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In a first of its kind, college football star sues over $14 million in broken promises on image rights deal

College football star Jaden Rashada has sued the University of Florida’s coach and a top booster over a failed $13.85 million name, image, and likeness (NIL) deal. The quarterback claims he was offered millions of…

By Preta Peace Namasaba May 24, 2024
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This is how a dad-daughter business serves 5,500 McDonald’s restaurants

It is unlikely that McDonald’s 69 million daily customers give a thought to where the products in their cheeseburgers and french fries have been sourced. A multitude of companies work behind the scenes to ensure…

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Cynthia Bowman named new Apple head of diversity

Apple has appointed banking expert Cynthia Bowman as the company’s new Vice President of Inclusion and Diversity. She will take over for Barbara Whye, who took the job in early 2021 and plans to retire…

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Black women-led RICE now the largest entrepreneurial hub in the United States

The Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) is a business generator specifically dedicated to the empowerment of Black business owners. It serves as an economic mobility engine for the community, driving entrepreneurs and small business…

By Preta Peace Namasaba May 23, 2024

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This young man accepted into 122 colleges with $5.3m in scholarships wants to be a pop star

When Helms Ategeka told his father he planned on pursuing a music degree after graduating from high school, his father was not keen on the idea. He hoped his son would choose a career with…

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How Ayesha Selden went from the projects to becoming a real estate millionaire

“It was a rough neighborhood to grow up in, but I knew that it wouldn’t last forever,” Aisha Selden described growing up in the South Philadelphia projects. When she was 18, her family moved to…

By Preta Peace Namasaba May 22, 2024
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FUBU Studios announces $450 million partnership to champion diverse voices in entertainment

FUBU Studios has formed a $450 million, 30-picture partnership with Pantheum Studios, a subsidiary of Euldora Financial. The three-year deal aims to highlight diverse voices and perspectives, push creative boundaries, and inspire audiences worldwide. It…

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New report reveals Black women-owned businesses now stronger than ever

According to the newly released 2024 Wells Fargo Impact of Women-Owned Businesses report, Black women-owned businesses are on the rise. The report states that Black women’s small businesses grew to 2.1 million between 2019 and…

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