Moving Forward

Two Nigerian Sisters Create Sunscreen for Black Skin

Finding black owned beauty products can be a hassle in itself. Let alone, sunscreen, a product most black people don't even think that they need.
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Be Part of the Growth in African-American Business Ownership With a 7-Eleven Franchise

African-American owned businesses are on the rise in the US, and 7-Eleven continues to be a leader in supporting that trend.
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Chicks With Class Is More Than Just Brick and Mortar

I think it is safe to say that we have so many issues going on in the world that we can rarely focus on just one. There’s food shortages, illness, old age, death, terrorism, political unrest, and more that challenges ...
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Miss Black Texas’ Arrest Was Not Racially Motivated, Investigation Finds

Charges have been dropped against the 2016 Miss Black Texas Carmen Ponder, and a Texas police chief has been cleared of racial allegations in the controversial arrest last month.
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Philando Castile Death: Fate of Police Officer Now In Jury's Hands

Philando Castile was calm and polite when an officer pulled him over for a broken taillight, a prosecutor said Monday, yet he still died in a barrage of gunfire.
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Eliminating the CDFI Fund Would Harm Black Entrepreneurship

President Trump released his full Fiscal Year 2018 budget, and it calls for a reduction in the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund from $248 million to a paltry $14 million.
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Racial Slur Sprayed On LeBron's House: 'It's tough being black in America'

NBA star LeBron has spoken up about a racist incident that took place at his Los Angeles home, telling reporters that it is "tough" to be black in the US.
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‘Whatever, You Black Bitch’: Police Chief to Miss Black Texas US Ambassador Before Having Her Arrested for Being Responsible Driver

Carmen S. Ponder, Miss Black Texas U.S. Ambassador 2016 and an intern with the Hunt County, Texas, District Attorney’s Office, is fighting for police accountability and justice after Commerce, Texas, Police Chief Kerry Crews reportedly called her a “black bitch” ...
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What It's Like To Be the Target of Racist Incidents On Campus

Taylor Dumpson was elated. On May 1, she became student government president at American University -- the first African-American woman ever to hold the job.
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Fibroids May Be Caused By Hair Products, Report Says

56 Sistas, we may all be in trouble according to a new report. It says that fibroids and some cancers may be the result of the products we use in our hair.
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Houston Native Yolanda Adams Inducted into Music Hall of Fame

Multi-Grammy award winning singer, Yolanda Adams is a Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2017 Inductee.
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African American Sorority Targeted In Racist Incident at American University

Bring first is certainly not easy. Taylor Dumpson is one who knows. What was supposed to be a wonderful time of celebration and feeling of great accomplishment was turned into something hateful and fearful.
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Expresses Outrage at Racist Incident at American University

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® is outraged by a demonstration of racism on the campus of American University in Washington, DC. This hurtful incident has marred the historic occasion of the first African American woman being installed as the Student ...
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An Artist Creates a Mural of Michelle Obama And Nobody's Happy

A new mural of former first lady Michelle Obama, painted on a building in the Chicago neighborhood where she lived as a child and remains popular, would seem like an innocuous project.
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Black Women Are Disappearing All Over the Country; They’re Taking Our Greatest Natural Resource

What would the world be without social media? If we left it up to primary news outlets would we know that black women were vanishing out of thin air at alarming rates? They aren’t finding bodies and there are no ...
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