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Miami Mom Angelica Sweeting Creates Beautiful Natural Hair Doll for Her Daughters to Raise Their Self-Esteem

Frustrated by an inability to find a doll that highlighted her three daughters’ beautiful African-American features, Angelica Sweeting created one of her own.

Sweeting, 27, of Miami, Florida, created the… 463 more words


Aesthetician Lydia Evans' Skincare Brand SWAG Essentials Flourishes After "Shark Tank" Investors Say No

Lydia Evans, owner of SWAG Essentials, began her skincare business with one proprietary product for men that changed her entrepreneurial journey.

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Black Unemployment Rate Hits Seven-Year Low

The unemployment rate for black Americans fell below 10 percent in April, for the first time since the economic downfall in 2008.

During the recession, black unemployment had peaked at 16.8 percent in March 2010, while unemployment for whites was almost half that rate. 175 more words


Google Commits $150 million in 2015 to Diversify Tech

The Mountain View, Calif., tech giant Google is trying to get more women and minorities into technology with an ambitious $150 million plan. Google told CNNMoney half that money will go to outside organizations and communities, while the other half will be used internally to make Google more inclusive. 317 more words


Sam's Club CEO Rosalind Brewer Announces $13.6 Million Commitment to Women and Minority Business Owners

Sam’s Club and the Sam’s Club Giving Program recently announced the Small Business Economic Mobility Initiative, a five-year, multimillion-dollar philanthropic investment in small business growth through increased access to affordable capital and better borrower education. 381 more words


AT&T Fires President Aaron Slator for Sending Racist Texts and Images, Faces $100M Employee Discrimination Suit

Telecom giant AT&T has fired an executive who was sued this week for allegedly using his work cell phone to keep and send racially offensive images.   377 more words