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Whiskey brand honors the enslaved man who taught Jack Daniels how to make the now famous drink!

We’ve covered the story of how an enslaved man, Nathan ‘Nearest’ Green, actually taught Jack Daniels how to make bourbon. He has been recognized in very small moves as the godfather of Tenessee Whiskey but it is still not mainstream knowledge. However, if you are a JD drinker it may now be time to switch. In …

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Allyson Felix breaks world record held by Usain Bolt 10 months after giving birth

It’s big news when a record set by none other than Usain Bolt is broken, especially when it is done so by a woman who gave birth less than a year ago! Of course, it wasn’t his 100m record but this is a HUGE feat none the less and oozes #BlackGirlMagic! Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix …

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First Black Woman Wins ‘MasterChef’ But We Didn’t Need This Validation To Know How Amazing Black People Can Cook!

Let’s face it, there is a bit of a fad going on in media, in an attempt to ride with the times Black folk are finally gaining accolades publically usually reserved for middle-class White people. Don’t get me wrong, this is awesome and in the bigger sense, it is adding to the greater good… BUT …

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Georgia Teen’s ‘Once You Get It, Give It Back’ Mom Tribute wins $80k in Doodle For Google Competition

This is EXCELLENT! Yesterday if you’d opened Google you would have seen a Black family in front of a portrait on the home search page. This was the amazing work of 18-year-old Arantza Peña Popo from Lithonia, Ga. This year’s theme for the Doodle for Google comp was “When I grow up, I hope…” Of …

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BLACK SWIMMERS ROCK: Simone Manuel becomes first American woman to sweep 50 and 100 freestyle at world swimming championships

Four golds, sex silvers! She swept the 50 and 100-metr freestyle on Sunday night. So…. any notion that Black folks can’t swim needs to be thrown far far away. Simone Manuel is the GOAT, or at least one of them! This young lady is amazing. During the eight-day event, world swimming championships in South Korea …

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Titans Linebacker Derrick Morgan Launches $200 Million Opportunity Zone Fund After NFL Retirement

Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan announced his retirement at 15th July, at 30 it seems like a sensible choice and he said, to Forbes, of the decision “I’m at a time where, physically and mentally, it doesn’t make a lot of sense to continue,” But that does not mean he is kicking back, h is …

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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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Another Peaceful Black Activist Has Been Found Murdered. We MUST Keep Pushing Until We Find Out Who Killed Sadie Roberts-Joseph!

Sadie Roberts-Joseph’s sister Armstrong-Johnson told the Washington Post “She was a total advocate of peace, love and harmony, and she died just the opposite,” UPDATE: A man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder – https://news.yahoo.com/man-arrested-murder-louisiana-african-american-museum-founder-194558285–abc-news-topstories.html Sadie Roberts-Joseph launched a local group to fight drugs and violence, she founded an African American history museum …

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