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Welcome to the North Texas Black Owned Business Directory and Resource Guide. A Diverse Business network that has been created to meet a variety of business needs nationwide. Our Mission is to empower urban businesses and urban business professionals and anyone interested in serving the Black Community. You’ll find opportunities to interact with African American owned businesses that are HUB certified and MWBE certified. This is our Insurance and risk management page, consisting of some of the best Insurance agents across North Texas. They them up, get a quote and get a new policy.

The North Texas Black Owned Business Directory (BBD) was initially conceived in July 2013 in Denton, Texas.

The BBD was initially founded as the Texas Diversity Business Network (DBN). The DBN was been created to be a resource hub; a place where people can connect with an diverse array of urban businesses, business professionals and resources. Our goal has been to create a place where people could connect with diverse businesses across the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. However, the concept did not appear to generate much interest. The concept was met with mixed reactions at best.

However, being someone who migrated to Denton, Texas from Michigan, I often wondered where the Black owned businesses and Black business community resided. So whenever I ran across a resource online, I began to save them to spread sheets, thus the beginnings of the Black Business Directory. It is my goal to build this site into a very powerful resource for people to use worldwide.

As we continue to grow & improve, we would like to receive your feedback to aid us in the process. Feel free to contact us at northtexasbbd@gmail.com.

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The North Texas Black Owned Business Directory and Resource Guide was created to compile a listing of Black owned businesses, business professionals across the North Texas area and throughout the state of Texas.

The Directory will serve as a resource guide where people can access a diverse array of resources that will allow people to connect, engage and empower each other to succes.

We are located here in North Texas but we aren't confined to North Texas.

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The North Texas Black Business Directory was founded by Mark Courts.

Mark Courts is a native of Flint, Michigan. Mr. Courts is a veteran of the U.S. Army and a graduate of Michigan State University.

Mr. Courts is an fan of Michgan State University Football and Basketball programs.


with Mark Curry in Las Vegaswith at Tom Joyner, The Fly Jock, SWAC Tournamentwith Marquise Gray, former MSU Basketball player, Flint, Michiganwith Goran Suton former MSU Basketball player, Miami airportwith Flozell Adams, former MSU and Dallas Cowboys Football playerwith Dallas Mavericks President Donnie Nelsonwith former UNT Football Coach Dan McCarneywith Economist William Cunninghamwith US Black Chambers President Ron Busby
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Books every Black person should read.

Listed below are some books that I feel that every Black person should read. They are not listed in order of importance.

How to Succeed in Business Without Being White - Earl G. Graves
Succeeding Against The Odds - John H. Johnson
Success Runs In Our Race - George C. Fraser
The Autobiography of Malcolm X - Alex Haley
The Wealth Choice - Dennis Kimbro
Think and Grow Rich: A Black Choice - Dennis Kimbro and Napoleon Hill
What Makes the Great Great - Dennis Kimbro
Why Should White Guys Have All The Fun - Reginald F Lewis


Michigan State Spartans 2019 Football Schedule

Fri, August 30, 2019 Michigan State vs. Tulsa

Sat, September 7, 2019 Michigan State vs. Western Michigan

Sat, September 14, 2019 Michigan State vs. Arizona State

Sat, September 21, 2019 Michigan State at Northwestern

Sat, September 28, 2019 Michigan State vs. Indiana (Homecoming)

Sat, October 5, 2019 Michigan State at Ohio State

Sat, October 12, 2019 Michigan State at Wisconsin

Sat, October 19, 2019 Bye

Sat, October 26, 2019 Michigan State vs. Penn State

Sat, November 2, 2019 Bye

Sat, November 9, 2019 Michigan State vs. Illinois

Sat, November 16, 2019 Michigan State at Michigan

Sat, November 23, 2019 Michigan State at Rutgers

Sat, November 30, 2019 Michigan State vs. Maryland



MSU   Opponent     Record

  28             7              1-0

  51           17              2-0

    7           10              2-1

  31           10              3-1

  40           31              4-1

  10           34              4-2

    0           38              4-3