“How I Built a $3.5 Million Company at the Age of 15”

“How many kids do you know who start their own company at the age of just 12? Not many. That makes Jaylen Bledsoe of Hazelwood, Missouri, not only unique but also one of the youngest entrepreneurs.” #PositivelyBiased #YoungEntrepreneur #JaylenBledsoe #PositiveBlackNews “How I Built a $3.5 Million Company at the Age of 15” Source: blog.blackbusiness.org/2015/08/jaylen-bledsoe-how-i-built-35-million-company-age-15.html?m=1

Ex-Microsoft exec named new head of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

“Former Microsoft executive Andrea L. Taylor will be named as the new President and CEO of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.” #PositivelyBiased #BlackGirlsRock #StillFighting #PositiveBlackNews Ex-Microsoft exec named new head of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute | AL.com Meet the former Microsoft exec who will be the new head of the Birmingam Civil Rights Institute Source: […]

6 Black-Owned Nail Polish Brands You Should Know About

African American women reportedly are the biggest spenders in this industry, and so it’s no surprise that several nail polish companies are… well, Black-owned. #PositivelyBiased #BlackFriday #SupportBlackOwnedBusinesses #BossNails 6 Black-Owned Nail Polish Brands You Should Know About Source: blog.blackbusiness.org/2015/01/6-black-owned-nail-polish-brands-you-should-know-about-it.html?m=1

Man Apprehends Suspect Accused of Sexual Assault On No. 3 Train

A subway hero recently rescued a woman being sexually assaulted and collared the suspect. #PositivelyBiased #PowerOfOne #SistersKeeper #NotOnMyWatch Man Apprehends Suspect Accused of Sexual Assault On No. 3 Train « CBS New York A subway hero recently rescued a woman being sexually assaulted and collared the suspect. Source: newyork.cbslocal.com/2015/08/14/subway-sex-assault-park-slope-maurice-osborne/

Attica Locke Talks Breaking Into Literary Circles & Hollywood

Attica Locke might have initially had dreams of being a screenwriter, but it’s her novels that have made her a literary success. #PositivelyBiased #BlackScreenWriters #BlackWriters #PositiveBlackNews Attica Locke Talks Breaking Into Literary Circles & Hollywood | MadameNoire “Empire” writer Attica Locke has finally reached her Hollywood dream. Check out out Q&A with the acclaimed author. […]

Simone Biles wins third straight gymnasitcs all-around title

“Simone Biles raises three fingers as she is awarded her third straight national championship during the P&G Championships Senior Women’s rounds, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Saturday, August 15, 2015” #PositivelyBiased #WomensGymnastics #SimoneBiles #ThreeTimeChampion Simone Biles wins third straight gymnasitcs all-around title She becomes first woman to do so in 23 years. Source: www.indystar.com/story/sports/2015/08/15/simone-biles-wins-third-straight-around-title/31805709/

“My Dad Didn’t Want to Give Me Money to Buy Makeup… Now I’m the CEO of My Own Makeup Company”

“14-year-old Zandra Azariah Cunningham is the president and CEO of Zandra Beauty, which sells “fun, fresh and natural” bath and body care products. Based in Buffalo, New York, this teen entrepreneur has found huge success making her own products by hand.” #PositivelyBiased #WhoRunsTheWorld #PositiveBlackNews #ZandraBeauty “My Dad Didn’t Want to Give Me Money to Buy […]

So You Wanna Open A Restaurant: Nigerian Chick-Fil-A Owner/Operator Adaobi Gwacham – Directed By D’Amour

“Adaobi Gwacham is one of the latest proud owners of a recently built Chick Fil-A restaurant on East Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena, CA; centrally located across from Pasadena City College.” #PositivelyBiased #BlackGirlsFranchise #StartedFromTheBottom #PositiveBlackNews So You Wanna Open A Restaurant: Nigerian Chick-Fil-A Owner/Operator Adaobi Gwacham – Directed By D’Amour Source: aimeramour.com/chick-fil-a-adaobi/?fb_action_ids=906082236094323

On-Campus Smoothie Truck Business on Track for $1 Million

While his focus is on providing delicious and healthy smoothies, he believes he offers something more.  “We create an experience, an atmosphere. We’re the fun place to be. Kind of like Cheers…” #PositivelyBiased #SmoothNGroove #BlackFriday #PositiveBlackNews On-Campus Smoothie Truck Business on Track for $1 Million How one entrepreneur is cashing in on the tastebuds of […]

Golf & Tennis Challenge: Who Knew? A Look at 5 Black Competitive Fencers

“…What these people may not know is that behind a few of these masks lie ambitious black faces competing for gold medals among some of the world’s greatest fencing athletes.” #PositiveBlackNews #BlackFencers #LookBehindTheMask Golf & Tennis Challenge: Who Knew? A Look at 5 Black Competitive Fencers Behind the masks are ambitious black athletes competing for […]

Yandy Smith Hosts Everything Girls Love Empowerment Weekend

“The mission of EGL is to “create community-based programs and activities that enrich the lives of the everyday woman.” Girls Love Events (G.L.E) aims to bring the mission of the EGL online community to life by creating quality events which are hosted in upscale venues and resorts around the country.” #PositiveBlackNews #EGL #Empowerment #BlackGirlsRock Yandy […]

iSTEM Project at Morehouse College

“The iSTEM project at Morehouse College is designed to provide sixth, seventh, and eighth grade underrepresented students with an innovative approach to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics learning experiences to increase awareness of careers in STEM disciplines.” #PositiveBlackNews #BlackAndSTEM #MorehouseCollege #EachOneTeachOne iSTEM Project at Morehouse College The iSTEM project at Morehouse College offers middle schoolers […]

Usher Lays Out His Plan To Combat High School Drop Out Rates

“The singer launched “Usher’s New Look” program with his mother, Jonetta Patton, in 1999 to increase high school graduation rates and provide students with strategies for success.” #PositiveBlackNews #PowerOfOne #MoreThanAnEntertainer #NewLook Usher Lays Out His Plan To Combat High School Drop Out Rates | Huffington Post “My goal is to keep doubling this number until […]

New Program Introduces Young Black Men to Technology

“There are young black males in Baltimore who are preparing to make a difference in the technical world” #PositivelyBiased #BlackAndSTEM #PositiveBlackNews #HBCU New Program Introduces Young Black Men to Technology | Huffington Post Loden Harris, an African-American middle-schooler, has a message for the world: ‘There are young black males in Baltimore who are preparing to […]