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    VIDEO GAME DESIGNER LINDSAY GRACE

    When considering the focus of today’s video games, most would consider the opportunity to virtually engage in our favorite social pastimes- sports, singing and dancing and even simulated combat. Lindsay Grace, considered one of the most influential African Americans on the gaming industry, however, is using his talents in the field to create social influence. “Most […]

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    Debra Shigley’s Colour App

    Debra Shigley recently launched Colour, an on-demand on-location hair styling experience app, to make sure more Black women feel included. Colour aims to deliver salon fresh hair to clients without having to go to the salon for $200 unlimited appointments or $65 for one-off appointments. “This population that spends so much more time at the […]

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    BLACK-OWNED BUSINESS APPS

    In a time when other minority populations running the markets within and surrounding Black communities have become less acceptable among its dwellers, two things are apparent: 1.) There seems to be an influx of “Our Own” Businesses arising and 2) it has become increasingly imperative to strengthen awareness of them. The overwhelming call to do […]

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    STARTUP OWNED BY BLACK WOMEN JUST AWARDED $10,000

    Embarking on an entrepreneurial endeavor is an exciting adventure. There are so many ideas, so many grand plans and goals to implement and when you have a plan that’s designed to benefit others- it’s even more rewarding! No matter how noble your intentions are, though, there will be start-up expenses associated with bringing your plan […]

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    BLACK GIRLS CODE and EVENT

    We are all aware of these spoken, and unspoken, “codes” to live by. There are “Girl Codes”, “Guys Codes” … all of which generally follow the same overall guidelines. Guys: If you see your pal with “the other woman”, you keep your mouth shut. Girls: If you see your bestie’s guy with “the other woman” […]

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    TWITTER APPOINTS DEBRA LEE

    You’ve seen her on every BET Awards show you’ve watched and live-tweeted about with your friends. If you don’t know her name- you certainly know her face (although you should know both). Debra Lee has served as the chairman and chief executive of BET Networks since 2005 (Techcrunch). Lee has been a Twitter user since […]