“I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.”

– Madam C.J. Walker-

Jahkil Jackson: Founder of “Project I Am”
By Nonso Nwagbo Renowned for his massive philanthropy, Jahkil Jackson is the creator of the famous Project I Am. Through the project, Jahkil looks to create awareness for alleviating homelessness in Chicago and beyond. Even at a very tender …
Moziah Bridges: The 15-Year Old Founder of Mo’s Bows
by Nonso Nwagbo Moziah Bridges is the founder and CEO of Mo's Bows, a bow tie company based in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. He founded his company at the young age of nine. Moziah started by exchanging bow ties …
Story of Maya Penn: The Young Fashion Mogul
by Nonso Nwagbo At just 20, Maya Shea Penn has already established herself as one of America’s youngest leaders. The award-winning young entrepreneur is the CEO of Maya's Ideas, a renowned fashion company. Penn founded her company at the …
3 Bandage Brands for Black & Brown Skin Tones
In 2018, I received a small envelope addressed to my six and four-year-old boys from a family friend in Ohio. It was "bandages,"! However, to great surprise, my then six-year-old understood the significance of this bandage. It wasn't any …
The Woman Who Could Cure Cancer Using Laser Technology
Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green had made history when she became the first person to cure cancer in mice using laser technology-activated nanoparticles successfully. This unique nanoparticle technology was found to cure cancer after testing on mice successfully for 15 days. It …
At only 11 years old, Mikaila Ulmer signed a $11 Million deal with Whole Foods
Mikaila Ulmer is only 11 years old and recently signed a $11 million deal with Whole Foods
Black is Beautiful’ pioneer Ophelia DeVore
Photo credit: New Pittsburgh Courier online ““I wanted America to know that beauty isn’t just white, it’s all colors. I wanted to change the way people of color were seen across the United States””— — OPHELIA DEVORE, THE GRIO …
Wally Amos was the first black talent agent and an entrepreneur who founded Famous Amos cookies.
In 1967, he decided to leave the famous William Morris Agency in New York to move to Los Angeles to start his management company. He managed a South African trumpet player, Hugh Masakela.  His first client decided to drop …
Self-made Millionaire at the age of 15
  https://jaylenbledsoe.com/ “Dream & Think Big. Control Your Future. Own Self Validation. Don’t Seek Validation.” – Jaylen D. Bledsoe Born and raised in Missouri by a single black teenage mom, Jaylen D. Bledsoe started his company and became a …