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15-Year Old Black Teen Entrepreneur Signs Licensing Deal With the NBA

Young entrepreneur Moziah “Mo” Bridges was just 12 years old when he appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank to promote his Memphis based company, Mo’s Bows, which manufactures handmade bow and neckties. Now 15, this young Black teen just signed a licensing deal with the NBA, giving him the rights to manufacture his products with the logos of NBA clubs. The NBA is excited about the launch of the Mo’s B...Read More

Young Genius Brothers, 11 and 14 Years Old, Graduate from High School and College

Two genius brothers from Texas, Carson and Cannan Huey-You, have simultaneously graduated from high school and college. Carson, who is just 14 years old, just graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in physics. He was the youngest graduate in the school’s history. Cannan, who is just 11 years old, just graduated from high school and will start studying at TCU in the fall R...Read More

Dr Boyce Watkins: This is one of the biggest mistakes being made by those seeking to start a business

by Dr Boyce Watkins I wanted to share a thought regarding the importance of dreaming vs. doing. I often hear million dollar ideas from ambitious entrepreneurs who truly believe that their idea is going to generate millions of dollars in wealth. It’s not that I don’t believe them, but I often find that while ambition and energy are high, the follow-through sometimes leaves much to be desired. Is th...Read More

Rosalind Brewer, CEO of Sam’s Club, Giving Away $8.8 Million to Women and Minority Business Owners

Women, minorities and veterans who own their own businesses are considered part of America’s underserved. This is exactly the target group Sam’s Club has pledged to help with their Sam’s Club Giving Awards program. Giving to those who need help Sam’s Club has pledged $8.8 million in grants to small businesses owned by women, minorities and veterans. Their 5-year program beg...Read More

YOU WILL NEVER THROW AWAY LEMON PEELS AGAIN – HERE IS HOW YOU CAN USE TO IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH

When using lemon, usually draining and use it as lemonade or something else, but in any case the shells threw them into the garbage. But this article will show you how they are useful. They can be a good aid to treat some diseases. Lemon peel contains 5-10 times more vitamins than the juice itself, including vitamins C, A, beta-caroten, calcium, magnesium and potassium. Zest contains ingredients t...Read More

Instead Of Having A Birthday Party, This Chicago 6-Year-Old Fed The Homeless

Chicago kindergartner gives up her birthday party to instead help feed more than 125 homeless people. https://t.co/fpSK1dBA67 pic.twitter.com/dHrHjNxiMY — ABC News (@ABC) March 13, 2017   Instead of having a big cake and tons of presents, a Chicago 6-year-old decided the best gift to receive for her birthday was the feeling of giving back to others. According to ABC News, Armani Crews decided...Read More

Top 2017 African-American, Minority and Diversity Summer Internship Programs

Nationwide — Many companies and organizations are already announcing that they are accepting applications for their upcoming internship programs. Here’s a list of the top 2017 summer internship programs for African Americans: #1 – The NBA Internship Program offers college students an exciting opportunity to use their skills and classroom learning within a national sports environment. Learn more at...Read More

Founder of Denver’s First Black Woman-Owned Coffeehouse to Host Art & Soul Music Showcase to Benefit Children in Sierra Leone, West Africa

(left to right) Artist Donte Jana and Lynn Baker. founder of Good Mornings Coffeehouse Denver, CO — Good Mornings Coffeehouse, founded by Lynn Baker, by is bringing art back to the community in their upcoming event Passion4arts Art & Soul Music Showcase to be held on Thursday, August 17th from 5pm to 9pm at the Soiled Dove Underground at 7401 E 1st Ave, Denver, Colorado. This event will host е...Read More

Commanding Documentary About Workplace Discrimination To Screen At Hollywood Black Film Festival

Oakland, CA — Head Not The Tail Productions (HNTT Productions) is delighted to announce that its powerful and inspiring documentary Invisible Women: Being a Black Woman in Corporate America has been accepted for screening at the 2017 Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF). The influential film, skillfully directed by Melody Shere’a and executive produced by her talented sibling Monica Simmons, is th...Read More

This Program Is Giving Away $75 Million in Capital to Women, Minority and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

In spite of the fact that many banks will not lend to small businesses, some large banks are coming forward to make capital more accessible to women-, minority-, and veteran-owned small businesses. Why? Because it is “not only good for the economic health of the community, but it’s also good business,” according to CEO, Business Banking at JP Morgan Chase & Co., Jenn Piepszak. Chase̵...Read More

The Hiring Demand for Black Tech Professionals Continues — Next Up, the Washington DC Area!

Nationwide — HBCU Connect has hosted several events (in Dallas, Charlotte, and the San Francisco Bay Area) this year to help big tech companies recruit African American talent, and all of the events have been very successful. In fact, many attendees have even been hired on the spot to work for companies like Symantec and Microsoft.  On October 25th, in partnership with Microsoft’s Sales Business d...Read More

#BlackLivesMatter briefly blocks road to Heathrow Airport, more action planned across UK

Activists from Black Lives Matter’s newly launched UK chapter blocked a major road to London Heathrow, Britain’s busiest airport, on Friday morning. Police have made ten arrests. London Metropolitan Police say four people were arrested and taken to police stations where they remain in custody. A further six people have been arrested but remain at the scene. Police are in the process of extracting ...Read More

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