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

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

Unique Black Hair Care Product Wins Major Distribution Deal With Sally Beauty to End Natural Hair Wo

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The PuffCuff Hair Clamp for curly and kinky hair textures is the recipient of the Sally Beauty President’s Innovation Award... Read full article

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

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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 temporary password for her online account. She believes it was a delibera... Read full article

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

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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 in one of the campus’ rooms for students!... Read full article

Maxine Waters and the Truth About White Obsession With Black Intelligence

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Nationwide — On July 19, 2018, a large crowd of Black people gathered at the south central Los Angeles office of Congresswoman Maxine Waters to confront the Oath Keepers, a white supremacist organization that had planned an anti-Waters rally there. T... Read full article

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

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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. The judge says it was legal, but many people think it ... Read full article

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Aids Dallas HBCU During International Convention

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African American Sorority Breaks Attendance, Charitable-Giving Records; Spotlights the Human Trafficking Pandemic ... Read full article

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

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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 anticipated book about her life with Prince, entitled Diamonds N Curlz: My Inc... Read full article

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

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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 as international president during the organization... Read full article

The African American Author Whose Story Became the Movie “The Butler” to Debut New Book About Race,

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Oxford, OH — Fifty years ago, in 1968, civil rights leaders were killed and social tensions spiked. One of the great untold stories of that year is newly available from the same author whose story became the movie The Butler.... Read full article

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