10 Brilliant Things About Dave Chappelle

The Brilliance of Dave Chappelle Some call him the GOAT (including himself). Others label him the voice of his generation. He’s been called polarizing, divisive, transphobic, racist and cancelled. However, the appellation fans of comedy...

The 10 Biggest Black Bank Owners In the US

The 10 Biggest Black Bank Owners In the US Banks have played an important role when it comes to the facilitation of the American dream. Although there were no black-owned banks in the US before...

10 things You May Not Know About Los Angeles

I will not deny one of the things I really love about Los Angeles is waking up each and every day to extremely bright sunshine it is an amazing feeling to get out of...

10 Negative Personality Traits That are not easy to hide

 We are all born with the ability to know when we are in danger. I like to call this the "Yellow light Warning." Have you ever noticed that just about anything negative that has...

10 Black Entrepreneur Less Risky Ideas

The number of success stories from black entrepreneurs in regards to their businesses is constantly on the increase, a positive remark considering the world is known to have a lot of racial discrimination. If...

Top 10 Ways to Make Money Online

The world has become more centralized on doing things online since the pandemic stroke and it will probably continue with the manner post-pandemic. That means that almost everyone is online. If you have a...

Top 10 Black Male Falsetto Singers of All Time

Below is a list of the top 11 black male falsetto singers you deserve to know: Whether it's modern indie rock, Motown, or soul, the falsetto technique of vocalizing has been popular across different genres....

10 Black Male Stigmas Addressed

Stereotypes and stigmas are pervasive in many countries, including the U.S. The expected behaviors of black men are often fueled by these stereotypes, making it more difficult for black men to achieve success in education and the job market. Throughout history, the stigmatizing of the black community, particularly men, has led to discrimination and deeply hurt black families. To fight racism, we must be aware of these stereotypes and how they harm American society as a whole. Here is a list of ten stigmas black men regularly face. A lot of these stereotypes have been portrayed by commercial media and news outlets. Since the inception of social media and many other options for people to get news, it has helped tremendously with the black male image.   1. Poverty  Black men are disproportionately represented in media stories about unemployment and poverty. These images depict black men and women living in poor, urban areas rather than middle-class suburbs or more affluent communities. These media stories portraying black men as living in poverty reinforce stereotypes and make it hard for the general public to identify with black males. [...]

10 Grants for Your Black-Owned Business

In the world of business and entrepreneurs, the black community has been traditionally underrepresented. Black men and women account for just 10% of business owners. One of the most significant barriers to the success of black business owners is access to funding. Research shows that black-owned businesses are less likely to receive funding from financial institutions or investors than their white counterparts. Understanding these barriers, the private and public sectors have worked together to provide black-owned companies' funding opportunities. Here are 10 grants and other funding opportunities to help you grow your business.  1. The USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program The USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program provides $10,000 to $500,000 to small business owners to develop or expand their enterprise in a rural area. While this grant is available to all small businesses with 50 or fewer employees, it is an excellent opportunity for black-owned firms operating in rural areas. Grants can be used for a wide range of purposes, including employee training, business planning and property or equipment acquisition. Applications can be found on the USDA's website. Grants are typically granted once per year. 2. [...]
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10 Great Cities for Black People to Live

If you’ve been watching the late-night news lately, you may feel no city in the U.S. is safe for Black people. Although no community is entirely devoid of discrimination, these cities offer an environment where Black residents can thrive economically, socially and personally.  1. Honolulu, Hawaii Photo by Tim Foster on Unsplash Not only does Honolulu have perfect weather and gorgeous beaches, but it is also a great place to raise a Black family. Hawaii is the most racially diverse state in the U.S. and has consistently been ranked as one of the best places to raise Black children. In Honolulu, many Black families enjoy a high socioeconomic status, access to education and stable home lives. The average Black family has an annual income of over $66,000 and many Black residents have a college degree. Furthermore, compared to the national average, Hawaii has a much lower incarceration rate for Black people. 2. Anchorage, Alaska While Anchorage may have the coldest average temperature of any city on the list, there are many advantages to calling this city home. [...]

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