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Paulla McCarthy becomes the first woman to own a water bottling plant in New York.

Paulla McCarthy

Paulla McCarthy, a single Black mother in New York, is the owner of a spring water bottling plant. In addition to to owning the plant, she also owns the land from which the spring water is obtained. No other woman in the state of New York has ever done so. [...]

April 20, 2021 Miles Kelley Entrepreneurship 0

Slutty Vegan Partners With Shake Shack

Pinky Cole

Aisha “Pinky” Cole is the founder and CEO of Slutty Vegan ATL. She was born to Jamaican immigrant parents in Baltimore. After attending  Clark Atlanta University she moved to LA and landed a job in the TV industry. Her career brought her to NYC, where she opened a Jamaican restaurant [...]

April 15, 2021 Miles Kelley Branding 0

Is Nas A Better Investor Than Rapper?


Nasir Jones, better known as the rapper Nas, could quite possibly have more hits outside of his extreme lyrical talent than he does inside of Hip Hop. If I were to ask you to give me your Nas Top 5 it might include classics such as NY State of Mind, [...]

April 13, 2021 Miles Kelley Investments 0

The 10 Best Black Business Books by Black Authors

Black books for Black entrepreneurs

How's that old saying go? “If you want to hide something from a Black person, put it in a book.” I've tried my damndest, but I can't manage to find who coined this phrase. Or where this quote originated from. But we have all heard it. I remember that the [...]

April 2, 2021 Miles Kelley Education 0

Why Franchising is Striving for Black Business Owners

Franchising, by design, allows entrepreneurs to bypass some difficulties of getting a business off the ground. But experts say Black people may choose franchising over sole proprietorship because of limited access to business connections and support. Black entrepreneurs have thrived in franchising for years and are choosing this route over founding traditional small businesses at a faster rate [...]

March 29, 2021 Miles Kelley Franchises 0

Illinois Woman Turns “Work Smarter, Not Harder” Into $2.1 Million In Revenue

Bianca S. Robinson

Any entrepreneur will tell you that you have to make revenue while you're sleeping. Bianca S. Robinson of Cayden Cay Consulting has figured out how to do just that. Robinson started with small steps but high ambitions. After finishing her business degree, she worked for an engineering firm as a [...]

March 26, 2021 Miles Kelley Branding 0