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Founder of black woman-owned luxury shoe line celebrates 3 years in business.

Founder of black woman-owned luxury shoe line celebrates 3 years in business.

Jeneba Barrie, the founder of Jeneba Barrie Footwear, a Black woman-owned diverse, and inclusive luxury skin-tone shoe line, is celebrating 3 years of business this August. Jeneba originally launched in 2019 after running a successful Kickstarter campaign. The company is dedicated to redefining the meaning of “nude” shoes from one or two shades of beige to...

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Are You Still Singing  And Marching

Are You Still Singing And Marching

The same voices speaking or that goes into a song has been ringing in our ears for 58 years or 200 years or maybe never. When people who were once considered an animal fighting to be seen in the hearts of others as equal, these things are not happening. There are lives lost, lives that...

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Founders of Black women-led organization launch event series.

FOUNDERS OF BLACK WOMEN-LED ORGANIZATION LAUNCH EVENT SERIES TO TEACH EDUCATORS HOW TO BE MORE INNOVATIVE Teach Your Heart Out (TYHO), a Black-women-led organization, founded by Lisa Dunnigan and Tosha Wright, is committed to creating high-impact programs and events for educators. They have recently announced their schedule of events through summer 2022. The upcoming schedule...

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Delbert B. Madison II Foundation Launches

Delbert B. Madison II Foundation Launches

Today the Delbert B. Madison II Foundation launched in Montgomery, Alabama. The mission of the foundation is to give support to students who persevered through a life challenge with a scholarship. For more information regarding the foundation and the scholarship visit www.DBM2Foundation.com.

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Black chef shares unique and delicious summer African cooking classes online for kids, 3 to 15 years old.

Black chef shares unique and delicious summer African cooking classes online for kids, 3 to 15 years old.

Mirabel Umenei, a mother of three and the founder of Motherland Cooking Xperience, has launched interactive, virtual cooking lessons for children ages 3 to 15-years old that highlight Africa’s culinary diversity. The online classes combine cooking lessons with singing, Kiswahili lessons, and live music. The summer camp began on June 7th and ends on August 21st....

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NBBF partners with a $1.2 billion Atlanta-based organization to accelerate wealth-building in black communities.

NBBF partners with a $1.2 billion Atlanta-based organization to accelerate wealth-building in black communities.

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta has announced a partnership to support the launch and growth of the National Black Bank Foundation (NBBF), whose Co-Founder and General Counsel is Ashley D. Bell (pictured). The Community Foundation is serving as fiscal sponsor of NBBF as it awaits its final IRS determination letter which will allow it to act...

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Black psychiatrist launches new podcast to reduce pandemic-induced stress and anxiety.

Black psychiatrist launches new podcast to reduce pandemic-induced stress and anxiety.

Meet Dr. Ericka Goodwin, a Harvard-trained Board-Certified Psychiatrist, who has launched a new podcast called Better with Dr. Ericka that offers a reprieve for busy, stressed and overwhelmed professionals that are ready to hop off the hamster wheel of life and live better. During the pandemic, 4 in 10 adults in the U.S. have reported symptoms of...

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Founder of black-owned baby shoe brand lands huge partnership.

Founder of black-owned baby shoe brand lands huge partnership.

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Despite the pandemic, Yolandra Rodgers, CEO/Creator/Founder of Tippy Tot Shoes is driven to evolve and prepare for the next normal. The twin threats to lives and livelihoods would determine how she would apply the harsh reality of survival – both personal and business. Rodgers re-evaluated the circumstances surrounding the industry to tackle the challenges most...