Category Archives: Urban Living

Millionaire Venus Opal Reese Goes Home to Shoot Documentary

Millionaire Venus Opal Reese Goes Home to Shoot Documentary

Dr. Venus Opal Reese
*From living on the streets of Baltimore to Stanford PhD to millionaire, Dr. Venus Opal Reese has “monetized her messy” life. She is returning to her roots in Baltimore to capture footage about her life and teach other Black Women entrepreneurs how to become 7-figure earners. Thirty top book-publishing houses turned down her book proposal, The […]

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T.I. Harris Brings Art of ‘The Grand Hustle’ to BET Networks

T.I. Harris Brings Art of ‘The Grand Hustle’ to BET Networks

Tip 'T.I.' Harris
*BET Networks, in partnership with Grand Hustle Productions, is excited to announce the premiere of “The Grand Hustle” a fierce new reality competition series, featuring 16 business minded men and women vying for an opportunity of a lifetime! Created and Executive produced by Grammy-award winning rapper, actor, entrepreneur and the King of the South himself, Tip […]

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Daudreanna Baker Wins Full Ride Scholarship to HBCU

Daudreanna Baker Wins Full Ride Scholarship to HBCU

Daudreanna Baker, HBCU
*Daudreanna Baker of Hazlehurst, Miss. is the winner of the 2018 Tom Joyner Foundation® “Full Ride Scholarship” that will cover full tuition, room and board (on campus only) and books up to 10 semesters. Baker, who is the oldest of four raised by a single mom at her home about 30 minutes south of Jackson, […]

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McDonald’s Triples Crew Tuition for Restaurant Employees

McDonald’s Triples Crew Tuition for Restaurant Employees

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*The McDonald’s corporation  announced it will allocate $150 million over five years to its global Archways to Opportunity education program. This investment will provide almost 400,000 U.S. restaurant employees with accessibility to the program as the company will also lower eligibility requirements from nine months to 90 days of employment and drop weekly shift minimums from […]

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Eric Garner Death Avenged in Comic Book Series ‘Nubian Man’

Eric Garner Death Avenged in Comic Book Series ‘Nubian Man’

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*Created by Jersey-born writer, Zinc Nguvu, and illustrator Terry Brown of Lexington, Kentucky in response to the unjust killings of African-Americans ( like Eric Garner ) by police and racists across the country, the Nubian Man series (www.TheNubianMan.com) promises to take the comic book universe by storm but online first. “I wanted everyone to know the […]

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Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum Opens Harlem Offices and Youth Arts & Education Center with Black Panther Actor

Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum Opens Harlem Offices and Youth Arts & Education Center with Black Panther Actor

*HARLEM, NY – The Official Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum in keeping with its previous announcement timelines has finally opened up its office headquarters in Harlem, New York and it includes a Youth Arts & Media Education Center in partnership with NYC based Thrive Collective, a non-profit focused on providing arts and mentoring programs […]

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‘More Than a Fraction’ Book Tour Adds September 15 at Edmondson Branch of Enoch Pratt Library

‘More Than a Fraction’ Book Tour Adds September 15 at Edmondson Branch of Enoch Pratt Library

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*Baltimore author Dr. Kerri Moseley-Hobbs’ book tour in support of her creative non-fiction account of her enslaved ancestors who lived at the Smithfield plantation in Virginia, adds another date. The new “More Than a Fraction” book presentation date is Saturday September 15, 2018 at the Edmondson Avenue Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in […]

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Capital One Sued For Discrimination Against Blacks and Latinos

Capital One Sued For Discrimination Against Blacks and Latinos

*The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Houston Branch (“NAACP”), League of United Latin American Citizens, District VIII (“LULAC”) and a former bank employee have filed a major federal racial discrimination lawsuit against Capital One Bank, a publicly-traded national bank. The suit alleges Capital One has engaged in a conscious and deliberate plan […]

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DJ Alexander Sets Loose Another Black Super Hero

DJ Alexander Sets Loose Another Black Super Hero

DJ Alexander, the rise of the Dark Whisperer
*African-American independent film maker, clothing designer, and author DJ Alexander has a new super hero that the world needs to see from his new book on Amazon called The Rise of Dark Whisper. When asked why Dark Whisper? He said Dark Whisper is needed. Dark Whisper along with many other characters will tell our stories in an original […]

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Ro Brooks’ Fans Demand Hanna & Michael Re-Unite

Ro Brooks’ Fans Demand Hanna & Michael Re-Unite

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*When we last saw Hanna and Michael (played by actors Crystal Fox and Ro Brooks on Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and The Have Nots” HAHN on the OWN Network), they were cuddled on her couch and discussing their future together. She was telling him how fine and chocolate he was. Hanna expressed that she really […]

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