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Billionaire Robert Smith to pay off Morehouse Class of 2019’s student loans

Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate at Morehouse College’s Sunday morning graduation exercises, had already announced a $1.5 million gift to the school. But during his remarks in front of the nearly 400 graduating seniors, the billionaire technology investor and philanthropist surprised some by announcing that his family was providing a grant…

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Hemp Farm

Couples Inc. : Cee and Malcolm own a Hemp Farm in North Carolina

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The 2018 US Farm Bill has now legalized commercial production of hemp. Hemp farmers across the country are now working to fit into a rapidly growing billion dollar industry. Green Heffa Farms is an industrial hemp farm dedicated to growing high-quality strands for a global market. We spoke to owners Clarenda “Cee” Stanley-Anderson and her husband, Malcolm Anderson Sr. to find…

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26 Black Owned Art Galleries

Hello Art lovers! We’ve compiled a list of Black owned art galleries located across the country and some internatinally. Be sure to check them out. #BlackArtMatters Black Owned Art Galleries Hammonds House Museum (Atlanta, GA) Rush Arts Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA) The Museum of African American Art (Philadelphia, PA) The Colored Girls Museum (Philadelphia, PA) Northwest African…

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Byron Allen

Byron Allen Secures $10 Billion Sports Network Deal

In the over crowded race for Disney’s 21 regional sports channels, Byron Allen and Sinclair Broadcast Group have come out on top. As a minority investor in Sinclair, Allen will benefit from the $10.6 billion acquisition as he looks to expand his media entertainment empire. For Disney, will this sale be enough to start paying…

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Black-Owned Urgent Care

First Black-Owned Urgent Care Center opens in Chicago

Premier Health Urgent Care, the only urgent care facility in the Southside’s Hyde Park neighborhood, and the only Black-owned urgent care possibly in the city of Chicago has opened for business. With a commitment to providing affordable, convenient community care a portion of profits from the center will be donated to the Project Outreach and…

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FAMU

Mom Follows Her Sons to FAMU and Earns Her Degree

In most cases, college-bound students find themselves counting down the days, eager to leave the home nest and parents behind, to move on campus, meet new friends and get underway with studies. Parents, in the meantime, shield their anxieties and wish them well, while inwardly jumping for joy at this rite-of-passage send-off. But, in rare…

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Michael Tubbs

28 Year Old Mayor Is Giving His City’s Poorest Residents $500 a Month

At age 28, Michael Tubbs easily qualifies as a political wunderkind. He’s received two degrees from Stanford, interned at the White House, secured a $10,000 donation from Oprah for his city council campaign, and been endorsed as a mayoral candidate by former president Barack Obama. He also grew up in Stockton, California, a city he…

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Black Owned Farm

This Black Owned Farm is Changing the Narrative on Farming for Black Youth

The Freedom School is a Black owned, year-round vegetable farm managed by a core group of 37 children and their adult mentors. At New Light for New Life Church of God in West Fresno, the well-tended backyard yields a colorful fall crop—green and purple cabbage, cauliflower, collard greens, and curly kale. A few stalks of okra…

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