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SCORE Mentors Launch SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs

Free Small Business Program Provides Black Business Owners with Personalized Support This Black History Month, SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, launched SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs. This program addresses the unique needs of Black entrepreneurs and provides our nation’s Black-owned small businesses with the resources and support they need to thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. “Black…

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Dosh Takes Black-owned Business Initiative Nationwide

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The expansion will support Black business owners to recapture foot traffic as brick and mortar locations begin to reopen across the country    Dosh, the fastest-growing automatic cash back platform that connects thousands of brands and retailers to millions of consumers, today announced a nationwide program that will offer a free advertising campaign to Black-owned businesses trying to spur sales…

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Moment in History: Alfred L Cralle Inventor (video)

  Who doesn’t like a nice bowl of delicious ice cream, or a nice cone, or a tasty Sundae? Did you know that a man named Alfred Cralle invented the scoop? Alfred L. Cralle (September 4, 1866 – May 6, 1919) was an African-American businessman and inventor of the “Ice Cream Mold and Disher”. (wikipedia) It was when he moved…

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Oscar Hopeful Short Documentary “THE CROSSING” Sheds Light on Venezuela’s Humanitarian Crisis

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In February of 2019, people from all over the world met in CĂșcuta, Colombia in an attempt to deliver humanitarian aid into Venezuela. Juliana Peñaranda-Loftus, director of the short documentary THE CROSSING, knew she had to be there as she felt she had the moral responsibility to tell this story. In two days, she assembled a crew and flew to her hometown of CĂșcuta,…

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Xiaomi Technology Releases Heartwarming “Hello 2021” Film to Celebrate New York Heroes

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Xiaomi released a mini-documentary honoring New York’s heroes that persevered through all the challenges that 2020 brought. The film “Hello 2021” is the final component of the global technology company’s #ChargingHappiness campaign. The #ChargingHappiness campaign began with Xiaomi rallying 50 top TikTok creators to use its Redmi Power Bank in different hilarious ways. Then, Xiaomi set up a special installation in…

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Mobility Unlimited Challenge Winner Receives $1M for Ultra-lightweight Intelligent Wheelchair

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  Toyota Mobility Foundation, in partnership with Nesta Challenges, announces winner of $4 million global Mobility Unlimited Challenge in virtual event Phoenix Instinct from the UK wins $1 million in prize money to help bring their Phoenix i wheelchair to market The winner’s announcement is a culmination of the three-year Mobility Unlimited Challenge which saw innovators from around the world…

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Aunt Jemima, Not Just Pancakes!

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Aunt Jemima is a brand of pancake mix, syrup, and other breakfast foods. The Aunt Jemima pancake mix was advertised in 1889 as the first ready-mix. Aunt Jemima is based on the common enslaved “Mammy” archetype, a plump Black woman wearing a headscarf who is a devoted and submissive servant. Her skin is dark and dewy, with a pearly white smile. Although depictions vary…

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Celebrating World Teacher’s Day

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World Teachers’ Day, also known as International Teachers Day, is an international day held annually on October 5. Established in 1994, it commemorates the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, which is a standard-setting instrument that addresses the status and situations of teachers around the world. This recommendation outlines standards relating to education personnel policy, recruitment, and initial training as well…

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MasterClass Underscores Diversity of Thought and Knowledge

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  MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, unveiled a new brand identity that emphasizes its commitment to diversity of thought while giving a subtle nod to critical thinking and purposely leaving room for interpretation. From day one, MasterClass has been steeped in cultural currency. This redesign brings that…

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Toyota USA Foundation to Address Digital Divide

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Grants Provide Access to Virtual Learning for more than 350,000 Students PLANO, Texas (September 28, 2020) – As virtual learning continues, many students across the country are still in need of internet access and computers to complete school work. To help meet this need, the Toyota USA Foundation approved grants totaling $3,357,000 to support students in 13 states where the company…

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