Rahama Wright, CEO of Shea Yelee (Image: Rahama Wright)
If you think you have to run a billion-dollar company to make a difference in the community, think again. In a nod to this past Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (November 19), Black Enterprise caught up with two women trailblazers for their best business advice.
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Rahama Wright is a member of President Obama’s Council On Doing Business in Africa and CEO of Shea Yeleen, a unique social enterprise and a commercial entity that sells high-quality, unrefined shea butter products, available at Whole Foods Markets.
The traditional [...]
Following the release of the LaQuan McDonald dash cam video, protesters filled the streets of Chicago Tuesday night. Here are photos from the march, and click here to see a full video recap. Photos by Chan C. Smith and Geoffery Black.
Crowd gathers at the intersection of Roosevelt and State in Chicago
Protesters holding “Hands Up Don’t Shoot” sign
Charlene Curruthers of BYP 100 addresses the crowd
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On Tuesday evening, Chicago officials released video footage of the Laquan McDonald shooting. The 17-year-old was fatally wounded by CPD Officer Jason Van Dyke in Oct. 2014. Emotions were very high from both police and protesters, who staged a demonstration shortly after the video’s release. This is the footage.
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On Tuesday evening, Chicago officials released video footage of the Laquan McDonald shooting. The 17-year-old was fatally wounded by CPD Officer Jason Van Dyke in Oct. 2014.
A mass demonstration in downtown Chicago happened soon after the video’s release, which shows McDonald being shot by Van Dyke 16 times. Protesters joined hands late Tuesday evening to ask citizens and law enforcement officials to be held accountable for these types of injustices, and fight against systematic oppression following the release of the LaQuan McDonald dash cam video.
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Last month, director Quentin Tarantino made some unpopular comments about Ava DuVernay’s Oscar-nominated movie Selma. While she didn’t respond immediately, the extraordinary filmmaker is now sharing her thoughts about his remarks.
Let us catch you up.
During an interview with The New York Times’ T Magazine, The Hateful Eight producer said, “She did a really good job on Selma but Selma deserved an Emmy.”
He later admitted that he had never even seen the flick about the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.-led march from Selma to Montgomery, AL for equal voting rights.
DuVernay revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that she wasn’t shocked unlike others.
“I was surprised by how surprised everyone was. [...]
JoJo was gone for a minute, but now she’s back with the jump-off, clearly.
After the release of her three-song rollout – which hit our ears in August – the talented Boston native has been on an ever-growing high since. Debuting the visual for “Say Love” last month, it’s only right that she now releases the acoustic version of the Harmony Samuels-produced fan favorite.
“Every song on the album is true to me. I can’t sing something – whether I wrote it or not – that I can’t feel. And I had a girlfriend that was in the studio with me and she [...]
The LA Auto Show, which produces several events surrounding the debuts and advancements in the auto industry, is taking place November 20-29, 2015. This show, which attracts tens of thousands of car enthusiasts each year, will feature hot-off-the-assembly-line vehicles from brands such as Ford, Kia, Chevrolet, Volvo, Acura, and more. I get the opportunity to travel to this event in the new Lincoln MKX, which was debuted at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year.
As a car review columnist and brand influencer, I am excited to provide you with the behind-the-scenes details from the head honchos in the auto industry [...]