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Cam Newton: Too Good and Too Black

by Steve Reed, The Associated Press on

“I'm an African-American quarterback that scares people because they haven't seen nothing that they can compare me to,'' said the 6-foot-5, 245-pound Newton.... Read full article

Roland Martin Blasts Stacey Dash For Comments About BET, Black Networks

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Roland Martin took Fox News contributor Stacey Dash to task for her comments about BET and Black networks during Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now.... Read full article

Watermelondrea!

by Yolanda Sangweni - Essence on

Celebrating the Audacity of Black Names... Read full article

Serena Williams’ touching Facebook post: ‘I won’t be silent,’ quotes Dr. King

by Yvette Cassin - Rolling Out on

“I’m a Black woman, and I am in a sport that wasn’t really meant for Black people … So to those of you involved in equality movements like Black Lives Matter, I say this: Keep it up. Don’t let those trolls stop you." Serena Williams... Read full article

Nigerian Brothers 13 and 15 Builds Mobile Browser That They Say is Faster than Google Chrome

by Rising Africa, Pulse NG on

Anesi and Osine Ikhianosime, 13 and 15 years old respectively, are students of Greensprings school, Anthony Campus, Lagos, and they developed an Android based web browser called Crocodile Browser Lite sometime last year.... Read full article

Grandson Pays Off Grandparents Mortgage, Then Sends Them On Vacation To The Bahamas

by Shenequa Golding - Vibe Magazine on

Stefun Darts ate microwave pizza for months on end just to be able to give his grandparents the surprise of their lives. ... 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

The Newest Black-Owned Grocery Store on the Block -- Owned By a Former NFL Player

by THE BLACK AND MINORITY BUSINESS BLOG on

Former NFL superstar, Tyrone Legette, played for the New Orleans Saints and several other teams before retiring in 1998. Now he is another kind of superstar -- he is an entrepreneur who recently opened his own grocery store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.... Read full article

Many "Millennipreneurs" are Going from Start-up to Scale Up

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“Millennipreneurs,” which stands for millennials and entrepreneurs, are starting more companies, managing bigger staffs, and targeting higher profits than their baby boomer predecessors. ... 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

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