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Volunteers in Annapolis Paint Large Mural of Breonna Taylor While Killers Still Walk Free

A group of artists have painted a large mural in honor of Breonna Taylor, an unarmed Black woman who was murdered by police officers.

Added July 07, 2020

Businessman Dennis McKinley on Expanding His Hot Dog Franchise to 15 Locations

Dennis McKinley of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” opens up about how The Original Hot Dog Factory franchise is thriving amid the pandemic.

Added July 07, 2020

This Former Maryland Sanitation Worker Got Accepted Into Harvard Law School

Rehan Staton is a 24-year-old former sanitation worker who recently celebrated his acceptance to the prestigious Harvard School of Law.

Added July 07, 2020

Grandfather Of D.C. Shooting Victim: “Black Lives Matter Only When A Cop Pulls The Trigger”

The grandfather of an 11-year-old boy who was shot and killed on the Fourth of July in Washington, D.C., criticized the Black Lives Matter movement.

Added July 07, 2020

Armed Black Militia Group Marches Through Georgia Confederate Park on July 4

An armed Black militia group marched through Stone Mountain Park in Georgia insisting on the removal of a Confederate monument.

Added July 07, 2020

Kanye West’s Yeezy Brand Received Millions From the Federal Paycheck Protection Program

The hip hop billionaire was granted a government loan between $2 million and $5 million for his Yeezy brand.

Added July 07, 2020

Reality TV Star and Businessman Dennis McKinley on Expanding His Hot Dog Franchise to 15 Locations

Dennis McKinley of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” opens up about how The Original Hot Dog Factory franchise is thriving amid the pandemic.

Added July 07, 2020

National Guard Deployed To Atlanta After 31 People Shot Over Weekend

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency on Monday, authorizing the deployment of 1,000 National Guard troops to Atlanta.

Added July 07, 2020

Arkansas Daycare Kicks Out 6-Year-Old Black Girl For Wearing Black Lives Matter Shirt

In a daycare in Arkansas, a young Black girl wearing Black Lives Matter apparel was reason enough for her to be kicked out of the program.

Added July 07, 2020

Black Execs Launch Infrastructure Impact Fund to Erase Broadband Deserts in Rural and Urban Areas

Two former top black executives are working to expand broadband access in underserved communities through the Epiphany Community Impact Fund.

Added July 07, 2020

Black Man Says He Was Standing His Ground When He Killed Alleged Racist White Teen

A Black man in Georgia who has been arrested for shooting and killing a 17-year-old white girl was, in legal terms, standing his ground

Added July 07, 2020

Video Shows Black Man Against a Tree in What’s Described As ‘An Attempted Lynching’ in Indiana

A Black man says he "was almost the victim of an attempted lynching" by a group of white men in Indiana.

Added July 07, 2020

This New Crowdfunding Platform Is Designed To Support Women Globally

Tracy Garley founded GoFundHer, a crowdfunding platform for women to convene in a space to receive financial and community support.

Added July 07, 2020

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Tested Positive For Coronavirus

The Atlanta Mayor said Monday she tested positive for the coronavirus.

Added July 07, 2020

Republican Senator who Said Obama Showed ‘Failed Leadership’ During the Ebola Crisis Says Trump ‘Is Stepping Forward’ with the Coronavirus

A Republican senator who criticized Obama's handling of the Ebola virus says President Trump is "stepping forward" with how he is handling coronavirus

Added July 07, 2020

California Police Looking for White Couple who Vandalized Black Lives Matter Mural on July 4th

Police in California are looking for a white couple who vandalized a newly painted Black Lives Matter mural

Added July 07, 2020

Aurora Police Officers Fired For Reenacting Chokehold Used in Elijah McClain’s Death

Three Aurora Police Officers were fired for taking photographs at a memorial set up for a young man who was placed in a fatal chokehold by Colorado police

Added July 06, 2020

Mississippi Election Commissioner States, ‘The Blacks are Having Lots of Events for Voter Registration’ Causing an Uproar

An election commissioner in Mississippi stated that she was having concerns because "The blacks are having lots (of) events for voter registration"

Added July 06, 2020

Cop Challenges Anti-Cop Protesters To Fight, Backs Down After People ‘Pull Up’

A man claiming to be a cop, “peace officer, fitness trainer” posted a video on Tik Tok under the name @darksonofkrypton calling out the George Floyd protesters and challenging them to a fight. “So I just ...

Added July 06, 2020

This New Crowdfunding Platform Is Designed To Support Women Entrepreneurs Globally

Tracy Garley founded GoFundHer, a crowdfunding platform for women to convene in a space to receive financial and community support.

Added July 06, 2020

Microsoft Will Help 25 Million People Gain The Digital Skills Needed Post COVID-19

Microsoft Corp. has announced that it is launching an initiative to help 25 million people worldwide acquire digital skills

Added July 06, 2020

Founder of Black-Owned Smart-Vending Startup Makes History, Raises $2.3 Million Through Crowdfunding

• PopCom is an automated retail company that leverages facial detection, machine learning and blockchain technology to help retailers collect valuable customer insights • In the age of COVID-19, PopCom ...

Added July 05, 2020

Black Woman-Owned Book Store in Chicago Overwhelmed With Book Sales

Danielle Mullen, the owner of Semicolon Bookstore, a Black-owned book store in Chicago, says that the global Black Lives Matter campaign has resulted in a huge financial boost for her business. She says ...

Added July 05, 2020

Bank of America Partners With iHeartMedia For National Audio News Service For The Black Community

Bank of America is partnering with iHeartMedia to launch a new 24/7 national and local all news audio service dedicated to informing the Black community.

Added July 05, 2020

Artist Hebru Brantley Collaborates With Bombay Sapphire Gin For Limited Edition Bottle To Support Black Lives Matter Chicago

Chicago visual artist Hebru Brantley unveiled his new collaboration with Bombay Sapphire for a limited-edition bottle to the Chicago chapter of Black Lives Matter.

Added July 04, 2020