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Former Football Star Louis Nix Found Dead At 29

A tragic end to a short life.

Added February 28, 2021

42-Year-Old Black Man Buried Alive After New York Grave Collapsed

New York cemetery worker Rodwin Allicock was pronounced dead after the grave he was digging collapsed on him. Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating his death.

Added February 28, 2021

Meet ‘General Lucas’: The First Black Person to Become a Certified Public Accountant in New York

In 1929, General Wilmer F. Lucas made history as the first Black person to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York City. Lucas was also the fifth Black person in the entire country to receive ...

Added February 28, 2021

Here’s How Delta Employees Increased Credit Score by 30 Points and Reduced Debt During Pandemic

Delta employees are #winning in their finances. There's no greater feeling than increasing your credit score and reducing your debt during a pandemic. Here's how they did it.

Added February 28, 2021

Brooklyn Man Charged With Hate Crimes After Attacking “Light-Skinned” Women

Khari Covington targeted "light-skinned" women, according to Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez.

Added February 27, 2021

This 36-Year-Old HBCU Grad is the First Black Woman Chief Labor Economist for DOL

Janelle Jones is the first Black woman to serve as the Chief Labor Economist for the Department of Labor. The Biden administration appointed the 36-year-old Spelman graduate to serve in this position.

Added February 27, 2021

An Indianapolis Principal Dishes Out Haircut Instead of Punishment To One Of His Students

Stonybrook Intermediate and Middle School principal opted to show kindness instead of punishing a middle school student for wearing a hat to class.

Added February 27, 2021

A Viral TikTok Video Explains The Painful History Attributed To The Stereotype of Black People Not Swimming

The stereotype behind Black people not swimming stems from a sordid past.

Added February 27, 2021

Youngest Mayoral Candidate in Charlotte, 22-Year-Old Joel Odom, Found Dead In His Home

Joel Odom's courage and impact will never be forgotten. In 2019, Joel Odom made history as the youngest person to ever run for Charlotte mayor.

Added February 27, 2021

Learn to Retain Business With This $20 Customer Service Online Course

This two-hour guide will help you provide you with guiding customer service principles to solve issues completely and quickly.

Added February 27, 2021

Black Lives Matter Organization Expands Survival Fund As Government Drags Feet On Coronavirus Relief

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) Foundation is expanding a $3 million financial relief fund it launched to help those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic

Added February 26, 2021

U.S. Secretary of State Warns Central Americans Irregular Migration To U.S. Will Not Work

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday urged Central Americans without travel papers not undertake risky journeys to the United States

Added February 26, 2021

Mike Tyson’s Not Happy With Hulu Announcing An Unauthorized ‘Iron Mike’ Series

Mike Tyson has a grievance against streaming company Hulu who is about to make an unauthorized biography without his involvement nor will he be compensated

Added February 26, 2021

Natalie Madeira Cofield Appointed Assistant Administrator of U.S. Small Business Administration

Natalie Madeira Cofield has been appointed to serve as the assistant administrator for the Office of Women's Business Ownership

Added February 26, 2021

Sotheby’s to Auction One-of-a-Kind D’USSÉ® Bottle Featuring Rare Grande Champagne Cognac and Signed By Jay-Z

The Shawn Carter Foundation has announced the debut of "Bottle No. 1" of the new D'USSÉ 1969 Anniversaire Limited Edition at Sotheby's.

Added February 26, 2021

House Democrats Finally Ready To Push Through Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Package

The House of Representatives on Friday was aiming to push through President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus aid package

Added February 26, 2021

Soul Legend Gladys Knight Will Sing the National Anthem at the NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta

The NBA announced that seven-time GRAMMY Award-winner Gladys Knight will be performing the United States national anthem at its annual showcase

Added February 26, 2021

Nike Makes $1 Million Donation to Goalsetter Which Will Help 10,000 Black Children Open Savings Accounts on the Road to Financial Literacy

Nike is making a $1 million donation to Goalsetter, the only youth financial literacy platform in the U.S. led by a Black female entrepreneur

Added February 26, 2021

Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill To Make Juneteenth National Holiday

Four lawmakers have reintroduced the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, which would make Juneteenth a national holiday.

Added February 26, 2021

Oklahoma Man Admits to Killing Neighbor and Cooking Her Heart Before Taking the Lives of Two Family Members

A man in Oklahoma has allegedly confessed to killing one of his neighbors, cutting out her heart, cooking it in preparation to feed his family

Added February 26, 2021

Russell Westbrook Partners with LA Promise Fund to Launch the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Middle and High Schools

Russell Westbrook announced a partnership with LA Promise Fund to launch the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Middle and High Schools

Added February 26, 2021

White Oklahoma Teacher States That Black 13-Year-Old’s ‘Black King’ Shirt Is Racist, Says ‘We Need a White History Month’

A Black teenage boy in Oklahoma has stated his white middle school teacher informed him that his T-shirt which had ‘Black King’ written on it, was racist

Added February 26, 2021

New $100 Million Fund To Assist Early Stage Black Founders Being Launched By Clearbanc

A new $100 million angel fund is being launched by Clearbanc for Black Americans and other early-stage founders as an alternative way to secure financing

Added February 26, 2021

Hennessy Becomes the ‘Official Spirit of the NBA’ Worldwide

Hennessy and the NBA have announced that they have a global expansion of their partnership, making Hennessy the "Official Spirit of the NBA" worldwide

Added February 26, 2021

Foot Locker Presents ‘The Sole List’ Class of 2021, A List Of Black Innovators Driving Sneaker Culture

Foot Locker is celebrating Black History Month with its inaugural "Sole List" honoring the next generation of Black innovators shaping sneaker culture

Added February 26, 2021