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Byron Allen Secures $10 Billion Sports Network Deal

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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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First Black-Owned Urgent Care Center opens in Chicago

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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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Where are the Black Hemp Farmers?

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Clarenda Stanley-Anderson is one of the few Black hemp farmers in the country. She and her husband, Malcom, own Green Heffa Farms and were the featured farmer of Hemp History Week, an educational campaign in June focused on a newly legal crop that’s at the center of a risky, potentially billion-dollar industry. Stanley-Anderson is considered…

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

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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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Legal and Life Lessons Learned From the Passing of the Great John Singleton

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I remember as a child watching Boyz in the Hood with mixed emotions. Although I could not relate to many of the characters’ issues, as a Black teen growing up in the Appalachian mountains, it was a relief to see Black people in a Black community living their Black lives. I remember feeling proud that the filmmaker…

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10 Black Owned Ice Cream Businesses You Should Know

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It’s getting hot out here! Let’s get out and support some Black owned ice cream businesses! Black Owned Ice Cream Businesses Cajou Cream (Baltimore , MD) Islands Tropical Ice Cream (Silver Spring, MD) Brooklyn Bell Ice Cream (Brooklyn, NY) Brooklyn Swirl (Brooklyn, NY) Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats (Washington D.C) Mikey Likes It Ice Cream…

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Inside Cane, The D.C. Restaurant With Street Food From Trinidad

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Bellying up to a metal table inside his new kitchen on H Street NE, Peter Prime lowers a long-reach lighter into a hole in a hand-held smoker and watches as it sucks the flame into a mixture of beech wood and coconut husks. Smoke winds through a black tube inserted through a crack in the…

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Johnson Publishing Company Files for Bankruptcy

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Chicago’s historic Johnson Publishing Company has filed for bankruptcy, court records show. The Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition was filed late Tuesday afternoon by the company once responsible for Ebony and Jet magazines. It sold the magazines in 2016, meaning Tuesday’s move does not affect the publications. “This decision was not easy, nor should it have…

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The Ultimate List of Black Owned Farms & Food Gardens

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Black owned farms make up less than 2 percent of all farms in the United States. According to a recent report, Black farmers lost 80 percent of their farmland from 1910 to 2007, often because they lacked access to loans or insurance needed to sustain their businesses. The report mentions the “long and well-documented history…

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Sassy’s Brings Its Vegetarian Soul Food to East Austin

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If you take a step into Andrea Dawson’s food truck, Sassy’s Vegetarian Soul Food, it’s like stepping into Grandma’s kitchen while she’s preparing a Sunday feast. That familiar smell of red pepper and paprika immediately fills your nostrils, and the popping, hot oil signals it’s time to fry the chicken. In a city full of…

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