The enslaved African Muslim behind the first Islamic text written in U.S.

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Mildred Europa Taylor

More than 12 million Africans were forcibly transported across the Atlantic to work as slaves between 1515 and the mid-19th…

Texas high school denies teen admission because of his hairstyle, mom says

A high school in Texas has refused to admit a Black teenager because his hairstyle is against its dress code…

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Woman trucker making over $150k uses TikTok to get more women into the industry

Clarissa Rankin is an entrepreneur, a truck driver and a social media influencer. The mother of two from Charlotte, North…

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This man’s story from bankruptcy to millionaire in 10 years will inspire you

Growing up in Belgium from Rwanda, Patrick Aime saw his future in the United States and was convinced that if…

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The enslaved West African woman who became the ‘pastry queen’ of Colonial Rhode Island

Many years ago when Newport was a major transatlantic slave port, a lot of enslaved Africans lived and worked in…

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Lamin Darboe, the Gambian tech CEO matching African tech startups with diaspora investors

In the last decade, there has been a sharp increase in African startups. These companies offer different solutions with some…

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The state of Minnesota just got its first Black-owned bank

First Independence Bank, based in Detroit, on Tuesday expanded to Minneapolis, Minnesota, making it the first Black-owned bank in the…

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Mom who threw baby in trash killed by child’s father: police

A Washington DC woman who said she put her dead baby’s body in a dumpster last year was stabbed to…

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Sivi Diawete left her corporate job to start a food startup in DR Congo, and she has no regrets

In 2016, Sivi Malukisa Diawete quit her corporate job to start an agribusiness company called MANITECH Congo. Prior to starting…

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Woman shares how she survived two types of cancer to finally marry for the first time at 73

Audrey Parker's dream growing up was to get married someday and have kids. As she got to her 40s, almost…

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