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Kanye’s first GAP piece sells out in hours…

Kanye West

Less than three months since it was reported that Kanye could possibly be the richest Black man of all time, the first piece from his much anticipated Gap partnership has arrived. Forbes declared the multitalented artist as an official billionaire in 2019. But an article published by Bloomberg Media earlier [...]

June 11, 2021 Miles Kelley Uncategorized 0

Tamika Franklyn is the Black woman that can help you own a franchise.

Tamika Franklyn

Franchising has been striving for Black business owners in recent years. Just as in any other area of business, there are still many pitfalls to overcome. We just recently reported on Jonathan Lacy and all of the roadblocks he overcame to become the first Black man to own a 7-Eleven [...]

June 7, 2021 Miles Kelley Franchises 0

Everything Legendary uses ‘Shark Tank’ fame to turn a $250,000 profit overnight.

Everything Legendary

Everything Legendary is a Black owned vegan burger brand based out of DC. They shot to national notoriety a little over 3 months ago after appearing on ABC's hit reality TV business show Shark Tank. Duane “Myko” Cheers,  Danita Claytor, and Jumoke Jackson are the team behind the plant-based burger brand. [...]

May 20, 2021 Miles Kelley Entrepreneurship 0

Where can I find grants for my Black-owned business?? Right here!!!

Black and minority business grants

If you are still a newbie in running a business, having free money to help is music to your ears. Unlike business loans where you need to repay the money that you owe, small business grants do not require repayment. This means there is no need to deal with the [...]

May 19, 2021 Miles Kelley Financing 0

Jonathan Lacy becomes the first Black owner of a 7/11 franchise in the entire state of Nevada

Jonatan Lacy

Imagine not even knowing what you are about to accomplish until you are already accomplishing it. That was the case for Jonathan Lacy, the man that became the first Black owner of a 7-Eleven franchise in the state of Nevada. “I started asking around to executives and they were like, [...]

May 18, 2021 Miles Kelley Franchises 1

Meet the Black woman that amassed a million dollar real estate portfolio by age 30.

Ayesha Selden

Ayesha Selden was bitten by the real estate bug as early as 18. She was raised by a single mother in one of the most under-resourced communities in South Philadelphia. When she was 18 years old, her family moved to a better area. Selden believed that the area she left [...]

May 14, 2021 Miles Kelley Real Estate 0