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Black Owned Bars and Restaurants in Washington D.C. In a city filled with thousands of eatery options, it’s hard to know which ones are for us, by us. Enter I DON’T DO CLUBS! IDDC has complied a list of the best Black-owned restaurants and bars in Washington, DC. Andrene’s Caribbean & Soul Food 308 Kennedy St NW, Washington, DC 20011andrenes.com Avery’s Bar & Lounge 1370 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002averysonhst.com Ben’s Chili Bowl 1213 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009benschilibowl.com Ben’s Next Door 1211 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009bensnextdoor.com Bin 1301 Wine Bar 1301 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009bin1301dc.com Brookland Cafe 3740 12th St NE, Washington, DC 20017thebrooklandcafe.com CakeLove 1506 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009cakelove.com The Carolina Kitchen 2350 Washington Pl NE Washington, DC 20018thecarolinakitchen.com Cheerz Sports Grill 7303 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20012cheerzdc.com Chuck & Billy’s Bar & Carryout 2718 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001facebook.com/ChucknBillys Creme Restaurant & Bar Dukem Ethiopian Restaurant and Apple Lounge.

9 Black Owned Lingerie Brands You Should Know. In the United States, February is officially Black History Month. It’s also the month for Valentine’s Day, and, in terms of fashion, February also happens to include New York Fashion Week and Lingerie Market. It’s a busy time with a unique confluence of events… which is why I thought it might be fun/interesting to do a blog post dedicated to lingerie designers who also identify as black. Yet there’s also another incentive behind this article – one which I’m sure you can guess. As I’ve mentioned several times before on TLA, the lingerie industry has very little diversity, and that includes racial/ethnic diversity. While we usually discuss the more consumer-facing side of diversity (i.e. the models and brand ambassadors), it’s also true that the business side of lingerie (as in, the people that own, develop, and design the brands) are rather homogenous as well.

Obviously, there are lots of reasons for this kind of uniformity in intimate apparel. Urban Intimates Nubian Skin Nude Barre You! African Billionaire Launches $100 Million Dollar Program for African & African-American Entrepreneurs. This is the sort of news we love to report and is much needed in our community. With all the negativity happening to our people around the country and world, it is good to know there are some bright spots of opportunity and advancement. Tony Elumelu is one of Africa’s richest businessmen, an economist by training and visionary philanthropist. He is the Chairman of Heirs Holdings, the United Bank of Africa, and Transcorp and founder of the Toney Elumelu Foundation. Last year, Elumelu helped organize a three day summit in Washington DC with 50 African heads of state and hundreds of business leaders from America and Africa. The goal was to strengthen the economic bond and opportunity for all involved. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, Elumelu spoke of the summit and said, “An opportunity to move beyond the usual conversations on aid and instead explore new opportunities to collaborate and co-invest in initiatives that generate value on both sides of the Atlantic.”

First African-American woman to own a billion-dollar business offers tips for success. Janice Bryant Howroyd has gone from one of 11 children growing up in segregated North Carolina to the first African-American female to own a billion-dollar business, turning $900 in her pocket when she left her hometown in 1976 into a vast fortune. The founder of Act1 Group, a multi-billion-dollar staffing firm that does business in 75 cities across the world, Howroyd has lived by four principles to success.

She shared those and more with TODAY special correspondent Jenna Bush Hager on Wednesday. Her four core tenets are: 1. Make sure you're prepared. 2. 3. 4. Howroyd launched the business in 1978 with the goal of helping others find employment, and the ideals she began with still resonate nearly 40 years later. "I never imagined this,'' she told Hager. While there are now more than nine million businesses owned by women, the climate was much different when Howroyd launched hers in the 1970s.

"Let's be clear, the climate has changed, but it's not sunny weather,'' she said. Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich. Work From Home Jobs: 101 Companies That Hire Remote Workers. 75 Legitimate Ways to Work From Home - Beauty in the Mess. June 2015 Blogger Income Report (with Expenses) - Inspired Bloggers Network. Time for my monthly blogger income report. Are you ready? Hi there and happy July! Now that the smoke has cleared from our massive fireworks display that we put on with our neighbors and I have packed away the DIY waterpark I installed in my front yard, I decided it was time to share my June Blogger Income/Expense Report.

A video is embedded. Please visit our YouTube channel. Blogger Income/Expense Report breakdown for June Product Sales through Inspired Bloggers University and Meet Penny $1,348.71Product Sales through a third party (Teachers Pay Teachers) $24.98Affiliate Sales (other bloggers and bundle sales) $750.83Amazon Affiliates $176.53Amazon Kindle Publishing $95.91Advertising Networks (The Blogger Network, Adsense) $508.48Affiliate Networks (Commission Junction, Linkshare, etc.) $104.07 Virtual Assistants and Contributors $465.00Affiliate Commissions $9.20Hosting and Domains $236.55Social Media Advertising $120.89Stock Photography $20.00Email Server $150.00 PRODUCT SALES – Wow.

Uk.businessinsider. “You have the same number of hours in the day as Beyoncé.” Everyone knows someone who works full time, volunteers, runs a successful blog, and somehow still finds time to go grocery shopping, cook organic Instagram-worthy meals, foster a loving relationship, walk his or her adorable Boston Terrier, and, oh—train for a half marathon. These kinds of “super-achievers” have the same number of hours in the day as the rest of us, but somehow, they always seem to get more done.

How do they do it? As a psychologist and life coach who has spent thousands of hours working with clients over the past 28 years—including hundreds of hours with clients who meet this super-achiever character profile—here’s what I’ve noticed about people who consistently succeed. Fully Commit Whatever you’re doing right now? When you see an Olympic hurdler leaping over barricades with superhuman agility, does she look distracted?

So what do you do when you feel your mind wandering away from the present moment?