In an effort to expand its presence in the rapidly growing wine
industry, the nation’s largest African American wine exporter hosted an
exclusive wine tasting reception in New York City in May to announce its
bold foray into the South American market of the multi-billion dollar
As one of the top performers at one of the nation’s Big 4 accounting
firms, Kevin Basden undoubtedly has a penchant for business and, more
importantly, a knack for bringing other people of color into a socially
conscious and globally numeric world. Here, TNJ.com talks with Basden.
In terms of growth in business ownership, women have been soaring past
men, averaging increases 1.5 times the national average, according to
the 2014 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report by American Express
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.