Beats By Dre Signs NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace 

July 8, 2020

According to WDKX’s Flo Anthony Gossip To Go With Flo on the WDKX Wake-Up Club. Bubba Wallace has just signed a new endorsement deal. The NASCAR driver has signed a personal services agreement with Beats by Dr. Dre. Beats by Dre was scheduled to make the announcement later in the week, but in a show […]

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Netflix Invests $100 Million in Black Financial Institutions

July 1, 2020

Back in April, Netflix was developing a plan to deposit 2% of its cash into Black banking institutions and community development organizations, who statistically lend more money to minorities and POC than other financial institutions. The recent demonstrations and protests have pushed the motion forward. Netflix announced on Tuesday that it would be depositing around […]

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Coin Shortage In The U.S. Is A Real Thing

July 1, 2020

Over the weekend I went to Home Depot to get a few things for a do it yourself project and when I went to pay for my items the sales associate said they are not taking cash. Of course, I would be paying in cash but following my first mind, I brought my card with […]

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Verizon Moving Advertising Money Away From Facebook

June 26, 2020

Verizon is moving advertising money away from Facebook. In hopes that the social media company will do more to stop racism being shared. One of the world’s biggest cell phone companies is part of a boycott organized by civil rights groups under the rallying cry of “#StopHateforProfit.” “We have strict content policies in place and […]

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A Second Shutdown Could Be Worse

June 26, 2020

As the country begins to re open, many top health officials are beginning to consider what would happen if there was a second wave of shutdowns due to another wave of COVID-19 hospitalizations. According to Dr. Jonathan Reiner, a professor at George Washington School of Medicine, the country may have to face the fact that […]

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IRS Seizes Funds Sent To Inmates From COVID-19 Relief Package

June 25, 2020

When Congress passed the COVID-19 relief package in May, over $100,000 in the for of stimulus checks went to incarcerated individuals. While the legislation doesn’t exactly exclude inmates, the IRS is actively seizing the funds that were sent, using the guidelines on Social Security to justify their action. The Social Security Act refuses incarcerated people from receiving certain types of […]

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Second Round of Stimulus Checks Coming Soon

June 24, 2020

In an interview on Monday, President Donald Trump announced that there would be a second round of stimulus checks sent out to Americans affected by the coronavirus pandemic. He didn’t go into detail, but he did acknowledge that “It will be very good. It will be very generous.” The president also acknowledged that there would […]

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NAACP Want To Cancel Student Loan Debt On Next Stimulus Package

June 19, 2020

NAACP is one of 60 organizations calling on Congress to cancel student loan debt as part of the next stimulus package. The coalition of organizations also includes, American Federation of Teachers, and the National Consumer Law Center. They noted that 43 million Americans would benefit from student loan forgiveness. The letter endorsed various proposals already […]

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A Second Stimulus Check May Be Coming

June 17, 2020

Officials at the treasury department are beginning to suggest that Americans should receive another round of stimulus checks to aid in the economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. There have been a couple of different ideas being floated around. One, which was passed by democrats in the senate, is called the HEROES Act. It […]

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Google To Spent Over $150 Million Toward Black-Owned Startups And Small Businesses

June 18, 2020

Google announced plans to spend $100 million to fund black-owned startups and organizations supporting black entrepreneurs. Another $50 million will be directed to grants for small businesses within the Black community. Additional funds will be spent on job training and education access for black communities. Google CEO Sundar Pichai said; “Listening to the personal accounts […]

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