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Black-Owned Bank Expands Reach, Gets 3 New Branches After Acquiring ...

One of the largest Black-owned banks in the country just got even larger after an acquisition announced Thursday netted the institution two branches in New Jersey and one in Harlem. The D.C.-based Industrial Bank founded in 1934 ...
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Black-Owned Smart Manufacturing Company Brings in $25K a Month

Start-up founder Pandwe Gibson knew delving into the $300 billion industry of smart manufacturing wouldn’t be easy. She is after all, a Black woman promoting circular economy goods, which is pretty much reusing what some ...
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Meet Gymnast-Turned-Entrepreneur Who Made First Million Before Age 26

By most accounts, gym owner and author Raven Magwood seemed destined for greatness. She became a national gymnastics champion when she was 11 years old. She wrote her first book the next year, and soon ...
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Black-Owned Esports Start-Up Raises $96 Million in 13 Months

When asked what advice he would pass on to entrepreneurs if he could tell them anything, Delane Parnell kept it simple. “Stay focused,” he said. “Focus on the work that’s in front of you.” The ...
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The Woke Woman’s Guide to Building Generational Wealth

Try to escape a conversation about money. (XONecole) Whether it’s a new poll showing that blacks aren’t prepared for retirement, actress Kerry Washington urging women to be “financially literate,” or Jay-Z rapping about generational wealth ...
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The Nine-Year-Old Paying Off His Classmates’ Lunch Debt But It ...

“A nine-year-old boy is making a difference for his peers in Napa, California,” ABC7 News reported yesterday. After a conversation with his mother about classmates who couldn’t pay for their school lunches, Ryan Kirkpatrick, a third-grader ...
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African Continental Free Trade Area Will Become the World’s Largest ...

Africa is on the move, with the nations of that continent joining forces to form a multitrillion-dollar trading bloc — the world’s largest free trade zone and hoping to elevate Africa’s position and bargaining power ...
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Nas, Will Smith Help Raise $22 Million For No-Fee Banking ...

(AllHipHop News) The smartphone revolution has brought many changes to the banking world. Endless startups have eliminated the need to make physical visits to the bank whether it’s making deposits, opening accounts, taking out loans, and ...
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MacKenzie Bezos to give half of her $36 billion fortune ...

MacKenzie Bezos, worth more than $36 billion after divorcing Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos, announced on Tuesday that she will give at least half of her fortune to charity. Bezos’s promise came by signing the Giving Pledge, an initiative ...
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Morehouse Commencement Speaker to Pay Off Student Loan Debt for ...

Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate at Morehouse College’s Sunday morning graduation ceremony, announced that his family is paying off the student loan debt of the ENTIRE Class of 2019. “My family ...
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COLLEGE STUDENT SKIPPED MEALS & PARTIES TO PAY OFF GRANDPARENT’S ...

*Quiet as its kept: Many young people today don’t seem to have time to spend time with their grandparents…or let me rephrase that, they may not make the time to spend with them. Hell, you’re lucky if you ...
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21 Savage Does More Than Talk; Gives Students $100 Bucks ...

(AllHipHop News) Rap star 21 Savage dropped in on hundreds of students and came out of his own pocket to get students excited about handling money. He offered a great incentive to get the kids ...