Category Archives: Business

  • McDonald’s Being Sued By Former Employees For Racial & Sexual Harassment

    Jan 23, 15 by Brainuser1 1 Comment

    *Looks like a group of former McDonald’s employees didn’t have it their way while they worked at the franchise. So their suing their restaurants for racial discrimination and sexual harassment. But they’re also taking it a step further and actually naming the fast-food giant as a defendant in the suit. The 10 plaintiffs — nine of whom […]

  • Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch Inspires Seattle’s New Marijuana Strain

    Jan 22, 15 by Deron Dalton 1 Comment

    *The Queen Anne Cannabis Club, a Seattle-based marijuana dispensary, revealed a new strain of marijuana and it’s being dedicated to Seattle Seahawks‘ Marshawn Lynch. It’s called “Beast Mode 2.0,” according to MSN. Last year, the marijuana dispensary made a name for itself by introducing “Beast Mode” — naming it in honor of the running back around the time […]

  • Rinkins Report: Valuable Relationships Equals Valuable Opportunities

    Jan 22, 15 by RinkinsReport Leave a comment

    *I hate to burst your bubble, but nobody is a self-made anything. So, if you live by the “No New Friends” motto, you may be eliminating new business and new opportunities.  Regardless of whether you are successful or not, somebody helped you along the way. George Fraser, chief executive officer of FraserNet, Inc., has the […]

  • TLC Exceeds $150,000 Kickstarter Goal In 72 Hours

    Jan 22, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *TLC sent the signal up and fans, including pop star Katy Perry, answered. T-Boz and Chilli surpassed their $150,000 goal on Kickstarter to raise money for the production of their fifth and final album. At this time, the pair raised $172,319 via donations from more than 1,542 people in 72 hours. At this rate, TLC […]

  • Forbes: 3 Cities (Atlanta, Raleigh, Washington) Rank Highest for Black Economic Success

    Jan 22, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via NewsOne) – Atlanta; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Washington, D.C. are the top-three cities where African-Americans are doing the best economically, according to a recent report by Forbes. The magazine took a look at three major data factors in compiling its list of 10 cities and how they were ranked. There remains a huge gap […]

  • Writer/Producer Team Sharon Brathwaite & Peres Owino Breaking Records!

    Jan 21, 15 by Larry Buford Leave a comment

    *From an award season that’s proving to be historic for women of color emerges the one-of-a-kind partnership of the writing/producing team of Sharon Brathwaite and Peres Owino – partners involved in the record-breaking 16 NAACP Image Awards nominations for Lifetime Network. Their Image Award nod for Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie for ‘Seasons of […]