One of the most daunting aspects of trying to escape a domestic abuse relationship is the physical move. Not only is the act dangerous due to the potential for being caught by the abusive partner, moving is also expensive. Thankfully, a moving company in California is making the process a little less scary. In a partnership with Good Shepherd Shelter, a nonprofit that helps women and children who have been domestically abused, Meathead Movers is helping victims leave abusive partners for free — and safely… An estimated 1.3 million American women experience DV/IPV (domestic violence/intimate partner violence) each year, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. And women comprise 85 percent of the victims with Black women suffering the harshest fate. Black women are almost three times as likely to experience death as a result of DV/IPV than White women, reports Time. That means this service in California could actually save lives.
SheaMoisture Founder On New Investor And Reaching The General Market; If Black Businesses Don’t Expand They Die On The Vine
For more than 25 years, Sundial Brands, the maker of popular natural skin care and hair care products under the brands SheaMoisture and Nubian Heritage, has been independent, family run, and Black owned. Now, things are a little different. Private equity firm Bain Capital, LLC has taken a minority stake in Sundial — a move the Sundial’s founder and CEO, Richelieu Dennis, says was about right timing. “What’s interesting is that we’ve been approached by just about every multinational [company] that is out there over the last year, two years and for us it was, and has always been about being family owned, community owned for the last 25 years,” Dennis said. “We remained independent all that time we had gotten approached. We knew we didn’t want to sell but [the question was] how to compete with all these multinationals focused in on our consumer trying to make similar products. Faced with the dilemma of how to grow without sufficient capital, Dennis said the answer was to take on an investor.
Kanye West Yeezy Season 2 Runway Show Hitting Theaters Worldwide
The hottest ticket in NYC for New York Fashion has got to be to see Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 2 presentation on Wednesday (Sept. 16). If you don’t have a plug, or aren’t in NYC, no worries. The live show, which goes down at Skylight Modern and will include a performance by Vanessa Beecroft, will be simulcast in theaters across the world tomorrow starting at 12pm. Tickets can be reserved at http://tickets.yeezy.supply/ on a first come, first serve basis.
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