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As the Chasm Grows… The Black HipHop and Black-American Cultural Contrast

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We Bet You Can’t Wait For Nas’ ‘I Know I Can” Kids Books To Come Either?

Nas “Nasir” Jones is so many things, self-educated, streetwise, a master businessman who may well be on his way to being a billionaire. He is definitely a show of how far you can come with your mind in the right space and a bit of determination. And THIS is exactly why he should be writing …

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Culture, Couture, Clothing, and Community | Meet Some DC Black Love Experience Vendors

Every year in Washington, D.C. there is an amazing event called the Black Love Experience created and organized by Nubian Hueman that not only promotes Black Love, Black Self-Love, and Black Culture but also Black Business and Black Entrepreneurs.  This year I had the pleasure of attending the event and was blown away by the …

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kweliTV Is Officially Out of Beta With A Revamped Website & Film Catalog That Celebrates Black Culture Across the Globe

When kweliTV launched our first beta in 2015, it was a very exciting time for me. I knew we were doing something special; but deep down I hoped that our core audience-my community—would agree. What we thought would be a few page views during those early days, weeks and months turned out to be so …

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(VIDEO) This Ohio Janitor Built Himself A Multimillion-Dollar Empire

Steve Hightower did an extraordinary thing, however to him, it was always going to happen as he always knew what he wanted! After helping in his parents cleaning business he carried on in that line of work while in college and worked nights and weekends as a janitor. But he knew that wasn’t his destiny …

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Dwyane Wade’s Cousin Is Crowdfunding A 96% Less-Waste Refillable Deodorant

There is so much waste in deodorant packaging, personally I hate throwing it away (even if I do put it in recyling), so this idea coming from Dwayne Wade’s cousin, Antoine Wade, is one I think is awesome and I will be watching! I makes so much sense. The Chicago Tribune (src) wrote: Wade launched …

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Healthy Popcorn? 12 Year Old Launches Gourmet Vegan Popcorn Company in Chicago

I truly believe entrepreneurship and community economics are the keys to future of the Black community. And when it is our youth getting involved, I really get excited. This story is one that really moves my spirit. Jayden Hammond is the 12-year-old founder of J-Rock’s Pop Gourmet Vegan Popcorn. His company sells organic popcorn made …

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Ghanaian Entrepreneur’s Hair Care Line Transforms the Lives of Women Affected By Domestic Violence

Cindy Tawiah is the Ghanian entrepreneur behind Diva by Cindy, a multi-ethnic hair care system. The former nurse was inspired by her chemistry teacher and desire for better hair care products that stopped hair from shredding, breaking and helped it grow. In 2007, she did just that by starting Diva by Cindy, a brand of products …

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First Ever Big & Tall Men Clothing Subscription Service Created by this Melanated Entrepreneur

Maximus Box is the first big and tall clothing subscription service for men. The company assumes the maxim that every big and tall man should have the right to feel confident, comfortable. This business has grown nationally and is serving customers from coast to coast, the demand is immense, the niche market is being won, not …

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