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Cam Newton: Too Good and Too Black

by Steve Reed, The Associated Press on

“I'm an African-American quarterback that scares people because they haven't seen nothing that they can compare me to,'' said the 6-foot-5, 245-pound Newton.... 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

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

Do People of Color Know Their Rights When They Are Pulled Over?

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“I have children in college and I would like for them to be covered while they are not with me. It just makes sense,” Mr. Edwards continued to tell the US Black Chamber of Commerce staff member.... Read full article

Meet Robert F. Smith — The Black Billionaire Who Made a $20 Million Donation to the AA Museum

by Jacksonville Free Press on

“I got hooked on technology. The excitement of figuring a complex problem out creates a eureka moment. It’s one of the best moments in life.” Roberts said. ... Read full article

Candid Conversations with Cookie Johnson

by Zon D’Amour - L.A. Watts Times on

“I had a choice, to leave and let him die or stay and help him live” recalled Cookie during an intimate conversation and book signing at Valencia Christian Center. ... Read full article

Black Female Entrepreneurs Shine on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

by Brandon Andrews - Black Enterprise on

The full potential of black female founders has yet to realized. Black women are, perhaps, the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in America.... Read full article

Black-Owned Watch Brand for Upscale Savvy Professionals

by Freedom Ink on

Youngblood Worldwide is one to watch, literally. What is now expanding to include apparel, athleisure and other accessories, began as a watch company that sought to offer each client a quality timepiece, minus the inflated price tag. ... Read full article

Black Startup Founder Wins $500,000 To Help Nonprofits Raise Money

by Carolyn M. Brown - Black Enterprise on

“We have very strong plans to hire staff,” Sanni told BlackEnterprise.com. “As a company, we have been underutilized for a while. This money will go a long way in hiring key personnel needed to grow the company. ... Read full article

Watch Ghana's President tell France's President that He Does Not Want Their Charity

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[VIDEO] "We can no longer continue to make policy for ourselves, our country, our region and our continent on the basis of whatever support the western world or France or the European Union can give us. It will not work, It has not worked."... Read full article

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