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Cassius Butts Sets the Standard with ‘Exceptional: Being the Exception to the Rule’

While Cassius Butts has been a stellar steward for getting resources to the black business community, and a major player representing Black interests in high places, his interests extend far beyond just getting the money, as if that weren’t enough. The economics expert is a relentless advocate for identifying inequities and mitigating their damage in underserved communities. Butts is the founder of Capital Fortitude Business Advisors; a boutique management...

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Danielle Jeter Takes Media and Marketing Seriously, Expanding Opprtunities for Women

Corporate branding strategist and media and marketing expert, Danielle Jeter was front and center at the Black Enterprise; 's Disruptor conference held earlier this summer in Atlanta. The Spelman college alum and founder of AOI Events & PR providing a bevy of professional skills and services including; public relations, event production and marketing, brand consulting and social media strategy development to corporate and municipal clients in the robust Philadelphia,...

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Stacey Abrams takes aim at Project 2025 and Republican efforts to destroy DEI

Project 2025 will seek to change the trajectory of America, in a negative way. The proposed presidential transition project lays out a game plan for Donald Trump to enact during the first 180 days if re-elected president. Spearheaded by The Heritage Foundation, Project 2025 is led by two former Trump administration officials, Paul Dans and Spencer Chretien. Stacey Abrams recently took aim at Project 2025 and the consequences that...

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Latoya Jordan, Attorney Turned Entrepreneur, Reveals How Marble Wines Celebrates The Brilliance And Resilience Of Women

With the 4th of July and countless other summer activities on the horizon, Marble Wines presents the ideal companion for wine lovers to savor while lounging by the pool or celebrating with family and friends. Co-founded by Latoya Jordan, Marble Wines is a minority and women-owned company that believes in and celebrates the brilliance and resilience of women. Latoya Jordan, an attorney by trade, ventured into the wine industry...

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Exclusive: Vice President Kamala Harris Discusses Gun Violence Prevention With Quavo In Atlanta

Vice President Kamala Harris returned to Atlanta to host a summit on gun violence prevention with Quavo and The Rocket Foundation. Held at the Carter Center, the first-ever Rocket Foundation Summit served as a collaboration with VP Harris and the White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention. The summit aimed to uplift community violence intervention (CVI) efforts in Atlanta and beyond. Greg Jackson, Deputy Director of The White House Office of Gun Violence, moderated a fireside...

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Chan’tele Rountree Turns D.R.E.A.M. Center Into a Haven for Dance and Youth Empowerment

Chan’tele Rountree, a celebrated dancer, dreamer, and champion for youth, is the founder of The D.R.E.A.M. Center, a youth-focused arts organization located in Tucker, GA, providing opportunities for young people to learn, create and thrive through dance in Gwinnett and Dekalb Georgia Counties. As a child, Chan’tele grew up in a suburb of PG County Maryland, where she found solace and inspiration in dance. Her passion and drive to...

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