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Image: Instagram With the recent news about L’Oreal USA acquiring natural hair care line, Carol’s Daughter, entrepreneur Lisa Price has received mixed reviews in regards to her latest business move. The CEO who started her business 21 years ago in her New York City apartment was congratulated by some and referred to as a “sell out” by others who announced their refusal to support a brand that’s no longer black owned. But whatever your take is on Price’s latest power move, we’ve rounded up a list of six other black owned beauty brands that you should keep on your radar when looking [...]
Sat, Nov 01, 2014
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In the latest, #SMH news, North Carolina teacher, Cynthia Ramsey is under investigation for telling her class that she would kill all Black people, if she had ten days to live. Ramsey is a math teacher at Camden County High School and while speaking to a student eating lunch in the classroom, she decided to share an item on her “bucket list.” Nearby students heard the exchange and one reported the comments to her mother. The consequence: Ramsey was suspended without pay. The slap in the face: She returned to her teaching duties within a couple of days. Because this incident is considered a [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
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What in the foolishness? Before there was “Oh my Lord Jesus, it’s a fire!” There was…Antoine Dodson. The Alabama native who went viral with the phrase, “hide your kids, hide your wife” during an interview with the local news claiming an intruder broke into his home and tried to rape his sister. With a catchy beat added under his vocals, the YouTube video caught social media attention, became a single on iTunes and Dodson booked television appearances. So where was the alleged intruder through all of this? We didn’t know then but now, Rashaad Cooper, the self-described “intruder” claims he is ready to [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
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Your Halloween was just made a lot better thanks to two-and-a-half year old Blue Ivy and her precocious outfit. No surprise for fans of the Beygency and Roc Nation, as Beyoncé (as Rhythm Nation Janet Jackson) trotted out her young prodigy decked out as Michael Jackson for All Hallow’s Eve. For those wondering if it was a wreck or a success, just look at the picture to your left, as the kid works it in the iconic jacket with the glove, the sunglasses and even a little baby microphone. The late Michael Jackson was such a motivation to Beyoncé that it is [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
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Johnson Publishing Company Chairman Linda Johnson Rice; CEO Desiree Rogers and JET Editorial Director Kyra Kyles were a few of the many guests crowded into Chicago’s Merchandise Mart for a swank soiree celebrating fine art on Oct. 30. The Harlem Fine Arts Show Opening Reception, powered by BMW and United Airlines, offered a look at beautiful artwork, sips of a citrus-y libation and an opportunity at eye-popping visuals, including face-painted models. Proceeds from the event benefit two Chicago institutions, the DuSable Museum of African American History and the South Side Community Arts Center. The post Fine Time: Harlem Fine Arts Show Hits Chicago [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
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So for all you coffee and tea fiends who think the trip up the block (or, in JET’s case, down the elevator) for a Starbucks fix is too far…the company is planning a move to make it even easier for you.  According to Business Insider, Starbucks will launch a service, and accompanying app to deliver it to your desk in 2015. Here’s a snippet on that: “Imagine the ability to create a standing order that Starbucks delivered hot or iced to your desk daily — that’s our version of ecommerce on steroids,” Starbucks CEO Howard Shultz said Thursday on an earnings call with analysts.” We [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
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Figuring out how to climb the ladder within your company is no easy task. You’ve been busting your butt doing good work, but still don’t understand why you’re getting passed over for the promotions you’re clearly qualified for. Well, let’s talk about what you can begin doing immediately to get noticed and prevent another opportunity from passing you by! 1.  Get clear about your true value. This is not about what you “feel” like you contribute to the team.  You need to identify your contributions and be able to quantify them at a moment’s notice. Know current statistics on your work. [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
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