That Melanin Life is a home decor and stationery shop that...

Ultimate 2018 Holiday Gift Guide From Black-Owned Businesses

By: BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

Black Enterprise presents the ultimate 2018 Holiday Gift Guide From Black-Owned Businesses. The listing includes the latest and vetted products and services from a wide-range of businesses from people of color including software, fashion and beauty products, food, tech, games, and so much more. Click on each category name (or...

ULTIMATE 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FROM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES: Unique Gift Ideas

By: BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

ULTIMATE 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FROM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES: Unique Gift Ideas Ivy Storehouse Box (Image: Ivy_Box/Instagram) Alpha Kappa Alpha sisters will love this subscription box tailored to the tastes of this sorority’s members. According to the company’s website, The Ivy box is “a curated package of licensed Alpha Kappa Alpha...

ULTIMATE 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FROM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES: Tech, Recreation, Toys, and Games

By: BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

ULTIMATE 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FROM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES: Tech, Recreation, Toys, and Games Cards For All People (Image: cardsforallpeople/Instagram)   Cards For All People is at trivia gaming company that celebrates diversity and inclusion. By infusing humor with trivia the company creates opportunities to highlight cultural micro-communities and the issues...

5 Tips for Managing Diabetes during National Diabetes Month

By: Selena Hill

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the global prevalence of diabetes among adults over 18 years of age rose from 4.7 percent in 1980 to 8.5 percent in 2014. A 2016 Harris Poll conducted for the Calorie Control Council revealed 20 percent of U.S. consumers reported having been diagnosed...

5 Feel-Good Films to Watch this Thanksgiving

By: Kali Wilder

I don’t know about you guys, but I could use a little bit of an escape. While the root of Thanksgiving leaves much to be desired, most of us take this time to express our extreme gratitude for the past year, revel in time spent with family, and devour traditional...