Friday, September 21, 2018

The Only Black Woman Entrepreneur Whose App Has Surpassed 350K Downloads To Teach At Hampton University

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Angel Rich Uses Technology, Brilliance, And Publishing To Attack Black Poverty

Nationwide -- Back when she was a young tech entrepreneur in Washington, DC, Angel Rich, already had the hill buzzing with rumors of her becoming the next great something - however, even she didn't imagine it would be the Next Steve Jobs as now slated by Forbes, Nasdaq and many others.

Angel comments, "I've always been known for solving problems. No matter how extreme of an issue I seem to be the person people call on to help, believing I can fix the impossible. Deciding to tackle one of our biggest problems, poverty, I founded WealthyLife to create financial literacy education technology games and multi-media.


Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Black Author Launches New Book on Second Chances

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New Book "Timeless Decisions" Delves Into A Woman's Second Chances In Life


Nationwide  -- On this amazing journey, there will always be twists and turns that life throws at you. Fortunately, there are second chances granted and most are privy to them. Author Cathy Estes Davis recently launched a book that depicts one woman's journey for a second chance. The book, Timeless Decisions: Two Bites out of an Apple by Cathy Lynn Estes Davis (available on Amazon), shares a synopsis of a story about a Black family that weathered the storms presented to them and how they made it through.

The story is about a woman named Ruby who was twenty-five years old when her life began to change. This change in her life would take her on a journey where she continued to confront herself for the problems she created and for her decisions and actions needed in correcting them. Repeatedly, she would stumble, regain her posture and move forward doing what she thought was best for her and her family. 


Checkout This New SEO Workbook Designed For Black Women Entrepreneurs

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New "My SEO Workbook" Looks To Teach Black Women Entrepreneurs How To Promote On The Search Engines


New York, NY Just a month after Google’s latest hard-hitting core algorithm update, My SEO Workbook, a book that simplifies search engine optimization for black female entrepreneurs is available for preorder. The book's author, Akilah Thompkins-Robinson, a long-time IT professional and founder of Online Boutique Source observes, "When it comes to technology, when it comes to innovations that are not new, we are not taking advantage of them."

Especially among black female-led businesses, which has seen a 322% growth between 1997 and 2015 and dubbed the "fastest-group group of entrepreneurs in America", Thompkins-Robinson noted that many are still focusing on Instagram, Facebook ads and Pinterest. While social media has been a primary focus for traffic strategy for marketers in recent years, last year SEO outpaced social media driving 35% of site visits.

My SEO Workbook is an activity-rich search engine optimization guidebook that aims to simplify search engine optimization for this growing group of entrepreneurs. Unlike lengthy and technical books on the topic, the full-color book boasts over 200 pages and includes worksheet exercises, journal prompts and a 12-month planner to encourage women-led startups to work on their search strategy by regularly creating high-authority content.


Take Advantage Of The Free Workshops for Black Entrepreneurs In Baltimore

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What: BB&T, Operation Win In Life CDC, Meridian Management Group Inc., The Hutt Company, and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum invite Maryland businesses to attend DOLLAR & SENSE, a series of free growth-centered workshops - focusing on long-term debt including refinancing and restructuring of existing debt and subordinated debt and equity financing. The workshops are on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 and Wednesday, November 14, 2018.
The events will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 12 noon. Continental breakfast will be served. All attendees will explore what businesses should look like to attract growth capital and connect with entrepreneurs that have successfully grown their companies. Business owners can learn more about the free workshops and register online at www.mmgdollarsandsense.com.

When: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 and Wednesday, November 14, 2018

See Why This Successful Black-Owned Media Company Acquires An Online African Fashion & Fabric Retailer

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Black Media And Event Company Buys African Fashion Business Looking For Powerful "Wakanda" Like Sales Synergy

Nationwide  -- Today, BCE Media Inc., parent company of online events calendar BlackCulturalEvents.com and led by CEO Pamela Ashe-Thomas, announced the expansion of its digital media portfolio through the acquisition of the online fashion retail website African Fabric Co (http://africanfabricco.com). 

BCE Media Inc., now operates online properties Black Vendors List (http://blackvendorslist.com), Black Cultural Events (http://blackculturalevents.com) and the forthcoming Black Cultural Tours (http://blackculturaltours.com) in addition to the newly acquired African Fabric Co.

"This addition to our portfolio is very much aligned with our offerings to the African American community. We strive to be a positive influence in our communities. We believe African Fabric Co offers our customers positive and fashionable lines that will be of great interest," said Pamela Ashe-Thomas, CEO, and co-founder of BCE Media Inc. "We know that our success depends on creating value for our customers in our local communities."


CBC Forum Reveals Legacy of Housing Discrimination Policies and Practices

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The CBC Unearths Continuing Home Ownership Discrimination Impeding Black Wealth Creation In The US

Washington, DC  -- Decades of discriminatory lending practices and government policies have created barriers for African Americans seeking to become homeowners, according to leading housing experts participating in a September 13 forum on fair housing, which was hosted by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Legislative Conference.
Fifty-years after the Fair Housing Act was enacted, panelists noted the continued disparity in homeownership rates - 41.6 percent for Blacks, compared to 72.9 percent for Whites - caused by legacy of discrimination. Blacks couldn't fully enjoy benefits of the GI Bill, suffered "redlining" that prevented them from buying homes in white communities, and were charged higher fees and rates on their mortgages.

"Blacks have experienced housing discrimination that has limited financial growth and fueled the wealth gap that exists today," said NAREB President Jeffrey Hicks. "Far too many people of color missed out on the American Dream of Homeownership, and a pathway to prosperity that has been denied to many Black families. That must change."

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.