The Brown Twitter Bird and How Black People Use Twitter?


Current Affairs

Check out this article from Slate.com with thoughts about how black people use Twitter. I don't agree with the author's assumptions about how black people use Twitter, and even the author knows that it's not possible to do an accurage demographic analysis, but it's a fair assessment of how younger users tend to maximize social […]

August 15, 2010

11th Annual “Taste of Black History” Celebrates Leading Entrepreneurs | thehustletownchronicle.com


Current Affairs, Money/Entrepreneurship

via thehustletownchronicle.com The Hustletown Chronicle reports that Chicago area Jewel-Osco stores are having their 11th annual Black History celebration and will honor three African-American entrepreneurs who are important vendors with the company. If you're not reading The Hustletown Chronicle (my latest creation), check it out and be wowed.

January 27, 2010

MLK the Google Way


Current Affairs

Martin Luther King, Jr. via last.fm I use Google almost exclusively as my search engine of choice. I'm always impressed with the way they change their logos to reflect current themes whether holidays or other current affairs. After spending the day at a celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's life and legacy and in […]

January 18, 2010

The Hustletown Chronicle is Featuring Profiles in Black Entrepreneurship


BlackWebpreneur, Current Affairs, Money/Entrepreneurship

Check out the free publicity that black entrepreneurs are getting on The Hustletown Chronicle. If you have a business that you would like to feature, drop us a line and give us a brief understanding of what you do by answering our virtual interview questions: Name of Business:Owner/Founder:Location:How long in business:Website address:Contact Information:Brief explanation of […]

January 8, 2010

A Report from the 2009 African American Interent Marketing Summit


Current Affairs

I attended the second annual African American Internet Marketing Summit yesterday in Chicago at the downtown Wyndham hotel. I didn't attend last year and was excited about this year's topical focus on Internet Marketing. Ken Smikle does a great job of organizing this event and Interactive One was one of several outstanding sponsors. I met […]

November 20, 2009

Miles Media & Marketing: A Great Site for Entrepreneurial News and Current Events


Current Affairs

I ran across a nice site for news and current events related to African American entrepreneurship. It’s Miles Media and Marketing based out of Chicago, Illinois and it’s a refreshing source of posts that provide a boost of enthusiastic energy via examples and affirmations of how to realize your goals for success. [From Miles Media […]

January 27, 2008

PBS MLK Day Special on Young Black Entrepreneurs


Current Affairs

After you’ve spent the MLK holiday celebrating through service and other activities that reflect a realization of the dream, you should tune in for the PBS Nightly Business Report (NBR) for a special program devoted exclusively to young black entrepreneurs. Read more at this link: SunHerald.com : Nightly Business Report Partners with BLACK ENTERPRISE Magazine […]

January 17, 2008