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Business, Entertainment, Family Feud, Forbes, highest-paid TV hosts, Steve, Steve Harvey, Television, The Steve Harvey Show -

Steve Harvey is still raking in the big bucks despite reports that his talk show has been bumped from its time slot in some markets. Harvey nabbed the No.5 spot of Forbes‘ annual list of the highest-paid TV hosts and it looks like he will be more than fine no matter what the fate of […]

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Business, News, Raynell Steward, SupaCent, Top Stories -

This week, Raynell Steward, better known to her social media fans as SupaCent, just got another reminder of how powerful the internet can be.

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Business, Diddy, DJ Khaled, Dr Dre, Drake, Entertainment, Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Uzi Vert, Meek Mill, Music, Nas, Sean Combs, Soulja Boy, Travis Scott, Video -

  Forbes has released its annual list of hip-hop’s biggest earners and we were surprised by a few of the rappers on the list. As expected, Jay-Z topped the list by raking in a whopping $76.5 million thanks to the success of 4:44 as well as the Everything Is Love album he dropped with his wifey, […]

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Kyrie Irving is heading to Harvard…sort of. The Boston Celtics guard has enrolled in Harvard Business School’s “Crossover Into Business” course this semester. The program is intended to help professional athletes for life during and after their athletic careers. The class is taught by Harvard Business School professor, Anita Elberse and is “built to help […]

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Business, Colin Kaepernick, Featured, News, Nike, Video -

  Nike fans are proving wrong the naysayers who predicted the sports retailer’s sales would slump after executives released a dramatic new promotion starring Colin Kaepernick. Since making Kaepernick the centerpiece of its newest “Just Do It” campaign, Nike’s online shoe sales have jumped up 31 percent, according to a report from Edison Trends, a San […]

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Business, Gun Violence, Gun Violence Prevention, Levi Strauss & Co, Mass Shooting, News, Video -

  It’s a brand that has been associated with the Old West and cowboy shootouts, but now American denim giant Levi Strauss & Co., is taking a different stance. On Tuesday, the clothing company announced that it is launching a series of new initiatives to benefit groups working to prevent gun violence. Levi Strauss’s CEO and president Chip Bergh wrote […]

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Black Business, Business, Melanie Fields -

As an exotic dancer, Melanie Fields knew the importance of staying in shape and keeping her skin flawless. But it was taxing work. It meant working 12-hour shifts during the day and then dancing after dark for seven hours, seven days a week in Miami’s hottest clubs. READ MORE: CNN’s Don Lemon calls Donald Trump a racist […]

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#BlackWomensEqualPay, #EqualPayDay, Alicia Garza, Black Women's Equal Pay Day, Business, Entertainment, Featured, Maxine Waters, News, Opal Tometi, Opinion, Patrisse Cullors -

Black Women Equal Pay Day exists because White women only make 80 cents for every dollar a white male worker makes, we are only pulling in 63 cents on that dollar.

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A young girl who was bullied for years made haters her motivators and turned her […]

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Community leaders working against disparities in the criminal justice system are greeting […]

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Black Entrepreneur, Business, Inspiration, Monday Motivation, motivational speaker, Schone Malliet -

Schone Malliet of the National Winter Activity Center, offers advice on the many barriers that can ultimately block your journey of success.

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Business, John Schnatter, News, Papa John's racist, Papa Johns, Video -

After resigning from the company, Papa John’s founder John Schnatter has now changed his mind and wants to clear his name.

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A New Orleans woman has secured her place in history as the youngest African-American woman […]

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Business, Richelieu Dennis, Shea Moisture -

Natural beauty brand Shea Moisture is making it their mission to provide entrepreneurial opportunities and support to women of color looking to start their own businesses.

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Business, John Schnatter, National, News, Papa Johns, Race -

NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John’s founder John Schnatter has resigned as chairman of the […]

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Business, John Schnatter, News, NFL, Papa John's racist, Papa Johns, Roseanne, Video -

  Papa John’s is back in hot water after reports surfaced that its founder and chairman, John Schnatter used the n-word during a conference call in May. According to Forbes, the call included the pizza chain’s executives and a marketing agency called Laundry Services and centered on preventing potential PR blunders like the one Papa […]

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Amazon, Business, Featured, Money, Neo-Nazi, News, Paraphernalia, Politics, Profits, Racist -

The online retail giant is failing to adhere to its own policies by allowing the sales of the inflammatory products.

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$25.2 million in royalties, Business, Dr. Dre's Beats Headphones, Entertainment, News, Owes Ex-Partner $25.2M -

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has found that Dr. Dre, music mogul Jimmy Iovine […]

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Business, Byron Allen, Byron Allen buys the Weather Channel, Byron Allen interview, Comedy, Entertainment, Entertainment Studios, Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, Film, Fortune, News, Television -

Byron Allen is taking over the entertainment industry and he revealed a few of his secrets to success in a recent interview with Fortune. The media mogul who purchased The Weather Channel in March for a whopping $300 million is the founder, chairman and CEO of Entertainment Studios (parent company of theGrio.) He currently owns […]

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Apple and Oprah Winfrey have a signed a multi-year content partnership where they will create original programs.

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Bozoma Saint John, Business, Endeavor, News, Uber -

After one year, Bozoma Saint John is leaving her position as chief brand officer at UBER for Endeavor where she will serve as chief marketing officer.

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Business, Diversity, Facebook, Jesse Jackson, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sheryl Sandberg, Video -

  Reverend Jesse Jackson took Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to task about the company’s apparent lack of diversity during the social network’s annual shareholder meeting on Thursday. The activist got right to the point when he grilled the uber-rich head honcho. “Beyond the board, the C-suites, the top 15 employees are white, and that does […]

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Arlan Hamilton, Black Entrepreneurship, Black Women Founders, Business, United State of Women Summit, venture capital -

A Black venture capitalist is taking it upon herself to support other “underestimated” Black women […]

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Amazon, Body, Body Scanner, Business, Living, News, Online Shopping, Retail, Technology -

Amazon asked people to take part in their new project to scan your body.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — African-Americans are among the top owners of mobile devices, but aren’t being […]

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