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8-Year-Old Barber Celebrates Passing Barber Training By Giving Free Haircuts to the Community

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via MadameNoire by Marsha B. 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. View this post on Instagram Starting from the crown. ?credit:…

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

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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…

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

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Pictured Left to Right: Maxwell Ogufunyi, Abolade Lawal, and Abayomi Johnson Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com These three African/African American entrepreneurs launched a scholarship app for Nigerian students. Continue Reading CurlyNikki.com recently interviewed a group of entrepreneurs from Nigeria about their start-up, ScholarX. ScholarX is an app designed to help Nigerian students both home and abroad access available scholarships…

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

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Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com An African-American entrepreneur is looking to give Uber & Lyft some competition with the development of his new ride-sharing app. Continue Reading Tanzanian-born Godwin Gabriel has created new ride sharing app, Moovn. Similar to other ride-sharing apps, Moovn works very similar, but aims to be both more affordable and notes safety as one of…

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