About Danielle James

Danielle James is an entrepreneur, journalist and consultant with over 7 years of editorial experience as well as 10 years of retail, e-commerce and entrepreneurial experience. She enjoys covering entrepreneurs and businesses and is on the pulse of fashion and beauty trends as well as products. Danielle is known for her industry expertise in the retail, e-commerce, and sustainability space. She is the founder of Model Citizen, a peer-to-peer shopping platform that allows women to rent each others' closets.

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January 15, 2022
Amid the latest COVID surge, it is more important than ever that Americans have access to affordable health care.
Reina Skincare thegrio.com
October 13, 2021
These are eight Afro-Latinx businesses that include a hydrating skincare brand to support during Hispanic Heritage Month and beyond.
October 4, 2021
If you are going to wear grills, then pay attention to these tips to preserve your natural smile and dental health.
September 2, 2021
We rounded up a list of Black-owned/led relief organizations that are helping Black and brown Louisianians recover from Hurricane Ida.
September 1, 2021
Mattox shares what drove him and his friends to create First Generation Investors, success stories, and what’s next for the growing company.
September 1, 2021
Baby Dove has committed $250,000 throughout the end of the year to support Black mothers with financial assistance to secure a doula
Black college students
August 19, 2021
theGrio connected with Theresa Anderson and Nikisha Alcindor for details about the Bureau Veritas and STEM Educational Institute program.
June 30, 2021
As PRIDE month comes to a close, theGrio rounded up right queer activists that are making a difference in the LGBTQ+ community.
Spring 2021 Street Style - New York City
June 30, 2021
New entrepreneurs are popping up with companies, and theGrio has created a list of eight Black-owned queer businesses that you can support.
May 28, 2021
Credit is necessary in the economics of American society. If you want to get a credit card, an apartment, a car, a loan—your credit is important.
Monique Rodriguez is helping to expand her brand Mielle Organics with a bevy of celebrity friends, while continuing to empower Black voices.
May 19, 2021
Regina Cole is turning her tragedy into triumph with her fashion boutique, Cole Heart Jewels, which sells bold accessories.
May 12, 2021
theGrio sat down with CEO and Head of Partnerships Gary Coichy to discuss Pod Digital Media and the benefits of the platform.
May 6, 2021
theGrio has you covered on the best Mother’s Day gifts from a Black-owned companies, including gifts for new moms, traveling moms and more!
April 27, 2021
Mitch Brooks and Tristan Wilkerson of High Street Equity Partners are widening their impact to help close the multiple gaps in the VC world.
March 25, 2021
Daymond John spoke with theGrio regarding the Chase virtual summit, his advice for Black businesses, as well as the evolution of FUBU.
February 13, 2021
TheGrio assembled a list of gifts from Black-owned enterprises that are perfect to show love to friends, family and significant others.
February 5, 2021
Erin Carpenter, the Founder and CEO of Nude Barre, came up with the idea for her company from her experience in the dance industry.
Voters Black thegrio.com
January 26, 2021
Political consultant Mondale Robinson is working toward ensuring the relationship between Black men and voting is more consistent.