Support Black Owned Businesses

Few people realize the true spending power African Americans hold. According to Black Enterprise, the buying power of African-Americans was projected to be 1.1 trillion in 2015. A report conducted by the Nielsen company indicated that the average African-American income nationwide is $42,290. Calvin Harris Jr., president & CEO of the National Association of Black […]

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Fear the Walking Dead, more like Fear Black Actors

Since Fear the Walking Dead has been on the air a full 2 episodes, it has managed to kill all the major black characters. Show runner David Erickson, said in an interview with The Hollywood reporter that this was not planed, that producers were concerned with finding the best actors for the best parts. However […]

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Black History 101

In Honor of Black History Month, I have decided to do a series of posts inspired by the PBS special African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. The six hour series narrated by Henry Louis Gates chronicles the history of black people in America. Episode 1, The Black Atlantic (1500-1800) goes back to the shores of Africa, […]

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Columbia Hosts 17th Annual Black Expo

On Saturday May 17th, the Colonial Life Arena was filled with beautiful black people of all shapes and sizes in celebration of the diversity of the African American community. While vendors of every business imaginable filled the outlining hall, seminars and entertainers performed inside the arena. Of the vendors in attendance was De Amor publishing, […]

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