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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

6 BIGGEST SMH! MOMENTS FROM THE 2015 VMAS #KANYEFORPRESIDENT

by Blavity on

Below you will find a list of 14 moments from this year’s VMAs that left us either shaking our heads or grabbing our seats!... Read full article

Russell Simmons Aiding Digital Diversity

by Lisa Respers France - CNN on

"All Def Digital is going to have a social justice platform and it won't be a news platform, it will be a social justice platform," said Simmons. "I'm an occupier. I run a network and the All Def Network is a progressive network. . ."... Read full article

HARRIET TUBMAN WILL REPLACE ANDREW JACKSON ON THE U.S. $20 BILL

by BLAVITY - KYNDAL WILSON on

Harriet Tubman will become the first woman to be featured on U.S. paper currency.... Read full article

3 To Be Charged in Flint Water Crisis

by TEAM JET WITH AP on

Michigan's attorney general will announce charges.... Read full article

Haitians are Urging People Not to Give Money to American Red Cross

by Harriet Agerholm - The Independent on

Despite collecting almost half a billion dollars in donations after the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the American Red Cross built only six permanent homes.... Read full article

The Largest Black Business Directory in the World

by USBC Directory Staff on

“When we support Black-owned businesses, we assist in building the Black community, while also bringing down the unemployment rate and the crime rate in the African American community,” said Morse. ... Read full article

Why One National Airline is Bucking a Continent-Wide Trend

by The Economist on

Ethiopian Airlines is Africa’s largest and most profitable airline, earning more than its rivals on the continent combined. Its expansion has been rapid: by 2015 it served 82 international destinations, with 13 more added this year. ... Read full article

How Theaster Gates Is Revitalizing Chicago's South Side, One Vacant Building at a Time

by Natalie Moore - Smithsonian Magazine on

“There was no grand ambition. When you root in a place, you start making things better. I wasn’t on some divine mission,” he says. Two years later he bought the building next door for $16,000. That became the Archive House, ... Read full article

No More Ad Targeting Users By Race, Facebook Vows

by Ann Brown - MadameNoire on

Now in the latest mixup, Facebook has to explain and take a step back from its ad practices. Facebook has been accused in an article by ProPublica of violating anti-discrimination laws. ... Read full article

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