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Launching a business in the tech industry can be tricky for new entrepreneurs. Learning how to invest in a business and finding and managing people are also strenuous tasks. However, people of color are beating the odds of launching their own businesses in technology. Monique Woodard, co-founder of Black Founders, is contributing to the increase…

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June 8-9, the Atlanta Convention Center was packed with young professionals and notable women from various industries who united to celebrate changes in habits and creating a new lifestyle. These phenomenal women of color included Brittany Packnett, Natasha Murphy, and Ashley Blaine Featherson. They discussed their superpowers and purpose in life while at Summit 21…

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Branding is the key for companies to sell their products to their target audience successfully. However, being able to tell the story of a product to clientele can be tricky, but First and Last PR prides itself on commitments of great branding strategies and customer service to its clients. CEO and communicator-in-chief of the company,…

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The metro Atlanta area is the land of opportunity for Black creatives to gain exposure. The Primary Movement founded by Diamond Bradley takes shining light on Black artists to the next level. Over the weekend, the young curator hosted a Melanin Pop-Up Show for artists to showcase their work with the theme of highlighting Black culture in…

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“Usher’s New Look Foundation highlights the sparks and gifts of young people, and that’s precisely what Skyler Grey has done.” — Careshia Moore, VP of programs and partnerships at the foundation. Art has a different meaning for everyone. It allows artists to express themselves visually through their unique aesthetic. On May 12, international painter and…

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“I’m nothing without the people who believe in me. I appreciate everybody involved in this project from the bottom of my heart.” -Landstrip Chip In Atlanta, aspiring rappers are plentiful. There is always a mixtape or album dropping soon from someone hoping to make it in the hottest city for music. That fierce competition breeds…

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East Atlanta Jungle brings flavor and creativity from the hood and artists. It’s no side of Atlanta that gives that vibe other than Eastside.- King Brad In the words of Outkast, “Atlanta has been called the new Motown of the South.” Artists of all types travel far and wide to experience the culture and possibilities…

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Reality TV seems to be taking over television nowadays. With more reality TV shows filling the screens than scripted television, it’s no wonder producers are trying to pitch the next hottest reality TV show. However, it’s the personalities of the reality TV stars that bring ratings to the show. People become millionaires and huge celebrities…

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities have played a significant role in the lives of people of color when it pertains to higher education.  While some have closed, there are 107 HBCUs in the United States. Not all HBCUs are highlighted or given notoriety like Howard University and Spelman and Morehouse colleges. However, the HBCU Museum,…

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Today, Cardi B released her highly-anticipated debut album, Invasion of Privacy. The stripper-turned-reality-star-turned-rapper has been given a big push via social media and after the release of hit-after-hit singles “Bodak Yellow” and “Bartier Cardi.” The newest female voice of hip-hop faces a lot of pressure to do well in the court of public opinion and on…

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Enrollinging in college presents a chance for young adults to better their lives and further their education in their area of interest. From parties, joining clubs, and making new friends, college is an exciting time for young adults everywhere. However, college can be very stressful, especially when it comes to preparing for that next big…

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For years, people of color have been misrepresented and are often paid less for their contributions in many industries. The tech industry is no exception. According to an article written by Fast Company, Black people who work in the tech industry are paid $6K less per year than their White peers. Often overlooked, but never…

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Legendary MC Queen Latifah is mourning the loss of her mother, Rita Owens, who died Wednesday, March 21. Queen Latifah confirmed the news in a statement to People magazine. Her mother succumbed to heart after suffering from the condition for more than a decade. “It is with a heavy heart that I share the news,…

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