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Visionaries/Dreamers: 5 Tips before you quit your day job becoming an entrepreneur.

      by Alfred Edmond, Jr. As attractive and exciting as the jump from employee to business owner is, it’s far from easy and absolutely not for the faint


How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

by Stacey Tisdale click on image to enlarge “There’s a freight train coming,” CEO Enzo Villani tells BE Senior Personal Finance Editor Stacey Tisdale, in reference to the emerging


BET Acquires ‘Soul Train’ Franchise With Hopes To Preserve Legacy

by Cristie Leondis Viacom’s BET has recently acquired the iconic Soul Train  franchise from InterMedia Partners and The Yucaipa Companies, for an undisclosed sum. The Soul Train franchise consists of

Business Education

5 Benefits of Having More than One Mentor in Your Circle

    by Courtney Connley   Executive coach Mary Pender Greene shares the pros to having multiple mentors   Long gone are the days of having one mentor to guide

Business Education

New App Wants To Recycle Black People’s $1.3 Trillion Spending Back Into The Community

By Robert Stitt According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 2.6 million Black-owned businesses in this country. Those numbers are up from previous years. Despite the growth in business

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States With the Highest and Lowest Health Insurance Costs

by Janell Hazelwood New York residents pay the most for basic health insurance, while residents of New Mexico pay the least, a new study released by indicates. New York’s

Business National

Blacks at a 54% Greater Risk of Having High-Interest

Posted by David Love The scope of the problem of race-based mortgage discrimination against the Black community is well documented, and certainly an issue on which Atlanta Blackstar has reported


Wells Fargo Donates $1 Million To The African American History Museum

By Robert Stitt Wells Fargo helped found the Nat’l Museum of African American History and Culture which will open in September 2016 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The


Black dollars circulate at Ujamaa Empowerment Expo in Chicago

By Eddy “Precise” Lamarre Kwanzaa principles were in full practice at The University of Islam located at Mosque Maryam in Chicago. The BRIJ FUND in partnership with The Black Mall

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Gwen Jimmere, the First African American to Hold a Patent for Natural Hair Care Product

All too often, African-American women dread washing their hair, since it can take multiple hours or even a whole day. Not only did entrepreneur Gwen Jimmere create a solution to

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Kodak to Unveil New Digital Super 8 Camera

By TWC News Staff     Eastman Kodak is hoping everything old is a new again when it comes to an old favorite style of camera and it’s relying on

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Did You Know a 15 Year Old, Black Student Built a Multi-Million Dollar Tech Company

At the tender age of 12 years old, Jaylen Bledsoe was your typical kid curious about the world, technology and entrepreneurship. However, what made him differ was action. He started a


First ever ‘Made in Ghana’ cars are built to survive anything

From Amir Daftari, CNN The first cars to carry a “made in Ghana” seal will be under a harsh spotlight as they prepare to enter the marketplace and take on

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Inner Loop East Project

The Inner Loop is closed permanently, between E Main St and Monroe Ave/Chestnut St.  View a detailed closure map. View the progress of the transformation using the Inner Loop East