SERENA WILLIAMS BUILDS SCHOOLS IN JAMAICA AND ACROSS AFRICA

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She not only builds on the tennis courts, but she also builds in other countries! Tennis great Serena Williams has built schools in Jamaica and Africa, according to Black Press USA. Williams partnered with the nonprofit Helping Hands Jamaica to help build the Marsh Elementary School...

MASTER P LAUNCHES BRAND OF INSTANT RAMEN ‘RAP NOODLES’

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Percy “Master P” Miller continues to extend his business empire with the release of his own ramen, “Rap Noodles,” according to Complex. The offering comes under the Rap Snacks brand, which he owns a stake in. The ever-expanding businessman alerted his more than 2...

Akon Is Building His Own City In Senegal

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Sean “Diddy” Combs ran his city years ago, but Aliaune Damala Badara “Akon” Thiam is actually building his own! According to The Shade Room, the singer should have his own city built in 10 years. Akon, who is bringing electricity...

9-Year Old Boy Buys 100 Sleeping Bags, Socks and Food For the Homeless

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Birmingham, AL — Ethan Hill, a 9-year old boy from Alabama, is being applauded for his efforts of giving back to the community by helping the homeless. He recently purchased 100 sleeping bags and food for the homeless in Birmingham. For two years, Ethan has...

11-Year-Old Ballerina Charlotte Nebres Makes History as First Black Lead in NYC Ballet’s The Nutcracker

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She’s just eleven years old and just made history. Charlotte Nebres is starring as Marie, the young heroine of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, which opened Friday at New York City Ballet. She’s the first black ballerina to be cast in...

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Founder Of Black-Owned Vodka Brand Black Momma To Open Cafe And Bar

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Vanessa Braxton, the owner of Black Momma Vodka and Black Momma Tea, is expanding her burgeoning empire.

U.S. Postal Service Honors Gwen Ifill With Forever Stamp

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The United States Postal Service plans to honor trailblazing journalist Gwen Ifill with a commemorative Forever stamp, PBS reports. The PBS NewsHour anchor’s stamp was unveiled today featuring a 2008 photo of Ifill by photographer Robert Severi with her name across the bottom and...

Survey Shows 80% Of Black Business Owners Feeling Left Out Of Detroit’s Resurgence

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With Detroit’s economic resurgence, many black business owners are surprisingly feeling left out. According to survey results reported by WWJ News, although Detroit is experiencing great redevelopment, its black business leaders feel they’re being left out of opportunities in the city’s...

Zora Neale Hurston’s Lost Harlem Renaissance Stories to be Published in New Short Story Collection

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She’s one of the most influential figures in American letters and a hero of the Harlem Renaissance. Now, Zora Neale Hurston fans have a new slate of stories to dig into from the renowned scholar and writer. A new collection...

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