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 African American parents, Pamela and Jeffrey Blair of St. Louis, Missouri, always taught their four children about their history and helped them…

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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 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, she…

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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 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 the…

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Entrepreneur Prioritizes Supporting Black Women in Madison | AFRO

Lisa Speckhard Pasque, The Capital Times, AFRO Sabrina Madison, founder, at the Progress Center for Black Women in Fitchburg, Wis. — photos by Michelle Stocker/The Capital Times via AP, Featured Image , Wis. (AP) — It’s a Wednesday afternoon at Ford’s Gym, a “Rocky”-style gym filled with “regular old-school dudes,” Sabrina Madison says. That’s why…

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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 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 signature…

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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 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 Smith,…

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West Chester Woman’s New Female Wellness App on Track to Generate $3.5 Million by 2020 | Vista Today

Mark Hostutler, Vista Today Tam Williams launched her She’s It SHEapp in October 2018. Photo by Shawn Sims/Truevine Photography. Featured Image last year by West Chester resident Tam Williams, SHEapp offers women an empowering wellness platform that focuses on all aspects of their health, writes Melissa Jacobs for Main Line Today. Williams’s health and wellness…

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Mahisha Dellinger Became a Multimillion-Dollar Beauty Maven | Black Enterprise

Alisa Gumbs, Black Enterprise does one go from growing up in a rough neighborhood—crime, drugs, gangs—to founding one of the pioneering natural haircare brands in the $2.5 billion African American haircare market? Over the past 15 years, Mahisha Dellinger has built CURLS from formulas she was making in her garage to more than 40 products…

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