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Filmmaker’s Documentary to Expose the U.S. Government’s Destruction of Black Wall Street & More

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New York, NY — In an experimental documentary, indie filmmaker Brandi Webb has indicted the U.S. government on charges that hold it accountable for crimes committed against citizens of color. These crimes date back to the beginning of American histor... Read full article

Black Chef From New Orleans Wins Major Restaurant Industry Award From the James Beard Foundation

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New Orleans, LA — New Orleans’ Chef Nina Compton of Compère Lapin restaurant made history by becoming the first Black woman to be designated as the best chef in the South at the 2018 James Beard Awards. The James Beard Foundation awards are considere... Read full article

Black Doll Maker Teaches Other African Americans How to Make Handmade Dolls in Free YouTube Tutorial

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Black doll maker, Dr. Cassandra George Sturges, shares her love for making handmade dolls by providing free tutorials on her YouTube channel. Her goal is to inspire the African American community to make handmade dolls that reflect an... Read full article

Visit These Black-Owned Coffee Shops Around the US

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Worried that your local Starbucks might call the cops on you because of your race? Want to show that you care how the company treats black customers? Want to give your money to a black-owned small business instead of an $83-billion corporation? Busin... Read full article

Black-Owned Mobile App, WebWed, Revolutionizes the Wedding/ Legal Tech Industry

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From its inception, WebWed Mobile and its owners have been dedicated to providing access to marriage and marriage equality to everyone all over the world. Now, it is with great excitement to announce the success of the mobile app. WebWe... Read full article

New Website Helps You Discover & Purchase Children’s Books With Black Characters

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Nationwide — If you have ever struggled to find children’s books with Black representation, look no further! You can now find them in one place thanks to author and serial entrepreneur Veronica N. Chapman.... Read full article

J.Crew Apologizes For Ad Featuring “All-Natural” Black Model With Uncombed Hair

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Nationwide — A recent ad from J. Crew that featured Black Dominican model, Marihenny Rivera, with unkempt hair was heavily criticized on Black Twitter. The comments were basically saying that it is offensive for J.Crew to think that for a Black woman... Read full article

27th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards Announces Nominations

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The NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch’s Theatre Viewing Committee announces nominations for the 27th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. This year’s nominee roster is overwhelmingly filled with multiple EMMY, Tony and previous NAACP T... Read full article

Black-Owned Telecommunications Firm Donates Free Phones & SIM Cards to Help Families in Puerto Rico

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Freddie Figgers, the owner of one of the nation’s largest African-American owned cell phone companies and networks, has sent 500 satellite phones with unlimited calls, texts and data to help families affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.... Read full article

Attorney Turned Entrepreneur Transforms Struggling Cake Shop into a $1 Million Empire

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It seems unlikely that a lawyer would end up as an entrepreneur in the bakery business, but that is exactly what happened to April Richardson from Washington, D.C. Not only did she take over a struggling bakery, but she turned it into a $1 million bu... Read full article

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