This Entrepreneur Just Launched A Delivery App For African and Carribean Food

Pictured, Boyede Sobitan, co-founder of Oja Express
Written by Mike Orie of Afrotrak.com

Chicago entrepreneur Boyede Sobitan was having a hard time finding ethnic grocery stores in his city. His frustration led him to creating the app, Oja Express.
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Jay Z Sells 33% of Tidal to Sprint for $200 Million


Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com

Reports show that Jay Z has sold 33% of his stake in Tidal to Sprint for $200 million.

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All Hail the Queens! Centric Debuts 'Queen Boss'


by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

Fortune Magazine calls black women "the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in America." An estimated 1.3 million businesses in the United States are controlled by African American women.

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If It Isn't Love: BET's New Edition Biopic


by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky and Mike.

New Edition was the soundtrack of a generation. 80's babies still jam to "Cool It Now," "Candy Girl," and "Mr. Telephone Man," embarrassing their kids on the way to school.

BET is helping us relive the era with the New Edition Story, starting on Tuesday, January 24 at 9:00pmEST. Headed by producer Jesse Collins (Real Husbands of Hollywood, Soul Train Awards) and award winning director Chris Robinson (ATL), the three night event stars
Luke James as Johnny Gill, Woody McClain as Bobby Brown, Elijah Kelley as Ricky Bell, Empire's Bryshere Gray as Michael Bivins, Algee Smith as Ralph Tresvant, and Keith Powers as Ronnie Devoe.

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We'll Really Miss You, Michelle

source: EPA/Kamil Krzaczynski

by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

The countdown is on. In just a few days, we'll be forced to say goodbye to the best president some of us have ever known.

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Tracee Ellis Ross' Historic Golden Globes Win


by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

This year's 74th annual Golden Globes was a magically melanated evening.

With people of color nominated in almost every catergory, #blackgirlmagic and #blackmanbrilliance was inevitable.

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How A Brave 10 Year Old Overcame Her Obsession With Straight Hair



"Being around so many beautiful black girls and women who love dance really helped me feel super proud to be me."

Jade Jackson was just three years old when she stood on the toilet and declared, “I hate my hair!,” while frantically trying to pull it straight. It was the first sign that she and her hair were going to have issues.

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Simon Biles Is Named AP Female Athlete Of The Year

Photo: Getty Images

Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com

Simone Biles has had quite an interesting year. From dealing with cyber bullying to winning five Olympic medals. But things just got even better.

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Carmelo Anthony Surprises Cancer Patient With Car For Christmas

Carmello Anthony surprised 17-year old cancer patient Jarrell Lara and his family with new car on Christmas Day. Photo courtesy of MSG Networks

Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com

Christmas may not always be a wonderful time for everybody, but Knicks player Carmelo Anthony made sure it was enjoyable for one family.

President Obama Signs 'Emmett Till Act' Reopening Unsolved Civil Rights Cases

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Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com

President Obama signs the Emmett Till Act' reopening unsolved civil rights cases. 

Barnes & Noble Founder Donates $1 Million To Spelman


Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com

Barnes and Noble founder donates $1 million to Spelman College.

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Viola Davis Will Get Star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame


Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com

She'll be the first actor in 2017 to receive this honor.


First Lady Michelle Obama Says Farewell In Final Interview With Oprah


Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com

It's been a wonderful 8 years with both President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in the office. But sadly, time is dwindling down with The Obamas. Tonight, First Lady Michelle Obama will air her final interview as First Lady with Oprah.

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by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

Cee-lo Green is okay, y'all.

"Exclusive security camera footage" of the honey voiced rapper/singer surfaced over the weekend. In the shocking video, Cee-lo can be seen talking on a cell phone, which begins to smoke before exploding and knocking him to the floor.

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Harlem Pastor Opens Mental Health Center in Black Community

Pictured left to right, Rev. Kendra Frazier and Rev. Michael Walrond

Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com

"I wanted to do more than tell people to pray about it."

First Lady Michelle Obama Hosts 'Hidden Figures' Screening At The White House

(Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) courtesy of The Grio
Thursday, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a private screening of 'Hidden Figures' at The White House. The film tells the story of three African-American women who provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful mission.

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Jay Z Backed "Uber For Private Jets" Company Raises $105 Million

Photo courtesy of AP Photo

Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com
Have you heard of Jet Smarter?

The Golden Globes Recognizes Magic

source: AP/HBO

by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

The nominees for the 74th annual Golden Globes have been announced, and this year's award show is full of melanin. With nominees of color in almost every category, our radiance will shine just as brightly as the awards.

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The Un-Natural Ingredient in Your Favorite Curl Creme


by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com

Walk into your local beauty supply store, and you'll find tons of products that promise longer, stronger, healthier hair. From castor to monoi oil, cleansing conditioners to conditioning repair creams, the choices are endless. But as you scrutinize the labels looking for parabens and cones, you may still be damaging your hair--and much more.

Do you know what's really in your products? "All natural" might not always mean what you think. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzed over 1,000 products marketed to black women--and found that 1 in 12 contained chemicals that can be hazardous to your health.

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Charles Barkley Donates $1 Million To Both Clark Atlanta and Alabama A&M


Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com

Charles Barkley announces both a $1 million donation to two historically Black colleges, Clark Atlanta University and Alabama A&M University.

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