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Buying Black on Black Friday

by Millions Two One on

In 2014, many African Americans made a decision to Boycott Black Friday and sales were down 11%, which amounted a $6.5 billion loss for corporations. In 2015, many are again calling for a boycott of Black Friday and throughout the holidays!... Read full article

Diddy Awards ‘Inspirational’ $1M Scholarship Fund to Howard University

by Kiersten Willis - Atlanta Black Star on

“I was blessed to receive a great education from Howard University – one of the best schools in the world. . . . This scholarship will make it possible for the next generation of leaders to pursue their dreams and achieve greatness." said P Diddy... Read full article

Dr. Dre, Take Notes From Diddy: Diddy Gives $1 Million Dollars To HBCU-Howard University

by Jen Nicole - Naturally Moi on

Diddy, Puff Daddy Combs, Hip Hop Mogul and Marketing extraordinaire, attended Howard University for two years and those two years impacted him so much that he never let Howard go, literally. He always brought the best artists to perform at Howard.... Read full article

Chicago Organization Joins Forces with Stop the Genocide

by Edward Henderson - San Diego Voice and Viewpoint (NNPA) on

“We go out on the street corner, take it over and we promote peace. We have resources out there as far as getting them back into school, feeding the homeless, and we try to stop things before they escalate. We feed 300-500 people every week. . ." ... Read full article

These Black CEOs Couldn't Get a Loan (Now They Run Some of the Fast-Growing Companies in America)

by Bartie Scott - Reporter Inc on

Edwin Bosso of Houston's Myrtle Consulting Group (No. 364) saw its revenue surge 1,000 percent in the past three years, to nearly $9 million. ... Read full article

#BankBlack Boosts Local Business

by Della Gonclaves - WUSA on

A campaign born from the Black Lives Matter movement is changing the way African Americans save and invest their money.... Read full article

Hampton University Opens Doors to Former ITT Tech Students

by Arrionne Nettles - Chicago Defender on

"Hampton University-University College is working to create a seamless pathway for former ITT Tech students,” said Kim Luckes, J.D., Dean of Hampton University-University College. ... Read full article

SEAN “DIDDY” COMBS AND DR. STEVE PERRY OPEN CAPITAL PREPARATORY HARLEM CHARTER SCHOOL

by MadameNoire - Victoria Uwumarogie on

“Great schools and great education make a big difference,” said Diddy. “Unfortunately, too many people don’t get the opportunity to succeed, no matter how hard they try. This is leveling the playing field here at Capital Prep.”... Read full article

Which Earth Wind & Fire Vocalist is Performing at the Wall Street Project Summit?

by Safon Floyd on

The Wall Street Project is on a mission to encourage corporate America to recognize the value that minority entrepreneurs, vendors, and consumers bring to the marketplace and ensure equal access and opportunities for culturally diverse companies.... Read full article

Detroit Teachers Deserve Our Support Statement from Detroit Branch NAACP

by Roz Edward, Michigan Chronicle on

"Our teachers should be applauded, not condemned. They should be supported, not deported to a system of retribution and punishment for actions designed to shine a light on a very socially dim and politically ugly situation." Detroit NAACP... Read full article

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