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Nas Helps Raise Over $50,000 for an Unemployed Father of 8

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Tweet For a refreshing change of pace, we have Grade A behavior to report on! Rapper Nasir Jones, better known as Nas, decided to use his influence for good to help out a man in need. Stanley Young is an unemployed construction worker with 8 children. The mother of his children passed away a year [...]

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Spotlight on Dr. Mark Dean, the PC Visionary

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Tweet Dr. Mark Dean is a true visionary when it comes to computer technology.  PCs dominate in the world of personal computing, but few are aware of the brainchilds behind those technologies. Mark happens to be one of them, owning 3 of the original patents that PCs were built upon. He has been given the [...]

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Forbes Hip Hop Top 20 List

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Tweet A little bit of old with a little bit of new is featured in this year’s top earning hip hop artists. We weren’t surprised at all to see Jay Z and Diddy top the list, as these are the two who have invested heavily in a brand for themselves and diversified investments. The list [...]

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Bounce TV, A New Broadcast Net Aimed at African Americans, To Launch in Fall

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Tweet When it comes to original television programming for African Americans, there is always room for improvement. BET used to be the shining beacon, broadcasting various cultural content. Those days are sadly no more. Now, Andrew Young and Martin Luther King III seek to take on the challenge of improving this in the form of [...]

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Grade A Move: Lebron Donates 1000 Computers Through Foundation

Tweet The Gift of Giving Lebron James and his Lebron James Foundation along with HP donated 1000 computers to over 50 different Boys & Girls Clubs across the country. Yahoo Sports reports that this donation was helped in part by the basketball star capitalizing off his controversial decision special, which raised over $3 million dollars [...]

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A Case of Successful Entrepreneurship with Lawrence Watkins

Tweet Lawrence Watkins managed to grow his business to earn an estimated $60,000 a month in revenue. The business, Great Black Speakers, helps secure African American speakers and then assists in booking them for various events. It’s also important to note that he is the brother of Dr. Boyce Watkins, a prominent black author, commentator, [...]

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Kanye West Buys Up 10 Fast Food Chains

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Tweet Kanye West has once again proved that he has a talent in expanding beyond his comfort zone that is the music industry. First, it was the fashion industry. Today it’s the fast food industry. All Hip Hop reports that Kanye has bought 10 Fat Burger chains in Chicago under his company, KW Foods LLC. [...]

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50 Cent Lands a $200 Million Dollar Film Contract

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Tweet Rapper and aspiring business mogul 50 Cent recently reached a deal with Lion Gate to the tune of $200 million dollars. Finally, there’s good news to report! The Wall Street Journal entertainment blog notes that the contract has the rapper’s film company, Cheetah Vision, obligated to develop ten films. It’s nice to see 50 [...]

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