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Ashley Smile Dental
Category: Dentist
State: Texas
Dr. Winifred Dike is a skilled dentist serving the varied oral health needs of patients...
C.E. Hutton
State: Colorado
C.E. Hutton is a minority-focused business consulting firm concentrated in the real estate, biotechnology, and...
Polaris Law Firm
Category: Law Firms
This is a law firm proudly offering services in criminal defense, intellectual property, traffic violations,...
Cream and Cocoa Creamery, Inc.
Category: Ice Cream Shop
State: New York
Located in Brooklyn, New York, Creme and Cocoa is the place where people come to...
Ross Dixon & Associates Insurance Agency
Category: Insurance Agency
State: Georgia
As a longtime resident of North Atlanta, GA, I look forward to helping individuals and...
Smokin' Wings
Category: Restaurants
We specialize in our unique tasting Chicken Wings that are smoked for over 2 and...
Helping Hands Cleaning Service
Carpet Cleaning and Maid Service. Helping Hands Cleaning Service was established in 1999...
Ancient Water Restoration Incorporated
We're the only black-owned commercial and industrial black-owned water purification company in the U.S. We...
Operation Rehab
Operation Rehab is not your typical consulting business. What makes us different is our streamlined...
R. Viney Consulting
At R. Viney Consulting, we provide cutting-edge, professional consultation in the following disciplines: Business Strategy,...

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    by Roger Madison Jr. inOur Community on2018-06-28

    I struggle to empathize with those Americans who find themselves suddenly in a country they don’t recognize because black, brown, and red people have been telling you the whole time where you are.

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  • Let Me Be FREE!
    by Carl West inOur Community on2018-06-25

    I've had several conversations over the last few weeks or so about the definition of being FREE. This one particular discussion that took place over the weekend really touched my soul and nearly brought me to tears thinking about its reality. I've been asking this question as part of a personal survey I'm conducting. There have been people from all walks of life in which I've asked what does it means to be FREE. I also asked if they considered themselves FREE? I found the answers in some cases...

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  • White Supremacy
    by Scott Woods inOur Community on2018-06-18

    If we know nothing else about white supremacy it is that it possesses a fluidity second to none in the political realm. Of all the tools that exist to run a society, white supremacy is the Swiss army knife of value systems: more flexible than religion, more widespread than nationalism, and more insidious than patriarchy. It is a system so chameleon-like that most direct answers about how to combat it are easily dismantled because they don’t apply to enough situations to make a difference in...

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    by Torin Ellis inBusiness Advice on2018-01-18

    This is a post that reminds recruiters and readers that often ask me “why do you focus on diversity” or say “haven’t we talked about diversity enough?”  A post for those who suggest  Affirmative Action, EEOC, D&I initiatives, and the various reports from Silicon Valley are enough.

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  • What to the African American is the 4th of July?
    by Roger Madison Jr. inPolitical on2017-07-04

    What is the meaning of the 4th of July to Me?There is a rhetorical question, and there is a personal answer. It is easy for each of us to ask the rhetorical question. The conduct of our daily lives provides the personal answer. This question has been resonating among Black folks since Frederick Douglass famously asked in 1852, "What to the slave is the 4th of July?"

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Meet The British-Nigerian Entrepreneur Who Overcame Depression To Launch UK’s First Nigerian Diaspor

Ganiyat Alli is a woman on a mission to unite the Nigerian Diaspora in the UK. The 27 year old entrepreneur has the ambition and drive to make a difference in the Nigerian Diaspora community through the Mr & Miss Nigeria UK pageant. After years of experience within the African events scene she decided to launch the first joint male and female cultural pageant specifically for the Nigerian community as a way to unite the diaspora.  In early 2013, after almost losing her mother to a sudden head injury, Ganiyat became disillusioned by the entertainment and events industry and fell into depression. The only way she could get out of what she calls “the dark place” was to put all her focus and attention into a new project. Whilst attending a beauty pageant in London towards the end of 2013 she was asked why there was not a Miss Nigeria UK pageant. Ganiyat had an “A Ha moment” and began researching the beauty pageant events sector in the UK and discovered that there had not been one for the Nigerian diaspora community since 2009. With her interest now piqued she decided to add the male element to the show and Mr & Miss Nigeria was born.

“Being born in London was not my choice and whilst I love being British I did not want to forget my Nigerian heritage. I love the rich culture of Nigeria and I also wanted to learn more about where I came from. I love making people happy and giving young people a platform to better themselves, particularly young black men and women who rarely see themselves in the mainstream media.” Ganiyat Alli, Founder.

 

Founded in 2013, Mr & Miss Nigeria UK was created to bring together young men and women of Nigerian descent, both living in the UK and in Nigeria, to embody the meaning of what it is to be Nigerian. It is more than just another beauty pageant it is a celebration of culture and the impact of the Nigerian diaspora in the UK. Unity & faith, Peace & Progress are the words which make up Nigeria’s coat of arms and are part of the ethos of Mr & Miss Nigeria. Run by a team of budding young graduates and students, this pageant aims to add an element of youth and fun to the event.

 

"We want everyone involved to feel like they have achieved something great and encourage young people to work hard and succeed in their hopes and dreams." – Ganiya Alli.

The pageant which takes place in September 2016 encourages contestants to embrace their heritage and learn what it means to truly represent their country of origin. By encouraging the contestants to work together and build each other’s character the pageant promotes unity and positivity, a powerful force in the diaspora community.

 

 Website: http://www.officialmmnuk.com/