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New Jersey Family Who Hit Powerball Jackpot Establishes Foundation To Give Back

After winning a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot last year, a Trenton, New Jersey family is giving back through philanthropy, NJ.com reports.

Pearlie Mae Smith and her seven adult children opted for a lump sum payment of $284 million. 215 more words

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New Jersey Family Launches Foundation With $429 Million Powerball Winnings

After winning a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot last year, a Trenton, New Jersey family is giving back through philanthropy, NJ.com reports.

Pearlie Mae Smith and her seven adult children opted for a lump sum payment of $284 million. 216 more words

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THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN GRADUATE AT THE SAME TIME!

You know how black folks are at a graduation ceremony: we want to celebrate. The announcer usually says, “Please hold all applause until the end.” But then Black families usually give the look like this: 521 more words

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The Power of Femininity

Peace & Greetings!! Your presence is truly welcome! 😃

Welcome back lovelies! This post serves as a follow-up to the previous discussion regarding the elements that make up the Sacred Fem-I-Nine. 653 more words

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Black Family Kicked Off Plane For Birthday Cake

Here’s another asinine story of an airline kicking someone off a plane. But this one, like most of the others, has us scratching our collective heads. 565 more words

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The 10 cities where Black Families are doing the best economically.


Forbes Magazine’s list of cities where Black Families are doing the best economically.

 

10. San Antonio, Texas (tie)

Median household income: $41,681

Home ownership rate: 40.8% 171 more words

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An Ode to Black Families: A Reading List

Moonlight tells the story of Chiron, a beautiful black boy coming of age in a dreadfully under-resourced section of Miami. As with any great work of art, it’s the tiniest details that reveal the most­­­ — the inflection of a phrase, the subtlety of a glance, the seconds of silence. 1,532 more words

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