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Hennessy Grants $3M to African American, Latino and Asian American Small Businesses

Hennessy Grants $3M to African American, Latino and Asian American Small Businesses

In an effort to assist minority-owned small businesses with their financial burdens brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, Hennessy has launched Unfinished Business, a recovery fund to aid in getting them the resources needed to get back on their feet.

Meet Max Melia : The 15 Year Old UK Inventor Who Is Helping Prevent Covid-19 With A Wristband That Stops You From Touching Your Face

Meet Max Melia : The 15 Year Old UK Inventor Who Is Helping Prevent Covid-19 With A Wristband That Stops You From Touching Your Face

15-year-old Max Melia designed and developed a wearable wristband to help prevent the Coronavirus, which alerts users whenever they are about to touch their face

Meet The Dad Gang: Erasing The Myth Of The Absent Black Father

Meet The Dad Gang:  Erasing The Myth Of The Absent Black Father

The Dad Gang, an organization of black fathers on Long Island, is working to erase the myth of the absent black father.

Soul Food Market. The First Black Owned Supermarket In The US To Sell Products Mainly From Black Farmers, Raises $430K

Soul Food Market. The First Black Owned Supermarket In The US To Sell Products Mainly From Black Farmers, Raises $430K

The founders of WeBuyBlack.com and the developers of the first ever Black-owned supermarket. that will mainly be selling products from Black farmers and other food manufacturers, have reached their first financial goal of $425,000 to purchase the property

5 Ways To Keep Supporting The #BlackLivesMatter Movement

5 Ways To Keep Supporting The #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Here are 5 Ways For You To Keep Supporting  #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Quaker Oats Drops Aunt Jemima Brand Name & Logo After Over 130 Years Of Racist History

Quaker Oats Drops Aunt Jemima Brand Name & Logo After Over 130 Years Of Racist History

Quaker Oats is changing the Aunt Jemima pancake brand and logo. The cancellation of the brand, which is more than 130 years old, comes as an acknowledgement that its origins are based on a racial stereotype.

Crayola Launches New Crayon Pack of Skin Tone Colors From Around the World to Promote And Encourage Inclusivity

Crayola Launches New Crayon Pack of Skin Tone Colors From Around the World to Promote And Encourage Inclusivity

Crayola launched a new “Colors of the World” collection so all kids will have access to crayons that represent their skin tone.

Senior Citizens In The US Host Their Own Shows On Pirate Radio Station During Covid-19, To Help Comfort Each Other

Senior Citizens In The US Host Their Own Shows On Pirate Radio Station During Covid-19, To Help Comfort Each Other

Radio Recliner is an online pirate radio station that is hosted exclusively by elderly DJs from assisted living communities across the United States.

Rival Gangs In South Africa Come Together To Provide Food To The Poor During Covid-19

Rival Gangs In South Africa  Come Together To Provide Food To The Poor During Covid-19

An unprecedented truce has broken out in the notorious, gang-infested townships around Cape Town, as rival gang leaders stop their endless turf wars and instead bring food to struggling households

12 Year Old Bay Area Boy Creates 3-D Printed Device To Limit Spread Of COVID-19

12 Year Old Bay Area Boy Creates 3-D Printed Device To Limit Spread Of COVID-19

In case you missed it, a 12 year old Bay Area (USA) boy named Mizan Rupan-Tompkins is manufacturing a device to battle the spread of coronavirus.

11-Year-old Brazilian Skateboarder Makes History By Landing World’s First 1080-Degree Turn

11-Year-old Brazilian Skateboarder Makes History By Landing World’s First 1080-Degree Turn

11 year old Brazilian X Games athlete, Gui Khury became the first skateboarder in history to land a 1080 on a vert ramp! 

Meet Alexis Loveras, The Tik Tok Maths Tutor (BRONX, NYC)

Meet Alexis Loveras, The Tik Tok Maths Tutor (BRONX, NYC)

Meet Alexis Loveras, The Tik Tok Maths Tutor from The Bronx, NYC