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Black Businesses Don’t Get Enough Funding Because Black Venture Capitalists Don’t Either
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Less than 3 percent of venture capital funds go to Black and Latino investment professionals. (Photo by Stockbyte/Getty Images) Just when you thought Black business owners were the only ones struggling to snag funding for their companies, it turns out Black venture capitalists are having just as hard a time securing resources for the minority-owned […]

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T.I. Takes the High Road with Wendy Williams
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T.I. isn’t trashing Wendy Williams. (Larry French/Getty Images for Thurgood Marshall College Fund/Lars Niki/Getty Images for BET)   T.I. isn’t going the Wendy Williams route when it comes to stirring up dirt. When photos surfaced of the bikini-clad talk show host on vacation in Barbados, social media users ripped the 53-year-old. Wendy Williams gotta keep […]

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Man Who Trump Dubbed His ‘African-American’ Blasts the President for His Lack of Support for Black Community
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California politician Gregory Cheadle said he’s never been an avid supporter of President Donald Trump. (Image courtesy of the Auburn Journal) The man President Donald Trump pointed out in a sea of cheering supporters and dubbed his “African-American” is no longer a fan, thanks to the president’s empty words and less-than-genuine support of the Black […]

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Delta Sorority Sisters Break Internet with ‘Melanin Illustrated’ Photo Shoot
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So a group of sorors from the Beta Alpha chapter of Delta Sigma Theta took a three-day trip to Costa Rica. Their celebration of Black Excellance took the Internet by surprise. Here’s why..

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Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce Acquires National Business League
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Black business leaders gathered in Detroit’s Campus Martius Park to hear the announcement of the merger of the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce with the National Business League. Photo/Facebook The Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce, a statewide group that promotes Black businesses, acquired the National Business League, an organization with a similar mission, in a […]

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How Gentrification Is Undermining the Notion of Black Community and Destroying Black Businesses
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Bedstuy is one of the communities that have been significantly changed by gentrification. (Courtesy: Wikimedia) Lori Shepherd is an African-American small-business owner in Oakland, Calif. Shepherd’s story is becoming an increasingly familiar one for urban Blacks. “Due to Uber’s decision to move within two blocks of my shared office space, and the construction and limited parking, […]

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New Port in Djibouti to Change Shipping in Horn of Africa
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An estimated 30,000 ships will transit the port each year. Today no African country is without a least a few major projects involving Chinese companies, Author information Norm Bond Global Marketer & Digital Strategist at NORMBOND & Associates NORM BOND shows people how to use digital marketing tools to find customers, grow sales and increase […]

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