‘World’s Youngest Barber’ is an 8-year-old West Philly girl with major moxie | We The People | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Stephanie Farr, The Philadelphia Inquirer TIM TAI / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER. Featured Image At 8 years old, Neijae Graham-Henries is almost as tall as this reporter. She told me so. She also asked to cut my hair — about eight inches of it. We did not have an appointment for her to do so. She asked […]

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Black Woman-Owned Construction Firm Hired to Build New Terminals at JFK and Laguardia Airports | BlackBusiness.com

Staff, BlackBusiness.com PHOTOGRAPHED BY JOHNY PITTS. Featured Image Being a woman in the male-dominated construction industry could be challenging for some. But for Cheryl McKissack Daniel, who is the president and CEO of McKissack & McKissack, the oldest Black-owned and female-run construction company in the US, it always feels like home. Based in New York […]

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These Extraordinary Shirts Define Black Pride | Buzzfeed

Treye Green, Buzzfeed Naomi Wadler talks about gun violence at a Smithsonian Institution event on December 7. (Erin Schaff; Lily illustration), Featured Image We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — […]

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Black Founders, Funders and Investors Launch Innovative Companies to Make Communities Better | The Network Journal

TNJ Staff, The Network Journal Peter Boyce II, cofounder, Rough Draft Ventures, Featured Image Black founders, funders and investors are launching some of the most innovative companies around. Here, we feature just a few: Iyinoluwa Samuel Aboyeji, cofounder, Flutterwave Inc. A payment technology firm that makes it easier for banks and businesses to process payments […]

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EyeSeeMe bookstore teaches children the value of African-American history | USA Today

Tanisha Sykes, Special to USA TODAY, USA Today Jeffrey and Pamela Blair are the co-owners of EyeSeeMe African American Children’s Bookstore in University City. CAROLINA HIDALGO | ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO, Featured Image As African American parents, Pamela and Jeffrey Blair of St. Louis, Missouri, always taught their four children about their history and helped […]

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