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From Marching with FAMU's 100 to Bringing Music to Thousands of Kids

by Denise Walker on

During his time at FAMU, the Marching 100 was awarded the Sudler Trophy, which is equivalent to the Heisman Trophy for college football. They were the first Historically Black College or University to win this award.... Read full article

New Movie, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

by Dwight Brown of the National News Publisher's Association on

“You tell all the white people in Mississippi that the scared ‘N-Words’ are all dead,” said Stokely Carmichael. And so the evolution of the Black Panther Party began.... Read full article

Leadership Lessons from a Budding Millennial Startup

by Angie Bee on

"These leadership sessions should be mandatory in all Baltimore City Schools for Principals and leadership figures. This is desperately needed for the sake of having proactive and productive school environments." Baltimore City Schools District... Read full article

Mother and Daughter Tech Founders Raised $1 Million for their Networking App!

by The Muse and The Messenger on

Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons, an African American mother-daughter duo, Mixtroz is taking the tech world by storm and challenging norms that demystify stereotypes. In a male dominated industry, Schrader and Ammon founded this company.... Read full article

U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. and Liberty Bank Credit Card

by USBC Directory on

In an effort to help Black entrepreneurs obtain capital for personal or business use, we’ve created a Bank Card with one of the nation’s most trusted and historic Black-owned banks-- Liberty Bank. Join us in Banking-Black. Apply for your USBC Card.... 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

Grandson Pays Off Grandparents Mortgage, Then Sends Them On Vacation To The Bahamas

by Shenequa Golding - Vibe Magazine on

Stefun Darts ate microwave pizza for months on end just to be able to give his grandparents the surprise of their lives. ... Read full article

5 Tips for Raising the First Round of Capital for Your Startup

by Carolyn M. Brown - Black Enterprise on

“Before raising a Series A, ask yourself if this is the right path for your company. Remember that money is a commodity, and you can get it anywhere. When you sign your Series A, you are committing to investors for the long-term. . ."... Read full article

Loretta Lynch Announces $20 Million Grant to Fund Body Cameras

by Taylor Lewis - Essence on

As one of her first acts as attorney general, Loretta Lynch has announced a pilot program that will devote $20 million to the purchasing and implementation of body cameras for police officers.... Read full article

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