Category Archives: Urban News

Black Family Owned Potato Chip Brand Serves 41 States

Black Family Owned Potato Chip Brand Serves 41 States

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*Symphony Potato Chips, a Black-owned family business based in Atlanta, GA is quickly becoming a household name. Harmonious and flavorful are words that are used everyday, but try saying that with your mouth full of these gourmet potato chips! Launched earlier this year by Dondre Anderson and his two daughters, Amina and Amari, word has […]

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27th NAACP Theatre Awards Announces Noms

27th NAACP Theatre Awards Announces Noms

27th NAACP Theatre Awards
*The NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch’s Theatre Viewing Committee announces nominations for the 27th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. This year’s nominee roster is overwhelmingly filled with multiple EMMY, Tony and previous NAACP Theatre award winners throughout all 31 categories. To honor such outstanding examples of black excellence in theatre, an extravagant dinner show will be held […]

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CWR Internet Radio Network Focuses on Black Issues

CWR Internet Radio Network Focuses on Black Issues

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*CWR Media Group announced today the official launch of The CWR Network with two days of prime time programming to introduce all of their programs on Monday, October 16th and Tuesday, October 17th from 6:00 PM CT to 8:00 PM CT. Live and on-demand programming for the Internet talk radio network will be featured on BlogTalkRadio which currently receives 24 […]

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Black America’s Dreams of Homeownership Still Deferred

Black America’s Dreams of Homeownership Still Deferred

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*The late Langston Hughes created a masterful body of poetry in the 20th Century that spoke about and to Black America’s unique experiences. Also an author and playwright, his words in all media pricked our consciousness to wonder and ponder how we somehow remained so different from others after living more than 200 years in this […]

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Shanon Nelson Moves to Bring Home the $500 Billion Dollar Black Hair Care Industry

Shanon Nelson Moves to Bring Home the 0 Billion Dollar Black Hair Care Industry

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*Shanon Nelson, owner of Amari Hair Extensions, the online hair boutique, is both anxious and excited about the future. The seasoned entrepreneur and former business professor with an MBA is poised to take her love of travel and international business for a foray into the massive $500 billion Black hair care and beauty industry. She travels […]

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Charlene Crowell: Education Cuts Ties to CFPB, Senators Seek Answers

Charlene Crowell: Education Cuts Ties to CFPB, Senators Seek Answers

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*A recent letter from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), along with a controversial appointment, have together triggered reactions that do not bode well for the 44 million consumers who together share $1.4 trillion in borrowed student debt. Debt levels in 2017 are more than double what it was in […]

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New York Comedy Festival Announces an Added 40 Shows

New York Comedy Festival Announces an Added 40 Shows

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*The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), in association with TBS, announced today the addition of more than 40 shows to its 2017 line-up.  The festival runs from November 7 – November 12 at some of New York City’s most iconic venues, including the Apollo Theater, Carnegie Hall, the Beacon Theater, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Carolines […]

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Rufus and Chaka Khan Nominated For Hall of Fame Induction

Rufus and Chaka Khan Nominated For Hall of Fame Induction

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*10x Grammy Award-Winning singer/songwriter Chaka Khan  and Rufus was nominated for The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018. Rufus and Chaka Khan From the moment she burst onto the music scene in the 1970s as the 18-year-old lead singer of the multiracial band Rufus, her powerful voice and show-stopping stage presence set her apart from […]

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Millionaire Ella Coney Reveals How to Never be Broke Again

Millionaire Ella Coney Reveals How to Never be Broke Again

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“Ella’s Golden Eggs: How to Conquer Real Estate and Never Be Broke Again” is real estate expert Ella M. Coney’s latest release. “No matter where you start, prosperity is within your grasp,” says Coney, whose own compelling rags-to-riches story has motivated others to follow in her footsteps and experience success with a career in real […]

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Franchising Can Deepen Opportunity in Black Cities

Franchising Can Deepen Opportunity in Black Cities

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*Good news just in from the U.S. Census Bureau – minority incomes are up. In fact, African-American and Hispanic households saw more than double the median income growth of their white counterparts from 2015 through 2016, according to a newly released report on income and poverty.1 The country’s leadership got some important things right for […]

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