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The Funk Boutique: Celebrating Successful Black Women, Sustainability, and Sneakers

Photo: Jason Kempin (Getty Images) Everything’s coming up American fashion! The first Monday in May has always been known as “Met Gala Day,” when the most elite of the elite come out dressed to impress and preview the exquisite annual costume exhibit hosted by Anna Wintour and Andrew Bolton, curator of the Costume Institute of […]

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Republicans Embrace ‘Cancel Culture,’ Cancel Coke, Baseball and Democracy

Photo: Instagram/Trump WHite House (archived) I’m against cancel culture. While most people agree that they have the right not to patronize people or entities with whom they disagree, I don’t support the party that attempted to cancel democracy, election integrity, Black people’s right to vote, truth and facts. But, after years of championing free speech […]

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Starbucks, Goldman Sachs, ACLU and Others Pledge to Tackle Racial Wealth Gap by Boosting Black Employment and Business Investments

Photo: Shutterstock Some of the biggest companies in America say they will put their considerable might behind a mission of closing the massive wealth gap between Black people and white people in this country. Advertisement According to analysis by Brookings Institute, the median wealth held by Black households in the U.S. is not even 15 […]

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Sunday’s Best Deals: Ring Video Doorbell Pro, Asus 27″ Gaming Monitor, Car Seat Gap Fillers, Workout Bench, Digital Air Fryer, and More

Graphic: Elizabeth Lanier A certified refurbished Ring Video Doorbell Pro and an Insignia digital air fryer lead Sunday’s best deals. Advertisement Jump to: Tech | Gaming | Home | Lifestyle | Media G/O Media may get a commission G/O Media may get a commission You want to screen your visitors without getting up from the couch? […]

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Saturday’s Best Deals: Reading Pillows, Westinghouse Curved Gaming Monitor, JACHS NY Sweaters, TomCare Outdoor Accessories, and More

Graphic: Elizabeth Lanier A pair of JVC AE wireless earbuds with running coaching and a set of solar-powered outdoor torches lead Saturday’s best deals. Advertisement Jump to: Tech | Gaming | Home | Lifestyle | Media G/O Media may get a commission G/O Media may get a commission Did you give up on your new year’s […]

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Tuesday’s Best Deals: Apple Watch Nike Series 6, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Amazon Echo Sale, Ella Paradis Full Bloom Bundle, and More

Apple Watch Nike S6 and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate lead Tuesday’s best deals. Advertisement Jump to: Tech | Gaming | Home | Lifestyle | Media Promoted Deal: Unicorn Jerky CBD Candy | $19 | Sunday Scaries | Promo Code CHILLOUT I’ve been taking Sunday Scaries CBD on the reg for several months now, and I have […]

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Sunday’s Best Deals: Ninja Hot + Cold Brew Coffee Maker, Solar-Powered Flickering Torches, Ergo Standing Desk Converter, Heidi & Oak Drawer Organizers, and More

Graphic: Elizabeth Lanier A Ninja Hot and Cold Brew coffee system and a six-pack of Heidi & Oak drawer organizers lead Sunday’s best deals. Advertisement Jump to: Tech | Gaming | Home | Lifestyle | Media G/O Media may get a commission Promoted Deal: Unicorn Jerky CBD Candy | $19 | Sunday Scaries | Promo Code […]

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Here We Go Again: Black Starbucks Customer Says He Was Discriminated Against by Manager at California Location

Screenshot: ABC 7 News So… Is it just me or does Starbucks find itself in the middle of a new race controversy every year or so? It’s like ever since a Philadelphia Starbucks employee called the police on two Black men for simply existing without having made a purchase—and then days later, a similar incident […]

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Starbucks COO Roz Brewer Will Be the New CEO of Walgreens—and the Only Black Female CEO in the Fortune 500

Roz Brewer, Americas Group President & Chief Operating Officer, at the Starbucks Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Seattle, Wash. on March 21, 2018.Photo: Jason Redmond/AFP (Getty Images) The Fortune 500 will soon be gaining a new CEO—and it will be a Black woman. On Tuesday, Business Insider (BI) was among several outlets to report that […]

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Businesswoman Mellody Hobson Makes History After Being Named Starbucks’ Board Chairwoman

NewsOne Featured Video Black women are shattering glass ceilings in the realm of corporate America. According to CNN, Mellody Hobson was recently appointed to serve as the chairwoman of Starbucks’ board of directors. Starbucks has named Mellody Hobson the new chair of its board of directors, the first Black woman in that role at the […]

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American Airlines to Allow Crew Members to Wear Black Lives Matter Pins

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) American Airlines announced Monday that employees will be allowed to wear Black Lives Matter pins on their uniforms. Advertisement CBS News reports that the move came after employees requested permission to wear the pins after seeing employees at other airlines doing so. The company allows employees to wear up to […]

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