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ITT Tech Abruptly Closes All Schools
ITT Tech Abruptly Closes All Schools Leaving 8000 Employees Without Work 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. ITT Tech...
Natural Hair Backpacks
Black Woman Creates Natural Hair Backpacks Perfect For Back To School. 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...
A Piece Of Me
Indie Film "A Piece Of Me" Is A Must Watch For Everyday People Who Need Inspiration And Deliverance. 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...
12-year-old CEO
Meet Gabrielle Goodwin a 12-year-old CEO and creator of some new innovative barrettes for little girls called "Gabby's Bows". With the help of her mom and chief supporter, she has created something that I think moms everywhere can use for their own little girls. Read below via Black Enterprise: At just...
online store sells school supplies
This black-owned online store sells school supplies dedicated to representing black culture. 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 notebooks celebrate black culture and millennial culture and I think they are super...
WhereU App
Where are all the black-owned businesses? If this is your question, WhereU App 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...
Woman with eye make up brush on eye
In an effort to add to the wealth of posts that have been shared on black-owned businesses here is another list, this time from the beauty aisle. Here are 22 black owned makeup and beauty companies you should know. Some are even vegan and cruelty-free. Thank me later! 1. Black Up...
21 black owned banks
There are over 21 Black-owned banks in the United States and Solange did a wonderful thing last night when she posted 21 banks that are black owned on her website Saint Heron. Not only did she do that but she is supporting them with her finances. Here are the banks: Also.... While...
A video posted by KING J. STARR? (@glamluxestudios) on Jul 5, 2016 at 7:38am PDT If you are in the market for a flawless wig check out Joy Cia Stewart of Glamluxe Studios. These are the details given to me by Joy just in case you want...
Lemonade syllabus
Why I Am Here For The Lemonade Syllabus. Recently I read an article alluding to the fact that it is a sad state of affairs when as a community many of the kids from all walks of life and from all races have no idea about the cultural references...
If I told you that language studies were my strong suit I would be absolutely lying. This is the girl that failed French in my first year of College *hangs head* and regretted it dearly. To see a black woman actually earn a doctorate degree in linguistics and be the...
Melonie Wright
One of the things I have learned since leaving the home of my parents is that there is always a way to achieve what you need to achieve despite your circumstances. Melonie Wright is one of those women that we can truly say never let her circumstance dictate her destiny....
Denied Graduation Due To Facial Hair
Louisiana Teenager And Validictorian Denied Graduation Due To Facial Hair. Andrew Jones is an excellent student, straight A's, excelled in sports a perfect candidate for graduation, but he had one problem. He had facial hair. To the average reader, this might seem ridiculous and it is ridiculous in my opinion...
elaine Welteroth
Elaine Welteroth has made history in media and I could not be more proud. She is the new editor-in-chief for Teen Vogue which makes her the first African-American to hold that position in 107 yrs. According to NBC News: "A historic change-up at Condé Nast: Teen Vogue's former editor-in-chief Amy Astley...
black lawyers
Three black women decided to start their own law practice after meeting on Twitter according to Black Enterprise reports: Keli Knight, Yondi Morris, and Jessica Reddick are proof that you should never underestimate the power of social media. After sending out one simple tweet about the frustration she was facing at...
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