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How Twitter tries to boycott black owned businesses

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How Twitter tries to boycott black owned businesses

  The famous social media platform doesn’t let black businesses advertise on their website and celebrate black history on behalf of « hate and sensitive topics ».   This last Friday I had a pretty displeasant surprise when I realized my Twitter account was deemed ineligible to advertising because of « a policy violation by one or more users. ». I was using a few other platforms daily to advertise for Black Legacy’s products and never had any issues so I tried to understand what Twitter thought was a « policy violation ».   I sent a mail to the support team to ask why my...

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Black Empowerment 5 : Huey Newton the Black Panther king

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Black Empowerment 5 : Huey Newton the Black Panther king

Huey P. Newton was a political activist who co-founded the Black Panther Party along with Bobby Seale. He was a prominent figure who contributed a lot towards the empowerment of Black community of the country. Education Huey P. Newton was born in Louisiana. He was born as the youngest child of the family, where he had six siblings. The parents of Newton named him after the former Louisiana governor Huey Long. He moved to California back in 1945 with his family member. In fact, the family moved as a result of the second phase of Great Migration of the African Americans....

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Black Empowerment IV: Shaka Zulu, the great warrior and emperor

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Black Empowerment IV: Shaka Zulu, the great warrior and emperor

Shaka kaSenzangakhona, also famously known as Shaka Zulu, was born into the small clan of Zulus in 1787 near Melmoth in the KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa.  Shaka was a great Zulu king and conqueror.  He is one of the very important figures of black history.  While still a young child, Shaka's father drove him and his mother out of the village.  They were disgraced and had to seek refuge with another clan.  He grew up to be tall and strong and was a natural leader among the boys due to his physical abilities as well as being smarter and more...

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Black Business I: Interview of Lynn Smith, the founder of Che' Beautiful

Black Business I: Interview of Lynn Smith, the founder of Che' Beautiful

For the 1st article of the Black Business serie, we interviewed Lynn Smith. Lynn created the succesful Beauty products' brand Che' Beautiful. Today, she will share with us some insight and advices on how to create a succesful business as a black entrepreneur.     Hello Lynn Smith,    Can you tell us a bit more about your business?   We are a web-based company, we create organic skincare products that address and problematic skin issues.    How did you make your first sale?   We made our first sale, selling our products to our family and friends.    What...

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Black Empowerment III: Michael Jordan, the winning spirit

Black Empowerment III: Michael Jordan, the winning spirit

He is the man, the most famous player and probably the best in the History of basket ball. He won NBA Championship 6 times, MPV trophy 5 times, a dozen of All-Star games, NCAA titles and two Olympic gold medals and the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. Driven by his unbreakable will to succeed, Jordan became the most decorated player in the NBA history.     All this records and titles didn’t come by themselves, but how can we get inspired by the deeds of an athlete who marked Black History through sport? How can we adapt these lessons to...

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