All Articles Tagged "A "Lil Positivity""
Some viewers shook their heads and spit their sparkling water all over their couches when that crazy CNN special with Anderson Cooper came on the telly tube. Cooper revealed that quite a few cute, innocent kids aren’t taught to appreciate all skin types. Awww. Ze poor darling bebes! Many of them reacted to black dolls as if “black doll” was an oxymoron. Continue »
Television hasn’t always been welcoming for people of color, but with more and more African Americans calling the shots, things may be changing. Some of those associated with the browning of Hollywood are the gatekeepers, leaders, and pioneers that have brought about new programming and new channels to the small screen. Continue »
According to the directory of African-American Architects, there are less than 2,000 licensed architects in the United States. That number, however, doesn’t diminish the contributions of these professionals on local and national scales. Continue »
Mariah Carey surprised a male cheerleader and former Alabama A&M student today with an early Christmas gift. Continue…
Lisa Price needs no introduction. Her beauty products company Carol’s Daughter has generated numerous headlines over the years since its inception in the early 90s. Price, who named the company after her mother, started making her products from her home while working as a writer’s assistant in the television industry. She sold her homemade concoctions at flea markets initially, then expanded to the mail order business. By 1999, the company had opened its first retail store in Brooklyn. We asked Price about how she managed to turn her passion for hair and skin products into a full fledged and successful business and what she learned in the process.
Watch the interview at The Atlanta Post
Hallelujah! The rescue of 33 miners is underway, with eight men already seeing sunlight and breathing fresh air so far. Continue »
It goes without saying: Nigerians are plentiful. In fact, one in five Africans is Nigerian and they certainly represent throughout the Diaspora. Much of the time, however, the over 150 million Nigerians in the world are unfairly associated with 419 email scams. More often than not, Nigerians are contributing to the international business landscape in a major and legitimate way. One stereotype that is true is that Nigerians are some of the hardest working people on the planet and they have the accolades to show for it. Continue »
Last weekend while Atlanta played host to the BET HipHopAwards, The Source sponsored several events, including the “Follow The Leader & Saving Our Daughters Hip-Hop 4 Education Initiative.” Continue »
Cakes model and serial rapper dater Tahiry Jose is gearing up to put an interesting spin on philanthropy this weekend. Continue »
According to Forbes, “The richest 400 Americans got even richer this year.” With household incomes plunging for the second year in a row, fewer families earning over $100,000 a year and the ranks of the poor rising, one must contemplate how the super-rich were able to increase their wealth amidst such a gloomy backdrop. According to CNN, “The top 400 saw their combined wealth increase by 8 percent, which means that they account for about 2.6 percent of the nation’s private wealth.” Continue »