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  • Georgia teen is sentenced for plot to attack Black churchgoers

    Georgia teen is sentenced for plot to attack Black churchgoers

    CLOSE This Nov. 19, 2019 photo shows the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Gainesville, Ga. A white 16-year-old girl is accused of plotting to attack a mostly black church in Gainesville, where police say she planned to kill worshippers because of their race. (Photo: Nick Bowman) A White 17-year-old girl was sentenced to four years […] More

  • Black Homeowners Pay Over $13,000 More Than White Homeowners, New Study Finds

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    Homeownership is one of the critical components of creating generational wealth. Due to a history of racist policies—from lack of access to lending opportunities for home loans to redlining districts—Black homeowners face their own unique hurdles to securing a new home. A study conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) shows new evidence suggests […] More

  • Illinois Police Officer Shoots and Kills Unarmed Black Teenager

    Black teenager Marcellis Stinnette

    Another police shooting has taken the life of a Black teenager in Illinois, according to USA Today. Before midnight Tuesday, a Waukegan police officer shot into a vehicle that had allegedly reversed at him. The passenger, 19-year-old Marcellis Stinnette, succumbed from his injuries, according to an autopsy report released Thursday. Tafara Williams, who was driving […] More

  • Michael Vick, Tristan Walker, and Other Leaders Kick Off the Black Men XCEL Summit

    Michael Vick Black Men Xcel

    BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 4th annual Black Men XCEL summit kicked off on Thursday with a variety of sessions, workshops, coaching, and virtual activities designed to train, equip, develop, and inspire leaders across a broad array of endeavors. Not only was the virtual summit created to help Black men advance in their respective careers and industries, but […] More

  • How This Black Cigar Company Expanded Its Business and Boosted Sales Amid the Pandemic

    Emperors Cut Cigars

    After extensively researching the domestic and international cigar industry, the owners of Emperors Cut Cigars discovered an interesting finding: With the explosive growth of African American smokers there was a niche for them to enter the space with a quality cigar and attract customers. They were convinced with the right product they could compete in […] More

  • Michigan Businesses Launch Locally Printed Black Lives Matter Merchandise

    Michigan Black Lives Matter Clothing

    Two small businesses, The Mitten Brewing Co. and Malamiah Juice Bar, are ready to start taking pre-orders for limited-run editions of locally printed Black Lives Matter merchandise, including garments and masks according to Grand Rapids Business Journal. The two Grand Rapids, Michigan-based companies will donate 100% of the sales to the Black and Brown Cannabis Guild. Mitten Brewing […] More

  • In Mississippi, Black voters face many hurdles

    In Mississippi, Black voters face many hurdles

    Almost no Black people could vote in Mississippi until well into the 1960s. More than 50 years later, voter suppression in the state has evolved. Voters now face obstacles like strict voter ID laws and the disenfranchisement of former prisoners. (Oct. 22) AP Source link More

  • Metcalfe Park: Black Vote Rising

    Metcalfe Park: Black Vote Rising

    Mother-daughter team Danell Cross and Melody McCurtis are determined to prevent what America witnessed during Wisconsin’s April primary election from happening again. It is estimated that the primary, held despite Covid-19 concerns, disenfranchised almost 16 percent of Black voters in Milwaukee, the largest city in a key swing state. “Metcalfe Park: Black Vote Rising” follows […] More

  • Congressional Black Caucus Says Trump’s ‘Platinum Plan’ To Help Black Americans Is Similar To Their Proposal


    With all the fuss over O’Shea Jackson, better known as Ice Cube, “assisting” the Trump Administration with their Platinum Plan for Black Americans, people are frustrated that the former NWA rapper would even meet, let alone, collaborate with Trump’s team so close to the election. The irony is the plan that the Trump administration has devised is […] More

  • What is the Difference Between the Good End and Black Friday 2020?

    What is the Difference Between the Good End and Black Friday 2020?

    Which one is it best for you to buy? And how much are they alike? We tell you all the details. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! October 21, 2020 3 min read This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist […] More

  • Pepsi Commits $2.5 Million To Create More Black Franchise Owners

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    According to a survey conducted by the International Franchise Association, Black franchise owners only account for 8% of the total market. To create more generational wealth and economic opportunities for those within the Black community, Pepsi has committed $2.5 million to establish a new wave of Black franchise owners across the country. The Pathways to […] More

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