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We are reliable fundraising platform for Black businesses. Support My Black Business is owned and operated by Long Beach Black News, Inc.

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The Founder

sharifah-hardie

Sharifah Hardie is a business consultant, diversity, equity and inclusion expert and influencer. She was a Long Beach City Council Candidate in the 2020 March 3rd Primary Election and is a candidate for California State Senate District 33 in the 2024 Primary Elections.

Sharifah is President of the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce – Long Beach Area, Editor-In-Chief at Long Beach Black News, CEO of IT TV – Intellectual Television, Founder of Black Guest List, Black Podcast List and ListofBlackBusinesses.com.

Sharifah built her first website in 1994, and has had an online presence ever since. She launched her first radio show in 2009 and is passionate about business. Sharifah was laid off 8 times, yet didn’t quit. She used the experience and knowledge she gained working for these companies to benefit the businesses she now consults.

With over twenty five years of business experience, Sharifah Hardie has positioned herself to become one of the top executives in entertainment, business, politics and a person on the rise.

Sharifah served a key role as a Consultant and as Director of Marketing of Punch TV Studios. As such, she assisted the company to expand its reach, gain national exposure and raise millions of dollars in its Initial Public Offering (IPO). In addition, to the success Sharifah experienced at Punch TV Studios, she has consulted with such companies as Spark TV, the Hollywood Film and Acting Academy, Roscoe’s House of Chicken & Waffles, Pit Bull Energy Products, Jordan’s Rooter & Plumbing, Southern California Black Business Expo, Radiance Magazine and countless other businesses.

Sharifah has been able to harness the power of the Internet to build successful businesses since the 90s. Her innovative style brings fresh ideas to the ever-changing landscape of business, technology, entertainment, media, marketing and advertising. She is an expert at raising capital, being able to take calculated risks to design new levels of recognition and acceptance for the businesses she works with and creating positive change in the lives that she touches!

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