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Historic all-girls school opens Male Academy

by The Louisiana Weekly on

For one year after Hurricane Katrina, it was part of MAX, a school that included students from St. Augustine, St. Mary’s and Xavier Prep. In the fall of 2006, St. Mary’s moved its operations to the former St. James Major School campus in Gentilly. ... Read full article

POTUS Says Concerns of #BlackLivesMatter Are Legitimate Issues We Have To Address!

by Courtney Connley - Black Enterprise on

#BlackLivesMatter: “We As a Society, Particularly Given Our History, Have to Take This Seriously"!... 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

Black Business Owners - Gain Access to Capital Through Training

by USBC Directory Staff on

Enroll now in this exclusive educational opportunity designed to help Black business owners gain access to capital. Our information sessions provide an overview of the program and prepares you for the registration process.... Read full article

Leadership Lessons from a Budding Millennial Startup

by Angie Bee on

"These leadership sessions should be mandatory in all Baltimore City Schools for Principals and leadership figures. This is desperately needed for the sake of having proactive and productive school environments." Baltimore City Schools District... Read full article

New Movie, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

by Dwight Brown of the National News Publisher's Association on

“You tell all the white people in Mississippi that the scared ‘N-Words’ are all dead,” said Stokely Carmichael. And so the evolution of the Black Panther Party began.... Read full article

11 Venture Capital Sources Taking Notice of Black Tech Founders

by Carolyn M. Brown - Black Enterprise on

Forums and funds that target minority entrepreneurs.... Read full article

From Marching with FAMU's 100 to Bringing Music to Thousands of Kids

by Denise Walker on

During his time at FAMU, the Marching 100 was awarded the Sudler Trophy, which is equivalent to the Heisman Trophy for college football. They were the first Historically Black College or University to win this award.... Read full article

How Theaster Gates Is Revitalizing Chicago's South Side, One Vacant Building at a Time

by Natalie Moore - Smithsonian Magazine on

“There was no grand ambition. When you root in a place, you start making things better. I wasn’t on some divine mission,” he says. Two years later he bought the building next door for $16,000. That became the Archive House, ... Read full article

One of the Greatest Black Events of the Year is this Week!

by USBC Directory Staff on

This year's featured guests includes; Susan Taylor, Judge Greg Mathis, Angela Yee, Shirley Caesar, US Representative "Auntie" Maxine Waters, Senator Corey Booker, Roland Martin, Marc Morial, Georgia Mass Choir, April Reign, creator of #OscarsSoWhite.... Read full article

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