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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

8 Black-Owned Businesses That Make A Lot of Money During the Winter Season

by THE BLACK AND MINORITY BUSINESS BLOG on

During the winter season, billions of dollars are spent in the United States on vacationing, buying food, and more. ... 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

Ex-Oklahoma Police Officer Daniel Holtzclaw Sentenced To 263 Years For Rape

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District Judge Timothy Henderson Prosecutors said Holtzclaw preyed on black women he interacted with on his beat in a low-income neighborhood near the state Capitol.... 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

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

Carmelo Anthony Calls on Activists to Continue their Work in Response to Trump Victory

by St. Louis American on

"Now it’s our responsibility as men and women to take things into our own hands and be role models and be our own leaders at this point, regardless of who is commander-in-chief,” Anthony said. ... Read full article

Black History Month Conversations at the Super Bowl

by PRNewswire on

ATLANTA, Jan. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ As an official sponsor of the National Football League's Super Bowl LIII, Hyundai is proud to announce a special unveiling of the "On Their Shoulders, We Stand" Mural Exhibit and Conversations in Diversity panel. ... 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

Over 100 People Killed by Police in March of 2015

by Ebony on

In March alone, 111 people died during police encounters. As in the past, numerous incidents were spurred by violent threats from suspects. However, the deaths follow a national pattern: suspects were mostly people of color, mentally ill, or both.... Read full article

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