Product Highlight: Buy Black Art Tote by Cede Supply

The Buy Back Art tote was launched by Cede Supply in honor of Black History month, but is still for sale. The company committed to donated 10% of the proceeds to their #Sowacede foundation which “which focuses on funding of the arts, financial literacy, and emotional intelligence with our youth” (Cede Supply). The style of the tote is fashioned after the Dior Book Tote, which … Continue reading Product Highlight: Buy Black Art Tote by Cede Supply

Jackie Aina Launches Lifestyle Brand, FORVR Mood, for the “Regular-Degular Girl”

“Boujie, but make it approachable” –FORVR Mood Beauty influencer and social justice advocate, Jackie Aina, launched her own lifestyle brand, FORVR Mood. She teased her followers with only a name and not giving any hints as to what she was about to release other than it was not beauty related. The initial drop turned out to be four candles with names of cultural colloquialisms often … Continue reading Jackie Aina Launches Lifestyle Brand, FORVR Mood, for the “Regular-Degular Girl”

The Honey Pot Co. Receives Backlash over Target Commercial White Women Alleged was Racist Only to Receive Overwhelming Support in Return

The Honey Pot Co. is a plant based feminine care product line founded by Bea Dixon. She was recently featured in a series of commercials by Target called “Founders We Believe In” that ran during Black History Month. During the thirty second clip, Dixon discusses ger company and the challenges she faced getting it off the ground. Her last statement is what sparked fury. “The … Continue reading The Honey Pot Co. Receives Backlash over Target Commercial White Women Alleged was Racist Only to Receive Overwhelming Support in Return

Small Business Spotlight: Black Girl Sunscreen is the First Indie Black Woman Owned Suncare Brand in Target

#blackgirlmagic If you follow Diva Chronicles on Instagram, then you’ve seen the post about how they’ll be some black history related content coming your way this month. Black owned brands are highlighted all year long here, but we’re ramping things up a bit. Image Credit: Black Girl Sunscreen Congratulations are in order to Shontay Lundy and her brand Black Girl Sunscreen for getting permant product … Continue reading Small Business Spotlight: Black Girl Sunscreen is the First Indie Black Woman Owned Suncare Brand in Target

Diva’s Quick Tips: Myleik Teele, Founder of Curl BOX, Tells How She Remains Detail Oriented

Myleik is always dropping FREE gems on her social media. Whenever an entrepreneur gives free advices, take notes! Her Twitter thread last night was no different. These tips can seem small, but many overlook them and they can be game changing. There are a few I can work on myself. Grab a pen and paper and get free game below because #mytaughtyou. Source Cover Image … Continue reading Diva’s Quick Tips: Myleik Teele, Founder of Curl BOX, Tells How She Remains Detail Oriented

6 Reasons to Support Small Businesses in Your City

This time of year I am sure you are flooded with the back to school ads, commercials, and signage. That is because the summer is winding down and if you are from my hometown, the summer is over. The kiddos headed back to school today! If you haven’t started or completed your shopping yet, let me encourage you to add a few small businesses to … Continue reading 6 Reasons to Support Small Businesses in Your City

Tech News: Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs and Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter Partnering on Business

Hip Hop turned business moguls commonly known to fans as Diddy and Jay-Z are partnering on a business app. The app aims to uplift the African American business community by allowing users to locate black-owned and black-friendly business” in “any given city” according to Sean Combs. (TV One) He stressed, this isn’t about exclusion, but uplift. “This is not about taking away from any other … Continue reading Tech News: Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs and Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter Partnering on Business

Richelieu Dennis’ New Voices Foundation Purchases Madame C.J. Walker Estate and Will Use as Think Tank for Black Women Entrepreneurs

Rich Dennis, who famously sold Sundial Brands, owner of Shea Moisture to Unilever, then turned around and purchased Essence Magazine is keeping busy. He purchased the private estate of famed black hair care entrepreneur, Madame C.J. Walker, for his New Voices Foundation. He plans to use it as a think tank for black women entrepreneurs. Image Credit: Historic New England/David Bohl The “Villa Lewaro” estate … Continue reading Richelieu Dennis’ New Voices Foundation Purchases Madame C.J. Walker Estate and Will Use as Think Tank for Black Women Entrepreneurs

Small Business Spotlight: Catching Up with Jessica Wells of Ms. Stugie’s Cookie Shoppe 2 Years Later

As you can see by now, we’ve made some major changes, but some things will remain the same and get amped up in the future. One of those things is the Small Business Spotlight interview series. Small businesses have been given a new turn on life in the past few years as many people are making a conscious effort to shop local and shop small. … Continue reading Small Business Spotlight: Catching Up with Jessica Wells of Ms. Stugie’s Cookie Shoppe 2 Years Later

Podcasts to Listen To: Check out Own the Narrative (with Rich Dennis) Episode 20 from Rants and Randomness with Luvvie Ajayi

Luvvie is loved around these parts. Her sense of humor aligns with ours, therefore she is an honorary digital member of the Diva Chronicles tribe. The self-described Side Eye Sorceress has plenty to say about pop culture and the tea is seldom random gossip, but always hot. She added podcaster to her repertoire and it’s a good one. She sat down with Rich Dennis of Shea … Continue reading Podcasts to Listen To: Check out Own the Narrative (with Rich Dennis) Episode 20 from Rants and Randomness with Luvvie Ajayi