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  Growing up, sisters Andréa and Robin McBride each knew that they wanted to work in the wine industry. However, for the first half of their lives, each sister had no idea the other one existed.The two women were raised 7,000 miles apart in notable wine regions on separate continents. Robin grew up in Monterey, California, and Andrea called Marlborough, New Zealand home. In 1999, they met for the first time. Now, over 20 years later, The McBride Sisters Wine Collection is the largest Black-owned wine company in the United States.The McBride Sisters Wine Collection, “is a story of two...

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Meet Alyson Rae Lawson, the CEO and founder of RaeLawson Enterprise LLC, a franchisee/operator of two 7-Eleven convenience stores with gas stations that are located right across the street from each other in Arlington, Texas. She is the only African American in her city to have accomplished this. Originally from Dallas, Alyson is an HBCU graduate who earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Hampton University and later, her Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University.She knew from an early age that she wanted to be a franchisee because her father franchised three McDonald’s in the Oak...

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Apple has an interesting answer to returning to business as usual amid the coronavirus pandemic. Apple has reportedly designed the Apple Face Mask which will be sent out to corporate and retail workers as they return to work.Employees will be receiving the Apple Face Mask in the coming weeks.According to Bloomberg, the Apple Face Mask will feature “large coverings on the top and bottom for the wearer’s nose and chin.” The facemask was developed by the same design teams that work on the iPhone and iPad.

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Former Florida State center Michael Ojo died on Friday at the age of 27 after collapsing during training in Serbia, his former team Red Star BelgradeAccording to Eurohoops.net and local media, Ojo suffered a heart attack. He reportedly contracted coronavirus but had since recoveredThe Nigerian-born center was taken to a hospital in the Serbian capital, but doctors failed to resuscitate him, according to reports from BelgradeAfter going undrafted in 2017, Ojo moved to Europe where he started his professional basketball career with FMP Belgrade Mourners on social media remembered Ojo for his 'with' and 'sense of humor'The 7foot1 center wore...

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Lowe’s CEO, Marvin Ellison, announced that the home improvement company will do its part in helping reboot the American economy by allocating $25 million in grants to small businesses owned by people of color. The fund aims to assist in the re-opening of businesses owned by people of color that were affected by the COVID-19 shutdown. “These are going to be minority businesses and other businesses that are now starting to reopen,” Ellison told CNBC’s Mad Money. “So we just want to continue to not only run a good business but also be a great corporate citizen in all of the communities...

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