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This Black Owned Makeup Brand Is Now Valued at Over $1 Billion

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Pat McGrath Labs, the eponymous cosmetics company launched by the legendary makeup artist back in 2016, has just hit a major financial milestone. On Monday, New York City-based investment firm Eurazeo Brands announced that it had struck a $60 million deal to become a minority shareholder in the company. Eurazeo’s investment brings Pat McGrath Labs‘ total external funding to $88…

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Heroic schoolboys awarded for saving suicidal man

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Three heroic schoolchildren in the UK who refused to let go of a man trying to jump off a bridge and saved his life are set to be presented with national awards. Devonte Cafferkey, 13, and Sammy Farah, 14, rushed to grab a man sitting with a rope around his neck on the edge of an  overpass…

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9 Caribbean Restaurants In The UK

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Caribbean cuisine is known and enjoyed for its exotic flavour. Our list of Caribbean Restaurants in the United Kingdom has some great choices that will leave those taste buds tingling. Hopefully, you can handle the spice! Caribbean Restaurants In The UK PandaBerry Caribbean restaurant & Jerk centre. We are family run business dedicated to serving you…

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Top 12 African Restaurants in The UK

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Whether you’re looking for savory dishes that originate from the East, West or South of the Continent, this list of African Restaurants in the United Kingdom has some great choices to explore. African Restaurants in the UK Couscous Darna deals in the fragrant and warming dishes of Marrakesh. They serve a unique list of Moroccan beers,…

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14 Black History Month Events in The UK (2017)

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This year marks the 30th anniversary of Black History Month in the UK. As usual, there are several amazing events going on through October and beyond. Here are just a few: Black History Month Events:   LEICESTER New Walk Jazz – celebrating Jazz Music and Black History Month, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery hosts…

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22 Black Owned Businesses in the UK

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Here it is! Our third list of Black Owned Businesses in the UK! As usual, we’re delighted to find out that so many amazing Black owned businesses exist across the pond.   Black Owned Businesses in the UK Detola and Geek offers African inspired handmade fabric lampshades, cushions & other home decor products.   Jamaican Patty…

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Funky Footwear Brand Uptown Yardie Blends British and Jamaican Culture

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Have you ever seen footwear that makes you stop and stare? Those are the type of products that UK-based Uptown Yardie creates. Ever since we discovered this brand, we’ve been in awe of their bold and unique styles. We decided to chat with the owners, husband and wife team, Rohan and Natasha Clarke to find…

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9 Black Owned Food & Beauty Businesses in the UK

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We’re back with more Black owned businesses based in the UK! These offer something for your taste buds and your personal style. Check them out and support! Black Owned Food & Beauty Businesses in the UK Colour Riot Nails is a cool girly nail haven specialising in bespoke nail treatments and nail art. TreasureTress is…

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22 Black History Month Events in the UK this October

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Black History Month celebrations have been taking place in the UK since 1987. A Ghanaian named Akyaaba Addai-Sebo is credited with getting it started in the UK. Back then, Akyaaba worked as a coordinator of special projects for the Greater London Council. The Council selected October because the month coincided with the Marcus Garvey celebrations…

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The Dandy Lion Project Arrives in the UK Just In Time for Black History Month

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I discovered the Dandy Lion Project a few years ago while I was scrolling through my Facebook timeline. As a guy who appreciates a good suit, I was immediately impressed by the photography but was even more impressed by the project’s curator, Shantrelle P. Lewis. She was fine then and is fine now. Over the…

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