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SHEA

Founder of SheaMoisture, Richelieu Dennis, Acquires Essence From Time Inc.

Essence Communications Inc., the 48-year-old mutliplatform brand that owns Essence magazine and the annual Essence Festival, has gone back to black (ownership), having been acquired by Essence Ventures LLC, an independent African-American-owned company, Essence Ventures announced in a press release. As…

No Comments / 9 View / January 11, 2018

AFRO

We’re not a gang': the unfair stereotyping of African-Australians

It’s just after 6.30pm at the Ross Reserve in Noble Park in Melbourne’s outer south-eastern suburbs, and players from the Sandown Lions Football Club are arriving for training. They train three times a week, even during the off season. Each…

No Comments / 3 View / January 11, 2018

NEELY

Florida Entrepreneur Designs Affordable Sneakers For The Less Fortunate

In 2016, avid sneaker collector Javaris Neely had a desire to do mission work and decided to turn his own love of footwear into a business that benefits others. The entrepreneur and owner of Tiki Clothing Company wanted to create a quality…

No Comments / 1 View / January 11, 2018

kim

First African American Women VP of News at CBS Urges Women to Ask for What You Want

Kim Godwin is a sponge for positive input. When her kindergarten teacher told her she could be anything, she believed it. When a high school teacher told her she was a good writer, she owned that too. And when FAMU…

No Comments / 8 View / January 11, 2018

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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS – Celebrating Buchi Emecheta

We’re looking for London-based volunteers with a passion for all things Africa to join the team for a joint event celebrating the life & work of the renowned British Nigerian writer Buchi Emecheta, on Saturday 3 February at SOAS. The…

No Comments / 4 View / January 11, 2018

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After Losing Her Mom To Cancer, This Woman Quit Her Job And Opened A Juice Bar

Oftentimes it’s life’s wake-up calls that lead you to your purpose. Losing a job, hitting financial hard times, or even encountering a health scare can unexpectedly lead you from a moment of tragedy to a lifetime of triumph. For Jerri…

No Comments / 3 View / January 11, 2018

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Women4Africa Awards nominations close Friday 15th December 2017

Nominations close in 3 days. Nominate that amazing woman today at www.women4africa.com BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR (Must have been in business for over 2 years) CAREER WOMAN OF THE YEAR INSPIRATIONAL WOMAN OF THE YEAR WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY…

No Comments / 2 View / December 12, 2017

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Discovery Buys Majority Control of Oprah Winfrey Cable Network

Oprah Winfrey gained great fame in 2004 for giving each member of her talk-show audience a brand-new Pontiac G6. Now she’s parting with something else – but not for free. Discovery Communications said it paid $70 million to increase its stake in…

No Comments / 5 View / December 6, 2017

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Esther Alade to host The Discourse on ABN Radio

From Wednesday 6th December 2017 Esther Alade will be hosting the socio-political and culture talk show ” The Discourse”. The show will broadcast every Wednesday starting from tomorrow from 7am – 1oam You can connect via: http://www.abnradiouk.com/ Or on TuneIn http://tun.in/sfqvS It…

No Comments / 11 View / December 5, 2017

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Ross Kemp- Libya’s Migrant Hell

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7lCbzHGnBQ

No Comments / 18 View / December 5, 2017