COMMENTARY: The Essence and Beauty of Black Women in America — BlackPressUSA

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Black women have always understood that there was racial discrimination, but they also were discriminated against because of their gender. Black women, and women in general, knew they had to fight and still nurture and take care of the children, and their man. 19 more wordsCOMMENTARY: The Essence and Beauty of Black Women … Continue reading COMMENTARY: The Essence and Beauty of Black Women in America — BlackPressUSA

Boston’s first black female-owned radio station to launch in April — Nappy Newz

Boston radio show consumers will soon find a unique new voice in the local industry. Boston-based radio personality Danielle Johnson will launch Spark FM, the first digital radio station owned by a black woman this spring, which she hopes will be a platform for people of color. COURTESY DANIELLE JOHNSON Spark FM is the […]Boston’s first … Continue reading Boston’s first black female-owned radio station to launch in April — Nappy Newz

CEO Opens Two New Branch Offices to Increase African American Homeownership Across the Country — Nappy Newz

Las Vegas, NV — Meet Ben Slayton, president and CEO of LEGACY Home Loans, who has just opened two new branch offices located in communities where mostly African Americans live. Headquartered in Las Vegas, his company is one of the most successful Black-owned mortgage banking firms that continues to make good on its commitment to […]CEO … Continue reading CEO Opens Two New Branch Offices to Increase African American Homeownership Across the Country — Nappy Newz

Two Black Investment Banks Merge To Become Largest Minority- and Women-Owned Financial Firm — Nappy Newz

Christopher J. Williams and Suzanne Shank Two black investment banks have combined forces to create a financial powerhouse that will dominate the nation’s minority- and women-owned investment banks and become a stronger competitor to majority Wall Street firms.Two Black Investment Banks Merge To Become Largest Minority- and Women-Owned Financial Firm — Nappy Newz

D.L.’s GED Section: Black Women Were Always The Standard Of Beauty — Black America Web

https://www.youtube.com/embed/i_vMDDEUDNM?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Miss World, Miss Teen World, Miss America, Miss USA, Miss Universe are all Black women. And while D.L. is happy about this, a comment that he saw on his Facebook page made him “so sad.” He says he saw a comment that said, “finally Black women are the standard of beauty.” But, he says that…D.L.’s … Continue reading D.L.’s GED Section: Black Women Were Always The Standard Of Beauty — Black America Web

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