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Top 3 Ways Small Businesses Can Save Money

For many people, having the ability to start their own business is a dream realised. According to figures released in the Business Statistics briefing from the House of Commons Library, in 2019 there were 5.9 million small- and medium-sized businesses in the UK private sector. Unfortunately, the reality is that many of these businesses do not make it beyond...

This $1 made-in-Africa Covid-19 test kit could revolutionize testing

By Aisha Salaudeen, CNN First published: November 11, 2020 For the first time since the Covid-19 outbreak began, Africa may be poised to reshape rapid testing for the virus on the continent. The Pasteur Institute, a biomedical research center based in Senegal's capital city of Dakar, says...

Jamaica’s Medical Cannabis Industry

By Edibles Magazine Team First Published: 12 October 2018 The Jamaican company, Timeless Herbal Care (THC), has sent the very 1st shipment of medical cannabis from Jamaica to Canada for analytical testing. THC shipped cannabis oil extract to Synfine Research, an affiliate company of Toronto Research Chemicals in September.

Young Black Man – Arrested for Weed at 13. Now He’s Selling It Legally at 27

Seun Adedeji is among Black entrepreneurs pushing for a share of a $16 billion legal pot industry dominated by Big Business. By John Hechinger 27 October 2020 Seun Adedeji, founder and chief executive officer of Elev8 Cannabis dispensaries, outside his store in Athol, Mass....

New Beacon Bookshop – Inside The UK’s First Black Bookshop

By Will Noble First Published 17 March 2017 This is the UK's first black bookshop. Rumours of its demise are greatly exaggerated. New Beacon Books is very much alive and kicking. It's always had a fighting spirit; its roots are in black activism, in particular the struggle for...

George Forman – Youth Centre and other Ventures

Excerpt from By George. The Autobiography of George Foreman: "During the mid-1970s. my brother Roy had received a percentage of my boxing purses in exchange for taking care of my business affairs. By the time I retired in 1977, both he and my brother Sonny, who also worked for me, had earned a fair amount of money...

What Made George Foreman So Special?

With hundreds of fights under his belt and once the carrier of the heavyweight belt in boxing, it’s no wonder that George Foreman sits comfortably in the boxing hall of fame. But what made this talented American heavyweight so special? Why is he remembered in the same breath as some of the all-time...

10 Black Female Entrepreneurs Share Their Secrets To Success

by Jenny Scribani First Published: July 13, 2020 The 2019 State of Women-Owned Business Report estimated a 21% growth in women-owned businesses in the USA between 2014 and 2019, against a 9% growth in businesses overall. In the same period, however, firms owned by Black women grew at more than double...

A Conversation With Critic and Curator Antwaun Sargent – Top Photographer

Discussing black artists, the South, race and identity ahead of Sargent's appearance Tuesday (October 2019) at Austin Peay by LAURA HUTSON HUNTER First published OCT 7, 2019 The 2019 Scene’s fall guide predicted that one of the highlights of this...

Daymond John says “Entrepreneurship is a Team Sport”

First Published on October 22, 2020 Daymond John CEO of FUBU and The Shark Group, TV Personality on ABC Shark Tank, Public Speaker If you’ve followed me for some time, you know I talk a lot about the importance of mentorship, especially in business. I am a firm...