Girls Auto Clinic: Patrice Banks Set To Open Woman-Run Repair Shop Catering To Us

- By Bossip Staff

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Often you hear tales of women being taken advantage of by mechanics, and a 2013 study by Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management found the the complaints are just talk; mechanics actually charge women more for repairs. “Shops believe, rightly or wrongly, that women know less about cars and car repair. In the absence of information to the contrary, they will be offered a higher quote,” reported the Atlantic. Patrice Banks got tired of hearing stories like this and decided to do something about it. So she came up with a business idea: Girls Auto Clinic (GAC), a company that caters to women and aims to educate and empower women through their cars…
[MadameNoire]

Abigail Adams, The Woman Who Was In The White House When It Was Built, Refutes Bill O’Reilly’s “Well-Fed” Claim

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…[Since] Bill O’Reilly had it all wrong, let’s hear from a first person source, Abigail Adams, wife to our second president John Adams. She’s also the woman who was living in the White House as it was being built by these so-called well-fed slaves. (Note: All spelling errors are her own.) “The effects of Slavery are visible every where; and I have amused myself from day to day in looking at the labour of 12 negroes from my window, who are employed with four small Horse Carts to remove some dirt in front of the house. the four carts are all loaded at the same time, and whilst four carry this rubbish about half a mile, the remaining eight rest upon their Shovels…”
[MadameNoire]

Beyoncé’s Formation Tour Has Earned $123 Million, So Far

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If you bought tickets to Beyoncé’s Formation concert when it came to your area, congrats, you just made her even richer. The tour has raked in $123 million since April and it ends in October. Beyoncé‘s musical risk taking is paying off in a major way. Billboard reports that during the first leg of the tour, Queen Bey hit 21 stadiums and performed in front of sold out crowds in New York City and Chicago, twice. Her Pasadena, Calif. show at the Rose Bowl on May 14 amounted in the highest attendance overall and earned her $7.1 million off that night alone. None of the shows on the North American leg of the tour made less than $3 million…
[HipHopWired]


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