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The Lucky Eleven Documentary

When 11 High School Students who played football together at South Side High School in Memphis enter the world of Fisk University, an Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the early 1970s, the impact is profound for these excellent scholars and sportsmen, both for their lives in college and …

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The Television Academy’s Newest CEO

  Hayma “Screech” Washington has been elected as chairman and CEO of The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, also known as the Television Academy. He is the first African-American to hold the position of CEO in the organization’s 70 years of existence. The Television Academy  is the organization that presents the …

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Gelato Anyone?

Scoops Parlor Downtown Memphis now has its very own gelato and crépe shop! Scoops Parlor is owned and operated by husband and wife duo Terrance Callicutt and QuaSheba Jones-Callicutt. The crepes are a “create your own” style where you can mix and match your own fillings. Customers can choose to …

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Black Entrepreneur Launches Historic First African Pride Sneaker in the History of America

Atlanta, GA — The sneaker industry has gone thru many evolutions over the past 30 years. From the emergence of global brands like Nike, Jordan, Adidas and Converse to high-end designer sneakers from Gucci, Armani to Polo, now the newest development in the sneaker business is the custom sneaker designed …

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Jaylen Bledsoe and his $3.5 Million Global Enterprise

Unlike most teenagers Jaylen D. Bledsoe didn’t spend his entire summer vacation sleeping late, visiting amusement parks or hanging around the pool with friends. Instead he was at MegaFest, a festival founded by the T.D. Jakes Ministries, speaking on the topic of technology and innovation. The 17-year-old Missourian is a nationally …

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