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Nashville’s Slim & Husky’s Pizza is Opening Two Atlanta Locations

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North Nashville’s hip-hop-inspired Slim & Husky’s Pizza Beeria is opening two Atlanta locations in 2019. In addition to 581 Metropolitan Parkway in Adair Park — announced in January — owners Clinton Gray, Derrick Moore, and Emanuel Reed will also open a Slim & Husky’s in the former One Rooster space (née Real Chow Baby) at the corner of Howell…

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15 Black Owned Tattoo Studios

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For many of us, a tattoo is a way to express ourselves. It is a symbol of our love for certain symbols, people and things that we consider significant. Although there are a growing number of Black tattoo artists, there aren’t nearly as many Black owned tattoo studios. We’ve listed a few from New York…

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The only Black Owned Bank in Texas Opens Atlanta branch

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Unity National Bank, the only Black owned bank in Texas, has opened its first out-of-state branch in Atlanta. This is happening in a time when the number of Black owned banks in the U.S. is on decline. The expansion caps recent years of financial growth at Houston-based Unity, driven in part by the bank’s continued…

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Couples Inc. : Kahran and Reg Run a Family Photography Business

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Creative Soul Photography is an Atlanta based business run by husband and wife team, Kahran and Reg Bethencourt. With almost a decade of working with hundreds of children, families and brands, they specialize in lifestyle photography and authentic, visual storytelling. Recently, photos from their “Afro Art” series went viral worldwide. We wanted to find out more about them and…

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Alonzo Herndon, Atlanta’s First Black Millionaire

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Alonzo Herndon was an African American entrepreneur who founded and was the first president of Atlanta Life Insurance Company. Born in Walton, Georgia on a farm near Social Circle, to Sophenie Herndon, a slave. His father was Frank Herndon, a white farmer to who owned his mother. After moving to segregated Atlanta, Herndon opened several barbershops…

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GoGo Party Bus: Keeping the Family Business Rolling

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The GoGo Party Bus is a family owned event planning and transportation services company based in Atlanta. Because of the success the business has had since they opened five years ago, they are now in a position to offer franchise opportunities. Franchising is a great alternative to starting your own business from scratch since it…

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