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Neijae Graham-Henries has a philanthropic spirit that is to be admired. This past summer, the 8-year-old Philadelphia resident attended the Junior Barber Academy lead by P. Michael Boone. Boone created a six-week program to give young men the tools they needed to become a barber.


Black Women Lead The Boom in America's Women-Owned Businesses

Between 2007 and 2016, women entrepreneurship has grown dramatically with women-owned firms now numbering 11.3 million (11,313,900), employing 9 million (8,976,100) and generating more than $1.6 trillion ($1,622,763,800,000) in revenue. That’s according to the 2016 State of Women-Owned Business Report commissioned by American Express OPEN. The report also noted that it is minority women--namely Black women--who are spearheading this explosion in female-owned enterprise.

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Meet The Founders of ScholarX, A Scholarship App For Nigerian Students

Pictured Left to Right: Maxwell Ogufunyi, Abolade Lawal, and Abayomi Johnson

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These three African/African American entrepreneurs launched a scholarship app for Nigerian students.

African American Entrepreneur Creates Ride Sharing App To Compete With Uber & Lyft

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An African-American entrepreneur is looking to give Uber & Lyft some competition with the development of his new ride-sharing app.
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