Sunday, September 16, 2018

Successful Black Woman Vs. City of San Francisco

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Successful Black Woman Real Estate Investor Fights Legal Harassment In Purportedly Liberal San Francisco


San Francisco, CA  -- Is cultural lynching still at work in utopic San Francisco? The City of San Francisco has waged a race war against Anna Kihagi, a successful African American real estate investor who has challenged the unjust practices in the properties under her management. So, what is her crime? Does she overcharge or discriminate?

The answer is quite simple: her crime is being a successful black woman. In 1892, Ida B. Wells exposed the mob violence and lynching in the South that targeted successful black business owners.

More than a century later, a successful black woman is still facing persecution in the predominantly white city of San Francisco.  Kihagi was born in Sub-Saharan Africa and raised by English nuns in a boarding school from the age of eight. She is a passionate believer in the American dream, working tirelessly and earning admission to the prestigious MBA program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, later even working on Wall Street. She left Wall Street to pursue a career in real estate and has amassed considerable success acquiring and developing properties.


Tech Entrepreneur Starts New Social Health Empowerment App For Women

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New SHEapp® Looks To Prioritize Women's Health In Innovative Ways



Philadelphia, PA  -- West Chester, PA based Lifestyle Technology & Content Media Company, She's It, LLC is launching the first downloads of its Social Health Empowerment app, SHEapp®, the weekend of September 14th at the Rock N Roll Marathon Series during their Health Expo at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The app, which has been in development for over a year, empowers women take ownership of their health by shaping the conversations on health, fitness and well-being.
The company's digital platform combines the power of conversations with the strength of mobile technology, enabling women to achieve positive behavioral changes, leading to 360° well-being.

She's It has been showcased around the country, providing full body composition analyses to attendees of health and fitness EXPO's since Fall 2017 at major conferences and expos including the Disney Wine & Dine Health Expo and Disney Princess Half Marathon Health Expo in Orlando, NBC4 Fitness Expos in Washington, DC, Philadelphia and NYC, the PA Conference for Women and several others. 

Black Entrepreneur, New Line of Toddler Walking Shoes With Better Foot Support and Comfort

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Healthy Feet For Toddlers Is the Mission Of This Award Winning Shoe Company

Nationwide  -- Most people refer to Yolandra Rodgers as the Baby Shoe Lady, consequently, she is the brains behind the successful baby shoe store at www.TippyTotShoes.com, You heard it right - A Black woman entrepreneur falling into the ranks of other successful women business owners!

Yolandra started her entrepreneurial journey in 2013 in pursuit to reach families with beginner walking toddlers. Her focus was to market a shoe solely for fashionable, healthy and happy feet. During a period of observation and research, she noticed so many toddlers in clunky shoes and sneakers, she decided to launch TippyTotShoes.com, a high-quality baby shoe with excellent foot support and comfort that helps to increase walking efficiency.

With her first social media post, she gained the likes and gratification of family and friends of a classic shoe that many thought was non-existence. Yolandra's concept changed the game and put a new spin on it with a variation of styles, colors and textures for any occasion. She instantly received rave reviews and positive feedback. Sales began to soar as she continued to market relentlessly across all social media platforms.



Michelle Obama To Tour 10 Cities To Promote Her New Book "BECOMING"

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Michelle Obama's New Book "BECOMING" Looks To Humanize An Extraordinary Story

Nationwide Former First Lady Michelle Obama is releasing a new memoir entitled Becoming, and is already planning her 10-city book tour. The book will be released in the U.S. and Canada in print and digital formats, and an audio edition of the book, read by her, will also be issued in digital and physical formats.

The book will be published simultaneously in 24 languages around the world. Some of the languages include Spanish, German, Portuguese, Danish, Arabic, Hebrew, Greek, Japanese, Korean, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese, and more.

The memoir is a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling. Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world's most famous address.


NYC Forum to Address The Discriminating Impact Of The Black Wealth Gap

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New Book By Shawn D. Rochester The "Black Tax" Reveals The Devastating Consequences Of Financial Discrimination Against Black People

New York, NY  -- The financial cost of racial discrimination in America is real. Systemic and institutionalized racism has contributed to a disparaging wealth gap amongst the African-American community. On October 17, 2018, the Harlem Business Alliance will host the Black Economic Empowerment Breakfast at MIST Harlem.

The forum, which will be led by financial literacy expert and author of The Black Tax: The Cost of Being Black in America Shawn D. Rochester will explore the obstacles that African-Americans have faced in accumulating wealth and the appropriate economic response from personal, policy and business standpoints.


Thursday, September 13, 2018

It Can Happen Here

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On Sunday September 30, playwright/actress/audio artist Judith Sloan will premiere “It Can Happen Here,” a new original dramatic comedy commissioned by the Queens Council on the Arts’ (QCA) inaugural Artist Commissioning Program (ACP).
 
 

First Presbyterian End of Summer BBQ

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All are invited to a farewell summer barbecue on Sat., Sept. 29th from 3-6pm as we kick-off the start of the school year!