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HBCU grad launches fastest-growing online marketplace for black-owned food brands

HBCU grad launches fastest-growing online marketplace for black-owned food brands

Meet Keisha Spivey, the founder, and CEO of SB Market, Inc. who has created a specialty marketplace called ShoptheBlackFoodMarket.com – the fastest growing online platform to sell and promote Black-owned food brands. The African American community has enormous purchasing power. The University of Georgia reported on August 11, 2021, that the spending power of African Americans has...

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$40K in grants to be donated to K-12 public schools and black & brown community changemakers across the nation

$40K in grants to be donated to K-12 public schools and black & brown community changemakers across the nation

BeGreat Together, the philanthropic arm of online educational platform Assemble, announced it will launch Fall 2021, awarding up to $10,000 to two local public school programs and $20,000 to a local community changemaker, along with the logistical support and awareness necessary to create lasting positive change in disenfranchised Black and Brown communities. School districts with more...

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Children’s book series reintroduces social skills to young people post-pandemic

Children’s book series reintroduces social skills to young people post-pandemic

According to UNICEF, 188 countries have imposed school closings worldwide, affecting more than 1.6 billion children. While curriculum continues virtually, the lack of social interaction during global lockdowns could potentially have a lasting impact. Here in the U.S. and around the world, in-school education is crucial to child development. Children connect in this environment. They...

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Steve Harvey, billionaire Robert Smith team up to help HBCU students enjoy more ‘freedom’

Steve Harvey, billionaire Robert Smith team up to help HBCU students enjoy more ‘freedom’

Steve Harvey has always had soft spot for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Now the acclaimed comedian, television show host, entrepreneur, and philanthropist is taking his longstanding passion to new heights. Through his Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation, an organization in which he shares with his wife dedicated to cultivating the next generation of...

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This couple spent 60 years developing animated content for black children around the world.

Meet legendary Hollywood producer, director, and animator Leo Sullivan and his wife Ethelyn O. Stewart Sullivan who have been working together for 60 years to uplift and inform Black families through animated interactive content. Their brand is called Afrokids® and pairs many digital properties including AfroKids.com and AfroKids.TV. Recently, they were honored by the Rev....

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Meet the siblings who are teaching other kids how to speak up to 8 different languages.

Meet the siblings who are teaching other kids how to speak up to 8 different languages.

Meet 4-year old Emilio, 6-year old Amora, 8-year old Rosie, 10-year old LaLa, 12-year old Anita, 16-year old Malachi, 18-year old Kimoni, 20-year old Mina, and baby Makalo. These young homeschoolers have created a YouTube channel called Multilingual Stars Academy that offers fun and exciting content to help children learn the basics of different languages. “Learning different...

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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 MOM WINS NATIONAL MOTHER OF THE YEAR AWARD

BLACK MOM WINS NATIONAL MOTHER OF THE YEAR AWARD

HBCU GRAD, BLACK MOM OF 3 WINS NATIONAL MOTHER OF THE YEAR AWARD Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Known as one of Oklahoma’s youngest thought leaders, Dr. Mautra Staley Jones has been named the 2021 National Mother of the Year®. She was awarded this honor by American Mothers, Inc. on May 1 during their 86th National Convention...

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LIL DEE, THE 8-YEAR OLD CEO LAUNCHES A NEW PLUSH LINE.

LIL DEE, THE 8-YEAR OLD CEO LAUNCHES A NEW PLUSH LINE.

8-YEAR OLD CEO LAUNCHES “MY FRIEND” PLUSH LINE, EMPOWERS BROWN BOYS THROUGH REPRESENTATION AND POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS. Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Recently, featured on the Kelly Clarkson Show, Lil Dee is an eight-year-old CEO who does not let his age get in the way of spreading positivity and building the confidence of brown boys in Ohio and...

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