2021's Most Flourishing Entrepreneurs in The Black Community
Black entrepreneurs have always been successful and continue to grow today even in the harsh situations thrown at them by the Covid-19 pandemic, lockdowns, and quarantines! Have a look at some of the most flourishing, prosperous, and thriving Black-business owners in 2021 :D.
Shanika is a self-taught cook, food blogger, and food stylist who also develops marvelous recipes. She runs a lifestyle blog by the name of Orchids + Sweet Tea which contains loads of super-healthy recipes. Not only are they impeccable is in taste but they also exist in a vast variety.
On her food blog, you can find all kinds of recipes (that always use organic ingredients) including gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, and of course, regular recipes too! She also bakes herself!
Her recipes are inspired by her Jamaican and Southern cultural backgrounds which them unique.
So, if you're looking for a chef to follow who provides you easy access to recipes that are very easy to make and are just as delicious to eat, Orchids + Sweet Tea is the way to go!
The talented lady has also collaborated with many food brands and has been featured on a Food Network as a food stylist as well.
Adrian Sullivan and Sharif Finch
Rockstaws Incorporated is a Black-owned media agency founded by Adrian Sullivan and Sharif Finch in Philadelphia. Adrian is a former Temple University football player while was a linebacker for the New York Jets.
This agency has quite a noble focus of ensuring that talent from all cultures and backgrounds should be given a chance to shine including representing entertainers, diverse area creatives, athletes, and business professionals.
Caryn Ward Ross
Caryn is an actress and is now a small business owner who cares deeply about the health and wellness of other people. Her leaf tea and tonic company stands as a strong representative of her beliefs – MediTEAtions.
MediTEAtions was founded during the Covid-19 pandemic as during this time people needed reliable health tips and food sources more than ever. Caryn Ward Ross believes in liquid meditation and she preaches it as well. She implied that a unique tea blend experience is essential for the soul and is a great opportunity for you to spend time with your family and loved ones as well – 'even if it is just over Zoom.'
If you haven't heard of her yet, it's about time you do! Stefania just newly launched a clothing apparel brand called Solely Fit which sells premium clothing like leggings, pullovers, biker shorts, bodysuits, hoodies, t-shirts, tank tops, and other items from the Dermis and the Black Collection.
She made this brand to signify women's empowerment and to allow them to feel more powerful, confident, bold, beautiful, and fearless! Her branded clothes have also been worn by several singers and actresses included Zendaya. Her work has also been featured on BuzzFeed, Essence, and InStyle Magazine.