Kayla Willis Accepted into 31 colleges and Offered $900,000 in Scholarships It’s not every day one gets accepted into 31 colleges and is offered more than $900,000 in scholarships to boot. It’s definitely something worth sharing, but Kayla Willis, a senior at Westlake High School in South Fulton, Georgia still hesitated, first asking her dad […]
Black Teen Gets $1.6 million in Scholarships A Georgia high school senior has been accepted into 39 colleges – and is still waiting to hear back from more. So far, Jordan Nixon has racked up $1.6 million dollars in scholarship money.
Black Men in White Coats program inspires kids to go into medical field Currently, only 6 percent of American physicians are black. That number is something the Black Men in White Coats organization is trying to fix.
Black Teen ‘Sauce Boss’ Starts Company She’s still in high school, but one Missouri City, Texas, teen is already running her own company! Tyla-Simone Crayton has grown Sienna Wings from her own kitchen, and sales are heating up!
Black Brothers Launch Eco-Friendly Candle Products We are 3 brothers who like to create good smelling candles—really really good smelling candles. We hand-pour 100% natural soy scented candles in small batches. We want our candles to make you happy when you light them. We want you to be so happy that […]
Bank Refuses to Cash Black Man’s Check Then Calls Cops A Cleveland man says he was racially profiled at a local branch when they called the cops on him for trying to cash a check. Paul McCowns went to the Huntington branch inside Giant Eagle on Biddulph Avenue in Brooklyn on Dec. 1. […]
Figgers Wireless Black Owned Telecommunications Firm Freddie Figgers was abandoned in a dumpster at birth and was adopted when he was just two days old by two loving parents. He is now the founder and CEO of Figgers Wireless, a black owned telecommunications firm valued at over $62.3 million dollars, that you may have never […]
The ‘HELL’ of Kafala Jobs in the Middle East Many African and Asian countries have banned the recruitment of domestic workers for countries in the Middle East who subscribe to the “kafala” system. Under the system, foreign maids are legally bound to their employer and have limited rights. Employers can take advantage of their position […]
Maryland’s Youngest Black Cannabis Dispensary Owner A new medical cannabis dispensary has opened in Prince George’s County and one of its co-owners hopes the business will encourage more people like her to get in the industry. The dispensary, Mary and Main, had its soft opening on Monday at its location along Hampton Mall Drive Capitol […]
Black Women Line Up for More Punishment! This is the Asian store in Tulsa Oklahoma that had the owner Jun Tao punch a Black woman in the face. Black men went out to protest to shut down the store to support our Black women. The owner responded to the protest with a 50% Discount on […]
Inmates Across U.S. are Staging a Prison Strike over ‘Modern-Day Slavery’ Video was apparently shot with a smuggled cellphone camera and shows a black man laboring with a gardening hoe under the Alabama sun. The prisoner, according to the narrator, is not required to attend GED classes or job training courses — but he is […]
The Business Of Black Hair Blacks spend billions of dollars on their hair, but Black beauty care businesses are missing out. African American consumers sometimes spend thousands of dollars a year on their hair, contributing to the multibillion dollar black hair care industry.
Neighbor Calls the Police on a 12-Year-Old Boy Mowing the Grass Reggie Fields, who named his business Mr. Reggie’s Lawn Cutting Service with help from a cousin, and a few of his relatives were cutting Lucille Holt-Colden’s grass last Saturday in the 29000 block of Clare Avenue when her neighbor dialed 911 on the teenagers […]
1st Black Beer Brewer Hits Georgia Down Home Brewing is a startup, a craft brewery with an eye on eventually taking advantage of a new Georgia law that expands the sales opportunities of beer-makers. The two men behind it, Chris Reeves and William Allen Moore haven’t quit their day jobs, yet. Read more: https://www.11alive.com/article/news/local/1st-african-american-brewer-hits-georgia-craft-beer-scene/85-566767403
Meet Lauren Simmons, The Youngest And Only Female Trader At The New York Stock Exchange! Working in an industry where you are one of very few women can be challenging enough — but imagine what it’s like to be the only woman on staff. That’s the case for New York Stock Exchange trader Lauren Simmons. […]
Akon Announces the Launch of His Own Cryptocurrency Akoin In addition to launching his own cryptocurrency, Akon wants to build a “100% crypto-based city with Akoin at the center of transactional life.” The proposed city will be located outside of Dakar, Senegal.
What Black Business Owners think about Economic Transformation in South Africa CNBC Africa’s Lubabalo Mashiqana joined a group of business owners from around Johannesburg to talk business, politics and BEE.
3 Black Actresses Wrongfully Arrested Full Video: https://wokevideo.com Police were called on three women who were said to have entered the #Atlanta restaurant to use the bathroom, then “refused to leave”. According to the police report, the officer was off-duty working an extra job as security for #HoustonsResturant . When the officer got there, the shift […]
VeganSmart Black-Owned Company Produces Plant-Based Protein Powders and Shakes John Lewis, better known as The Badass Vegan drops some jewels on his track Wise Words. He and VeganSmart are focused on addressing diet related diseases in underserved communities through education and offering plant based solutions. No judgement, no shaming, just a few gems that […]
Black Couple Accused of Fraud and Denied Money Order “because people like you are doing fraud” A black couple accused of fraud by a white supremacist manager at a Schnucks Supermarket. The couple had $1100 to go get a money order for rent and this guy Travis Donahue from Schnucks denied her “because people like […]
New Janelle Monáe – Dirty Computer Emotion Picture Starring Janelle Monáe as Jane 57821 Tessa Thompson as Zen Jayson Aaron as Ché Also Starring Michelle Hart as Virgin Victoria Dyson Posey as Cleaner #1 Jonah Lee as Cleaner #2 Executive Produced by Janelle Monáe Nate “Rocket” Wonder Chuck Lightning Mikael Moore Julie Greenwald Co-Executive Produced […]
City of Florence dedicates street to African American business owners FLORENCE, SC – A section of downtown Florence has a new name in honor of African American business owners who succeeded there during times of racial segregation. The street marker for the Historic Downtown African American Business District was unveiled Saturday afternoon on North Dargan […]
Brown Boy Lemonade Co-owners and BROTHERS venturing out to Quench Thirsts EVERYWHERE! Brothers Anthony Anderson, 10, and Ja’Den St. Hilaire, 7, have big plans to turn their lemonade business into a thirst-quenching empire. Four years ago, they started a lemonade stand to to make money for video games, and today – are selling it by […]
Owner of the largest black-owned paper in the south Houston Forward Times, the weekly newspaper was founded in Houston’s Third Ward in 1960, but you cannot share the history of the largest black-owned and independently published paper in the South, without telling the story of the current publisher, Karen Carter Richards. Read more: http://abc13.com/society/meet-the-owner-of-the-largest-black-owned-paper-in-the-south/3264370/
Philip Payton Jr. Black Capitalist Who Outwitted New York’s Racist Landlords The former residents of two square blocks at West 98th and 99th Streets in Manhattan have been holding annual neighborhood reunions since the mid-1950s, when the federal government bulldozed their homes in a “slum clearance project” spearheaded by Robert Moses. This formerly all-black enclave […]
Black Man Confronts Target Employee For Racially Profiling Target Store Waconia, MN It doesnt matter what state you are in. Racism is still out there and its 2018. I work over 12hrs a day, 7days a week and pay my taxes just like everyone else in the world. I go in to to target to […]
Killmonger Went To Africa, Why Can’t You? 7 African Travel Companies Join It’s Iveoma‘s Facebook Group: African Diaspora Hub 7 African Tour & Travel Companies 1. Christina Tegbe, 54 Thrones & African Beauty Atlas . Book: The Beginners Guide to Planning A Trip To Africa 2. Kumi Rauf, […]
Melissa Harville Lebron: The First Black Woman To Own a NASCAR Team Melissa Harville-Lebron, a mother raising 7 kids, started her career in the entertainment industry as an intern at Sony Music. In 2005, she launched her own music label while working for New York City’s Department of Correction office. She created E2 Northeast Motorsports under the […]
Mayor Michael Tubbs’ Rolls Out Universal Income Mayor Michael Tubbs’ Rolls Out Universal Income program in Stockton, CA Low wages. Rising housing prices. Loss of middle-class jobs. A looming threat of automation.
Woman Sues Walmart For Locking Up Black Hair Products Behind Glass Also claiming the Walmart employee would not let her touch the products until she purchased them! Essie Grundy said she was discriminated against based on her race at a Walmart located in Perris, CA Grundy claimed she went to a Walmart to buy beauty products […]
Akon: Why Africa is Better than America Senegalese singer, songwriter and businessman Akon at the Youth Connekt in Kigali, Rwanda calling on African youth to play an active role in rebuilding and rebranding the continent and not depend of the governments to determine the future of the continent.