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Billionaire Patrice Motsepe to form South Africa’s first Black Owned Bank

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Billionaire Patrice Motsepe is one of South Africa’s richest men. He’s also the first Black African on the Forbes list. In 2016, he launched a private equity firm, African Rainbow Capital (ARC), focused on investing in Africa. Last week, it was announced that ARC is set to acquire TymeDigital, a South African bank with a strong…

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16 Black Owned Tattoo Studios

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For many of us, a tattoo is a way to express ourselves. It is a symbol of our love for certain symbols, people and things that we consider significant. Although there are a growing number of Black tattoo artists, there aren’t nearly as many Black owned tattoo studios. We’ve listed a few from New York…

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Mother Creates Swimming Cap for Black Hairstyles

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Nomvuyo Treffers is the creator of Swimma, a brand of swimming caps designed specifically for hairstyles like dreadlocks, braids, Afros as well as weaves. The best business ideas solve a problem. Nomvuyo’s problem was that whenever she got in the pool with her two daughters that love to swim, it took forever for her dreadlocks to dry. She couldn’t…

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Top 12 Thought Provoking Steve Biko Quotes

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Steve Biko, the South African anti-apartheid activist was the founding member of the South African Student Organization (SASO) which later evolved into the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM). Biko stressed the need for Black South Africans to liberate themselves psychologically and to become self-reliant in order to fundamentally change South Africa. 1n 1977, he met an untimely…

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