Talk about taking the lemonade stand concept to a new level. Mr. Cory's
Cookies, which kidpreneur Cory began selling in front of his home, has
gone from zero to 1,000 fast. Now after he and his mother incorporated the business in 2012, he's
selling more than 1,000 baked goods every weekend. The new goal: save
money to attend Princeton University. Here, Mr. Cory talks to TNJ.com.
Nancy Twine is founder and president of fast-growing
natural hair care brand Briogeo. Since the company's launch a year ago, the 29-year old former finance exec has already inked a partnership with Sephora stores making her the youngest African-American woman to ever launch a
line at the major retailer.
When a playlist featuring an assortment of tough tunes like ‘Bang Bang,’
by Ariana Grande and 'How You Like Me Now,’ by The Heavy titled ‘Fall
For Running and Run Happy,’ Toni Carey, co-founder of Black Girls Run,
wanted to make the point that yes, Black girls can run, too.
The dough keeps rising and the profits keep rolling in for enterprising entrepreneur Vonda McPherson. McPherson, owner of the popular Newark eatery Vonda's Kitchen, recently
expanded her epicurean empire and opened Duke's Southern Table earlier
this month in the heart of the city---the first African American owned jazz
supper club in the the Brick City in nearly 40 years.