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The Rev. Jessie Jackson, Sr., Founder and President of Rainbow PUSH Coalition, stressed the importance of African Americans demanding that companies receiving their money, return a portion of that money to the African American community.

The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. held its School of Chamber and Business Management July 8 – 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.



Millionaire in the Making – At age 14

“Over the past year, teen startups have been on the rise with teenagers taking the risk to put themselves out there,” according to StartupNation.com.  Changes in the economy, layoffs, and downsizing in major…


NAACP Selects National Social Justice Advocate Cornell William Brooks as President and CEO

The NAACP National Board of Directors announced its selection of Attorney Cornell William Brooks to be the Association’s next National President & CEO. He will become the 18th person to oversee operations at…


Dr. Randal Pinkett Keynotes Historic Launch of Central Virginia African American Chamber of Commerce

Nearly one hundred African American entrepreneurs, business owners and thought leaders joined the board of directors to make history launching the newly formed Central Virginia African American Chamber of Commerce (CVAACC). The standing…

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Virginia Rep Introduces Felicia Curry as Celie in The Color Purple

Public Auditions for Remaining Cast on November 2, 2013 The Virginia Repertory Theatre introduces Washington, DC actor, Felicia Curry, in the lead role of Celie in the 2014 summer production of The Color…