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Johnson Products, whose brands include Gentle Treatment and Ultra Sheen, will be run by a husband-and-wife team. Procter & Gamble Co. has sold Johnson Products Co., its African American hair-care products unit, to a local group of private investors including a husband-and-wife team. Terms of the deal, announced Tuesday, weren’t disclosed. Founded in 1954, Johnson […]

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As the nation’s financial institutions began plunging into the abyss last fall, the federal government pledged more than $200 billion to pull banks out of the vortex of certain doom. Because of the federal Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), financial help to banks running out of money has arrived in South Los Angeles. Broadway Federal […]

March 17, 2009 | Posted in Black Owned,Co-feature | Read more » Black Owned | BlackNewsTribune.com

Jada Pinkett Smith is adding another title to her resume: schoolmaster. The actress-producer and her husband, Will Smith, opened the New Village Leadership Academy in Calabasas, Calif., last fall. The school is for pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. Now Pinkett Smith hopes to open a companion high school. Pinkett Smith says she decided to open the […]

March 12, 2009 | Posted in Black Owned,Co-feature,Nation | Read more » Black Owned | BlackNewsTribune.com

Six years ago, Nadine Muhammad gamely tried her hand at her mother-in-law’s most highly praised dessert recipe. What Muhammad didn’t know was that she’d soon be using a pie pan to bridge a cultural divide. Sister Nadine’s World-Famous Bean Pie hit market shelves earlier this year. Now the world can taste what her husband, Ali, […]

March 4, 2009 | Posted in Black Owned,Co-feature | Read more » Black Owned | BlackNewsTribune.com

A Dallas engineering firm is true testament to the power of “family.” Erika Warren, 18, is still a senior in high school, but she is already learning the ropes at the 30-year-old firm. It helps that her grandfather, Lucious L. Williams, the president and CFO of Dikita Enterprises, heads the company. His second-in-command is her […]

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The Kitchen Diva is on a mission. She wants to restore respect for the influence and contributions of African-American cooks to the cuisines of the New World. The Kitchen Diva is Angela Shelf Medearis, a 35-year resident of Austin, and her message is clear in her latest cookbook, The New African-American Kitchen (Lake Isle Press, […]

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The Network Journal, an award-winning business magazine providing news and commentaries on issues that affect the growth of businesses and the advancement of professionals in the workplace for an audience of predominantly African-American professionals, corporate executives and small-business owners, announces it’s 2009 list of “25 Influential Black Women in Business.” New York, NY (PRWEB) February […]

February 12, 2009 | Posted in Black Owned,Co-feature,Nation | Read more » Black Owned | BlackNewsTribune.com

Black History Month news that really hits home. By Broderick Perkins – Examiner.com A little more than 100 years ago, the South’s first black millionaire, Robert Reed Church Sr., tapped real estate holdings to purchase the first city bond issued by Memphis, TN to help the struggling town regain its city charter from bankruptcy. In […]

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By Pepper Miller Black America Is Still Playing Catch-Up John and Maggie Anderson of Oak Park, Ill., made headlines in December when they pledged to help jump-start the economy by exclusively supporting Black-owned businesses for an entire year beginning Jan. 1. As reported in the Chicago Sun-Times: The Andersons, who plan to spend about $10,000 […]

February 6, 2009 | Posted in Black Owned,Op-Ed | Read more »