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Philomina Kane landed $200K from a Shark

Philomina Kane

Once again we have another story of a need becoming an asset. Philomina Kane and her natural hair journey has transitioned into an entrepreneurial one. Eight years ago, Kane was an undergrad student at Princeton University majoring in biology. As many college students can attest, the pressure was getting to [...]

November 8, 2021 Miles Kelley Beauty 0

Jade Ashley Colin made history in 2016 by becoming the youngest Black woman to own a McDonald’s

jade Ashley Colin

If you have been following Black Business Boost in the last year, you've seen a couple of recurring themes. Black woman have been leading in entrepreneurship and franchising has been booming for Black people in general. And Jade Ashley Colin follows right along with these themes. In 2016 she became [...]

October 23, 2021 Miles Kelley Franchises 0

Deandra Coleman Wants to Elevate Your Brand Beyond Corporate America

Deandra Coleman

Deandra Coleman has a very interesting life story. All of her life she has never known exactly where she fit in. She even described her childhood as a “perpetual state of dichotomy.” She grew up in Roslyn, New York, on Long Island’s wealthy north shore. Despite living in the wealthier [...]

October 22, 2021 Miles Kelley Branding 0

Jrue Holiday gave a portion of his 2020 NBA salary away to Black businesses – and he isn’t stopping there.

Jrue Holiday

Milwaukee Bucks star point guard Jrue Holiday made headlines in 2020. And it wasn't for helping to bring an NBA title back to Wisconsin for the first time in decades like he did this year. As a whole, the NBA has really been at the forefront of the movement for [...]

October 21, 2021 Miles Kelley Uncategorized 0

Milwaukee Bucks Receive Championship Rings: Including the Black Woman Owner

Dr. Valerie Daniels-Carter

Last night, before the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Brooklyn Nets 127-104, they received honors for winning the 2021 NBA Championship. Obviously the players receive championship rings, but do you know who else does? Coaches, training staff, sometimes even water boys and cheerleaders get rings. Oh, and of course team owners [...]

October 20, 2021 Miles Kelley Sports 0

Keba Konte, the Founder of Red Bay Coffee, is Truly a Revolutionary

Kebe Konte

I would consider myself to be a coffee aficionado. That is, if you consider drinking minimum two cups a day makes me one. I try to be frugal and just sip at home, but I'm not one to shy away from those mega coffee shops just like the rest of [...]

October 19, 2021 Miles Kelley Community 0