Camel-Racing

Swizz Beatz Makes History as First African-American Owned Camel-Racing Team in Middle East

Swizz Beatz may be widely recognized for his music but his outside investments give a glimpse into him as an evolving businessman. What We Know In 2020, the producer and executive stepped into quite the unexpected venture: Camel-racing.  After conducting extensive research and trusting the process, Swizz created his own camel-racing team, named Kaseem Abu Nasser, in the Middle East […]

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B Luxury Essentials

Entrepreneur Bridget Francis is the First Black Woman to Create a Travel Friendly Sanitary Solutions Company

Hotels can be a bit, well, gross. Regardless of how nice the hotel is, sometimes the sheets and towels aren’t cleaned properly. Serial entrepreneur and New Orleans native Bridget Francis experienced this and wanted to find a solution. Francis, a self-described “germaphobe” started traveling with her own towels and bedsheets. However, the extra baggage and costs in fees […]

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CodeHouse

Founders of CodeHouse Receive $1 Million Grant from Google.org

CodeHouse, a non-profit organization that focuses on cultivating a strong pipeline between students of color and industry-leading technology companies, has just received a $1 million grant from Google.org. This grant will be used to further CodeHouse’s mission of closing the diversity gap in technology-based fields. According to the press release, the grant will allow CodeHouse […]

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3 Presidents Who Shaped Our Food System and the Role of African Americans in It

Many of our past presidents were farmers or ranchers at some point in their lives, but a handful of them significantly changed how we grow our food and eat it. We can’t examine that history, however, without also acknowledging the legacy of slavery. Let’s consider how three presidents shaped our food system—and how their interventions […]

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American Lung Association, National Urban League Partner to Help Communities Quit Smoking

Smoking is an addiction, and some groups have higher smoking rates including the African American community, where over 20 percent of adults report that they currently use tobacco. Today, the American Lung Association and the National Urban League announced a unique partnership to address health disparities in the African-American community by offering free quit smoking […]

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Montero Williams International Becomes One of the Largest African American-Owned Firms in New England

Syncom Group, a boutique consulting firm providing advisory, management, and real estate development services to government and commercial clients, today announced that it has acquired Laurel, Maryland-based firm BCS, Incorporated and has rebranded as Montero Williams International. The newly formed entity specializes in energy, national security, and transportation. Its service offerings include technical and administrative […]

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African American Parents Are Finding New Ways to Invest in Their Children’s Futures

  For African American parents, creating opportunities for their children through higher education is a top priority, according to a recent survey from Northwestern Mutual. To make this priority a reality, African American parents who have saved for their children’s higher education are finding creative ways to do so, with the majority (56 percent) pursuing […]

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7 Ways Blacks Are Predictable And Oppressed

If you can predict the people, there are two main things you can do: make money off of them and remain superior to them. Below are ways we keep ourselves predictable.   In Participation – We have an abusive relationship with this institution. We lean towards cooperating as employees and customers only. Forget becoming investors […]

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