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New Minimum Wage Is a Victory, But Challenges Remain

by Erick Johnson - Atlanta Daily World on

“It phases in over time to provide flexibility for employers to adjust and minimize any impact on their bottom line. At $13 an hour, no one will get rich. But that pay will help people pay their bills.” Preckwinkle said. ... Read full article

How Much Money Do Entrepreneurs Need to Stay in Business?

by Katandra Shanel Jackson on

“The first three years are critical," Williams reflects. “Financial management is like having a coach. Someone to teach you and prepare you for the distance.” DEW Financial Management Group specializes in Insurance, Investment & Wealth Management.... Read full article

Kamala Harris Wins Race, Becomes 1st Black to Represent California in U.S. Senate

by Dr. Valerie Wardlaw - L.A. Watts on

Harris becomes the second Black woman elected to the Senate and the sixth Black U.S. Senator in the country’s history. She is also the first Black and third woman to represent California in the U.S. Senate.... Read full article

Black Women Booted From Napa Valley Wine Train Settle Suit

by Black America Web - Associated Press on

A group of mostly black women who filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the Napa Valley Wine Train.... Read full article

The Newest Black-Owned Grocery Store on the Block -- Owned By a Former NFL Player

by THE BLACK AND MINORITY BUSINESS BLOG on

Former NFL superstar, Tyrone Legette, played for the New Orleans Saints and several other teams before retiring in 1998. Now he is another kind of superstar -- he is an entrepreneur who recently opened his own grocery store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.... 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

Detroit's Hottest Black-Owned Apparel & Shoe Company

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"I went to parties, I started giving out my T-Shirts and people started asking about my shoes," said Negash.... 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

Black Owned Laundry Detergent Company

by Angie Bee on

"I made millions of dollars in the restaurant industry after the end of the war, and I was able to invest in this new business venture. We have a 5-star rating on Amazon in the United States and in Bermuda for our product" Ali stated.... Read full article

Birth Of A Nation Did Not Do Bad In The Box Office And Who Cares If The Film Wins An Oscar Or Not

by Jen Nicole - Naturally Moi on

Many mainstream websites online are reporting that Nate Parker’s Birth of Nation, did not perform well in the box office and I am here to tell you, that is simply not true.... Read full article

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