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

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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. Continue Reading The app has one goal, to allow you to order your favorite African and Carribbean groceries from the comfort…

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All Hail the Queens! Centric Debuts ‘Queen Boss’

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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. continue!>>> Centric, the first network designed for black women, takes aspiring businesswomen a step further with Queen Boss, the first business competition reality series for Black female entrepreneurs….

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

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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…

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We’ll Really Miss You, Michelle

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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. Continue!>>> And while we’ll miss Barack, we’ll really miss Michelle. A wife, a mother, a lawyer, a fashionista, and a champion for women. “Through her four main…

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Tracee Ellis Ross’ Historic Golden Globes Win

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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. Continue!>>> “Moonlight,” a coming of age story about a young African American man in Miami, took Best Picture in the drama category. The deeply moving film showcased the star power…

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Simon Biles Is Named AP Female Athlete Of The Year

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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. Continue Reading The Associated Press released its annual AP Athlete of the Year Award, naming Simone Biles Female Athlete of the Year and LeBron James Male Athlete…

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Carmelo Anthony Surprises Cancer Patient With Car For Christmas

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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. Continue Reading On Christmas Day, Anthony, along with…

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President Obama Signs ‘Emmett Till Act’ Reopening Unsolved Civil Rights Cases

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Photo courtesy of TheGrio.com Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com President Obama signs the Emmett Till Act’ reopening unsolved civil rights cases. Continue Reading On Friday, December 16th, President Barack Obama signed the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act. The bill reauthorizes the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007, and expands the responsibilities of the Department…

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