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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Salamander Resort Gets Five-Star Rating: An Interview with Sheila Johnson | The Network Journal

Sergie Willoughby, The Network Journal Sheila Johnson, owner, Salamander Resort & Spa, Featured Image Ever think of opening a world-class luxury resort & spa over 340 gorgeous acres of land in an idyllic setting? Entrepreneur Sheila Johnson thought about it a decade ago after visiting a quaint area in Loudoun County, Virginia; and in 2013, […]

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Fast Food Mogul, Serial Entrepreneur La-Van Hawkins Dies at 61 | Black Enterprise

Samara Lynn, Black Enterprise Illustration by Neal Fox, Featured Image La-Van Hawkins, a black entrepreneur in the food industry, just died at the age of 61, reports Crain’s. Hawkins was featured several times in BLACK ENTERPRISE magazine. In 1995, his business, La-Van Hawkins Inner City Foods, ranked No. 45 on the BE 100s listing of […]

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Award-winning Filmmaker Tells the Stories of Black Businesses Through a Historic Lens | Black Enterprise

Radley Balko, Black Enterprise Boss: The Black Experience in Business , PBS (YouTube), Featured Image Oftentimes, when mainstream business success stories are told, the African American experience is overlooked despite the fact that black folks have been building businesses—as well institutions and communities—for decades in the face of racism, legal segregation, and systemic oppression. However, […]

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FUBU Is Back With A Relaunch Of The Iconic Fashion Brand | According 2 Hip Hop

A2HH, According 2 Hip Hop Jessica Griffin / Staff Photographer, Featured Image FUBU is back with a streetwear capsule available exclusively at cENTURY 21. As the first product created under FUBU’s “Can’t Resist a Classic” campaign, the capsule references the brand’s ‘90s-era styles, offering 10 pieces based on the classics that helped to crystallize streetwear’s […]

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This North Philly bar near Temple hosted legends like Coltrane and Patti LaBelle, but its owner refuses to sell | The Inquirer, Philly.com

Brandon Harden, The Inquirer, Philly.com Jessica Griffin / Staff Photographer, Featured Image Jake Adams remembers when a 15-year-old Jill Scott tried to sing in his North Philly jazz bar, ballroom, and restaurant, New Barber’s Hall. It was 1987, and the venue was riding high with intimate performances by such jazz and R&B stars as Dottie […]

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