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Things You Might Not Know About Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day to honor and mourn those who gave their lives in service to their country. One of the earliest known origins, May 1865 when free Blacks in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union prisoners of war that had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. It… Read more »

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Popeyes Worker Fired for Putting Son to Work

Okay, this Popeyes chicken sandwich craze is getting out of hand. An employee was fired for putting his 8 year old son to work to help with the overwhelming demand for their chicken sandwiches.  It was not bring your child to work day, and it certainly was not put your child to work day either. … Read more »

It’s Here CLEO TV For Black Women [WATCH]

New Year, New Cable TV Network but not just a channel it’s CLEOtv. CLEOtv is a new cable television channel that is catering to black female millennial and Gen-X  women of color. The channel is set to launch January 19, 2019. I hear it is beyond reruns and will feature shows like a healthy soul-food… Read more »