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    2016 DOODLE 4 GOOGLE WINNER AKILAH JOHNSON

    Afros, black fists and hair braids- No this isn’t yet another depiction of Beyoncé’s “Formation” performance at the Super Bowl (Yes, these discussions continue nearly four months later)- it’s actually a description of the 2016 “Doodle 4 Google” contest winner’s artwork. High School sophomore Akilah Johnson’s “Afro-Centric Life” was selected among approximately 100,000 elementary to […]

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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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    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 […]