Step into the Harlem Haberdashery in Harlem, New York, and you will be in good company. The
store, a custom-made
family-owned apparel company, has made clothes for countless celebrities. Here, we caught up with co-owner Guy Wood to talk about the business.
Don't count Black owned farms out--some are still surviving and going
strong. A 2012 Census of Agriculture found that the number of Black
farmers has actually increased 12 percent since 2007, even though Black
farmers still make up less than 2 percent of the nation’s farmers in
total. And some Black-owned farms are in major cities. Here, we take a look at some of them.
Kevin A. Joseph and Lakai Worrell are among today's visionaries who are running arts organizations. Here, TNJ Senior Editor Sergie Willoughby talks to the duo who launched their cultural dance company Purelements 10 years ago in East New York, Brooklyn to expose children in underserved communities to careers in the performing arts.
New York-based marketing firm BLKBOX (formerly The Strategy Collective)
aims to stand out from the pack. In fact, the founders declare that
BLKBOX is a new kind of agency. Different because it more than serves;
BLKBOX is “about product and solutions.” It builds custom analytics
platforms to help better understand customers and influence business