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There’s an exodus of women leaving the workforce right now -- and we’ve got more about that in “The Moment” below, but in Detroit, entrepreneurs and community leaders have formed Black Leaders Detroit and raised more than $325,000 for Black-led businesses. It’s cooperative economics at work and you...
Let me preface everything I’m about to say by stating that I am a comedian, writer, and father of four. My life is about words, the intention of words, and the power words can carry. I am keenly aware of how tone and inflection can take a...
Yesterday, the United States lost a long-time civil servant and a man that has stood for decades as a voice for the more moderate facets of the Black community.  Colin Powell, the first ever African American to ever be appointed to the office of...
The HBCU Executive Leadership Institute (HBCU ELI) at Clark Atlanta University is accepting applications for its second class of Community Fellows, with an October 25th, 2021 deadline.  The first-of-its-kind program launched its first cohort in April 2021 that included a roster of 58% women, making it...
Multicultural toy company, Orijin Bees, announced today that they launched their Baby Bee Doll Collection on Target online on October 5th, showcasing not only the variety of beautiful skin tones we have in our Black and Brown skin but also the array of curly hair patterns.
For the Breast of Us, the first-ever blog and online community for all women of color affected by breast cancer, has launched a brand new campaign to increase the representation and inclusion of minority breast cancer survivors. #WhenYouSeeUsWe’re excited to showcase our new brand...
Bubba Wallace has once again made history after winning at the recent NASCAR’s top Cup Series, making him the 1st Black driver to take home the championship since 1963. There is only 1 driver from an African American background at the top level of our sport..I...
This week’s headlines are filled with firsts and a bit of the unconventional. As both science and society continue to expand around the use of cannabis, we were excited to take a journey with journalist Darralynn Hutson as she experienced the work life of a weed trimmer...
There’s a chill in the air because the seasons have changed...and it’s the time when folks look for hayrides, corn mazes and a fun scare. This week’s playlist is all about tapping into that mood and is perfectly paired with an essay from Jasmine Graham on Black folk...
Hey ya'll. It's been a heavy news week. Images of border patrol agents using a whip-like cord to round up Haitians for mass deportation went viral, despite the fact that they were seeking asylum from a country that has recently been devastated by both natural disaster and extreme political...
Oh, happy day! We feel like shouting this Friday, ya’ll! But rather than make a joyful noise in the church house, Sierra Allen examines the ways many Black millennials are redefining church and their own spiritual journeys. Our BLAC Friday playlist is a nod to that, with some...
Our social media feeds were inundated this week with the smiles of brilliant Black children wearing backpacks, fresh cuts and intricately braided styles—all set for the start of what we hope is a safe, healthy and engaging new school year. But just the day before,...
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