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History of Black Entertainment from 1980-90s
February 18, 2016
On January 25, 1980, Bob Johnson launched Black Entertainment Television (BET). The network originally broadcasted for two hours a week as a block programming on Nickelodeon. It wasn’t until 1983 when BET became a full-fledged channel, where the lineup consisted of mostly music videos and reruns of popular Black sitcoms. ... read more »
Russell Simmons brings water and attention to plight of Flint residents
February 3, 2016
When business mogul and founder of the RushCard, Russell Simmons, arrived in Flint early Monday morning to deliver cases of bottled water door-to-door, he did so with a minimal amount of fanfare. ... read more »
RushCard Empowers People to Help Manage Their Money
December 23, 2015
The ... is a vast matrix of banks, credit and debit cards products, venture capital and mortgage companies, investment firms, and other financial institutions that compete to provide services to ... ... read more »
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EXCLUSIVE: Russell Simmons Speaks Out on RushCard Glitch
November 5, 2015
Russell Simmons hasn’t slept much since news broke in mid-October that users of his RushCard couldn’t access their own money and were locked out of their accounts, due to a computer glitch, leaving some unable to make rent payments, pay utility bills or buy groceries for their families. ... read more »
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