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Minority Private Equity Firm Corlex Capital Closes Debt Refinancing For Largest Anytime Fitness Franchisee

Minority Private Equity Firm Corlex Capital Closes Debt...

Corlex Capital — a minority-owned private equity firm founded by Jason Bedasse — proved...

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Pro Boxer Karim Mayfield Faced A Cannabis Charge At 18, Now He’ll Own His Own San Francisco Dispensary

Pro Boxer Karim Mayfield Faced A Cannabis Charge At 18,...

Marijuana arrests for Black youth in America have a history of threatening to derail...

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Naomi Beckwith Paves the Way For Others As The Guggenheim’s First Black Deputy Director & Chief Curator

Naomi Beckwith Paves the Way For Others As The Guggenheim’s...

Make way for The Guggenheim’s first Black deputy and chief curator. According to...

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‘Verzuz’ Announces Battles Will Return to Original Format Streaming From Separate Locations

‘Verzuz’ Announces Battles Will Return to Original Format...

Verzuz was created back in April of last year as a way to unite people from all...

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REVOLT’S Detavio Samuels Has the Blueprint For Black Creative Success

REVOLT’S Detavio Samuels Has the Blueprint For Black Creative...

It’s no secret that Black people have always and continue to drive the culture....

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Issa Rae Tapped to Join Television Academy’s Executive Committee to Uplift New Thought Leaders

Issa Rae Tapped to Join Television Academy’s Executive...

The Television Academy — simply known as the Emmys — has announced a new slate of...

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama Urges Silicon Valley to Permanently Ban Trump

Former First Lady Michelle Obama Urges Silicon Valley to...

Michelle Obama has a clear message to Silicon Valley — ban President Donald Trump...

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Audra Robinson Launches Bath and Body Brand Promoting Self-Love For Black Girls Everywhere

Audra Robinson Launches Bath and Body Brand Promoting Self-Love...

Who said there was an age requirement to practicing self-love? Minnesota entrepreneur...

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Rhonda M. Smith to Tackle Health Disparities As California Black Health Network’s New Executive Director

Rhonda M. Smith to Tackle Health Disparities As California...

The California Black Health Network (CBHN) continues its efforts to change healthcare...

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Rihanna Joins Jay-Z and H.E.R. in Latest Investment Round of Black-Owned Food Startup Partake

Rihanna Joins Jay-Z and H.E.R. in Latest Investment Round...

Partake Foods — the allergy-friendly food company — has announced a $4.8 million...

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Meet Asha Grant, the Black Woman Who Raised $83K to Open Her New Bookshop

Meet Asha Grant, the Black Woman Who Raised $83K to Open...

With the help of strangers, this Black woman will be able to fulfill her dreams...

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USF’s Dr. Shamaria Engram Makes History As First Black Woman to Graduate From CSE Doctoral Program

USF’s Dr. Shamaria Engram Makes History As First Black...

Black graduates are still making history in the new year. This week, Tampa Bay native...

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Lack of Diversity Led Cornell Students to Create University’s First Minority-Owned Investment Fund

Lack of Diversity Led Cornell Students to Create University’s...

No representation, no problem! After realizing the lack of representation at Cornell...

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Black-Founded Crowdfunding Platform SpreadKarma Wants to Make 2021 the Year of Giving

Black-Founded Crowdfunding Platform SpreadKarma Wants to...

The holiday season might be over but SpreadKarma, a Black-founded crowdfunding platform,...

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Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Raises $20M to Further Empower Black Entrepreneurship

Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Raises...

The Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (RCIE) — the self-proclaimed...

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First Black and Female-Founded DEI Tech Platform Kanarys Closes Historic $3M Seed Round

First Black and Female-Founded DEI Tech Platform Kanarys...

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) technology company, Kanarys just announced...

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Verizon Aims to Close Digital Divide For Underserved Communities With Inclusive Internet Initiative

Verizon Aims to Close Digital Divide For Underserved Communities...

Bridging the digital divide amongst underserved communities is essential to giving...

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This Brother and Sister Doctor Duo Teamed Up to Perform Surgery at Their Local Hospital

This Brother and Sister Doctor Duo Teamed Up to Perform...

Talk about double trouble! It’s not always likely that siblings end up in the same...

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Nine HBCU Seniors Don’t Have to Worry About Tuition Thanks to NBA Star Kyrie Irving

Nine HBCU Seniors Don’t Have to Worry About Tuition Thanks...

Nine Lincoln University students are graduating without debt thanks to one NBA superstar....

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Renowned ‘New York Times’ Best-Selling Author Eric Jerome Dickey Dies At 59

Renowned ‘New York Times’ Best-Selling Author Eric Jerome...

Beloved writer and New York Times best-selling author Eric Jerome Dickey has died....

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