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U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency Awards $31.5 Million in Grants

article by Carolyn M. Brown via blackenterprise.com

New resources and funding is underway to help minority-owned firms create jobs, compete in the global economy, and grow their businesses.   391 more words


United States' New Currency Notes Cause Controversy

The United States Treasury Department has recently announced it is going to change the look of the $5, $10, and $20 bills. It plans to have these changes out into the market by 2020 according to money.cnn.com… 337 more words


Kerry Washington Signs Overall Production Deal with ABC Studios

article by Elizabeth Wagmeister via Variety.com

ABC is building on their relationship with one of their biggest stars, as “Scandal’s” Kerry Washington has signed an overall deal with  305 more words


Is the UK Leaving the European Union?

The United Kingdom is going to be voting on a referendum on whether or not to leave the European Union on June 23rd. This is a hot topic in global news because it is widely debated among the UK’s citizens. 323 more words

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"The Wire" and "Treme" Actor Wendell Pierce Invests in $20 Million Project to Bring Jobs to Baltimore

article by Collier Meyerson via fusion.net

Actor Wendell Pierce, best known for his role as Detective Bunk Moreland on The Wire, is investing in a $20 million apartment complex in the arts district of Baltimore, he announced during a panel discussion at Columbia University on Saturday. 286 more words


Kevin Hart Partners With Lionsgate on "Laugh Out Loud" Streaming Service, Comedy Central for Two Series

article by Dave McNary via Variety.com

Lionsgate has formed a partnership with Kevin Hart and his Hartbeat Digital to launch the Laugh Out Loud video-on-demand service in the fall. 622 more words