It's somewhat old hat at this point to point out that Christopher…
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Rap mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs is the latest celebrity wading into the K-12 education space, announcing Monday plans to open a charter school this fall in New York City’s Harlem…Continue
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Dr. Hadiya-Nicole Green is an assistant professor at Tuskegee University. She is one woman of less than 100 African-American female physicists in the United States of America. The scientific marvel was most recently awarded a prestigious $1.1 million cancer research grant.
The honorable grant was awarded to Dr. Hadiya-Nicole Green to develop advanced…
Atlanta rapper Killer Mike teamed up with some big names in the music business, Usher and Jermaine Dupri, to encourage black banks and businesses by opening an account with minority-owned Citizens Trust Bank.
Killer Mike made used his social media voice to put his word out on Instagram:
“Me, Usher, Polo the Don & The influencer…
Acclaimed author of The New Jim Crow and Ohio State University professor Michelle Alexander, is credited as the one who drew America’s attention to the new form of slavery – mass incarceration. She recently posted to her Facebook page to give her educated opinion about Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the African American support that surrounds it:
If anyone doubts that the mainstream media fails to tell the…Continue
The presidential election is almost upon us. Soon the candidates will be chosen, and by November, we will have elected a new Commander-in-Chief. A number of citizens were not going to be able to cast their votes in the remaining primaries or in the general election under old laws. Those laws have been overturned.
Maryland has just decided that over…Continue
“The ancient egyptians believed that orgasm is more than just something that feels good and allows procreation…”
They believed that an orgasm is sacred!
And that if the energy of an orgasm would be harnessed in the right way, it would become a source of infinite pranic energy and…Continue
Oscar Micheaux was the quintessential self-made man. Novelist, film-maker and relentless self-promoter, Micheaux was born on a farm near Murphysboro, Illinois. He worked briefly as a Pullman porter and then in 1904 homesteaded nearly 500 acres of land near the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Micheaux published novels in Nebraska and New York and made movies in Chicago and Los Angeles.…Continue
Throughout the late 19th century, and well into the 1950's, Africans and in some cases Native Americans, were kept as exhibits in zoos. Far from a relic from an unenlightened past, remnants of such exhibits have continued in Europe as late as the 2000's.
Throughout the early 20th century, Germany held what was termed a, "Peoples Show," or Völkerschau. Africans were brought in as carnival or zoo exhibits for…Continue
As we approach Black History Month and New York Fashion Week, Afro-Colombian fashion designer, Edwing D’Angelo, want to see more contributions from the Afro-Latino Diaspora through fashion.
D’Angelo’s past presentations have always reflected the cultural advancements that Afro-Latinos have ushered into the United States and the world in the areas of the arts, film, dance and music. Living the experience of an…Continue
5 tips for Black entrepreneurs from media mogul Byron Allen
In this Jan 10, 2018 photo, Bernice King poses for a photograph at the King Center, in Atlanta. The assassination of Martin Luther King sparked riots and eventually led many Americans to revere the civil rights icon that some reviled during his lifetime. For his three surviving children, the past five decades have meant coming to terms with their father's death and legacy. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)…Continue
Tony Elumelu, an attributed philanthropist and African billionaire, is a stellar businessman with specialized training in economics, seeking to change the economic standing of those in the African-American community. Elumelu chairs Heirs Holdings and Transcorp, and is also the founder of the esteemed Toney Elumelu Foundation.
In 2014, Elumelu, along with other prominent American and African…Continue
Chevan Baker, left, a senior computer engineering major from Kansas City, Mo., and Jann Butler, a senior computer engineering major from Pascagoula, Miss., were among four who helped develop a senior design project called the “smart mat” to determine the foot temperature of diabetics. (Photo by Charles A.…Continue
Trials and tribulations are two words that Darnell Ferguson knows all too well. The 28 year-old has struggled with incarceration, homelessness and a lack of self-control throughout his short span as an adult. His life was spiraling out of control quickly and just when things seemed to be at their worst – he made a last-ditch effort and walked into a local church – changing his life forever.
Kantanka, Innoson and Kiira are three African pioneering auto makers that show promise for bringing their cars and trucks to market in 2015.
Innoson, already has cars on the road and models available for purchase, according to its website.
The Kantanka is a car that was conceived, designed and made in Ghana. This brand is…Continue
Airline company Ethiopian highly values the role women play in our society. The organization stands by the “Women Empowerment for a Sustainable Growth” core value. The airline company will do something it has never done before. On November 19th, 2015 an all-women crew will operate the Addis Ababa –…Continue
Tristan Walker, 30, Stanford MBA, founder, CEO of Bevel, black men's shaving, skin care and grooming line.
Q: "You are a young Black man. You have some nerve, and quite the audacity! Don't you fear going up against these global giants such as Schick, Gillette and Procter & Gamble?"
A: "Nope. They fear me!"
-Tristan Walker, age…Continue
Essynce Moore, teen owner of Essynce Couture Spa & Boutique
Passaic, NJ — Youth entrepreneur Essynce Moore began her career at just 6 years old. Now, as a teenager, she is currently the owner of Essynce Couture, LLC, Essynce Couture University (ECU), Essynce…Continue
It's somewhat old hat at this point to point out that Christopher…
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For five consecutive years, all of the graduates of Chicago’s Urban Prep Academy have been accepted at four-year colleges and universities.
The charter school has garnered national recognition for providing minority students with the academic skills necessary to be “college bound.” Last spring,…
In communities across the country, the issue of nutrition and access to healthy foods is one that has permeated across regional, racial, and economic strata. Far too often, residents of low-income neighborhoods don’t have health food stores, supermarkets, or even produce stands from which to purchase foods that aren’t processed, expired, or GMO-free. Commonly referred to as “food deserts,” these communities are filled with corner stores and fast-food restaurants while more privileged…Continue
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