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Largest Black Business Mobile App Collaborates with the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.

by Angie Bee - USBC Directory on

"We have seen companies receive as much as a 2,000% return from being listed on the USBC Directory. USBC Directory and mobile app is a GPS-driven application that helps consumers find the nearest Black-owned business based on their location."... 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

HARRIET TUBMAN WILL REPLACE ANDREW JACKSON ON THE U.S. $20 BILL

by BLAVITY - KYNDAL WILSON on

Harriet Tubman will become the first woman to be featured on U.S. paper currency.... Read full article

3 To Be Charged in Flint Water Crisis

by TEAM JET WITH AP on

Michigan's attorney general will announce charges.... Read full article

Haitians are Urging People Not to Give Money to American Red Cross

by Harriet Agerholm - The Independent on

Despite collecting almost half a billion dollars in donations after the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the American Red Cross built only six permanent homes.... Read full article

Birth Of A Nation Did Not Do Bad In The Box Office And Who Cares If The Film Wins An Oscar Or Not

by Jen Nicole - Naturally Moi on

Many mainstream websites online are reporting that Nate Parker’s Birth of Nation, did not perform well in the box office and I am here to tell you, that is simply not true.... Read full article

Black Female Entrepreneurs Shine on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

by Brandon Andrews - Black Enterprise on

The full potential of black female founders has yet to realized. Black women are, perhaps, the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in America.... Read full article

Russell Simmons Aiding Digital Diversity

by Lisa Respers France - CNN on

"All Def Digital is going to have a social justice platform and it won't be a news platform, it will be a social justice platform," said Simmons. "I'm an occupier. I run a network and the All Def Network is a progressive network. . ."... Read full article

Black Owned Bathroom Tissue Paper Company

by Millions Two One Staff on

Freedom Paper Company is having very good growth. We are growing at a rate of 28-35% a year. As business people, we are in business to make money, but while we are making money, we must do good. I have always had that as a real commitment. ... Read full article

Black Startup Founder Wins $500,000 To Help Nonprofits Raise Money

by Carolyn M. Brown - Black Enterprise on

“We have very strong plans to hire staff,” Sanni told BlackEnterprise.com. “As a company, we have been underutilized for a while. This money will go a long way in hiring key personnel needed to grow the company. ... Read full article

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