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The City of Newark, NJ, ignited its initiative to give locally grown talent and artists a platform to inspire its community at the opening reception for the Open Doors Citywide Festival, held at the Newark Museum on October 11, 2017. Hosted by Ras J. Baraka, Mayor of Newark, NJ, the evening gave leaders of the arts, education and business...

The journey leading to the discovery of your purpose in life is filled with many emotions such as excitement, anxiousness, hope, and sometimes even fear. You have no idea of what you are fully capable of doing yet you are still determined to dream, plan and implement. You become so motivated to share with the world your business idea,...

Oct. 30 is National Dashiki Day, a day of cultural celebration to the colorful garment that was adopted by African-Americans in the 1960’s and 1970’s as a symbol of pride, awareness, independence, and power. Although the loose-fitting pullover garment traces its roots to West Africa, it found a place in America during the post-civil rights era of the late...

Jocelyn Chisholm Carter has been named CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New Jersey effective Oct. 1. Carter has been with UnitedHealthcare for 13 years, where she most recently served as CEO of the Community Plan of Mississippi. As the Medicaid health plan leader in NJ, she will manage all aspects of clinical, quality and operational effectiveness, as well...

Joseph Collins, CEO of Punch TV Studios, wants to give back to the community he once called home. A resident of the streets of Los Angeles’ Skid Row over 20 years ago,  Collins knows exactly what it feels like to be considered homeless. But homelessness did not stop this business mogul. “I walked from 6th and Central Avenue to 109th...

15-year old Essynce Moore is the only African American teen author that has written three books that are mandatory readings for several school district curriculums including Hillside, NJ School District; Brooklyn, NY Charter School(s); and Orange, NJ School District. Her books are a part of a series that she created called The Middle School Chronicles. When Essynce’s first book (6th Grade...

New York, New York - Nationally Renowned Author, Speaker and Lifestyle Transformation Coach Georgia Woodbine’s entire catalog of products are now available on TheBlacKCommerceNetwork.com New York, New York - Nationally Renowned Author, Speaker and Lifestyle Transformation Coach Georgia Woodbine’s entire catalog of products are now available on TheBlacKCommerceNetwork.com She is one of the nation’s top coaches changing and impacting lives...

  New York, New York -  LIAACC’S (Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.) newly appointed Health Care Chairman and Utica Native Kevin Byrd set to appear of WABC’S Here and Now Sunday, October 1, 2017 12:00 Noon. WABC Here and Now is a weekly one hour program, airing on Channel 7, that’s dedicated to covering the issues and interests...

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By BlackDoctor.org Staff Three doctors, Dr. Rameck Hunt, Dr. Sampson Davis, and Dr. George Jenkins, all grew up in Newark, New Jersey without a father. All three came from low-income families and first met as classmates. During high school, the three made a pact that not only affected their lives, but so many lives even now. As teenage boys growing up on...

Lights, Camera Action LLC - The Photo Booth Experience http://www.lightscameraactionllc.com/ Owner, Lisa Nix: I’d never been one to jump in front of a camera.  Every time I found myself in front of one I’d tense…Is my hair in place? How’s my makeup? Were my eyes closed? Then one day I attended an event where there was a photo booth. I was having...

Agent Hollywood, a 15 minute short film starring Anthony Michael Hobbs and released through Imagination Lunchbox, LLC is to be screened at the Newark International Film Festival September 8 – 10, 2017. The company that produced Agent Hollywood is owned by Hobbs, who is already an award winning actor and filmmaker at 12 years-old. Agent Hollywood is his third...

On Saturday October 7th, The Sassy Rant will host Cocktail Conversations: A panel discussing the importance of sisterhood amongst women of color. Please join us at Mompou Tapas Wine Bar and Lounge in Newark, NJ promptly at 1:00pm – 4:00pm for cocktails, tapas (appetizers) and conversation. Street and paid parking options are available available. http://sassycocktails.eventbrite.com

Fashion stylist Zerina Akers, who is known for her bold, colorful looks and acclaimed roster of clients including Ava DuVernay, Beyoncé, Yara Shahidi, Chloe x Halle and more ... provides her beauty and fashion solves! **When garments start to pill from the wash, you can remove the fuzz with a razor. Simply run the razor lightly over the area and...

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By Sharita Getfitlikethat It's time to #GetFitLIkeThat with a new workout that will set your glutes and legs on FIRE! Try each move for 12 reps each 3 rounds all the way through. If you have knee issues, perform all lunges halfway down to reduce the pressure on your knees.