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Texas Trooper That Arrested Sandra Bland Is…Finally Fired

by KaiElz, Chicago Defender on

The Texas trooper, Brian Encinia, who pulled over Sandra Bland and arrested her under false pretense, has finally been fired according to media outlets.... Read full article

Black Women Fight Back Against Beauty Industry That’s Failed Them

by Kiersten Willis - Atlanta Black Star on

“They’re [Black women] not categories,” said Desiree Reid, vice president of Iman Cosmetics. “They’re customers that are looking for the same thing every woman’s looking for when she walks down that beauty aisle.”... Read full article

Roland Martin Blasts Stacey Dash For Comments About BET, Black Networks

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Roland Martin took Fox News contributor Stacey Dash to task for her comments about BET and Black networks during Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now.... 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

Farrakhan Outlines Next Steps After Million Man March Anniversary

by James Wright - National News Publisher's Association on

“You cannot have economic development without ownership of land,” he said. “We should develop a curriculum that we control. Black people are the only race on the face of the earth that is educated by others.”... 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

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

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

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

Nigerian Brothers 13 and 15 Builds Mobile Browser That They Say is Faster than Google Chrome

by Rising Africa, Pulse NG on

Anesi and Osine Ikhianosime, 13 and 15 years old respectively, are students of Greensprings school, Anthony Campus, Lagos, and they developed an Android based web browser called Crocodile Browser Lite sometime last year.... Read full article

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