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Past Kneeling: Jay-Z and the NFL Deal

Unless you’ve been on a sabbatical with an indigenous tribe in the remote jungles of Peru for the past week, you’re most likely aware that the Brooklyn rapper and business mogul, Jay-Z, has been receiving tons of backlash for signing a deal that partners his Roc Nation imprint with the NFL, despite recently being a

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A$AP Rocky; Race Traitor or Victim of Undeserved Accountability?

Harlem rapper, A$AP Rocky, recently felt the frigid temperature of the black community’s cold shoulder while being held in a Swedish detention center with deplorable conditions, following an assault charge. The 30 year-old artist was arrested, there, for a video-recorded brawl involving a 19 year-old Swedish man, Mustafa Jafari, who was harassing Rocky and his

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The Nicholas Brothers leaping mid air

Celebrate dance through the life and story of the Nicholas Brothers

Tap-dancing brothers Harold and Fayard Nicholas broke through the color barrier to become one of the most popular show business acts of the 1930s and ’40s. The duo began performing intricate, high-flying song-and-dance routines in New York City in the early 1930s and went on to appear in such films as Kid Millions (1934), The

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The Importance of Financial Literacy and Ways to Save Money

Financial literacy is vital for everyone but especially business owners. One wrong move now can balloon into a major issue when you least expect it. Unfortunately, many black business owners are raised in households where financial knowledge is limited or nonexistent. However, to succeed in business, that’s an obstacle you must quickly overcome. What is

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Why Black Entrepreneurs Should Build Their Own Network

For black business owners, disadvantages are lurking around every corner.  Whether it’s lack of access to capital and resources, discrimination from potential investors or refusal of a target audience to support the business, it can be extremely tough to find your bearings in a business world dominated by people who don’t look like you.  However,

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