“We Wanted To Inspire Other Kids!”: Kam & Niya Launch Children’s Empowerment Business

- By Bossip Staff

Kamryn Johnson and Saniya-Symone Scott are nine and eight years old, respectively, and they’ve already started a business. “I don’t believe you are ever too young or too old to chase your dreams,” Niya told MadameNoire. Through social media, Kam & Niya (@KamAndNiya) empower all of us to channel our youthful, carefree can-do attitude and aim for the stars. Their pages are built to showcase past and present history makers, children entrepreneurs, and overall youth positivity.

[Madamenoire]


Twitter Launches Periscope, A Live Video-Streaming App For iPhone

Twitter will now offer users more than 140 characters. The popular social networking site has unveiled Periscope, an interactive video app that let’s you broadcast in real-time to your followers.Twitter acquired the live video-streaming company in January. [The app] allows followers to interact in real-time by commenting and “sharing ‘hearts’,” as VentureBeat noted. The app is also a direct competitor to Meerkat. Periscope is a standalone app currently available on iOS.

[Madamenoire]


Professor Unveils Racist Roots Of America’s Oldest Colleges

An Emory University professor examines the link between bigotry, slavery and the roots America’s oldest colleges, revealing a shocking connection that adds fuel to the growing conversation on race relations. Leslie M. Harris, an associate professor of History and African American Studies at Emory, wrote a long-form piece for academic and research news site, The Conversation US. In the essay, Professor Harris looks as the recent spat of snafus at schools such as Clemson Universtiy, North Carolina State University, and the University of Oklahoma.

[HipHopWired]


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