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Judge Penny Brown Reynolds is a nationally respected leader, bold visionary and highly dedicated public servant. As the first African American in Georgia’s history to serve as the governor’s attorney, she is dedicated to the fundamental principles of justice, equality, civic engagement and advocacy. Reynolds currently teaches law at her alma mater, Georgia State University,…

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Evan Taylor was first introduced to multicultural marketing through working with the Asian American community. He quickly learned that multicultural communities are far from monolithic and has applied those learnings throughout his career.  Fast forward to today, and Taylor has become MassMutual’s head of African-American marketing, where he advocates for initiatives with a focus on raising…

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Destiny Kingcannon is a highly sought-after empowerment speaker, certified life coach and author who goes by the aspirational moniker Destiny Inspire. Prior to moving to Atlanta, the Augusta, Georgia, native was the first African American hired to work in the motor vehicle division of the Columbia County Tax Commissioner’s Office. At age 26, she became its…

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In the wake of controversial and racially insensitive campaigns recently initiated by European fashion houses, the saying “For Us By Us,” has more meaning now than ever — specifically when it comes to circulating the Black dollar. FUBU is an African American owned streetwear apparel company founded in 1992 by Daymond John and his friends, Keith Perrin, J. Alexander…

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With movements on social media, such as #BuyBlack, #MoveYourMoney, #BankBlack and #SupportBlackBusinesses, African American banks continue to be vital to the economic growth of the Black community. Because of deadly police violence, influencers like Killer Mike have made a call to action. The idea is to get African Americans to do the #BlackTransferChallenge and move some…

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Bernard Parks Jr. is a veteran of the music industry, having helped shape the careers of Goodie Mob, Organized Noize and the Dungeon Family. He teamed up with Jason Geter, and Chaka Zulu to forge Culture Republic — a new business model that aligns music, business and technology. Parks is also the founder of TommyRun — an…

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This Founders Day, members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. are reflecting on the organization’s roots in social activism. On Jan. 13, 1913, 22 African American undergraduates at Howard University founded Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Their first public act was to march in Washington’s Women’s Suffrage Parade, which erupted in violence. Police did nothing to hold back the…

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Zoe Kravitz looks for roles written for women of a different race. The Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald actress is proud of her multicultural heritage and wants to “challenge” stereotypes based on ethnicity within her career. She said: “I identify with both my Black and White roots. My parents are a mix of Jewish and…

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The Black Women’s Expo is a traveling, event-packed weekend that empowers, enlightens and uplifts African American women and their families. The event features informative seminars and panel discussions presented by local and national speakers, educational exhibits and corporate displays, and rousing entertainment. Attendees at the Atlanta Black Women’s Expo, held August 10-12 at the Georgia International Convention Center, enjoyed a star-studded celebrity weekend. Guests were treated…

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Produced by the same team as the Academy Award-winning Get Out, the new highly anticipated film BLACKkKLANSMAN, is set to hit theaters Friday, August 10. Visionary filmmaker Spike Lee brings this incredible true story of an American hero to the big screen.  Check out the trailer below.

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Art lovers in Dallas put on their best cabaret-inspired outfits for the African American Museum’s 33rd annual fundraising gala and auction. The May 5 gala’s theme was the Harlem Renaissance. The annual affair helps generate critical resources to support museum operations, its key programs and various art exhibitions, including: The Souls of Black Folks; Facing…

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As a consultant, Amanda Spann provides brand-building resources. Her portfolio includes working with aspiring entrepreneurs through her firm, Spann & Company. She previously was a co-founder of tiphub, an accelerator community for entrepreneurs in Africa and the African Diaspora. Spann has rebooted her dating app Culture Crush, which allows eligible Black singles to search by nationality, ethnicity,…

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