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Kebe Konte

Keba Konte, the Founder of Red Bay Coffee, is Truly a Revolutionary

I would consider myself to be a coffee aficionado. That is, if you consider drinking minimum two cups a day makes me one. I try to be frugal and just sip at home, but I'm not one to shy away [...]

October 19, 2021 Community
Black Entrepreneurs Day

Black Entrepreneur Day is back for a second year!!

Daymond Green, one of the original founders of the clothing brand FUBU, author and current Shark Tank host, announced earlier this week that Black Entrepreneur Day will return next month. And it will be “bigger and better” this year. The [...]

September 29, 2021 Community
April Ross

April Ross now OWNS the TV station that she used to intern for.

In January 2017, April Ross stepped unto her very first news scene as a digital reporter. She started out her journalism career using a cell phone and Facebook Live. April was a student majoring in communications when she began interning [...]

September 10, 2021 Community
Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey

The story behind Uncle Nearest’s $50 Million Venture Fund will inspire you…

I have to admit, I thoroughly enjoyed researching this story. I've always heard stories about the slave that actually taught Jack Daniel about whiskey, but I never thought to learn more. And yes, I am referring to THAT Jack Daniel. [...]

July 10, 2021 Community
Troy Parker

Meet the former felon and business owner that changed PPP rules

The criminal justice system was founded as a means for people to pay their debts to society. In theory, one commits a crime, one is tried and convicted of said crime and then they are sentenced. Whether it is prison [...]

June 15, 2021 Community
Chick Fil A

Chick-fil-A Giving $5 Million In Grants to Black Led Nonprofits

“The True Inspiration Awards program was created in 2015 to honor the legacy of Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy. Through these annual grants, we are proud to celebrate and support nonprofit organizations who are Black-led or serve communities of color [...]

March 11, 2021 Community