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Its almost December and the first black woman to ever earn a Ph.D in Physics from the University of Georgia is about to graduate. According to The Atlanta Black Star: Whitney Ingram will make history as the first Black woman ever to graduate from The University of Georgia with a doctorate...
Media has been a part of our lives for as long as many of us can remember. How we consume it may have changed over the years as we see a decline in printed media in favor of digital media with the onset of the internet. Web sites and blogs...
It's three o'clock in the morning and I'm trying to keep my eyes open sitting in the back of the Engine. It's fire watch detail, and my crew and I are monitoring a house so that it doesn't rekindle; it burned earlier today. If you asked me years ago when...
A few months ago I told you the story of Isis Brantley who went to jail for braiding in the State of Texas. She was braiding for a living without a cosmetology license which at the time was considered illegal. Isis did not see the need to attend a...
Another day, another random act of discrimination based on employee bias. In this case, a passenger could not get the help he desperately needed from a physician while onboard a Delta Airlines flight. Tamika Cross, an OBGYN, was traveling out of Detroit, Michigan when another male passenger on the...
I literally just got off Periscope with the CEO of Alikay Naturals where she shared with her audience about a special effort to help the victims in Haiti who have been directly affected by Hurricane Mathew. As a Caribbean girl this effort is near and dear to my heart so...
This story is so common for professional black people who do well for themselves it is almost sad. When people talk about institutional racism this is another example of what they are talking about. WhoisSugar who I religiously followed on youtube and on social media shared a story about her...
Fiona Compton is a photographer, mom, Fashion Artist and as she says an ARTivist from St. Lucia based in London. I had to do a post about her when I saw her create a piece live on Instagram. Let me show you what I mean: A video posted by Fiona Compton...
ITT Tech abruptly shut down all of its technical schools which means over 130 campuses are closed, with over 40,000 students displaced. To add to that over 8000 employees are now without a job! To date this is one of the largest college closures in American history. via Bloomberg: The company...
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It is no secret that I love baby head wraps, and these days they seem to be a thing. One mom is capitalizing on this little trend in a huge way! Teyana Taylor just launched a line of head wraps dedicated to her little Junie just for babies. The name...
This year I am very much into Afrocentric natural school supplies for the kids so when I find a business that has cute stuff that our kids can relate to and take to school I am all over it. One of my dear followers sent me a link to some...
There is a special place in my heart for Indie films especially those that have been written and produced by young black creatives. If you are into creative films you know that there is always space for intelligent thought provoking media because it adds variety to what we are...
Last week was a whirlwind for me but the theme seemed to be 'young gifted black entrepreneurs' and as I start this week the theme remains the same. Meet Gabrielle Goodwin a 9-year old CEO and creator of some new innovative barrettes for little girls called "Gabby's Bows". With the...
In the spirit of buying black-owned I came across this awesome website that sells school supplies that have a pretty "Unique" feel to it. The note books celebrate black culture and millennial culture and I think they are super cute! Check out the view: About the company Innovative Supplies and CEO: Owner...
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Where are all the black-owned businesses? If this is your question, WhereU is your answer. This is a new app that helps black shoppers to connect to black businesses all over the country. It was created by Dr. Dionne Mahaffey, an Atlanta-based social entrepreneur. The app basically gives you a...
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