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Black Mother of 5-Day Old Baby Dies After Paramedics Refuse to Save Her Life

Tampa, FL — Crystle Galloway, a 30-year old mother who was a possible stroke victim, died after four paramedics refused to give her proper treatment. The victim’s mother believes the paramedics […]

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Back to School -- Are Your Children Ready? Youth Camp to Teach Principles of Success and How to "Be Someone"

By Orrin “Checkmate” Hudson, Founder of Be Someone Nationwide — In less than a month, area schools will end the summer break and welcome students back to their new classrooms. […]

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First Ever Black Woman-Owned Real Estate Academy Launches Online and On-Site Real Estate Courses

The online courses are happening now, with flexible daytime and evening times. On-site courses will begin in early August. Atlanta, GA — Apex Real Estate Academy, a Black-owned real estate […]

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That's really awesome!

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Conference Positions Aspiring Black Authors to Ink Their Next Bestseller

Atlanta, GA — Whether you’re an aspiring author with only a creative idea for a book, or you have 20+ books published and you’re ready to take it to the […]

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6-Year Old Author Reaches Major Milestone of Over 10,000 Copies Sold -- Garners National Attention with Debut Book!

Following Kennedy O’Neal’s recent appearance on the nation’s most watched morning program, sales of her debut book, “The Adventures of Super Kennedy: Saving and Investing” are soaring. Fredericksburg, VA — […]

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Get it baby girl! Do your thing!

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Meet the Black Entrepreneur Who Left a Six Figure Career to Start a Mobile Notary Service

San Francisco, CA — Mobile notaries are commonplace in the Bay Area, ready to notarize a variety of documents – anytime, anywhere. That’s why colleagues of Yvonne Sidell were skeptical […]

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The Detroit Black Doll Show, the Largest of its Kind in the Midwest, Will Be Held on November 10th

This year’s show will include one of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther cast members, and provide a full day of fun and empowerment for the entire family! Detroit, MI — Sandy’s […]

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Black-Owned Daily Room Rental App Makes History as the First to Compete with Airbnb

Nationwide — For the first time in history, a Black-owned portal website and app has been developed to compete in the same space as AirBnB with a unique twist of […]

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BeWeaved Hair Extensions, a Black-Owned Supplier of 100% All-Natural, Finest Virgin Remy Hair Extensions, is Now Available Direct to Consumers Online

The secret is out. Having a beautiful head of hair is about more than just the genetics you were born with. Everyone from A-list celebrities to small-town beauties depend on […]

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9-Year Old Co-Founder of Natural Hair Care Brand Challenges Parents to Embrace 90-Days of Healthy Hair Practices to Transform Their Children's Hair

Gigi, the 9-year old co-founder of all natural kids hair care brand Natural Bunch Kids, challenges parents across the nation to partake in a 90-Day Healthy Hair Challenge to unveil […]

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"Jersey," A New African American Drama Series About a Black Mayor Whose Life is Spiraling Out of Control, Stars Alonzo Herran, Jr., Jojo Simmons, Maino and More

Produced by Royal Family Production and Entertainment, the 5-part series also stars Lilo Brancato, Havoc, Taral Hicks, Chuck Zito, Safaree, and Sophia The Body. The premiere is on July 26th […]

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San Francisco Police Called on Man for Doing Business While Black

San Francisco, CA — Viktor Stevenson, a Black business owner of a high-end lemonade kiosk in San Francisco, had the police called on him after someone mistook him for a […]

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Master the Mindset for Sales Success with Wendy Y. Bailey’s New Book, “I Charge for That”

Atlanta, GA — Master Business and Sales Coach Wendy Y. Bailey released her latest title, I Charge for That, on July 10. This business and life-changing book aims to equip […]

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Meet the 7-Year Old CEO-In-Training Who Helps Run His Mom’s Multi-Million Dollar Hair Care Empire

Detroit, MI – Gwen Jimmere, CEO, is not the only one driving the success of Naturalicious, one of the nation’s fastest growing hair care, beauty, and lifestyle companies. Caiden, her […]

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Get it baby!

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Black Woman-Owned Company Launches Innovative Diaper Bag For Moms Disguised as a Handbag

A new crowdsourcing campaign for a patented handbag could help solve the problems for busy moms on the go! Philadelphia, PA — Two African American women entrepreneurs, Sherrill Mosee, founder […]

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Black Entrepreneur Lands Lucrative Smart Technology Contract With Mobi -- And Is in Negotiations With the City of Philadelphia!

Darrell Choates, CEO of Choates General Contracting, Inc., has already negotiated a successful deal to run Mobi in Atlanta, GA, and he is planning to go international starting with the […]

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Jury Reform Initiative Launches Movement to Address Police Misconduct and Racial Bias in the Criminal Justice System

National Conference Directed by Attorney Zulu Ali to be held in Los Angeles on July 28th Nationwide — In an effort to address police misconduct and racial bias in the […]

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Day Care Owner Gets Probation After She Tried to Kill a 1-Year Old Boy

Minneapolis, MN — Many African Americans are given long, unfair prison sentences for non-violent crimes but Nataliia Karia, a white woman from Minneapolis who attempted to kill a toddler by […]

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Visionary Author and Speaker, Orlando Ceaser, Releases 3 Musical Spoken Word CDs to Promote Greatness

New spoken words CDs from one of the greatest minds of our time aim to disrupt mediocrity and demand excellence! Chicago, IL — Watchwell Communications, Inc. announces the groundbreaking release […]

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Fibroids Awareness Campaign Says 80% of Women Who Have Had a Hysterectomy May Not Have Needed One

The #FACEofFIBROIDS campaign is a global movement to bring awareness to African American women who are more likely to develop fibroids than any other demographic. Washington, DC — The Fibroid […]

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Meet the First Black Female Owner of a Male Professional Basketball League (Not a Team, But a League!)

Evelyn Magley is the first African American woman ever to own a professional sports league (of any kind) for men in the United States Indianapolis, IN — The Basketball League […]

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Many Black Entrepreneurs Have These 10 Myths and Misconceptions About Business Credit

By Cedric Butler, certified business credit specialist Nationwide — Many African Americans are denied business loans when they go to apply at major banks and credit unions, but this doesn’t […]

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Black Author Addresses Racial Differences and Immigration Issues to Bring Unity and Healing

Prolific essayist Patrice Gopo to release debut book, ‘All The Colors We Will See,’ on August 7 through W Publishing Group Nashville, TN — In today’s current climate now more […]

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Study Confirms That Black Women Have the Highest Amount of Student Loan Debt

Nationwide — Education may be priceless but it does come with a price tag. And for Black women in the United States, it’s even more expensive! A new study has […]

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Black women pay MORE to get an education... and still get paid LESS in the workplace. Explain that...

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Why Hasn’t the NAACP Denounced the Racist Comments Made by Planned Parenthood’s Founder?

Dems and NAACP ignore racial slurs by Planned Parenthood’s Margaret Sangar Rev. Clenard H. Childress, Jr. Nationwide — The NAACP religiously monitors the world for racist comments made by dignitaries, […]

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Meet the Youngest Black Woman to Ever Own a McDonald’s Franchise

28-year old Jade Colin from New Orleans has made history as the youngest Black woman to ever become a McDonald’s franchise owner. While in college, she started her career as […]

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Orrin Hudson Honored With the "Black, Cool and Brilliant" Award at the PowerNetworking Conference

Nationwide — FraserNet, Inc. recently awarded Orrin C. Hudson, CEO of Be Someone Inc., (BeSomeone.org) as the recipient of the Black, Cool and Brilliant Award at this year’s 2018 PowerNetworking […]

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CVS Manager Calls Police on Black Woman for Allegedly Using a Fake Coupon

Chicago, IL — Camilla Hudson, a Black woman from Chicago, wanted to use a manufacturer’s coupon at a CVS Pharmacy on North Broadway last Friday when the manager said he […]

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It's a coupon... really?

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A New Black Superhero Arrives Straight Out of the ATL!

Atlanta-based author DS Brown introduces the world’s newest and greatest superhero Atlanta, GA — In the city where both Black Lightning and Black Panther were filmed, there was no hero […]

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Yes, There Was a Black Passenger on the Titanic When it Sank in 1912 -- But He Did Not Survive!

Joseph Laroche was born on May 26, 1886 in Haiti. He was an educated engineer who studied in Paris. He was married to a white French woman named Juliette, and […]

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15 Successful Black CEOs to Speak at Upcoming Conference on How to Go "From Local to Global"

The dynamic speakers, aged 9 to 50, are all successful Black business owners representing 5 different countries… and will be sharing their valuable knowledge at the 2018 Global Now Conference […]

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Dr. Kimberly Jeffries Leonard to Lead The Links, Incorporated

Washington, DC — Dr. Kimberly Jeffries Leonard has been elected the 17th president of The Links, Incorporated. The announcement was made at the organization’s 41st National Assembly held in Indianapolis, […]

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Restaurant Manager Fired After Telling Black Woman to "Get Out"

Kansas City, MO — Xzaveria Vaqua, a 37-year old Black woman from Kansas City, became one of the most recent victims of discrimination and racism when the manager of Tomfooleries Restaurant […]

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BlackDoctor.org (BDO) Announces 2018 Top Hospitals For Diversity

Chicago, IL — BlackDoctor.org (BDO), the leading health and wellness online destination for African Americans, announces its 2018 Top Hospitals For Diversity. These hospitals represent all regions of the United […]

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The Upside Down of Diversity at the State University of New York

By Paul Cronkite, Jr. Nationwide — Recently, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo asked the State University of New York (SUNY) to reexamine its existing diversity plans to ensure these plans […]

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New Book Tells the Story of an African American Woman's Journey From the Cotton Fields of Mississippi to Becoming a Millionaire

Nationwide — The Road from Money, The Journey to Find Why by Sylvester Boyd Jr.  is based on true stories told to him by several family members raised in Money, Mississippi from […]

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Adult Coloring Book Highlights the Beauty of Black Female Entrepreneurs

Makes History as the First Book of It’s Kind! Raleigh, NC — North Carolina mover and shaker Latoya Nicole is a mental health professional, entrepreneur, and the brains behind 24 […]

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Black Abolitionist Pens Open Letter to the Queen of England Requesting Her Support for the 400th Anniversary of the First Africans to Arrive on English American Soil

Nationwide — Venita Benitez, a self-proclaimed abolitionist and genealogist, is appealing to the Queen of England to support an upcoming historical event. It is the 400th anniversary of the arrival […]

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Advocate for Black Women Empowerment Launches Three Products to Empower and Raise Strong Independent Women

Beaumont, TX — The Be Your Own Person Movement created by Army veteran Muria Nisbett moves toward women’s empowerment. She established the movement with the philosophy that raising strong, independent […]

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Black Entrepreneur Takes College Care Packages to the Next Level With a New Freshman Fun Box

Aventura, FL — While care packages are no stranger to the college market, Florida-based Freshman Fun Box is the first Black woman-owned care package and subscription box service specifically geared […]

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Black Festival Ranks Among the Five "Top Theatre Festivals to Visit Around the World"

Atlanta, GA — The Atlanta Black Theatre Festival (ABTF), which is commonly referred to as the festival of “40 plays in four days,” provides attendees with access to the largest […]

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African American Registered Nurse/ Entrepreneur Creates Online Nursing Program to Help More Students Pass the NCLEX Exam

The online course, called “Choosing Nursing,” offers cheat sheets and readiness assessments for NCLEX exam preparation. Atlanta, GA — Choosing Nursing, an online program that prepares nurses in the U.S. […]

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New Book, "Not All Superheroes Wear Capes," Encourages Black Children to Pursue Careers in STEM

Coming soon to a book store near you. Dallas, TX — Melanin Origins, LLC announces the publication this summer of Not All Superheroes Wear Capes (available for pre-order on Amazon.com […]

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Black Woman Publisher Releases New Book With 31 Professional Women Sharing Inspiring Stories in the "Women of Purpose" Anthology

Duncanville, TX — Everyday, people have walked the face of the earth holding dear to the question of why they exist. Higgins Publishing announces the release of the Women of […]

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PHEN Expands Partnership With Black Churches in the Fight Against Prostate Cancer to Launch New Social Media Initiative at 14th Annual Summit

Nationwide — The Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) has partnered with more than 1,000 African American churches to raise prostate cancer education and awareness within their communities since 2009.

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Black-Owned Gourmet Burger Company Releases New Line of Turkey Burgers -- Perfect For People Who Don't Eat Red Meat!

The family-owned burger brand has also been named “Juiciest Hamburger in the Country” by Better Homes and Gardens magazine Charleston, SC — Chevalo & Monique Wilsondebriano and their children recently […]

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New Children's Book Series Features a Strong Black Family With Happy Faces... and a Committed Father!

In what they are calling a movement to build strong, happy, confident children, authors Malcolm and Denise M. Johnson are releasing a series of books that portray positive Black households […]

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Yet Another Black Man Fatally Shot in the Back by a White Police Officer as He Ran Away!

Nashville, TN — Daniel Hambrick, a 25-year old African-American man, was killed after being shot in the back by a white cop while he was fleeing from a traffic stop […]

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Black Entrepreneur Launches "Millionaire Mentorship Show" Podcast That Changes Lives

Nationwide — Ladies and gentleman, life is a series of events that creates memories which increase the value of happiness, success and wealth we experience. Today, you are meeting a […]

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Disabled Black Plumber Releases Memoir About Discrimination That He Faced for Hiring Minorities

Buffalo, NY — Sherman Turner’s gripping memoir, Unforgettable ‘Memoir’: God Remember Me, describes his experience as an African American plumber who faced discrimination for hiring minorities. Upset by Turner’s actions, […]

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Black Entrepreneurial Couple to Teach New "Couples in Business" Webinar

Nationwide — The Couples In Business™ Webinar, created by business and finance coaches Randy & Renee Hughes, is a game changer for couples who are entrepreneurs. Even if only one […]

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City of Boston Appoints First Ever Black Police Commissioner

Boston, MA — Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced the appointment of William Gross as the City of Boston’s first African American Commissioner of the Boston Police Department (BPD), who […]

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Top 11 Black-to-School Scholarships For African American Students in 2018/ 2019

Nationwide — Back to school season is here, and thousands of high school graduates will be starting college this fall. All students typically need some form of financial aid, but […]

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The First Black-Owned Vocational Training School in the Country Will be Auctioned Off on August 29th

The Tangipahoa Parish desegregation lawsuit, filed over 51 years ago in the federal courts in New Orleans, has still not been resolved. Nationwide — In 1911, the first Black training […]

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Celebrating the 24th Annual International Locks Conference: Natural Hair, Wholistic Health, and Beauty Expo

Contrary to Advertisements, Beauty is More Than Skin Deep Philadelphia, PA — Many philosophers and writers have written about what beauty is and/or is not. The more common sayings related […]

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7th Annual International Film Festival "ChangeFest" to Feature a Live Performance From Leon & The Peoples

The film festival will be hosted by Social Change, a national non-profit committed to liberation and disrupting systems via community empowerment, direct assistance, advocacy and culture. Chicago, IL — Social […]

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New App Introduces an "All Black Everything” City Guide That Takes the Hassle Out of “Traveling While Black”

Melanin Enterprise, a Black-owned social network, has recently launched a mobile app that conveniently connects conscious consumers to local Black-owned businesses. Charlotte, NC — Melanin Enterprise is the Black professional […]

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Black-Owned Distributor of High-End Sports Products Expands Internationally -- Introduces New Sports Technology to China and India!

Houston, TX — To God Be The Glory Sports (TGBTG), a Houston-based Black-owned distributor of high-end sports equipment, is continuing to diversify their business operations in China and India.

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American Legacy Network Corp Launches African-American Streaming Service

New Streaming Service Offers Access to Classic Black Films, Documentaries and Original Programming Celebrating Black History and Culture Mount Vernon, NY — Rodney J. Reynolds, Founder of American Legacy Network […]

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Creator of Unique Black Hair Care Product Wins Major Distribution Deal With Sally Beauty to End Natural Hair Woes

The PuffCuff Hair Clamp for curly and kinky hair textures is the recipient of the Sally Beauty President’s Innovation Award Marietta, GA — Congratulations are in order for PuffCuff inventor […]

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13-Year Old Black Girl Needed a Heart Transplant After Being Brutally Attacked by a White Man

Fort Worth, TX — Dorika Uwimana has been in the hospital for the past 4 months due to severe injuries after being brutally assaulted by Terry Wayne King II, a white […]

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Black Customer Says a Utility Company Gave Her the N-Word to Use As Her Online Password

Seattle, WA — Erica Conway, an African-American woman from Seattle, says she was shocked and disgusted when her utility company, Puget Sound Energy, sent her a racial slur as a […]

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Top African American Speakers to Be Honored at NYC Event Hosted By Dr. Stacie NC Grant

Speakers Magazine will interview the honorees at the Legacy Gala in Manhattan at the famed Marriott Marquis New York, NY — Faith, destiny and purpose are the key pillars of […]

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This Family Owns the First Ever Black-Owned Furniture Brokerage -- With Access to $200 Million in Factory Direct High-End Custom Furniture!

Houston, TX — Texas Wholesale Furniture Co., based in Houston, Texas, is owned and operated by Prairie View A&M Alum, husband and wife team, Brandon and Naima Townsend. Their company […]

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New Social Network, BEAN, Expects to Facilitate $26 Billion Back into Urban Communities

Louisiana — Building Economic Advancement Network (BEAN) is aligning strategic investments, incentivized business transactions and cutting-edge technology to increase economic power in urban communities.

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Campus Police Called on Black Woman For Looking Suspicious While Eating Her Lunch and Relaxing

Northampton, MA — Oumou Kanoute, an African American student attending Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, was “terrified” when the police were called on her while she was just eating lunch […]

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Ohio Judge Tapes Black Defendant's Mouth Shut During Sentencing Hearing

Cleveland, OH — Franklyn Williams, a convicted robber, had his mouth taped shut when the judge ordered for it after losing patience for his talkativeness during his sentencing trial last Tuesday. […]

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Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Re-Elects Deborah Catchings-Smith to Second Term as International President

Cary, NC — Based on her campaign platform to remain focused with 20/20 vision, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.’s grand chapter of delegates re-elected Deborah Catchings-Smith to a second two-year term […]

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Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Aids Dallas HBCU During International Convention

African American Sorority Breaks Attendance, Charitable-Giving Records; Spotlights the Human Trafficking Pandemic Cary, NC — With less than four years to go until its centennial celebration, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority […]

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Prince's Former Hair Stylist and Confidant For 29 Years Tells Her Story in New Book

Los Angeles, CA — Kim Berry, elite hair stylist and confidant to Prince for 29 years, will be announcing some exciting information about her soon to be released and highly […]

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Maxine Waters and the Truth About White Obsession With Black Intelligence

By Legrand H. Clegg II Nationwide — On July 19, 2018, a large crowd of Black people gathered at the south central Los Angeles office of Congresswoman Maxine Waters to […]

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Conscious Hip-Hop Artist, YL Ques, Releases New Album "Born to Win" to Inspire Black Youth

His new album “Born to Win” is available on all digital music platforms. Nationwide — YL Ques (aka Young & Livin), whose real name is Jaques Gholston, was born in Auburn, […]

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Korean Beauty Supply Store Owner Punches Black Woman in Her Face -- In Front of Her Kids!

Tulsa, OK — A Korean owner of a beauty supply store in Tulsa, Oklahoma was caught on video punching an African-American customer in the face. Changseok Jun, the owner, will […]

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Black Family-Owned Business Celebrates Getting Their Fish Fry Products into 2,500+ Grocery Stores -- Within Just 3 Years!

Atlanta, GA — Atlanta-based Joe’s Gourmet, a food-products company has embarked on a national expansion following its appearances on ABC’s Shark Tank and Good Morning America. The family-owned business was […]

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New Partnership to Take One of the Fastest Growing Black Woman-Owned Consulting Firms to the Next Level

Nationwide — Angela Moody and Lavern Chatman have been friends for over 10 years. They met when Lavern was Chairing the Annual Gala for the Northern Virginia Urban League and […]

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12th Annual Sisters and Friends Getaway to Martha’s Vineyard Gives Black Women an Opportunity to Network, Bond, Relax and Rejuvenate

Nationwide — Looking for a way to extend the summer? Join Sisters and Friends Getaway to Martha’s Vineyard for a last minute vacation. After 12 years of hosting women for […]

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Baltimore Police Officer Charged for Brutal Beating Caught on Video

Baltimore, MD — A Baltimore police officer, identified as Arthur Williams, will face several charges after he was caught brutally attacking a man in a viral video. The incident has […]

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