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Michael Jordan Wins $8.9 Million Lawsuit Against Grocery Store – Donates Money To Charity

The grocery store Dominick’s – which closed all its stores last year – has to pay $8.9 million to Michael Jordan after using his name and brand in a steak ad without permission in 2009,  214 more words


Aretha Franklin Looking to Open Detroit Entertainment Complex to Further City's Renewal

Aretha Franklin may be moving into real estate.

The Queen of Soul told WWJ-AM she wants to open an entertainment venue in Detroit that would include a nightclub and fine dining. 115 more words


GBN Sports: Snoop Dogg Named Director of Football Recruiting for Adidas

Here we go again… Adidas is marketing to the cool kids. I’ve got to give it up to the team behind naming Snoop Dogg (a.k.a Calvin Broadus) … 235 more words


TECH/BUSINESS — What Is Alphabet? Google’s New Parent Company, Explained

In a blog post on Monday, Google CEO Larry Page announced the company’s next big step forward, detailing a new parent company called Alphabet, which would serve as an umbrella for Google and other off-shoot projects like Nest, a wi-fi enabled thermostat company, and Calico, a research and development biotech company established by Page in 2013. 146 more words


Homecoming: Obama Brings $1 Billion in Investments To Kenya, Reunites With Half-Sister Auma Obama

In his first visit to his father’s country since he became president, Barack Obama made his rounds with extended family, addressed economic development and announced more than $1 billion in investments to promote entrepreneurship at  382 more words


Singer Amel Larrieux Launches Natural Hair Product Line "Beautiful Us"

Songstress Amel Larrieux is probably as well-known for her gorgeous flowing natural hair as she is for her signature voice.  She’s been performing for nearly 20 years and asked the same question since she hit the scene in 1995, “What do you use in your hair?” 563 more words


Black Women Represent Fastest-Growing Group Of Entrepreneurs In U.S.

A new report shows that the number of businesses owned by African-American women has grown 332 percent since 1997, according to Fortune magazine.

The recently published study,  297 more words