Building an app without knowing how to code? How is that possible? Ask Tara Reed from Detroit, Michigan. This genius entrepreneur created a successful app, even though she knew nothing about coding – and little did she know that it would make her a millionaire! How it all started Tara has always had an interest […]
Ramona Griggie grew up in Section 8 housing in St. Croix, and later moved to Atlanta, GA where she got married, had a child, and became a housewife. One day, she decided to give her son, who was graduating from Duke University, a gift of teeth whitening. But this led to a whole new business […]
By: Jenny Che – Intel is betting big on workforce diversity. The Santa Clara, California-based computer chip maker will double referral bonuses for employees who suggest women, minorities and veterans as job candidates. Employees who identify successful matches will receive up to $4,000. “Intel is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce,” spokeswoman Gail Dundas […]
President Barack Obama will officially announce the ConnectHome initiative, which will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households and nearly 200,000 children. President Barack Obama is traveling to Durant, Okla., on Wednesday to officially announce a new initiative geared to bringing high-speed broadband to more families across […]
In recent years, mainstream media has undergone a renaissance in representation thanks to award-winning performances by actresses Taraji P. Henson as Cookie on FOX’s Empire, Viola Davis as Analise Keating on ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder, Tracy Ellis Ross as Rainbow on Blackish, Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope on Scandal, and Gabrielle Union as Mary Jane Paul […]
By: Michael Bailey – According to the 2015 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, African-American women are the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in America. The newly released report indicates that, between 1997 and 2015, the overall number of women-owned businesses grew by 74 percent; however, the number of businesses owned by black women, specifically, has […]
In observance of Aviation week, I had a conversation with Anthony Stovall, Career Field manager for Air Traffic Control at Andrew Air Force Base in Prince George’s County, Maryland and the Founder and President of FHL Leadership Group. CMSgt Anthony M. Stovall serves as the Career Field Functional Manager (CFFM), National Guard Bureau (NGB), Joint […]
Joey White talks with Michael Bailey about the launch of www.hourtimenow.com, a social media platform exclusively for African-Americans. The site allows African-Americans to meet with one another to speak freely about issues that directly affect the race without getting banned, suspended or harassed by site administrators, as the case with Facebook, Instagram and other such […]
LAST NIGHT, THE United States experienced the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. At least 58 people are dead and over 500 more wounded. No, that’s not a typo: More than 500 were injured in one, single incident. As tens of thousands enjoyed a music festival on the streets of Las Vegas, 64-year-old Stephen […]
With the kick-off of the “Don’t Go Live and Drive” campaign, The MinorityEye is not only teaching business owners how to integrate live-streaming into their marketing campaigns but is also hoping to save lives.
Government spokesman Christophe Castaner said he understood islanders' frustration with the government response but blamed part of the controversy on their "emotional shock, an impact that's extremely hard psychologically." Soudiagom and other witnesses told Guadeloupe 1ere that the boat they took Friday carried tourists, including Americans, to safety but left many St. Martin residents behind, including needy mothers and children.
Creeping deep below the fast-rising floodwaters of Harvey are the countless thousands who have no home insurance, no assets to tap into for recovery, no savings (if any) to access for a sudden move and no transportation options when cars get flooded (if they have those). And since federal disaster response—including an underfunded National Flood Insurance Program—is geared toward homeowners, those who either rent or who are stuck in public housing find even fewer options