Florida A&M University alumna Zenzile “Zenzi” Powell is the owner of Zberry Frozen Yogurt & Treats the first Fro-Yo shop opened by a Black woman in Chicago.
Many Americans dream of entrepreneurship. To be your own boss, make your own hours, and reap all the rewards of your hard work for yourself and your family — that’s the American Dream. But U.S. Census data indicates that only 48.8 percent of new small businesses started between 1977 and 2000 lasted five years. Of […]
College is a fantastic life experience, it’s great fun and it’s a great way to get a head start on your career so that you can land the best jobs and start earning a decent salary a little earlier than your peers. But all that comes at a cost – a very literal and expensive […]
Let’s get this party started! A launch party for new and innovative ideas that create businesses and foster economic development. So where is this launch party? Maybe at an HBCU near you. Since their inception in the late 1800’s, HBCUs have built their mode of being around the concept of being “teaching institutions”. It was […]