22 Best Resources for Black Business Owners

  1. Millennial Entrepreneurs Redefined
  2. Accion International
  3. Minority Business Development Agency
  4. Capital Pathways Program
  5. 8(a) Business Development Program
  6. Small Business Empowerment Program
  7. National Minority Supplier Development Council
  8. CATAPAULT
  9. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
  10. MWBE Consulting Group
  11. National Black MBA Association
  12. National Minority Business Council
  13. Black Business Association
  14. Black Founders
  15. Black Women Connect
  16. Black Women Enterprises
  17. DreamSpring
  18. Houston Area Urban League Young Professionals
  19. Black Enterprise
  20. Black Business Journal
  21. Excelsior Growth Fund

Black business owners face unique challenges when starting their business. According to a recent study by Guidant Financial, 80% of Black business owners say their number one challenge…


Twelve veterans have come together to found a mobile app called “diversitypop” to address the issues of diversity and inclusion, racial equality and political uncertainty. The co-workers range from a Rhodes Scholar to West Point and Naval Academy graduates, according to a media release.

“When America’s service academy graduates were trained for diversity and inclusion in the 1980’s, they did so via immersive experiences and intense interactions with people not like themselves,” said Drew Bartkiewicz, one of the 12 co-founders of diversitypop, who developed product inspiration from his tenure at salesforce.com in the early 2000s. “They learned at a young…


Happy Veterans Day to the millions of Veterans who have bravely served our country. However I wanted to give a special shout-out to Women Veterans who are often overlooked, forgotten and feel invisible.

Women Veterans continue to face significant barriers and challenges in accessing necessary health care and other services, while experiencing a lack of recognition unlike their male counterparts. Women Veterans are a diverse and important segment of the United States and should be treated as such.

A social media post summed up how I and many Women Veterans feel.

“Veterans Day from a Woman Veteran’s Perspective.”

- I…

Anita C Roberts

Veteran, mom, Christian, entrepreneur

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