Monthly Archives : March 2015

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What Not to Do When You’re Launching a New Brand

I was recently walking around my neighborhood when I noticed someone standing outside of a new fitness center that appears to be opening up. This gentleman was trying to attract the attention of those passing by yelling “get a free…

March 27, 2015

JAY Z And Samsung Celebrate The Release Of Magna Carta Holy Grail, Available Now For Samsung Galaxy Owners - Arrivals

Jay Z’s Music Streaming Service “Tidal” Is Available For Free 7 Day Trial

(AllHipHop News) Jay Z’s bid to purchase Aspiro was approved earlier this month, and the company’s streaming service, now known as TidalHifi, is set to launch. The current Tidal website includes a counter that indicates listeners will be able to…

March 24, 2015

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[Media Recap] The Dipset Reunion, 2 Chainz, Funkmaster Flex, Travis Porter, K Camp, Cap 1 and More Sizzle at the Street Execs x BeersandTacos SXSW Showcase

The Street Execs x BeerandTacos Showcase at SXSW was the move to make. This show was nodoubt one of the most talked about events SXSW this year. 2 Chainz performed his hits while introducing SXSW to his roster of talent…

March 19, 2015

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BET.com – Music News: The Warm Up: 2 Chainz Brings His T.R.U. Artists to SXSW

       

March 19, 2015

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6 Traits Successful Entrepreneurs Share

As a writer at The Idea Village in New Orleans, I’ve interviewed dozens of entrepreneurs, ranging from new founders of fledgling companies to seasoned leaders who have launched several successful businesses. On occasion, I walk out of an interview believing…

March 17, 2015

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Apple to Donate $40 Million to HBCUs to Enhance Diversity in Computer Science

Apple Inc will donate more than $40 million to historically black colleges to spur diversity in computer science and engineering leadership. Fortune Magazine reports that the gift will be given to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, in benefit to 47 public HBCUs. The funds…

March 11, 2015

Selma 50th

Selma, Alabama Bloody Sunday 50th Anniversary

According to The Washington Post, Thousands of marchers, government officials and other public figures gathered Sunday for a second straight day to commemorate the 50th anniversary of a brutal police assault on civil rights demonstrators that spurred the passage of…

March 9, 2015

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The Black Man Can Institute Comes to Atlanta to Uplift and Inspire Young Men of Color

The BlackManCan Institute is a one day series of workshops focusing on different ways to uplift, empower, and inspire young men of color. Kings will meet with some of Atlanta’s young kings in training on Saturday March 14th from 9…

March 3, 2015