Forced to allow whites to beat him, Joe Gans became first black world titleholder — Face2Face Africa

https://www.youtube.com/embed/8vX4RiVh-Y0 The ‘Old Master’ he was called. Joe Gans was the first African American to become a world boxing champion. Born on November 25, 1874, in Baltimore, Maryland, Gans by name Joseph Gaines became the greatest Lightweight boxer of all time in 1902 when he defeated the former… 476 more wordsForced to allow whites to beat … Continue reading Forced to allow whites to beat him, Joe Gans became first black world titleholder — Face2Face Africa

Black Entrepreneur Makes History as the First to Open a Juice Bar Inside Whole Foods — Nappy Newz

Chris Goode, owner and CEO of Ruby Jean’s Juicery, has opened his newest location inside a Whole Foods store in Kansas City, Missouri, making history as one of the first Black-owned stores to have an actual brick and mortar space inside of the popular grocer. Chris dedicates his success to his late grandmother, Ruby Jean, […]Black … Continue reading Black Entrepreneur Makes History as the First to Open a Juice Bar Inside Whole Foods — Nappy Newz

Black-Owned Toilet Paper, Mouthwash and Laundry Detergent Brands That You Should Know About — Nappy Newz

Kamose Muhammad, CEO and founder of Freedom Paper Company Typically, we don’t give much thought to who is the owner of the companies that produce the products we use. From toothpaste to mouthwash, soap to laundry detergent, bathroom products, and all the other products we use on a daily basis, all are made by companies […]Black-Owned … Continue reading Black-Owned Toilet Paper, Mouthwash and Laundry Detergent Brands That You Should Know About — Nappy Newz

This Black Owned Commercial Real Estate Firm Has Done Over $15 Billion in Transactions — Nappy Newz

T. Dallas Smith & Company is a Black owned commercial real estate services firm that specializes in Tenant and Buyer representation services for corporate users of office, industrial, and land. The firm is Atlanta based, with offices in Dallas, TX, Los Angeles, CA and Trenton, NJ and projects across the country. T. Dallas Smith – … Continue reading This Black Owned Commercial Real Estate Firm Has Done Over $15 Billion in Transactions — Nappy Newz

Washington, DC’s Newest Black-Woman-Owned Ice Cream Shop Is All About Community — Nappy Newz

Karin Sellers wants Here’s The Scoop to be more than just an ice cream shop — she wants it to be an incubator for black talent. Philip Lewis/HuffPost Karin Sellers hopes her new ice cream shop, Here’s The Scoop, will double as an incubator for black talent. Standing with friends outside her storefront on Georgia […]Washington, … Continue reading Washington, DC’s Newest Black-Woman-Owned Ice Cream Shop Is All About Community — Nappy Newz

Black-Owned Supermarket to Sell Products From Mostly Black Farmers Raises $430K — Nappy Newz

https://www.youtube.com/embed/MncP_M_DD2Q?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent The founders of WeBuyBlack and the developers of the first ever Black-owned supermarket that will primarily sell products from Black farmers and other food manufacturers have reached their first financial goal of $425,000 to purchase the property! 13,881 people have contributed to the campaign so far, and the Atlanta-based store will be called Soul … Continue reading Black-Owned Supermarket to Sell Products From Mostly Black Farmers Raises $430K — Nappy Newz

Black News Channel (BNC) TV Launches in America — BlackPressUSA

NNPA NEWSWIRE — BNC, which officially launches at 6 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019 has agreements with Charter Communications, Comcast and DISH TV. The network already has commitments for carriage in major African American hubs like Atlanta, New York City, Chicago, New Orleans, Houston, Philadelphia, Detroit, Washington, DC, Baltimore and Los Angeles.Black News Channel (BNC) … Continue reading Black News Channel (BNC) TV Launches in America — BlackPressUSA