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    MORE THAN 750 BUSINESS LEADERS TO GATHER IN NYC FOR ANNUAL DINNER ANNOUNCING 2014 DIVERSITYINC TOP 50 COMPANIES FOR DIVERSITY

    Participation in the survey is at its highest ever, with more than 1,000 companies vying for a spot on the Top 50.




    PRINCETON, NJ (April 15, 2014) – DiversityInc, the most widely recognized and leading content provider and consultancy on the business of diversity, is preparing to announce its annual DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list on April 22nd in New York. CEOs and Chief Diversity Officers will gather in New York City for an awards banquet and meetings to discuss strategies, resource groups, mentoring, talent development initiatives, supplier diversity, philanthropy and community outreach.

    The event will feature CNBC correspondent Melissa Lee as co-host with DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti.

    This is the 14th year that DiversityInc is releasing its ranking of leading public and private companies on their commitment to workplace diversity. Executives will also be attending a sold-out Best Practices Conference regarding diversity management, at the Museum of American Finance, from 8:45am to 3:30pm.

    WHO: University of Maryland President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, an expert on educational inequalities, will deliver the keynote address.

    DiversityInc CEO, Luke Visconti, will announce this year’s Top 50 rankings.

    CNBC Correspondent Melissa Lee will serve as co-host

    More than 750 corporate executives from throughout U.S. will be in attendance.

    WHERE: Cipriani Wall Street -- 55 Wall Street, New York, NY

    WHEN: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    5:30 – 6:30 pm Reception

    6:30 – 9:15 pm Dinner

    CONTACTS: To register for the DiversityInc Top 50 Dinner, click here

    For media inquiries, contact Carolynn Johnson, PR@DiversityInc.com

    MEDIA NOTE: Due to limited space, DiversityInc is unable to offer complimentary admission to the working press. A press release on the 2014 Top 50 winners will be issued after the event.

    DiversityInc: DiversityInc’s mission is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity. The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list began in 2001, at the same time many corporations were beginning to understand the business value of diversity-management initiatives. The 2014 Top 50 Companies for Diversity results will also be featured on DiversityInc.com and in DiversityInc magazine. For more information, log on to www.diversityinc.com, https://www.facebook.com/DiversityInc, or http://www.linkedin.com/company/26561.


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    SAFONIQUE

    Best In Clean – Best In Green




    Combining sustainable, all-natural ingredients with the function and effectiveness needs of a safe, 100% natural laundry detergent, Safonique is the revolutionary washing product and a must-have for every household. Founder of Safonique, Patricia A. Boswell, created the product over 15 years ago as an answer to busy family’s requirements for a safe and natural laundry detergent that gets the job done.

    With the aim of providing conscious consumers with a holistic, pure product, Safonique uses pure aromatherapy essential oils and all natural 100% biodegradable ingredients. The unique formula is safe for the entire family, and ensures 100% satisfaction with every wash.

    A 50 ounce environmentally friendly pouch of Safonique’s Natural Cleaning Power Eco-Friendly Lavender Sea Laundry Detergent retails at an affordable price point. Safonique, with its scent from pure essential oils, is hypoallergenic, highly effective ultra-concentrated cleaning power, non-toxic, eco-friendly by eliminating the use of enzymes, phosphates and residues that usually damage septic systems.

    Safonique is available today in over 600 locations including Wal-Mart, Shop rite and other retail destinations at amazon.com, walmart.com and www.safonique.com. A 50 ounce environmentally friendly pouch of Safonique’s Natural Cleaning Power Eco-Friendly Lavender Sea Laundry Detergent retails at an affordable price point.

     Safonique



    About Patricia A. Boswell
    Patricia is the creator of the international award-winning Safonique. Safonique is a powerful laundry detergent that is both hypoallergenic and all-natural. Patricia lives by the mantra, “I love Safonique, and I love my customers.” She first had the idea for an all-natural detergent in the early 1990s; her original mission was to target the baby market with a powdered detergent. While the early versions of the detergent were made in her kitchen sink, she always used pure essential oils – knowing that synthetic essential oils were a key agitator to sensitive skin. Safonique is a pure aromatherapy, environmentally friendly liquid detergent that’s safe for the entire family. Safonique’s exclusive formula delivers a powerful cleaning experience that your senses will love.

    In recognition of her innovative packaging and formula for Safonique, Patricia was asked to serve on Walmart’s Sustainable Value Network Team. She is a graduate of the Executive Certificate Program “Managing Sustainability” at Fairleigh Dickinson University where she served as the Chair of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Institute for Sustainable Enterprise Business Incubator Advisory Council. Patricia previously worked for Avon Products, where she managed the production and product development of health, beauty and jewelry products.

    Patricia’s entire career is an example of a creative woman who is determined to follow her dreams and live in concert with her beliefs. Patricia is the full package. Patricia is an award winning business woman. A wife to a former college basketball coach, and a loving mother to two active children.


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    (BPRW) Savoy’s 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America List Names AXA’s Tracey Gray-Walker



    (BLACK PR WIRE) – NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tracey Gray-Walker, head of the Association Business at AXA, has been named to Savoy Magazine’s “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America” 2014 list. Gray-Walker joins some of the nation's most accomplished executives and business leaders who were selected based on their exemplary record of accomplishments and influence within their company and community.

     Tracey Gray-Walker
    Tracey Gray-Walker, head of AXA's Association Business, http://www.axa.com (Photo: Business Wire)



    The Savoy Top 100 is the definitive listing of African-American influencers and achievers in corporate America. Selection of the “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America” begins by examining the landscape of spheres of influence impacting Savoy’s readership including corporate sector influence, scholastic achievement, career growth, community outreach and recognition.

    “The 2014 Top 100 issue features the highest caliber of executive leadership in America’s corporations,” said L.P. Green, II, publisher of Savoy Magazine. “Savoy is honored to feature such a powerful collection of inspirational leaders reaching new heights of achievement in business.”

    In her role as head of AXA’s Association Business, Gray-Walker has been instrumental in driving the growth and influence of AXA as a leading provider of retirement planning services in the association and affinity group marketplace, in which AXA grew its affiliated membership by 44% in under one year. Her efforts have led to exclusive partnerships from leading associations, including the National Small Business Association and Yoga Alliance, the largest nonprofit association representing yoga teachers, schools and studios in the U.S. Prior to taking on this role, Gray-Walker held the position of chief diversity officer for AXA, where she was integral in building AXA’s industry-leading diversity and inclusion programs and strengthening the company’s culture of inclusion.

    “We are extremely proud that Tracey has received this well-deserved recognition,” said Nick Lane, head of AXA’s U.S. Life and Retirement business. “In her prior role as chief diversity officer, she championed the advancement of AXA’s goal to foster a diverse and inclusive work environment. As head of our Association Business, Tracey brings her energy and commitment to continually enhancing our value proposition. Her broad industry experience and exemplary leadership have been key drivers in the growth of AXA’s Association business.”

    Outside of AXA, Gray-Walker lends her time and experience to a number of organizations, including serving on the board of directors for The Executive Leadership Council and Youth Bridge of New York.

    In 2007, she was featured in the Profiles in Diversity Journal as one of its “Women Worth Watching.” In addition, Gray-Walker was also recognized by the Girls Scouts of Greater New York as one of their 2012 “Women of Distinction.”

    About AXA
    “AXA” is a brand name of AXA Equitable Financial Services, LLC and its family of companies, including AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY,NY), MONY Life Insurance Company of America (AZ stock company, administrative office: NY, NY), AXA Advisors, LLC, and AXA Distributors, LLC. In business since 1859, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company is a leading financial protection company and one of the nation’s premier providers of life insurance, annuity, and financial products and services distributed to individuals and business owners through its retail distribution channel, AXA Advisors, LLC (member FINRA, SIPC) and to the financial services market through its wholesale distribution channel, AXA Distributors, LLC. AXA S.A. is a Paris-headquartered holding company for a group of international insurance and financial services companies, including AXA Equitable Financial Services, LLC companies. AXA S.A. is a worldwide leader in financial protection strategies and wealth management with 102 million clients in 56 countries as of December 31, 2013. The obligations of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company and MONY Life Insurance Company of America are backed solely by their claims-paying ability.

    AXA has been serving association members for over 45 years offering retirement products and services built on a foundation of strength, support and solutions.

    Find AXA on Facebook and Twitter. For more information, visit www.axa.com



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    (BPRW) CIT Names Sheila A. Stamps to Board of Directors



    (BLACK PR WIRE) – NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) cit.com, a leading provider of financing and advisory services to small businesses and middle market companies, today announced that Sheila A. Stamps has been named to CIT’s Board of Directors effective immediately. She will serve as a member of CIT’s Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance Committees.

     Sheila A. Stamps
    Sheila A. Stamps has been named to the Board of Directors of CIT Group Inc., a leading provider of financing and advisory services to small businesses and middle market companies. (Photo: Business Wire)


    Stamps served as Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations at Dreambuilder Investments, LLC, a private mortgage investment company. Prior to Dreambuilder Investments, she served as Director of Pension Investments and Cash Management at the New York State Common Retirement Fund and was a Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. Prior to this, Stamps served as Managing Director and Head of Relationship Management, Financial Institutions at FleetBoston Financial. Before this, she held a number of executive positions with Bank One Corporation and First Chicago Corporation including Managing Director and Head of European Asset-Backed Securitization and Managing Director and Senior Originator of Asset-Backed Securitization.

    Stamps received her MBA from the University of Chicago and her BS in Management Sciences from Duke University. She also serves on the Board of Directors of IES Abroad.

    EDITOR’S NOTE:
    View CIT’s corporate overview video (cit.com/corporatevideo) and CIT Perspectives (cit.com/perspectives), which showcase our insights and ability to put our knowledge to work for the small business, middle market and transportation sectors. Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Facebook or register to receive press releases at cit.com/newsalerts.

    About CIT
    Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with more than $35 billion in financing and leasing assets. It provides financing, leasing and advisory services to its clients and their customers across more than 30 industries. CIT maintains leadership positions in middle market lending, factoring, retail and equipment finance, as well asaerospace, equipment and rail leasing. CIT operates CIT Bank (Member FDIC), its primary bank subsidiary, which, through its Internet bank BankOnCIT.com, offers a suite of savings options designed to help customers achieve a range of financial goals. cit.com

    Source: CIT Group Inc.

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    (BPRW) BlackBizFunding Launches Campaign to Raise $1,000,000 to Give Away to Black-owned Businesses

    - Funding black businesses empowers communities and builds wealth -


    BlackBizFunding



    (BLACK PR WIRE) – CINCINNATI, Oh. – BlackBizFunding, a national company that assists in providing funding for black-owned startups and businesses, announces the launch of its campaign to raise $1,000,000. The drive will officially begin on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 on the company’s website, BlackBizFunding.com. The grassroots campaign asks supporters to chip in one dollar or to “Give a Buck for a Biz.”

    Proceeds of the campaign are to be gifted, as in not to be repaid, to black-owned startups and viable businesses. A panel of judges will narrow the finalists; contributors will assist in selecting the funding recipients. Funding amounts will range from $2,500 to $250,000 and will be distributed in the geographical areas in which they are collected.

    Black business ownership is the key to empowering black communities and creating wealth. BlackBizFunding strives to leverage a portion of the $1.3 trillion buying power of African Americans to re-invest in black startups and businesses.

    Small business expert Cherlyn Carroll, President and Founder of BlackBizFunding, states, “If Black America were a country we would be the 11th largest. It is unthinkable, unforgiveable, that high unemployment, poverty, crime and poor schools are still prevalent in many of our communities. Even as the biggest consumers in the nation a dollar earned by an African American stays in the black community for only six hours before being spent in other communities! And what do those ‘other communities’ do for us? Our issues belong to us and can be solved by us if we pool our money and work together. We have the earning power to be self-supportive – it starts with supporting and creating black businesses. I am committed to ensuring that black startups and businesses have access to capital."

    Contributions can be made at BlackBizFunding.com. Staff will participate in black conferences, expos and festivals around the country to invite participants to chip in a dollar.

    Cherlyn Carroll is a serial entrepreneur who has studied small business owners for more than three decades. Among her accomplishments include Volunteer of the Year for SCORE, appointment to Ohio Gov. Taft’s Ohio Women’s Business Advisory Roundtable (OWBAR), and founding of the Black Business Expo.

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    Do you have the audacity to succeed in business?

    - It’s no longer enough to just think you can go to market and sell your products and services without the experience, strategies and brand that will attract your ideal customers and give you the success breakthrough you are looking for. -

    The EVOLVE Business Boot camp





    So, if you are tired of working too hard and ......

    ü You are lacking the energy and motivation to take your business it to the next level?

    ü Your sales are stagnant or sluggish?

    ü You are anxious that you won’t be able to keep your business going?

    ü You are looking for super practical and easy to implement strategies to accomplish your goals?

    Then why not join Sonia Brown MBE for a booster session to help you unleash your hidden assets and get your business back on track for 2013 and beyond.

    Sonia has a strong track record in business and is acclaimed for her commitment for empowering women to start and grow businesses that are aligned to their values; increases sales and more importantly gets them the results they want to see in their business and life. She has worked with the who’s who in business including government ministers and champions around the women in business agenda and wants to share this knowledge, expertise and formula with YOU.

    So if you are serious about taking your business in a new direction and looking for a booster session to get you on track; identify your key skills and expand your customer base, then sign up for the EVOVLE Business Boot camp taking place on Monday 3rd June, 5:30pm – 9:00pm at http://evolveinsixstepsbootcamp.eventbrite.com/# and let Sonia shift your goals into high growth mode.

    You don’t have to work alone feeling frustrated and overwhelmed any more. The EVOLVE Business Boot camp is aimed at time strapped entrepreneurs looking to take the stress and struggle out of their business.

    Book now at http://evolveinsixstepsbootcamp.eventbrite.com/# and get ready to watch your business EVOLVE!

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    STORY ANGLE: An ad for Mountain Dew created by the founder of hip-hop group Odd Future has been pulled after critics lambasted its violent undertones and one called it “arguably the most racist commercial in history. What’s the key when trying to reach the Multicultural audience?


    EXPERT SOURCE: Multicultural Marketing Guru & Inclusion Champion, Tru Pettigrew founder of Tru Access, the conduit between Multicultural Millennials and corporations, has been educating brands and agencies on ‘Culturational Chemistry’ (marriage of multicultural and the multigenerational cultures and attributes) and believes Multicultural Millennials are more transformational then transactional, more fluid than rigid and more art than science.

    RESPONSE: “The Mountain Dew ad created by Odd Future reinforces the need for Culturational Chemistry within brands and their agencies,” comments Tru Pettigrew.

    He continues, “Brands need to gain an in depth understanding of the culture combined with the necessary talent to create relevant advertising that resonates with Multicultural Millennials in order to have prevented this from happening.”

    “This generation wants to be inspired not stereotyped. Millennials are focused on being transformational while it appears Pepsi is still focused on being transactional,” Pettigrew concludes.

    Tru Pettigrew



    TIPS: Pettigrew can discuss how advertising snafu could have been prevented through the A.R.T.I.S.T.R.Y formula and can show how brands can successfully employ this technique to connect with today’s Multicultural Millennials:

    A = Access – Ensure that you have direct access points to this audience as well as the trusted voices and influencers they look to so that you can credibly integrate yourself into their world. Not just online access, live offline interaction and engagement as well.

    R = Reciprocity – Show them that you understand and care about what matters to them. Support their causes and issues and don’t just take money from them and their communities without giving something back beyond just the product or service they paid for.

    T = Technology – A world full of innovative technology is all they know. They expect technology to be seamlessly integrated into all interactions. It should be used in a way that enhances the experience or interaction and not just used randomly because it’s a new technology you want to show off.

    I = Insight – It is important to have a system of an ongoing information flow. Things change rapidly with this audience and you will quickly lose relevance and connectivity if you don’t keep your finger on the pulse of the key influencers and drivers that dictate their behavior and decisions.

    S = Strategy – Leverage the insight you garner from this generation to develop an overarching strategy that meets your business goals and objectives. Employing fun and exciting tactics that don’t ladder up to an insights based strategy creates confusion.

    T = Trust – Building trust with this audience is a must. There is already a sense that many brands and the older generation decision makers at these brands have selfish intentions. Spend more quality time with them in real life, not just virtually. Remember, Frequency breeds Familiarity and Familiarity breeds Trust.

    R = Relationship = This art is directly tied to Trust. This audience wants to be in relationships with brands they support; internally and/or externally. They don’t just want to be considered another customer or another employee. They want the benefits of being in a mutually beneficial relationship.

    Y = Youthful – Maintain a youthful spirit. The best way to do this is to spend time with them. Don’t rely on secondary research to get to know them, engage them. Create and participate in memorable experiences. Employ, include and integrate Multicultural Millennials into your organization. Step up your Culturational Chemistry.

    Tru Pettigrew is founder and President of Tru Access, which is an organization that bridges the cultural and generational gaps between multicultural Millennials and corporate brands and agencies.

    Tru Access provides Culturational (aka multicultural + multigenerational) speaking engagements and workshops for the millennial audience and presentations and training on the corporate side. Tru spent 20 years working in youth and multicultural marketing at advertising and marketing agencies with clients such as Nike, Hasbro, Sprint and The Home Depot and uses that experience to help build strong Culturational Chemistry in the boardroom and in life.

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    (BPRW) Wells Fargo commits to lending $55 billion to women-owned businesses by the year 2020


    (BLACK PR WIRE) – SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2013 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), America’s No. 1 small business lender1 and a leading lender to women- and diverse-owned businesses, today announced a commitment to lend a cumulative total of $55 billion to women-owned businesses in the U.S. by the year 2020, updating its lending commitment first established in 1995. The announcement will be made by Lisa Stevens, Wells Fargo lead executive for Small Business and West Coast Regional Banking president, at the Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) 22nd Annual Latina History Day conference in Los Angeles.

    Wells Fargo



    March is National Women’s History Month, and Wells Fargo has a rich history of working with women business owners and providing them access to capital and financial services. Since introducing the women’s lending commitment 18 years ago, Wells Fargo has provided more than $38 billion in capital to women business owners, a group that grew in size by more than 20 percent from 2002 to 2007, according to the latest Census data. Today, approximately 30 percent of businesses in the U.S. are owned by women, according to the National Women’s Business Council.

    “Women-owned businesses are among America’s fastest growing segments, and we are honored to support their role in shaping the future of small business,” said Stevens. “As a leader in lending to women, Wells Fargo is dedicated to helping women succeed financially — in business and personally.”

    Wells Fargo’s first lending commitment in 1995 established a goal to lend $1 billion to women business owners over three years. Fueled by the continued growth of women business owners, the goal was increased, most recently in 2003.

    In addition to the cumulative lending goal, Wells Fargo supports numerous outreach efforts to build relationships with women business owners and help them to succeed financially. Wells Fargo is a proud supporter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and the Women Presidents’ Organization, as well as several other organizations focused on the education, growth and advancement of women business owners. Wells Fargo provides the full array of financial products and services to satisfy all of the financial needs of women-owned businesses, such as banking, business loans and lines of credit, credit cards, payroll, merchant services, insurance, retirement planning, and online resources.

    For an example of how Wells Fargo helped meet the financing needs of one woman-owned small business, see the story of GLAMGLOW, a Los Angeles-based consumer products company owned by Shannon Dellimore.

    About Wells Fargo
    Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.4 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank’s customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2012 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.

    About Wells Fargo Small Business
    Wells Fargo has loaned more money to small businesses in the United States than any other bank for 10 years running (based on 2002-2011 Community Reinvestment Act government data) and is a leading lender to women- and diverse-owned businesses. Wells Fargo provides a wide range of financial solutions to meet the needs of business owners nationwide. Through the Wells Fargo Business Insight Resource Center, business owners can access an informative selection of videos and articles featuring expert advice and best practices. For more information visit wellsfargo.com/biz or call the National Business Banking Center at 1-800-CALL-WELLS.

    1 Based on Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) government data (2002-2011).

    Contact Information
    Media:
    Alice Hartnett
    704-715-9115
    alice.hartnett@wellsfargo.com

    Jennifer Langan
    213-253-3452
    jennifer.l.langan@wellsfargo.com

    Spanish-language media:
    Maria Fernanda Trochimezuk
    310-696-9585
    maria.fernanda@jelenagroup.com

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    Black Business Expo.
    http://www.blackbusinessexpo.com/

  17. Black Business Journal ...
    Black Business Journal Magazine.
    http://www.bbjonline.com/

  18. Black Business List ...
    Directory offering free advertising, Listings in various business categories.
    http://www.BlackBusinessList.Com/

  19. Black Business Owners ...
    The Network Journal's 25 influential black women in business magazine launched in 1999 tells about the professional achievements of women in business.
    http://www.tnj.com/career/career-advice

  20. Black Business Planet ...
    Our mission is to stimulate an environment of African American entrepreneurship in the black community.
    http://blackbusinessplanet.com/

  21. Black Business Seminar ...
    Black Business Seminars are inspiring, motivating and educational events that teach Black people how to succeed.
    http://www.blackbusinessseminar.com

  22. Blackxchange ...
    The Black Business Information Gateway. A business networking site where you can let others know about your business. (SIGNING UP IS FREE)
    http://www.blackxchange.net/

  23. Black Family Network ...
    Finding Solutions To The Digital Divide.
    http://www.blackfamilynet.net/

  24. Black Owned NY ...
    BlackOwnedNewYork.com was created to increase the visibility of local black businesses in New York, including the 5 boroughs, Long Island, and upstate New York to allow for local economic collaboration and support.
    http://www.blackownednewyork.com/

  25. Black Pages ...
    African American Directory.
    http://www.blackpages.com/

  26. Black Shopping Channel ...
    The Black Shopping Channel has created an opportunity for aspiring African American Entrepreneurs to gain financial freedom by owning your own e-store on what is becoming the most viewed African American Online Mall in America.
    http://www.blackshoppingchannel.com/

  27. Blacks in San Antonio ...
    San Antonio's Largest Black Directory and Executive Listing.
    http://www.blacksinsanantonio.com/

  28. Black Speakers and Experts ...
    The National Directory of African American Speakers, Experts, and Professionals.
    http://www.blackexperts.com/

  29. Black Wall Street ...
    The Black Wall Street Merchants Association is a not-for profit enterprise that serves as an advocate for commerce in the African American community.
    http://blackwallstreet.org/

  30. Black Women Connect ...
    BlackWomenConnect.com is the #1 online community for African, Caribbean and African American women who are professionals, entrepreneurs, and business owners. Black women are one of the most wealthy and influential demographics on the planet. It's time we have our very own social network!
    http://www.blackwomenconnect.com

  31. BlackYellowPagesOnline.com ...
    Use BlackYellowPagesOnline.com - Black America’s Largest Business, News & Community Information Resource! Rated #1 by African Americans nationwide.
    http://www.blackyellowpagesonline.com/

  32. Central Florida Black Business ...
    Central Florida Black Business features Orlando events and Black businesses in the Orlando area. We promote Orlando events and Black businesses via many different channels including our partners, our website, newsletter, social media pages and internet advertising.
    http://www.cflblackbusiness.com/

  33. Cheap Business Cards ...
    Design your business cards online or upload your own design. Fast, easy and fun!
    http://www.CardsMadeEasy.com

  34. Concert Promotions: A Step By Step Guide ...
    Learn how to book successful shows without spending your own money. Get sponsorship ideas, marketing secrets and more.
    http://www.concertpromotions.net/

  35. Custom Made Publications ...
    Specializing in unique one-of-a-kind book marks, party favors, flyers, family history books, brochures, and invitations for all occasions. Experienced in designing PowerPoint presentations, church programs, newsletters, etc.
    http://custom-madepublications.com/

  36. Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce ...
    The Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce serves as an advocate for the creation, growth and general welfare of the African American business in the Dallas community.
    http://www.dbcc.org/

  37. dfwMinority.com ...
    dfwMinority.com is a free directory of minority and women based businesses in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. We have over 3000 businesses listed and growing.
    http://www.dfwminority.com/

  38. Diamond and Company ...
    Raising brand awareness takes vision, creativity and expertise. Diamond & Company, provides artist management, marketing and Public Relations services to a wide variety of clients.
    http://www.diamondandcompany.com/

  39. Diversity Information Resources ...
    Connecting Buyers with Diverse Suppliers.
    http://www.diversityinforesources.com/

  40. Ebony Pages - Atlanta Listings ...
    With over 600 listings to choose from, Ebony Pages is the most complete Atlanta area minority owned business listing.
    http://www.ebonypages.com/

  41. Ecommerce Black Owned Website ...
    This website was built to aid African Americans in spending and earning inside their own community.
    http://www.blackbuying.com/

  42. E-Jams Banner Plus Network ...
    EBPN is a free advertising service, created to help promote and create awareness of the many African-American web sites on the Internet.
    http://www.ejams.com/bp/

  43. Export Jamaica ...
    Export Jamaica facilitates trade between Jamaican and International businesses. .
    http://www.exportjamaica.org/

  44. E-Z Web Marketing ...
    E-Z Web Marketing was developed to provide World-Class Online Marketing and Promotion solutions for upstart and fast-growing businesses. 100% black owned.
    http://www.onlinebizmarketing.com/

  45. FreelanceWriterChick.com ...
    FreelanceWriterChick.com provides 100% original and custom keyword rich content for your website, articles, blogs, ebooks and other writing projects, you receive full copyright to your content upon completion.
    http://www.freelancewriterchick.com/

  46. Government Grants ...
    Your step by step guide to get government grants.
    http://obamagrant.us/

  47. Hair Today...
    We are an organization of Licensed Professional Cosmetologists In New York State about 66 years old dedicated to unifying professionals and working to promoting and improving our Profession.
    http://sbcahair.hypermart.net/

  48. Home Based Online Business ...
    Free information on how to use personal touch and technology in building a home based business.
    http://www.homebasedonlinebusiness.ws/

  49. Hotcards.com ...
    Hotcards.com is the lowest cost full color printer in the nation, offering full color printing, graphic design and direct mail services.
    http://www.hotcards.com

  50. How to Become A Booking Agent ...
    Learn how to become a Booking Agent and start a profitable booking agency.
    http://www.becomeabookingagent.com/

  51. Image Of Perfection ...
    Image of Perfection is the industry leader in providing the highest quality Business Printing, Graphic Printing, Digital Printing, Offset Printing, Large Format Printing, Online Printing, T-shirt Printing, Book Printing and Discount Printing.
    http://imageofperfection.com/

  52. Indiana Black Expo ...
    Indiana Black Expo, Inc., has grown from a single annual event to a year-round, multifaceted community service organization with 13 chapters around the state of Indiana.
    http://www.indianablackexpo.com/

  53. In the Company of Sistas ...
    Your premiere women of color shopping resource.
    http://www.inthecompanyofsistas.com/

  54. iZaniaOnline ...
    An online networking community dedicated to accelerating the growth of Black-owned businesses.
    http://www.izania.com/

  55. Jackson and Tull ...
    Jackson and Tull provides a broad range of engineering and technical services. Jackson and Tull is involved in aerospace and aeronautics engineering.
    http://www.jnt.com/

  56. JDS Communications ...
    JDS Communications features BioCareersource offering biotech publications, biotech jobs and resources in the San Francisco area.
    http://www.jdscomm.com

  57. Juniques Marketing Television ...
    Actively promotiong African American Connection - Providing online web shopping from 1500 national retailers and local African American Business Owner around the United States.
    http://www.jusmcc.com/

  58. Juniques Multi Cultural Connections ...
    Site for people of color on the go and in the know providing local information about community events happening in southwest USA. ( arizona and california primarily).
    http://www.jusmcc.org/

  59. Kwame Building Group ...
    KWAME Building Group provides construction management services to public and private sector clients.
    http://www.kwamebuildinggroup.com/

  60. Leadership Development Training ...
    Ithaka Leadership Development Ltd specialise in Leadership Development and Management Training to directly improve organisational performance.
    http://www.ithakaleadership.co.uk/

  61. Leumas Security Services Inc. ...
    With over 17 years experience we are the #1 choice for Executive Security Guard Service in Hampton Roads and are expanding along the east coast.
    http://leumassecurity.vpweb.com/

  62. Los Angles Black Business Expo ...
    The official web site for the Los Angeles Black Business Expo and Trade Show.
    http://www.blackbusinessexpo.com/

  63. Little Africa ...
    Community for African American consumers & businesses.
    http://www.littleafrica.com/

  64. Mainstream Services Inc. ...
    Mainstream Services Inc. is a premier medical claims processing company. We meet the needs of any medical practice or specialty. We offer clients reliable, accurate, quality electronic medical billing services.
    http://www.msmbinc.com/

  65. Masai Design -Marketing ...
    Making people see you differently.
    http://www.masaidesign.com/

  66. Mbendi AfroPaedia ...
    Welcome to MBendi - Africa's leading business website.
    http://www.mbendi.co.za/index.htm

  67. Memphis Tennessee Carpet Cleaning ...
    Professional Carpet Cleaning in Memphis. We specialize in safe, dry carpet cleaning in Memphis and the Mid-south.
    http://memphiscarpetcleaningpro.com/

  68. MBNet ...
    Your Online Minority Business Community Network! Expand your business, locate capital, find buyers & suppliers! Free listing in our minority business directory.
    http://www.mbnet.com/

  69. Minority-Biz ...
    A business directory and consumer review publication that connects black owned businesses with consumers who actively support black owned businesses.
    http://minority-biz.com/

  70. Minority Professional Network ...
    Minority Professional Network. Very informative website for those in the business world.
    http://www.minorityprofessionalnetwork.com/

  71. M V Consulting, Inc. ...
    M V Consulting, Inc. is a diversified private company that maintains divisions in search engine optimization, online store, political and entertainment celebrity blogs.
    http://www.vassconsult.com/

  72. My Black Info ...
    Our Mission is to provide our community with the information and resources to become better citizens, parents and community leaders.
    http://www.myblackinfo.com/

  73. National Black Business Council ...
    The mission of the National Black Business Council, is to be catalyst and advocate for the creation and development of Black-owned businesses serving both domestic and global markets.
    http://www.nbbc.org/

  74. National Black Chamber of Commerce ...
    The NBCC reaches 95,000 Black owned businesses. There are 1 million Black owned businesses in the United States.
    http://www.nationalbcc.org/

  75. National Minority Supplier Development Council ..
    Providing a direct link between corporate America and minority-owned businesses is the primary objective of the National Minority Supplier Development Council.
    http://www.nmsdcus.org/

  76. Net-Crawler.org ...
    The Business Directory for Business.
    http://www.net-crawler.org/business.htm

  77. NMP Informaton Services ...
    NMP Information Services provides resources, support, advertising, to Businesses, Corporations, Communitues, Families, Kids & Shoppers nationwide.
    http://www.nmpinfo.com/

  78. Nubian Surfer ...
    Nubian Surfer - Black African-American Member Base Traffic Exchange.
    http://www.nubiansurfer.com

  79. OKI Commercial & Residential Cleaning ...
    O.K.I. Cleaning, offers real-world solutions for the janitorial needs of residential and small to medium businesses in the Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana region. Our knowledgable and experienced staff has and always will deliver impeccable results for your business.
    http://www.okistripwax.com/

  80. OneUnited Bank ...
    The largest African-American owned bank in the country, OneUnited focuses on developing the urban community and offering superior financial products.
    http://www.oneunited.com/

  81. People You Need to Know, Inc. ...
    Voted Atlanta's most elegant presentation of dentists, attorneys, real estate agents and physicians in the southeast.
    http://www.sparkplugpeople.com/

  82. P. Kimbro Group ...
    Think & Grow Rich: A Black Choice.
    http://www.denniskimbro.com/

  83. Power Tone Communications, LLC ...
    Power Tone Communications, LLC is a 100 percent minority-owned firm providing public relations, crisis management and event planning for businesses, political campaigns, churches and faith-based organizations.
    http://www.powertonecommunications.com/

  84. Precision Garage Door San Diego ...
    Precision Garage Doors has been providing expert garage door repair in the San Diego & Riverside CA area since 2001.
    http://garagedoorsocal.com/

  85. ReadyWriter Production Company ...
    Tracy L. Bell is an author and proprietor of RWPC, the website list her books.
    http://www.readywriterproductioncompany.com/

  86. Reddi Business Solutions ...
    Reddi Business Solutions is the intelligent, cost-effective and efficient business strategy of the 21st century, specifically for businesses or individuals needing occasional office support.
    http://www.reddibusiness.com/

  87. Rejoice Christian Ministry and Entertainment ...
    Welcome to our Community service and business Christian network for ministries, businesses and entrepreneurs who through our programs, services and events bring wealth to the body of Christ.
    http://rcmae.net/

  88. SandyKnows.com! ...
    SandyKnows.com! informational website, business and pleasure.
    http://www.sandyknows.com/

  89. Smartsley ...
    Provides business process outsourcing solutions for small/medium sized businesses as well as independent contractors and non-profit organizations.
    http://www.smartsley.com/

  90. Sonya A. Lowery ...
    Author of 'The Secret Language of Business Cards:' Image-Building Help for Small-Businesses.
    http://www.thesecretlanguage.com/

  91. Stiforp - Warren Enterprise...
    Earn more money than you can spend. Huge compensation plan.
    http://roycew.websiteaboutme.com

  92. Support Black Owned ...
    A directory of Services, groups, and businesses provided by Black people.
    http://www.supportblackowned.com/

  93. Tag Team Marketing ...
    TAG TEAM Marketing is an organization of positive Black people all over the world who are working together to promote Black Business Seminars and promote Black businesses.
    http://www.tagteammarketing.com

  94. Target Market News ...
    Target Market News The Black consumer market authority.
    http://www.targetmarketnews.com/

  95. Telishia Berry ...
    Professional Copywriter For Print and Online Communications, Search Engine Optimization, and More. Hire This Freelance Copywriter To Help Boost Your Business.
    http://www.telishiaberry.com/

  96. The Business of Black Film ...
    Our mission is to compile relevant secondary research data, apply critical analysis and provide an informed opinion on how such an industry may be brought about. Our content is aimed at producers, industry executives, investors, bankers, attorneys, CPAs, media organizations, corporate advertisers and anyone with a vested interest in seeing such an industry thrive.
    http://www.thebusinessofblackfilm.com

  97. TK Virtual Administrative Services ...
    We help businesses and individuals by providing virtual and remote administrative support, saving you time and money! We also offer small business consulting, business development, and procurement services.
    http://www.tkvirtualadmin.blogspot.com/

  98. Tough Inspectors Consulting ...
    ough Inspectors Consulting offers comprehensive restaurant and foster care inspections. Food safety.Food sanitation. Prices start as low as $55.
    http://www.toughinspectors.com/

  99. True Executives ...
    True Executives - Wealth Building Website for Urban America.
    http://www.trueexecutives.com/

  100. Truzion.com ...
    One People in Business, Culture, History An international online community for people of color which focuses on business promotion and cultural exchange.
    http://www.truzion.com/

  101. Write-On Consulting Firm ...
    WOCF offers several ways to help you get the funds that you need and want.
    http://success-secrets.ws/

  102. Yvonne E. White & Co. - Event Planning ...
    YEW & Co. has been in the business of event planning, party design and catering for twenty years.
    http://www.yewandco.com

  103. 4 You Essentials ...
    Our Business is to provide high quality products and reliable services for our customers. We hope you enjoy your visit to our web site. Please save us to your favorites and visit again soon for updates.
    http://www.4youessentials.com/



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