Hello Investors! Empower Change and Invest in the Trailblazing Legacy of Black Kansas City Magazine

Publishers Contact Info: KA&CO, Kareem Jackson, Kareem@KareemAntonio.com or Advertising@BlackKansasCityMag.com 

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • Capturing the Essence of True-Black KC Lifestyle, Promoting Success Globally
  • The Brushstrokes
    • Kansas City’s Pioneering Black Lifestyle Magazine Returns, Bigger and Bolder Than Ever!
  • Accomplishments & Milestones
    • Honoring Legacy, Innovation, and Leadership in Black Kansas City Magazine’s Journey
  • Why Invest?
    • 10 Top Reasons to Invest in Black America and Black Kansas City
  • Investment Opportunities with Black Kansas City Magazine
    • Empowering Change and Shaping the Future of Black Kansas City
  • Investment Plans
    • Seeding Innovation: Investment Packages and Opportunities for Growth
  • Investment Uses
    • Leveraging Investments for Media Expansion, Community Empowerment, and Special Editions
  • Why Invest with Black Kansas City Magazine?
    • Building a Legacy of Diversity, Empowerment, and Financial Prosperity
  • Call to Action
    • Join Us on the Journey to Empowerment and Innovation


The Brushstrokes:


The Multi-Award-Winning Publisher’s and Producers of The Historic Black Kansas City Magazine (formerly Minority Success Magazine), presents a transformative opportunity to invest in reviving a legacy publication and propelling it -and the community it serves- into the future. 

With a renewed focus on millennial engagement, our vision now encompasses in-print, online, and digital platforms, offering multifaceted exposure to the vibrant Black KC community. Through the Black KC App, we extend our reach and accessibility, providing a seamless experience for users to engage with our content anytime, anywhere. By investing in the all-new Black Kansas City Magazine, you’re not only empowering and showcasing the rich tapestry of Black culture in Kansas City but also bringing our media presence onto a global stage. 

Together, we aim to rewrite the narrative, amplify voices, and foster unity within our communities. Join us in shaping the future of Black Kansas City and beyond.

Black Kansas City Magazine (BKC), is still the ultimate lifestyle success guide for the savvy, woke locals, consumers, artists, investors, and entrepreneurs of Kansas City’s thriving Black community -as well as out allies. Proudly published by Multi-Award-Winning KA&CO America LLC, with The Tiongson Group, BKC delivers the latest trends, hot spots, political views, real estate insights, travel inspirations, entrepreneurial success stories, a directory of over 1,000 black-owned KC business, and much more to a collective global audience exceeding 1 million people across more than a dozen local and international platforms.


At Black Kansas City Magazine, our mission is clear: to empower local black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs to thrive. With our unparalleled reach and diverse multimedia platforms, we provide an unbeatable opportunity for micro-investors to tap into the lucrative Black Kansas City market and beyond.

Black Kansas City Magazine; formerly Minority Success Magazine, the trailblazing beacon of Black and minority lifestyle in the heart of America. As the first Black and minority lifestyle magazine in Kansas City, we’ve embarked on a journey of innovation, empowerment, and cultural celebration. 

Our commitment to excellence has been recognized through numerous accolades, including the prestigious Ingram’s Magazine Masterpiece Award, a US Resolution from Kansas City honoring our contributions, and the esteemed Black Entrepreneur of the Year Award. We’ve also earned recognition for our unwavering dedication to breaking barriers, being nominated for the S.C.O.R.E. National Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Furthermore, our legacy is marked by being ‘The First’ in many endeavors within the community, and we aim to continue this tradition of pioneering leadership, diversity, and inclusion for generations to come.


  • First Black/Minority Lifestyle Magazine in Kansas City: Pioneering the representation of Black and minority lifestyles in the heart of America.
  • Winner of Ingram’s Magazine Masterpiece Award: Recognized for excellence and innovation in magazine publishing. (first black-owned publication to be featured)
  • Recipient of a US Resolution from Kansas City: Honored for significant contributions to the community and cultural enrichment.
  • Black Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Acknowledged for outstanding achievements in entrepreneurship and business leadership.
  • Acknowledged by KC Star for Racist Past: Played a pivotal role in fostering reconciliation and awareness of historical injustices.
  • S.C.O.R.E. National Entrepreneur of the Year Award Nominee: Nominated for national recognition for entrepreneurial excellence and innovation.
  • First Black-Owned Media to Launch Historic KC Star Business Directory Edition: Printed and sold over 50,000 copies, showcasing over 900 Black KC Directory Listings in both print and digital formats. This historic pull-out section was launched on a Sunday, marking a groundbreaking milestone in Black-owned media history. Helping the KC Star fix its racist past image and promote their newfound diversity.
  • Numerous ‘First’ Achievements for Black or Minority Community: Breaking barriers and setting precedents as the first in various endeavors within the community, demonstrating a commitment to pioneering leadership and diversity.

As we reflect on our journey and celebrate our accomplishments, Black Kansas City Magazine remains steadfast in our commitment to shaping a more inclusive and equitable future. With each milestone and accolade, we reaffirm our dedication to uplifting the voices, stories, and experiences of Black and minority communities in Kansas City and beyond. 

Join us as we continue to pioneer, innovate, and inspire, driving positive change and empowerment.


  • New Multimedia Integration: From in-print to online platforms and digital formats, BKC offers comprehensive multimedia exposure unmatched in Kansas City.
  • New Global Reach: Reach a worldwide audience and promote your brand locally, nationally, and globally.
  • New Strategic Partnerships: Benefit from collaborations with industry leaders and alliances, gaining access to extensive networks and resources.
  • New Innovative Ventures: With BKC’s groundbreaking ventures, investors will be at the forefront of revolutionizing media and advertising in Kansas City’s Black community.


With BKC, we guarantee the lowest advertising, business development, and online marketing rates in Kansas City and the United States -in an effort to enable every Black KC business and entrepreneur to be included in our unified success. 

By investing in BKC, you gain access to a dynamic platform that empowers black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs while delivering unparalleled brand exposure and engagement.


Don’t miss out on this game-changing opportunity to be part of Black Kansas City Magazine’s journey to success. Invest now and become a driving force in shaping the future of Kansas City’s Black community. Join us and seize the opportunity to make a lasting impact today!


  • Growing Black Population: The Black population in the United States is growing steadily, with estimates projecting it to reach over 60 million by 2060. In Kansas City, the Black community has seen significant growth, contributing to the city’s vibrant cultural landscape.
  • Increased Purchasing Power: According to Nielsen, Black consumers collectively have a buying power of over $1.4 trillion annually in the United States. In Kansas City, Black households contribute significantly to the local economy, driving consumer spending and economic growth.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Black Americans are increasingly turning to entrepreneurship, with Black-owned businesses growing at a rate of 34% between 2007 and 2012, outpacing the national average. Investing in Black-owned businesses in Kansas City supports local entrepreneurship and fosters economic empowerment within the community.
  • Education and Workforce Advancements: Over the years, there has been a notable increase in educational attainment among Black Americans, with a rising number obtaining college degrees and pursuing higher education. This translates to a skilled workforce in Kansas City, attracting businesses and driving innovation.
  • Community Empowerment Initiatives: Across the nation, community empowerment initiatives are gaining traction, aiming to address systemic inequalities and uplift Black communities. Investing in such initiatives in Kansas City fosters social cohesion, promotes equity, and creates a more inclusive environment for all residents.
  • Historical Resilience and Cultural Contributions: Throughout history, Black Americans have demonstrated remarkable resilience in the face of adversity, contributing immensely to the cultural fabric of the nation. In Kansas City, Black culture thrives, enriching the city’s arts, music, cuisine, and traditions.
  • Real Estate Opportunities: Black homeownership rates have been steadily increasing, providing investment opportunities in real estate markets. In Kansas City, investing in Black-owned properties and supporting initiatives aimed at increasing homeownership among Black residents contributes to community stability and wealth building.
  • Health and Wellness Initiatives: Addressing health disparities and promoting wellness within the Black community is a priority nationwide. Investing in health and wellness initiatives in Kansas City ensures access to quality healthcare services and supports efforts to improve health outcomes among Black residents.
  • Tech and Innovation Hubs: Black Americans are making significant strides in the tech and innovation sectors, driving entrepreneurship and innovation. Supporting tech startups and innovation hubs in Kansas City fosters economic growth, creates job opportunities, and positions the city as a leader in technological advancement.
  • Cultural Tourism and Heritage Preservation: Black heritage sites, landmarks, and cultural institutions play a vital role in preserving history and promoting cultural tourism. Investing in Black heritage preservation efforts in Kansas City celebrates diversity, promotes tourism, and enhances community pride.


By investing in Black America and Black Kansas City, individuals and organizations have the opportunity to contribute to positive social change, foster economic growth, and create a more equitable and inclusive society for generations to come.


At Black Kansas City Magazine, we invite you to become a part of our vision for empowerment, diversity, and cultural celebration. With our proven track record of excellence and innovation, we offer investment opportunities that promise both financial returns and social impact. Explore our investment plans below and seize the opportunity to be a catalyst for positive change in Kansas City’s Black community.

Please note that while investing in Black Kansas City Magazine presents an exciting opportunity for potential returns, it’s important to understand that no investment is guaranteed. The success of any investment depends on various factors, including market conditions, economic trends, and the execution of business strategies. Investors should carefully evaluate the risks associated with investing and consult with financial professionals before making any investment decisions.

That being said, here are the investment packages available for those interested in joining us on this transformative journey:


  • Investment: $5,000 (Minimum)
  • Return on Investment (ROI): $1,500/30% over 12 months
  • Payment Schedule: Monthly payments starting 6 months from investment


  • Investment: $25,000 (Minimum)
  • Return on Investment (ROI): Customized ROI package
  • Promotion: Includes promotion for your business or venture in Black Kansas City Magazine


  • Investment: Customized based on individual needs
  • Return on Investment (ROI): Tailored to specific investment requirements
  • Additional Benefits: Access to exclusive events, networking opportunities, and promotional features in Black Kansas City Magazine


  • Media Kits and Publishing Fees: Ensuring the continued production and distribution of Black Kansas City Magazine.
  • Online, Global, Marketing and Promotion: Expanding our reach and visibility to new audiences locally, nationally, and globally.
  • Technology and Innovation: Investing in digital platforms and multimedia initiatives to enhance reader engagement and accessibility.
  • Community Outreach and Empowerment: Supporting initiatives that uplift and empower Black communities in Kansas City through education, entrepreneurship, and cultural enrichment.
  • Limited Special Editions for Niche Market Penetration: Launching limited special editions such as “Black KC Hair” featuring throwback-style ‘hisr book’ showcasing 100 barbershops and salons with their top hairstyles, and “Black KC Vote” spotlighting Black KC political candidates. These editions offer unique opportunities for targeted market engagement and community empowerment.
  • Next Issue Development: The Black KC Green Book: The upcoming edition of Black Kansas City Magazine will feature “The Black KC Green Book,” showcasing top allies in the Black KC community. This special edition provides a comprehensive guide to businesses and individuals who support and uplift the Black community, fostering economic empowerment and solidarity.


  • Proven Track Record: With numerous accolades and achievements, Black Kansas City Magazine is a trusted leader in Black and minority lifestyle media.
  • Social Impact: Your investment supports initiatives that promote diversity, empowerment, and cultural celebration within Kansas City’s Black community.
  • Financial Returns: Our investment plans offer competitive returns, providing investors with an opportunity for financial growth and prosperity.
  • Legacy of Innovation: Join us in continuing our legacy of innovation, excellence, and leadership in media and entrepreneurship.


Seize this opportunity to invest in Black Kansas City Magazine and be a part of our journey to empowerment, innovation, and positive change. Contact us today to learn more about our investment plans and how you can make a difference in Kansas City’s Black community.


At Black Kansas City Magazine, we invite you to become a part of our vision for empowerment, diversity, and cultural celebration. With our proven track record of excellence and innovation, we offer investment opportunities that promise both financial returns and social impact. Explore our investment plans below and seize the opportunity to be a catalyst for positive change in Kansas City’s Black community.


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