The state of local black business as National Black Business Month begins

The state of local black business as National Black Business Month begins Black chamber chairman speaks about the state of black business in Charlotte By Katrina Louis August 1, 2018 Dr. Shante Williams (left) speaks with black business owners at a Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce quarterly meeting. (Photo: Qcitymetro) August kicks off National (more…)

1,200 Entrepreneurs of Color Convene at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit [Recap]

Day 1 Recap:  BE is officially in the QC! And on day one of the Entrepreneurs Summit presented by Nationwide, we proudly welcomed 1,200 entrepreneurs, business owners, and professionals to the event in downtown Charlotte. In the first hour of the summit, we kicked off the afternoon with the ultimate speed networking session with Social Entrepreneur, (more…)

Meet Patrick Hill- CMBCC Member and Nominee for BE “Techpreneur of the Year” Award

Patrick Hill, A Cultivated Mindset A Cultivated Mindset (ACM) focuses on bringing an end to difficulties regarding enterprise creation and businesses generally by using innovative technological applications. ACM has been a design and development marketing company that produces purpose driven websites & brands backed by full marketing support to give businesses the ability and confidence (more…)

It Takes a Community

I was about 13 years old when I first read The Autobiography of Malcolm X, and much of what I had experienced in my community aligned with what I read. At that time, I decided to do something to better myself and my community. Today, as an attorney for the Department of Homeland Security, I am still inspired by the experiences of my youth, and focus my efforts on making sure people are treated right.