Little known black history facts
Little know black history facts (please don't get sick of me this month lol)...yall feel free to add to this thread! Ophelia DeVore - Charm School Born in 1922 in Edgefield, South Carolina, in a large middle-class family, DeVore moved to New York in 1938, did some modeling, and later attended New York University, where she majored in mathematics. In 1946 she launched the Grace Del Marco Agency, one of the first modeling agencies and charm schools to book African Americans. The agency counts…
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Black-Owned Winery in Napa Valley Lands Partnership with Delta Air Lines
A black-owned winery in the heart of wine country—Napa Valley, California—just landed a major partnership with Delta Air Lines.Brown Estate wined will be featured on Delta’s 2019-2020 winter wine menu abroad its domestic Delta One flights,
MASTER LIST: 80 Black Owned-Businesses to Shop this Black Friday!
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John Amos Says He Almost Got Killed Trying To Get Role As Kunta Kinte (VIDEO)
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Kelly: Omaha native Cathy Hughes, the 2nd-richest black woman in U.S., is 'thrilled' to come home - Seeing Butterflies
By Michael Kelly / World-Herald columnist via http://www.omaha.com Everyone knows Oprah, but who knows that the second-wealthiest black woman in America is a native of Omaha? This week Catherine Hughes, chairwoman of Washington, D.C.-based Urban One — the nation’s largest distributer of radio, TV and digital programming for black audiences — returns home. “Omaha is my […]
The Ideal Bartender: The First Cocktail Book Written by !n African-American Is Coming Back Into Print
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Black To The Future: 5 Black-Owned Companies You've Never Heard of That Make $500 Million
There are more than 2 million businesses in the United States that are owned by African Americans, but most are small operations with very few employees. However, there are many Black-owned businesses that employ hundreds or thousands of people, and generate annual revenues of $100 million or more - some even generate billions. Here are 5 of them ...