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ADM & Associates
Brief Summary - ADM & Associates / PhoneSavings, is dedicated to saving you money on all your current and future telecommunication needs. Besides savings on domestic long distance phone bills, we provide savings on calling cards, prepaid calling cards, 800 numbers, and pager service.

African & African American Clip Art
Brief Summary - African American Clip Art for sale.

African American Art
Brief Summary - They carry a full line of art prints, figurine collectibles, and collectible dolls; moreover, they also supply sororities and fraternities with Greek figurines, scarves, note cards, tee-shirts, and greeting cards. This Greensboro North Carolina company ships country-wide.

African American Business Link
Brief Summary - A directory and communication center for African-American owned businesses and other businesses or organizations that want to do business with African Americans. Mission Statement: "We will promote African American businesses to the world. We will connect enterprises and organizations around the globe to promote trade with the United States and with its African American citizens. We will promote awareness of African American culture. We will help our clients' businesses succeed in the national and international marketplace."

African American Shopping Mall
Brief Summary - "The Mall was created to give the African-American merchant a place to showcase his or her wares, and to offer products and services of interest to the African-American community."

Brief Summary - The owner, Delores Chamblin, provides a selection of quality original Afrocentric products such as personalized crochet hats and handmade bracelets. "My original crochet designs have been featured in several national magazines and many of my handmade jewelry and crochet accessories have been sold in stores in the United States"

Apollo III Communications
Brief Summary - A Black owned Internet Service Provider, ISP, located in Buffalo New York.

Art Direction
Brief Summary - Art Direction has a new offer to make web pages and complete sites for interested parties. The "Home of Great Ads, Great Graphics, Illustration and Home Page/Web Site Design".

Art in the Dark by Galerie 500
Brief Summary - A digital museum and screen saver collection of African and African American art by Afro-American artists. The digital works are for sale.

Brief Summary - One of the web's prominent automobile dealer networks. This African American owned network is the biggest dealer network serving the Washington D.C. metro area. They will put you online with a world-wide network of dealers.

Bailey broadcasting Service
Brief Summary - headed by the urban radio legend Lee Bailey, BBS is a multifaceted Radio Syndication Company dedicated to radio excellence. A division of Lee Bailey Communications, Inc.

Brief Summary - An African American hair product manufacturer. "Biosynthesis is new technology for African American hair."

Black Excel: The College Help Network
Brief Summary - A college admissions and scholarship service for African American students. Its Quick Reference Guide to Historically Black Colleges shows profiles, SAT scores, and contacts.

Black Gospel Music by The Gospel Lights
Brief Summary - The Gospel Lights have been singing gospel music for nearly 20 years. Listen online to sample cuts from their current CD.
Brief Summary - "Have you been looking for a place on the internet to find African American Software, Clip Art, Screen Savers, and Games? Well look no further, this web business has all of that and much more! Besides providing Black and cross-cultural software, they also have the following resources: Black eBusiness Internet History, exclusive interviews with Black American Internet inventors, and a networking forum to discuss Technology, Education and ethnic computing.

Chambers's Communications & training Techniques
Brief Summary - "If you want to make more money, have a more fulfilling career, achieve life balance or learn to "get what you want out of life," then contact us. We offer one-on-one coaching and group workshops to promote development and growth and help individuals achieve personal and professional success."

Charm Net, Inc.
Brief Summary - A Black owned Internet Service Provider. "Charm Net is an Internet access provider for Central Maryland with a personal touch, providing state of the art connectivity to the Internet. Charm Net concentrates on reliable, quality, full Internet service with a personality. All you need is a computer and a modem."

CMB Graphics
Brief Summary - This company based in Columbus Ohio has an assortment of books featuring children of color. A good buy for parents with preschoolers.

Crafty Sisters' Gift Boutique
Brief Summary - An African American owned and operated business focusing on Afrocentric products which are made by African Americans. They provide quality hand crafted and/or hand painted products which are both beautiful and affordable.

Cultured Expressions
Brief Summary - The site promotes Lisa Shepard's new book, entitled African Accents: Fabrics and Crafts to Decorate Your Home. "If you love the look of traditional African fabrics like mudcloth, kente, korhogos, adinkra and kuba cloth, and want to incorporate these into your home decor, you'll want to check out African Accents. In addition to learning how these fabrics are made, and understanding their cultural significance, readers can create over 40 projects such as pillows, table settings and more."

Debi's Ordinary People
Brief Summary - Features hand painted African American Folk Art Figurines.

Denis Mackrel Music
Brief Summary - Offering complete Musical Services (i.e., Artist Management, Music Publishing, and Production); as well as, a web page creation service.

E J Business Service Corp.
Brief Summary - A PC retailer located in the New York Metro area. They offer a variety of services including equipment procurement, office setup, software training and ongoing support.

Heritage Checks
Brief Summary - African American mail order checks. Their checks display African American life.

Hilton Publishing Company
Brief Summary - "This publishing company promotes the successful and profitable publication of two kinds of manuscripts: by minority authors, on the one hand, and by doctors and other medical professionals on the other." 

Independence Federal Savings Bank
Brief Summary - A minority controlled bank. One of the largest lenders of student loans in the country.

Brief Summary - The International Black Buyers and Manufacturers Expo and Conference is designed to increase trade opportunities, knowledge, and the number of thriving Black-owned businesses in the retail and manufacturing industries.

Internet Cruise travel Network
Brief Summary - "We represent all cruise lines all over the world and large charter yachts cruising global itineraries. As a global cruise service, we are here to help you deal with the complexities of cruising. We make planning & booking a cruise effortless." The Internet Cruise travel Network is the on-line tradename of Baha Caribbean transport Company, Inc. and travel Management Professionals, Inc. located at 7760 SW 88th Street, Miami, Florida 33156.

JDS Communications
Brief Summary - An African American owned company located in San Francisco. JDS conducts advertising and employment market research, compiles reports, and publishes directories.

Kamit Publication, Inc.
Brief Summary - Kamit Publications produces such landmark pan-african titles as Metu Neter vols 1 & 2,Afrocentric Guide to a Spiritual Union, and Healing the Errors of Living.

KemNet OnLine
Brief Summary - "Our goal is to get African-descended (black) people networking across the nation by combining both web site information, street address information, and event information into one comprehensive super site. In other words, we plan to deliver EveryThing African to you the best we can."

The KHG Collection
Brief Summary - "The KHG Collection (Keepsakes of His Goodness), a ministry inspired by the Holy Spirit, is designed to share the Word of God with the World. The heart of the collection, the keepsake magnets, are simple, yet beautiful gifts presented in various, colorful designs with your choice of scriptures. They are an ideal collector's item as well as a wonderful and inexpensive way to share the Word. The magnets & bookmarks can also be customized for churches, businesses, organizations, and families who want a special design which is unique to them or which commemorates a special occasion."

Lamu Industries
Brief Summary - "Our tables, Chairs and Armoires are made on the exotic island of Lamu. Cast in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Kenya, in East Africa, the old town of Lamu is one of the few places on the globe where Swahili culture is still alive. The design of our African Furniture is derived from old beds and door carvings still in use on the island of Lamu."

Medalia Marketing, Inc.
Brief Summary - " Visit our gallery of colorful, original oil paintings from Haiti. We feature works from first generation artists to newly discovered talents, all at reasonable prices. These paintings are very colorful and eye-catching. "

Midwest trade Group
Brief Summary - Genuine handcrafted African Ashanti Kente cloth stoles and fashion accessories. Check out the Choir, Clergy, Greek Letter and Graduation Kente Stoles!!

New Beacon Bookshop
Brief Summary - Specialize in books about Black britain and Europe, African-America, Africa, the Caribbean & Asia; furthermore, they carry a wide range of titles in their specialist areas, in multi-ethnic children's books & in general titles. They supply books to libraries, universities, colleges and also private individuals all over the world. Over 20,000 titles in stock. This business is located in London England.

Okara Art Limited
Brief Summary - The company came into existence in order to address particular needs of the African American designer as well as those designing for the black community. This Columbus Ohio based multimedia firm offers figurative and border clip art. Collis Davis is the company's Art Director and founder.

Owned By Blacks
Brief Summary - A web page that lists lists some of the most highly recognized African American websites / businessess on the Internet.

P Hardy Personal Computer Services
Brief Summary - "P Hardy Personal Computer Services, located at, is a small business dedicated to assisting those looking to purchase or who already have personal computers.  We offer a variety of services to individuals, families and home-based business owners. For more information, please stop by our Web site."

Quantum Leap Publisher, Inc.
Brief Summary - An African American publisher that has developed a book marketing center for diversity books. Its primary business is publishing multicultural books.

A Ripe Idea
Brief Summary - A wise man once said "A picture is worth a thousand words." We have millions of pictures for you showing the truth of ancient African History set to dynamic music. Come take a ride down the Nile from the pyramids to Nubia. Learn the truth about Black History through a modern Video Tour.

Starlight Graphics
Brief Summary - "Starlight Graphics specializes in designing fun & effective Web pages. We pride ourselves on insuring our sites stay up to date & current with the times. Our service does not stop when the site is finished. It continues as we promote and help the site grow."

Susan Grant Architectural Design
Brief Summary - A full-service Architectual and Interiors Design firm with extensive experience in both commercial and residential work, serving clients nationwide.

Teaching Black History Month
Brief Summary - In its continuing effort to provide online resources to the K-12 community, Social Studies School Service is proud to announce a web page honoring Black History Month. The page includes:
  1. Concrete lesson plans for teaching about important figures in Black History.
  2. Reviews of supplemental curriculum materials which can be ordered online.
  3. Annotated links to other important Black History web sites.

Twin Oaks Inn
Brief Summary - Owned and operated by the only licensed African American Innkeeper on Martha's Vineyard Island. "The Dutch Colonial styled Twin Oaks Inn was built in 1906 and is within walking distance to the ferry, downtown shopping, cinema, recreation and bike path, but is tucked cozily off the road, creating a warm and friendly atmosphere."

Y. Coles--Multicultural Personal Checks
Brief Summary - Y. Coles sells Afrocentric multicultural checks. "Y. Coles is a black-owned company that takes pride in manufacturing its products." 

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