Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Business

Ashley Tucker jumped started her virtual online hairstyle training class on Feb. 26 with these exhortative questions: “Is everybody ready? Excited?”  The four-hour class educated her audience about locs, a type of dreadlock, and braiding techniques, and how to care...
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If you’re like me, you remember your grandmother hand-churning ice cream on the back porch in the summer. There was nothing better than that sweet, cold treat on a hot Memphis summer day. Black women are known for making...
“What do we want?” was the call and “Union” was the response as the Rev. Dr. William Barber II led a march along Poplar Avenue in support of Starbucks employees moving to organize. Barber, president and senior lecturer at Repairers...
U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo Tuesday (March 8) praised the “creative and innovative” spirit of African-American female entrepreneurs during a luncheon in Memphis on International Women’s History Day. Engaging with African-American women business owner, Adeyemo lauded...
The 7th Annual Memphis Black Restaurant Week is off to a great start and preliminary reports indicate that participating eateries are winning big in 2022. “I love to go out to the restaurants and check things out for myself,” said...
Founded by entrepreneur Cynthia Daniels, the 2022 edition of Memphis Black Restaurant Week features 28 African-American-owned eateries geared up to share their culinary delights through March 12. For a complete list of participating restaurants, go to the Memphis Black...
As Women’s History Month kicks off, The New Tri-State Defender begins its monthlong series highlighting some of the women who have blazed trails in fields that have not always been so welcoming to African-American women. One such field is...
A whopping 28 African-American-owned eateries are gearing up to share their culinary delights with customers during Memphis Black Restaurant Week (MBRW) 2022, which is set to from March 6 through March 12. Heightened anticipation looms in association with the return...
Two years into their City Tasting Box venture, friends and business partners Cristina McCarter and Lisa Brown are rolling out a new lineup of all-Black food artisans for 2022. As the COVID-19 pandemic forced travel and restaurant industries to redefine...