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Approaching the third year of the Civil War, on September 22nd, 1862, President Lincoln issued an executive order known as the Emancipation Proclamation. This declaration was the announcement "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free." The Emancipation Proclamation became official on January 1, 1863. However, it was not until, June 19th, 1865 that Major General Gordon Granger and roughly 2000 Union soldiers descended onto Galveston, Texa

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Every day, there are products and home goods you use, basic things you can't live without. If you need it, there is usually a Black-owned business that provides it, so why not buy what you and your family use regularly from a Black-owned business?

Buying from and promoting Black-owned businesses shouldn’t be relegated to certain holidays or special occasions. Buying Black can be integrated into your life daily until it becomes your lifestyle, one purchase at a time. I put together this guide to h

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A Mother's value is immeasurable. Her role as nurturer of human life is the reason why you may be shopping around for the perfect Mother’s Day gift. If you may need inspiration for the woman who gave you life or the bestie who is new to motherhood, finding a present that will make her feel appreciated is the ultimate goal. Here is the Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Black Moms from Black-owned brands that are as chic as they are thoughtful. Keep scrolling for gift ideas to spark a little in
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Soul and Story, Inc. is a social enterprise offering curated finds made by women of Africa and the African Diaspora. This collective of creators produce fascinating home decor, accessories, and perishable items. One of those products available from Soul and Story is Vava Coffee.
 

Kenyan farms are positioned within the perfect terrain for growing the desired floral, sweet and fruity flavors of exquisite Kenyan coffee. Located on the equator but nestled in the high altitude of Mount Kenya, farmers

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0e1fc6_8129e9ec13e34b028b44b825789d4ad0~mv2.webpKandaka Safia is a clean beauty line of products created for Queens from ingredients that are certified organic and ethically sourced from Sudan to illuminate, hydrate, repair, and brighten skin.
 

Sudanese women worldwide rely on traditional treatments passed down over generations for opulent skin and improved health. Daughters of Sudan are familiar with the dukhan and dilka beautification rituals. Brides customarily prepare for their wedding day weeks in advance by literally bathing in smoke all

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Principal Rahh is known as the Revolutionary Principal. He's also an educator, activist, National Speaker, and the author of The 6 Principles of Unlocking Your School's Hidden Treasures. As a guest on Minority Report featuring Black-Owned Businesses, he shared his mission to transform classrooms, create meaningful connections with students, and revolutionizing teaching.
 

University Pathways Public Service Academy is the school Principal Rahh founded, located in Los Angeles, California. "The U", a

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Since 2005, Ms. McClarty has been empowering young people through servant leadership. Her enrichment program, Young Faces Smiling, utilizes pop culture as a catalyst for academic change.

 

As the co-founder of Young Faces Smiling, Ms. McClarty provides Reality Education lessons - academic lessons created from stories students find in the news about public figures, entrepreneurs, and celebrities. Students then write to celebrities to

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 Joe Cecala is the Founder and CEO of the Dream Exchange, poised to become the first Black-owned stock exchange in the history of the US, focusing on small business capital formation and diversity using the power of the American investing public. This new stock exchange will allow investors to empower innovators and emerging businesses in a way that has never been done before.
 

With over 30 years of experience with capital markets, Joe Cecala has taken on the responsibility of closing the wealth

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 Photo Credit: Kevon Chisolm, Esq., Black Wallstreeter
 

Kevon Chisolm Esq., CEO of Black WallStreeter Consultation Services is a returning guest to Minority Report featuring Black-Owned Businesses. He and his son Kamari "Jr. WallStreeter" were featured previously, sharing the benefits of joining investment clubs to leave a legacy. He returned to Minority Report featuring Black-Owned Businesses to announce the launch of the Junior Wallstreeters Financial Wellness Summer Camp!

 

Related: Father, Son

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 Photo Credit: Dame Dash Studios
 

Dame Dash's name carries a lot of weight and just as many titles - Co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, record executive, film producer, director, and actor. He came through to Minority Report featuring Black-Owned Businesses, Live on Facebook to discuss the re-launch of his streaming app providing exclusive content! Dame Dash Studios features classic movies like Paid in Full and more. Viewers can also enjoy music, stand-up comedy, interviews, live performances, po

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My favorite holiday falls on February 13th and that holiday is, drum roll pleeeeaaaase...

 

BLACK LOVE DAY

 

From the moment I discovered Black Love Day and met Ayo Handy-Kendi, the creator of the holiday, I have been applying the tenets to my life. This profound holiday focuses on 24 hours of love in action practicing Love for the Creator, Love for yourself, Love for your family, Love your community, Love for the Black Race.

 

Click here for a how-to guide for those interested in observing

Black Love

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Black stories. Black talent. Black creators. Black History.

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I am going to go out on a limb here and say this year’s month-long celebration of Black History, is worthy of next-level turn up. Why go above and beyond more than any year prior? Because the last 12 months have shown that life for the descendants of chattel slaves hasn’t changed nearly as much as we would like and/or want to believe. We are in the fight of our lives while living in a Nation in crisis (e.g. suspect vaccines too reminis

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If you happen to be on a weight loss journey, eliminating sugar from your diet may assist you to achieve your goals. How much weight can you lose if you adopt a sugar-free diet? That determination is going to be based on your current weight, metabolic rate, and the amount of physical activity you participate in.

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Eliminating sugar completely sounds insane given it's literally in almost everything from condiments to processed foods. The good news is you can find allulose in foods like figs, raisin
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Annapurna Base Camp Trek is also call Annapurna Sanctuary Trek as is an amazing walk through diverse landscape and culture complete with rich mountain vistas, terraced fields, quaint Gurung villages and a wide variety of flora and fauna. From majestic sunrise experience to the cultural excursion of Gurung, Tibetans and Magar villages the trip encompasses wide range of touristic activities. Get the view of over 3 dozens of mountains in just one trip. Mt. Annapurna (8091m) of Nepal is the 10th hig

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek is also call Annapurna Sanctuary Trek as is an amazing walk through diverse landscape and culture complete with rich mountain vistas, terraced fields, quaint Gurung villages and a wide variety of flora and fauna. From majestic sunrise experience to the cultural excursion of Gurung, Tibetans and Magar villages the trip encompasses wide range of touristic activities. Get the view of over 3 dozens of mountains in just one trip. Mt. Annapurna (8091m) of Nepal is the 10th hig

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We empathize with those suffering from oppression, brutality and systemic inequality. Activism is what built this country. So, building a better tomorrow means taking action today.

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As a black-owned business, we stand in total solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

We pledge our unwavering support to all of the protesters and activists around the world. They have come together from all cultural backgrounds to collectively usher in a more tolerant society.

 

There may be times ahead when the

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Being Black is LIT and can't nobody tell me different. Being proud isn't equal to hate. Being proud means we recognize our interwoven common threads of shared experiences and our history of overcoming. Despite the oppression and aggression we face as people on a daily basis, still we rise.

 
However, being proud isn't enough. That pride needs to be expressed in action. These brands need your support not only so we can celebrate Black culture, but so they can continue to grow, create jobs, attract
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Man, dads are hard to shop for. They can be indecisive or just plain picky. Either way, do not fret. You will want to consult this list of ideas to surprise the Dads, Grand-dads, Pop-Pops, Uncs, Ol'heads, Godfathers, and new fathers in your life. We won't let COVID-19 steal Dad's shine. Even with socially distancing, these are the perfect Father’s Day gifts to ship to dad to show him how much you care just in time for his big day!

 

Keep scrolling for the best athleisure wear, boxers, cologne, hat

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Have you seen an outfit, a pair of shoes, a handbag that you absolutely loved but it was out of your price range? Love it, but not willing to break the bank or spend more than you budgeted? What about holidays, birthdays, and special events that may require a big ticket purchase?
 

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You have subscribed to my newsletter and you know that I am a huge advocate of deals and discounts, taking advantage of the coupons I send directly to your inbox. You have even purchased your copy

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